Who are we?

URBANSWEAT is all about being active. We want to help you discover new gyms, fitness classes and events, by providing an in-depth and independent guide to health and fitness in Sydney. You’ll find reviews, articles, advice, an events calendar, and more. We’re also passionate about active travel – climbing volcanoes, camping in jungles and basically finding the adventure in every trip. This is a one-stop shop for everything that you’d need to live a fit and healthy life in Sydney. Follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter and don’t forget to sign up to our newsletter for all the latest events, classes and adventures, as well as the chance to win some pretty amazing prizes!

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Lucy E. Cousins, Editor

Lucy E. Cousins is a content producer with a passion for all things wellness and low-tox living. She is currently the former digital content editor for T Australia: the New York Times Style Magazine, and currently on the expert panel of the Clean + Conscious Awards. She is also a regular contributor to Women’s Health and the former Wellness Editor at Marie ClaireThrough her agency, Remedy Content, she produces well-researched, easy-to-navigate wellness and lifestyle content for high-profile brands in Australia and overseas. She loves yoga, hiking and spin, but is equally happy hanging with her daughter, Piper, and rescue dog, Stella. Email Lucy, and follow her on @lucyecousins

Larissa Yu, Senior Health Writer

Larissa Yu is a multi-platform art director and content creator by trade, with a penchant for words. She can usually be found avoiding cardio (namely running) at all costs and patting dogs instead. She loves yoga, pilates, weights, boxing and all things food. With over 15 years in print media and publishing, and over six years in digital, she has worked for some of Australia’s most popular fashion and lifestyle magazines including marie claire, madison, Mindfood, CLEO, Shop Til You Drop, Real Living, Home Beautiful, Who and NW. Follow Larissa

URBANSWEAT review team Our reviews and roadtests are written by a dedicated team of fitness enthusiasts from all over Australia. They give honest and in-depth reviews of the classes they try so that you can work out if that workout/ gym/ studio/ gadget, fitness program is for you. Want to join the team? We’re always looking for reviewers, in all different locations, and with all different levels of fitness. Just email us and we’ll be in touch!