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It’s OK to (Stop and) Re-Start a Fitness Routine

I tell returning clients to be realistic. If you take 3 weeks off, you’re going to lose momentum. If you take 3 months off, you’re going to lose some muscle tone, strength, stamina…but the minute you come back to your strength and conditioning routine, you’ve reversed that momentum.

In other words, you’re back on track but the minute you return to training – and with a good coach, you’ll make the most of your return to training.

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH SITTING?

These days, the average person sits for 7.7 hours every day! The typical pattern is to jump out of bed, get into the car so that we can sit at our desk at work then jump back in the car and end a full-on day in front of the tv. Our sedentary lifestyles have changed…

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HOW TO EXERCISE TO PREVENT FALLS

As you get older, not only does the risk of having a fall increase, but so do its negative effects. In fact, falls account for about 40% of all injury-related hospitalisations in Australia every year. While you could break a bone or knock your head, having a fall also reduces your confidence making it more…

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MY 6 TIPS TO FIND MOTIVATION TO EXERCISE

Start the new year with a new you! After the holidays are over we are back to our daily routines; work, commitments, and timetables. Gone are the days of endless feasts on minced pies, mulled wine, and delicious roast dinners. What is left is the reality of our scale likely to show a bigger number than before.…

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10 THINGS TO KNOW WHEN STARTING YOUR FITNESS JOURNEY

1. Strength Training Should Be Part of EVERY Program While the best program for you will be unique to your goals, every single good program should include some sort of strength training. Building and maintaining lean muscle helps to boost your metabolism, corrects muscular imbalances and creates the strength that’s needed to perform any movement…

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What is the difference between training SMART versus training HARD

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The meaning of training smart and training hard When training smart you reap many of the benefits such as looking well, feeling energized, and upbeat. If you feel completely beaten and weak after your session in the gym, you might want to revisit your training plans. Training as hard as you can won’t necessarily bring you…

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How to lose weight: 12 fast, easy, and safe tips

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Weight loss starts with proper nutrition I don’t recommend you to lose weight fast because it is rarely sustainable, and it isn’t good for your body. Gradual weight loss should be the organic result of a healthy lifestyle.  The best advice is to build a strong and sustainable daily routine that consists of good eating habits, and regular…

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Working Out, But Still No Six Pack?

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You are training constantly and consistently, eating clean and yet still there are no six pack abs to be seen. You may be thinking: Is this a realistic goal? Why is it not happening for me? Let’s look at the most common reasons you might not be getting six pack abs and ways to help…

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