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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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How Exercise Keeps You Young

How Exercise Keeps You Young

It’s a no-brainer that exercise is good for you! It keeps you fit and strong, improves your immunity and makes your clothes fit a whole heap better. But, there’s another benefit to staying active that’s a lot less talked about… Exercising keeps you looking and feeling younger! Even just a moderate amount of physical activity…

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How to Exercise to Prevent Falls

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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8 Common Reasons Your Six Pack Is Hiding

If you can't get your six pack to come out of hiding, make sure you're not making one of these mistakes!

Have you been crunching away on celery sticks and sit-ups but still don’t have a rock-hard core to show? There’s a reason why having abs is thought of by many to be a solid sign of fitness – getting them isn’t easy! But, with a bit of effort directed to the right areas, you can…

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8 Steps to Strong and Lean Abs

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Almost everyone works out for the abs! Whether you want a 6-pack or just want to lose some weight from your midsection, having a tight core has become the image of fitness. And, while it might look good, there’s other benefits to having strong abdominals too. They’ll help to protect your lower back from injury,…

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Skinny Fat explained and solved

Are you tired of being skinny fat? Had enough of being told that you have nothing to worry about because you aren’t overweight and your body fat levels are acceptable? And whilst you might not be tipping the scales, no matter how hard your work out your body remains soft… undefined… lacking tone… with no…

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Intermittent fasting: no food for thought

Intermittent fasting has been receiving a lot of attention in the dieting industry. Sometimes it’s referred to as ‘staggered calorie intake’. One specific take that’s quite popular is the 5:2 philosophy, where you are meant to eat ‘normally’ for 5 days, and then fast for 2 days. (Fasting here means eating very restricted calories.) It…

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