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Whether you're keen to get your heart racing with an hour of boxing, or would rather inspect the elements of your body through a session of yoga, you're bound to find the perfect fitness class on the Gold Coast. We've done the research to find some of the best fitness classes on the Coast, designed to make exercise fun, effective and enjoyable! Shake your hips at Zumba or punch your way to fitness—it's up to you!

There's nothing worse than feeling in the dark when it comes to your health. Whether you're preparing for your first hearing test, or simply want to know a little more about how they work, we've done the research to find out the information you need. From who preforms them, to what to expect and how the results are delivered, read on for all you need to know!

If you're looking to experience something truly breathtaking, take a trip to the Gold Coast hinterland. Home to epic views, rainforests, native wildlife and much more, there really is something for everyone to enjoy! Visit the famous Mount Tamborine for a range of walking tracks and attractions suitable for all ages, or take a trip to Springbrook where you'll find some of the best waterfalls and viewpoints this region has to offer.

Hearing is a a sense that we often take for granted. Do you ever experience ringing in your ears? It may be caused by tinnitus, which can be detrimental to your hearing. If you experience that annoying ringing in your ears, or believe you aren't hearing as clearly as usual, it is important to schedule a hearing test. Regardless of whether you're experiencing hearing loss symptoms or not, a hearing check is a great investment. We've put together some facts about your precious sense, as well as some info on hearing loss just in time for Hearing Awareness Week.

Love the salon experience but can't afford it every week? Get creative with these fantastic DIY hacks, perfect for beauty on a budget. Whether your hair needs some TLC, or your complexion is feeling dry and unloved, you can apply these amazing beauty treatments for a salon experience in the comfort of your own home! Keen to spoil yourself with a professional beauty treatment? If you live on the Gold Coast, we suggest checking out the locations below for a stand-out salon experience.

This delectable vegan chocolate cake is deliciously moist and can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for several days before it will start to go dry. The perfect treat to complement your afternoon coffee, or savoured after dinner, this decadent dessert can be tailored to your individual tastes or occasion. Coat in our creamy choc-coconut 'butter-icing' (recipe included) or serve with fresh cream and sliced fruit for a delicious twist. Containing no eggs, dairy-milk or butter, this recipe is one hundred per cent vegan—not that you can tell the difference! Read on for the full recipe.

With more than 100 varieties of beer available, it can be somewhat of a challenge to decide what to order at the bar. If you're new to the world of beer, don't let the extensive choice scare you off—check out this simplified guide for all you need to know. We've done our research to provide you with a brief explanation of the most popular types of beer; from stout and pale ale to pilsner and red lager, you can find it here! Looking for somewhere that serves up crisp, cold beer? Check out the Queensland locations below for a great brew.

Lets face it—who isn't a fan of nibbles? Well, when it comes to celebrating food with your friends, hors d'oeuvres are a great way to display your kitchen prowess. Supplying everyone with tantalising starters before the main course is also a fool-proof way to keep your dinner guests' hunger satisfied. Whether you want to glide around the party offering trays of delicious bites, or would prefer everyone to sit down for a tapas-style feed, we've sourced some delicious hors d'oeuvres to serve up. Read on to get some inspiration for your next social event!

If you’re new to a gym, you may hear a few terms flying around which have you absolutely baffled. DOM’s, HIIT, maxing out and macros may seem like a completely different language, but in the fitness world are every day phrases. Before you go around attempting to use the lingo, check out this guide of the top 10 gym terms to get you up to date. You will be talking the talk in no time! Looking for a gym or post-workout snack on the Gold Coast? Don’t sweat it! We have you sorted there too with our favourite spots on the Coast.

If you're a workout nut, or want to get back into the swing of things, one of the best ways to get motivated is to make sure you have an amazing playlist. Picking the right tunes for your workout can take you from couch potato to svelte athlete in no time. We've picked out our favourite songs for 5 different types of exercise, so no matter what your workout involves we've got you covered! If you're on the Gold Coast, we've also found a great gym and a perfect post-workout treat to get you started.

If you find coffee a little bitter or hard on the tummy, cold pressed coffee may be the brew for you! The process of soaking coarse-ground coffee beans in cold water for a long period of time, results in a naturally sweeter blend due to the beans not touching hot water. The lower acidity (up to 65% less) in cold pressed coffee allows for an entire container to be refrigerated for up to 3 weeks! Served hot or cold once steeped, this beverage can easily be produced at home using only 3 utensils, ground coffee beans and water! Let us show you how.

It’s important for children to eat healthy, but what about teaching them the basics of preparing healthy food? Teaching the kids to prepare and cook meals early, and developing healthy food habits, will help them make better decisions about food later in life. While it may seem that kids and kitchens go as well together as oil and water, the only way to expand their skills is by inviting them to prepare food with you! We’ve found some great hints and tips to get the kids excited about cooking, and what activities are suitable for each age group.

The Gold Coast: one of the most popular tourist hotspots in Queensland, and for good reason too! Pristine beaches, thriving nightlife and a range of amazing attractions, restaurants and cafes—there’s everything you could want and more. Whether it’s your first trip to the Goldy or you’re returning for your yearly visit, we’ve found some of the greatest places to fill up, have some fun and enjoy an amazing coffee or two! From attractions that are a bit out of the ordinary, through to finding the best cuisine experiences, we’ve covered it all. So hop in the car and get ready to explore!

If you've been looking to free yourself from winter hibernation and explore the Gold Coast more (without breaking the bank), then we've got just the solution for you! We've found 10 great things you can do on the beautiful coast, and all for under $10! Put away those orange and yellow notes and get ready for an amazing day out—whether you've been wanting to get fit, treat yourself to a delicious meal or are after some emergency beauty treatments, we've got just the solution. Read on for the Gold Coast's best $10 deals.

Do you ever get a brilliant idea and wish that you could bring it to life? Well, you can bring it to life and it's easier than you think! The idea of taking an art class may seem a little childish at first, however they can be a great way to unwind and meet like-minded people. You'll also have your own artwork to take home afterwards! So whether you'd like to decorate the house with a personalised touch, create something for a loved one or just learn some artistic skills, an art class is a fantastic option! Read on to discover what's so great about taking an art class.

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