Do Carbs make you fat ?

Do Carbs make you fat

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

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 different stretching methods

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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 – Increased risk of injury when performed before […]

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It’s Marathon Training Time Again

Gold Coast Marathon Training Techniques

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 […]

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Training Tips

Energy for Training

Exercise tip of the week With an engine running on only fumes you won’t even get out of the driveway. First, your body temperature is lowest in the morning so you take longer to warm up, which protects you from injury. Second, your cortisol levels are highest early in the day, Cortisol is a stress […]

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Don’t use time as an excuse.

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Using time as an excuse to not exercise?   Try this little circuit, it uses the whole body plus you get a good cardio workout as well.   Perform each exercise for 30 secs at a good speed:   Push ups, running on the spot, lunges (alternating legs), dips, jump squats, burpees (everybody’s favourite) and […]

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