This week in Wellness Watch we are escaping to the Byron Bay Surf Festival, checking out the Sydney Fitness Show and running around Melbourne to raise money for sick kids in The Great Amazing Race.
As if we needed another excuse to escape for a few days to enjoy the beautiful relaxed atmosphere of Byron Bay! The Byron Bay Surf Festival will take place 24-26 October. This three-day event is set to cover all things related to the surfing lifestyle. Think learning to surf and ocean Pilates or surf yoga. You should also check out nutritionist and leading spa chef Samantha Gowing at the Surf Spa Food expo on main beach. Samantha will be sharing her recipes and nutrition advice, including discussing foods that relieve stress and boost immunity and the best food combos for post surfing recovery. All in all the perfect kick start to your summer wellness.
The Fitness Show Sydney will open its doors at Sydney Olympic Park this weekend from 18-19 October. The line-up includes guest appearances from health and fitness experts such as Charles Poliquin, Teresa Cutter, Michelle Bridges and Commando Steve. Learn new ways to workout, shop fit fashion, be inspired by healthy cooking demos and meet some of your idols.
If you love to keep fit, are up for a challenge and want to help out some sick kids at the same time this urban adventure race is for you. On 25 October The Great Amazing Race will take place in Melbourne to help raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital. Partner up with a friend or loved one while you race around Melbourne visiting land marks, completing various activities and puzzles all in the shortest amount of time possible. It’s great fun, great for your fitness and for a great cause!