Summer’s wet’n’wild workout

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Pool Session (Approx 40 minutes) Here is a pool session you can do in your backyard pool to balance your sessions that you can do during the week or instead of your usual gym sesison. Being in the water during the Summer will make it much more pleasant in the heat. Even with air conditioning gyms  and studios can still … Read More

Are you a doer or procrastinator??

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Are you playing the blame game? You know, that game you play when you pretend nothing is ever your fault, so you just blame someone or something else. When it comes to fitness, you think of any possible excuse as to why you are at your current fitness level. Whether it’s time, genetics, a slow metabolism, lack of knowledge, family influence, you … Read More

Which method of overload do you do?

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Here we have listed a number of overload methods which you can perform to acheive your goals. It is usual to only do one, maybe two types for each session depending on your goals. Often time is another factor which makes you decide to choose one of these overload methods. If you only have a smaller timeframe, some of these … Read More

Australia is a sitting time bomb

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If you’re an older, unmarried male who is educated and works full time with a high income, chances are a significant proportion of your day revolves around a chair or a seat – at considerable risk to your long term health. The call for men of this demographic – along with other population profiles at risk – to stand up … Read More

Eat your way to a healthier you

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Oatmeal/Porridge: High in fibre, iron, vitamin K, magnesium, manganese, selenium, zinc, chromium, folic acid and other B vitamins. A great energy boost for breakfast, or any time of the day. Yoghurt: Rich in calcium, phosphorous, vitamin D, vitamin A, potassium, vitamin B-2, vitamin B-12, essential amino acids, zinc, plus pro-biotic bacteria. Yoghurt is great on cereal, with fruit, or in … Read More

Would we super-size everything?

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The problems of being overweight and obese in Australian are widespread and increasing. In 2001 it was estimated that over 50% of the adult Australian population were overweight or obese, an increase of more than 25% since the decade previous. Overweight and obesity, at the individual level, is a complex interaction of many elements. At the level of the population, … Read More

Stand up to get fit and healthy

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Are you sitting down to read this? If so, you may be engaging in one of the major health problems of the 22nd century! Sitting, as it turns out, burns little in the way of calories, and may well be the cause of the obesity ‘epidemic’ that we are struggling with in Australia at the moment. Our jobs and our leisure … Read More

Your success is only and mindset away

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“To believe or not to believe, that is the question…” Let’s talk a little about your beliefs… What are beliefs?  A belief is our programming, our values, our system to understand ourselves and the world around us.  In many ways you become your beliefs.  If a person believes that he is fat, he has just created that future reality.  Many … Read More

Activity to keep the blues at bay

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Feeling a little blue today? Go for a walk! Regular physical activity plays an important role in achieving and maintaining good mental health. Whether you are trying to beat the blues or treat more serious forms of mental illness, regular exercise or physical activity can help. Poor mental health poses a significant public health burden in Australia where it is … Read More

The big four reasons to do group fitness training

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If you’ve been doing solo workouts for years and are looking for a change, or are completely new to exercise but just can’t bring yourself to go alone and put in hour after hour each week, one thing that you should consider is group fitness classes. Group classes are becoming more and more popular right now as many people are … Read More