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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

lean abs

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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Strengthen your core muscles effectively

Phrases like ‘core training’ abound everywhere in the fitness industry. However, despite the fact that everyone is talking about core muscles, a lot of people are still misinformed as to which muscles we’re talking about and how to strengthen them effectively. “Core muscles” does not only refer to that longed-for six pack! As with many…

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EPOC helps you burn fat even after your workouts

After a good workout your body continues to burn calories. You would have experienced it as the buzz you get after an intense workout, when it takes a while for your breathing and heart rate to return to normal. This feel good phenomenon is known as Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC). You might have also…

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Truth about personal trainers – surprising but true!

Everyone seems to have an idea or opinion about personal training. Unfortunately, personal trainers are generally grossly misrepresented in movies and the like. We are essentially in a helping profession – we are in the personal training industry to help others. Let’s reveal the real truth about personal trainers and what we do… The real…

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Alcohol affects body composition disastrously

Are you feeling frustrated by a lack of progress at gym? Are you regularly sweating it out in your workouts, following a healthy meal plan, only to find that you’re not getting the results you hoped for? The answer may lie in that beer you have when you get home, or the glass of wine…

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