There’s a lot to love about Aussie summers … those easy barbecue dinners, the simple pleasure of licking a cool ice block, and a ripe bounty of fresh salads and juicy seasonal fruit.
Long, warm summer days and balmy nights also make it more enjoyable to be active outdoors, but sunburn, mosquitos, and the odd hot sleepless night can at times dampen your motivation.
To help you begin the New Year full of gusto, we’ve gleaned advice on how Australia’s top nutrition experts make sure they stay healthy and happy on their holidays (p28) and, wait for it … we’ve checked out what your grandmother did to stay in shape (p36)! Armed with their tips (plus sunscreen, insect repellent and a cool flannel), you’ll then be primed to make this your healthiest, happiest and most active summer — and year — ever.
So, read on … the motivation for a healthier you starts here.