Useful Websites

SPORT & FITNESS

http://www.rapidascent.com.au

  • Outdoor adventure races around Australia.  Why not get a team together and start training for the Anaconda race at Geographe Bay November 8th 2009 – Legs: Zoot Ocean Swim (1.8km), Finn Kayaks Ocean Paddle (12.5km), Keen Coastal Trail Run (14.2km), Rapid Ascent Mountain Bike (22km); Macquarie Private Wealth Team Run (1.8km)

http://www.wamc.org.au/

  • West Australian Marathon Club – pick up training tips/enter a race or join a group near you

http://www.triwa.org.au/

  • West Australian Triathlon association

http://www.bibbulmuntrack.org.au

  • Bibbulmun track website with plenty of useful information on the track sections in south west WA.

CORPORATE/TEAM ACTIVITIES

http://citytosurf.activ.asn.au/

  • City to Surf 4 or 12km walk or run from the Perth CBD to City Beach.  C2S is the biggest fundraising event in W.A with over 20000 people in 2007. Sunday August 30th 2009

http://www.cancerwa.asn.au/getinvolved/fundraising/relayforlife/

  • Get a team of 10 together and walk around Perry Lakes to race money for cancer over 24 hours.  Plenty of entertainment and activities for all ages during this camping overnighter register now for the 28/29th March 2009.

http://www.supersprint.com.au/News/bpbrw /2008/BPBRW-20082.html#EarlyEntry

  • BRW corporate triathlon Sunday 8th March at Langley Park register your team now! Compete a leg for your team or have a go at the whole event

http://www.allbarnone.com/

  • Skilled Corporate team triathlon 22nd March 2009 in Fremantle register your team now!

MENTAL HEALTH

http://www.beyondblue.org.au

  • A useful website for depression and other mental health disorders. 

http://www.waamh.org.au

  • WA Mental Health Association (The state’s peak representative body for mental health agencies. Supports the development of the mental health sector.)
  • http://www.blueboard.anu.edu.au

     Online support group for people affected by depression, bipolar and anxiety disorder.

  • http://www.bluepages.anu.edu.au

HEALTH

http://www.myhealthybalance.com.au

  • The program is suitable for adults who are interested in living a healthy lifestyle. It is a free, session based program that can assist you in making healthy behaviour changes

http://www.walkgps.com/

  • Walk GPS – Bushwalks in Perth

http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

  • Human Anatomy Online

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/

  • An easy to use website for information on medical conditions and symptoms, dietary guidelines and tasty recipes

http://www.heartfoundation.org.au

  • Information on heart disease and looking after your heart

http://www.cancerwa.asn.au/

  • Cancer information and fundraising activities

http://www.man.org.au/

  • M.A.N. the peak body for service providers, organisations and individuals concerned with men’s health, wellbeing and other issues affecting males of all ages in Western Australia

http://www.diabeteswa.com.au/

  • Information on Diabetes and helping those with the condition

http://www.prostate.org.au/

  • The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) is the national body for prostate cancer in Australia.

http://www.health.wa.gov.au/health_index/index.cfm

  • Department of Health information on a wide variety of health issues.  See their calendar of health initiatives running over the year.

NUTRITION

http://www.additivealert.com.au

  • Additives website:  Essential information about what’s really in the food we eat, which additives to avoid and why.

http://www.myhealthybalance.com.au

  • My Healthy Balance (Diabetes WA)
    Diabetes WA has launched the new online healthy lifestyle program My Healthy Balance. My Healthy Balance is a free interactive program that can provide adults with the knowledge, skills and confidence to live a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

www.glyceamicindex.com

  • High G.I foods are broken down quickly by the body leading to elevated blood sugar levels.  Low G.I foods kept the body feeling full and provide lasting energy and are known to be beneficial in prevention of type II diabetes.  Do you know how the foods you eat score?

www.calorieking.com 

  • Click on the Nutrition and Exercise Manager to download your free 7 day trial.  Lets you know the carb/fat/protein breakdown of your foods and recommended energy intake for the day depending on individual needs.

http://www.ais.org.au/nutrition/qa.asp

  • Nutrition and tips for sports people.  AIS  also produces a number of tasty recipe books you can purchase from the website.

http://www.food.com.au

  • Food.com.au is a massive online database of Australian and generic food’s nutritional information. Find out the facts on the amount of calories, carbohydrates, fat etc in your favourite foods. Select the category of nutritional information you are interested in, or search the food database.

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