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Lilian Dikmans in Los Angeles
Last month was an eventful one. Following the coverage of UFC 234 in Melbourne, I shot another campaign with Ford Australia (more on that soon). This month, I'll be staying in Melbourne and plan to get my training back on track. Then I will be heading to New York and Los Angeles in April. It's been a while since my...
Lilian Dikmans covers UFC 234 for FIGHTMAG
UFC 234 was held in my home town of Melbourne, Australia last weekend (Feb. 10). After spending time shooting in Sydney last month, it was nice to be able to come home to cover the event for FIGHTMAG. Pre-fight events Fight week kicked off with an Open Training display by UFC middleweight champion Rob Whittaker and UFC light heavyweight Jim Crute. The...
Lilian Dikmans, best face sunscreens
One of the best things about summer is the ability to train outdoors. While I've been in Perth over the holiday period, I have loved getting out of the gym and running by the ocean. But since the ultraviolet rays in Australia can be quite harsh, it's important to wear some sun protection. Face sunscreens, in particular, are a...
Lilian Dikmans HydraFacial
There are so many beauty treatments out there, some effective and others not so much. But as someone who experienced acne in the past, I'm always keen to test out new skin care offerings. Last week, I tried the HydraFacial at MIRA Clinic in Perth. HydraFacial treatment The HydraFacial treatment is...
Lilian Dikmans, sun protection
Lilian Dikmans / Treating skin pigmentation and sun damage If you've noticed some darker patches of skin on your face it could be excess skin pigmentation, also known as hyperpigmentation. I've had it on my cheek area and forehead, most likely caused by sun damage over the years. But there are plenty of options...
Lilian Dikmans VersaClimber workout
When it comes to fitness 'machines', I'm always a bit skeptical. They can limit your natural range of movement, which I don't really like. I'd prefer to do pushups or bench press with free weights than use a bench press machine. However, some machines can help to step up your fitness. The rower and assault bike are two cardio machines...
Lilian Dikmans boxing training with Will Tomlinson
Last week, I returned to my home town of Melbourne. After spending a couple of months in Western Australia before my fight in Perth the week prior, it was nice to be back on the East coast. It was a quick trip for work and to catch up with family and friends. Although I took a couple of rest days...
Eating for performance
There's a lot of information online about what you should and shouldn't eat. Some of it is credible and some of it is not. In my view, nothing should be blindly followed. What works for one person may end in disaster for another. In the past, I've shared the general principles I follow when deciding what to eat. For me,...
Sports massage benefits
Massage provides a range of benefits, whether you are an athlete looking to recover faster or just someone looking to unwind and feel good. There are so many types on offer. From relaxation massage to remedial, trigger point, shiatsu, Swedish, Thai, deep tissue or sports, it can be hard to know which is going to be best for you. I...

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