Category: sports

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Immersive fitness: The exercise movement of the future?

‘Some riders may experience altered spacial awareness’. This warning might be enough to make some people reconsider participating in this particular exercise class. Not me. I was intrigued. The last time I took a class which involved spinning madly on a…

Health and Fitness Expo VIP Preview

There are two things I try to avoid at all times – being awake before 9am, and exercise. So it was pretty exiting to get up before the sun rose, head into the city for the Health and Fitness Expo VIP…

The Color Run Night Melbourne – lighting the darkness

It was a cold and dark Saturday afternoon in Melbourne when I journeyed on the free tram (included in our ticket price) to the Color Run Night Melbourne. No, I am not like most other people who consider running a…

The Urquhart Cup polo match

I must admit I didn’t know what to expect when invited to attend the Urquhart Cup, a country polo tournament. (I put the emphasis on the word ‘country’ because that was what was stressed over the phone when I enquired…

Circus Oz: front splits – 3 minutes – go!

Have you ever wanted to run away and join the circus? It’s not too late! But perhaps you should try a few circus skills classes before you pack your bags. Circus Oz offers a range of courses in all things circus-y,…

Land Rover’s Polo in the City

‘Polo could be my new favourite thing,’ my plus one said at the end of our day at Polo in the City. I have to agree. It has all the ingredients for the perfect outing: a day in the open air…

Charli and Theresa take over Oaks Day

After Theresa and I enjoyed the frivolities and privileges of the Melbourne Cup Birdcage, we decided for round two we would attend Crown Oaks Day – or as it soon became, Soaks Day. Waking up to miserable weather, I half-heartedly…

Melbourne Cup 2015: champagne breakfasts and Birdcage marquees

The glamour. The celebrities. The hats. The Melbourne Cup pulls out all the stops, and The Plus Ones celebrated in style. Champagne breakfast? Check. Heading to The Birdcage? Double check. If I had my druthers, I would never arise before…

A sunny Sunday at Evolve Yoga Festival

Spending a sunny Sunday at a yoga festival in the beautiful grounds of the Abbotsford Convent may sound like a spiritual cliché, but regardless of the plethora of Lululemon leggings and yoga mats flying around, the Evolve Yoga Festival challenged yoga…

Caulfield Cup – Flemington’s Little Sister

Spring racing has well and truly begun, and my first foray into the Caulfield Cup did not go well. Before I’d even left my garage I tripped and stuck my heel through my sheer black skirt. So after a quick…