Counting Fat Grams

I find that counting Fat Grams is easier than counting calories, after all, fat is generally what makes us fat. It is really easy to work out what food have to much fat by just searching on the internet and it’s also really easy to blow out and go way over your quota. So what […]

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What it means to have a fantastic Personal Trainer.

A fantastic Personal Trainer is far more than an exercise instructor. The client has to trust the trainer, therefore the Personal Trainer must know how to build rapport. Without this step the client will not get their best results. The client also has to like the trainer, so the PT has to make it all […]

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Do Carbs make you fat ?

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Do carbs make you fat ? After being in the fitness industry for 25 years I’ve heard constantly how carbs make you fat . Let’s have a closer look at this. Carbohydrates are predominantly sugar. Your brain needs Carbs to survive. We are also made of trillions of cells which create energy in a part […]

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Bone Strength

Your skeleton isn’t just a lifeless bunch of bones transporting around with us.! Your bones contain minerals such as calcium and phosphorus, and produce red and white blood cells . Bone strength is so important. Adults have 212 bones in their body , of course these bones grow from birth.  With strength training , osteoporosis […]

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Boxing for Fitness

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No matter what anyone says , pro boxers are the fittest of all athletes. which is why Boxing for fitness is an awesome way to stay fit. Tell me of any other sportsman who skip for 20 mins as a warm up!!.  That’s about 3000 skips at least and most people can’t do 30 without […]

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The Pros and Cons of Stretching

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Pros and Cons of different stretching methods Static stretching is the best known form of stretching. While performing static stretching a relaxed muscle is brought under tension. This tension is maintained for longer periods of time (around 30 seconds) after which tension slowly decreases. Advantages – Effective in increasing ROM (range of motion) Disadvantages – […]

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It’s Marathon Training Time Again

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It’s Marathon training time again on the Gold Coast. Having run a few 42km ‘s myself , I know what it’s like to be part of such a great event.If you are running the 42km, then I would hope you have done the training , so it should be a matter of course. Here ‘a […]

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