Know your in’s and out’s. It is much easier to achieve.

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Hi to everyone, As an individual who is passionate and enthusiastic about making sure everyone is healthy and active, being able to empower  you all to make healthy lifestyle choices would make me sleep well. Bu I do know and fair enough there are distractions and little pleasures in life to make this task that much more difficult to achieve. … Read More

Involve exercise into your job!

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When we think about the value of exercise, we tend to focus on the physical benefits. Lower blood pressure, a healthier heart, a more attractive physique. But over the past decade, social scientists have quietly amassed compelling evidence suggesting that there is another, more immediate benefit of regular exercise: its impact on the way we think. Finding time to exercise … Read More

Bathing in natures goodness. Give it a go!

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Research about the Japanese practice of forest bathing shows that time spent in nature lowers stress levels – and could even help fight cancer. It’s widely assumed that escaping the noise and stress of the city to spend some time in nature is good for us. In recent years scientists have been putting this assumption to the test, and evidence … Read More

Crawl, crawl crawl your way to better movement.

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Recently, there has been a lot of attention given to crawling within the fitness industry. Crawling, the developmental movement pattern that we were all given the ability to perform, is being touted as a rehabilitative, restorative, and even a performance-enhancing movement. We all had it, but it left us. Some people are even calling crawling one of the best strength … Read More

Getting a D is actually OK

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Being outdoors most of my days and living in a country where there is relatively equal light and dark throughout the year, I always wandered why we as Australians have a vitamin D deficiency in a growing number of people. Granted, I am on the extreme, but even so outside sunshine there are other means to absorb Vitamin D. We … Read More

A program that will work with everything you do!

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With so many varied and varied fitness styles and programs around, it can be easy to jump on each and every one of them and go crazy with excitement. Bu I have found something which balances what Alive Personal Training values and believes in with what we want to deliver. With all the training tools we use and the ethos … Read More

The power of proper posture

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  With so much sitting and hovering over technology, something has to give. Unfortunately in today’s world it is our posture. Whether it is actually sitting or overloading ourselves incorrectly, not mobilising or stretching enough. Who knows. But the fact is many of us are do not have sound posture. I don’t just mean head and shoulders. Posture encompasses everything … Read More

Here you go. Let’s chew on the fat!!

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Trans. Saturated. Omega-3. Omega-6. Omega-9. Polys. Monos. So many fats to keep track of! And information in the media and science seem to conflict about which fats are healthy and which are not. It’s no wonder many people are confused about which types of fats we should be eating – and which types we should be avoiding. 3 Myths About … Read More

Bands vs weights

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Hello to all, I hope you are having a great day. As you may or may not be aware of, Alive Personal Training is very big on power bands and brining those into our training sessions. It is not that we solely use these, however there are reasons which we do and in this blog I will inform you as … Read More

Why your stomach really isn’t that sweet.

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With my plight of sugar reduction still on the go, it is interesting to read that there is actually more serotonin in your gut than in your brain(the happy/feel good neurotransmitters). So you might be able to understand there might be a link between food and mood even more than before. Here is an article I found I thought might … Read More