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When it comes to breaking a sweat, many people focus on bigger biceps and a trim waistline, but for some, that’s not enough motivation to get moving. Indeed, the phrase ‘exercise is medicine‘ is becoming increasingly recognised as a fundamental form of treatment for various lifestyle related diseases, including depression, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, some […]

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While it may be somewhat different to the cyborg that was envisioned in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator movies, technology is already acting as a less tangible extension of our human potential. Human memory, intention, and actions can fall short of ideal, although fitness tracking technology, including wearable tech, is helping bridge that gap. While there’s no […]

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Looking for a nutritious smoothie that will power you through any obstacle? Gulp down this tasty and nourishing anti-inflammatory smoothie bowl and you’ll also sneak in half your daily dose of vegetables.     INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Frozen blueberries 1 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 cup almond milk 1 tb nut butter Handful baby spinach/kale 1/2 […]

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With over 300,000 Instagram followers, Fitness First Barangaroo Titanium’s PT Jonathan Acero, is quickly becoming as famous as his celebrity clientele. For this month’s 60 Seconds With.., we sat down with the trainer who whips The Bachelor’s Matty J and Laura Byrne’s bodies into shape.   IS THERE A FITNESS PHILOSOPHY OR METHODOLOGY YOU LIVE BY? Progressive […]

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For years gym users have been pounding treadmills and ascending steppers only to have their workout data vanish as soon as they hopped off their beloved machine. At the end of a session there’d be a sea of cardio-lovers standing patiently reading through their key data and metrics, only to lose that information as soon as we departed for the weights area. Aside […]

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As Australia’s leading fitness offering, Fitness First attracts some of the best Personal Trainers in the country. For this month’s 60 Seconds With.. we sat down with celebrated PT Shannan Ponton (The Biggest Loser trainer), who calls Fitness First Dee Why home.   IS THERE A FITNESS PHILOSOPHY OR METHODOLOGY YOU LIVE BY? ‘Hard, but fair.’ I train […]

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We’ve​ ​all​ ​been​ ​there.​ ​You’ve​ ​packed​ ​your​ ​bag​ ​ready​ ​for​ ​the​ ​gym,​ ​head​ ​to​ ​the​ ​change​ ​room​ ​to​ ​get changed​ ​-​ ​only​ ​to​ ​notice​ ​that​ ​offensive​ ​workout​ ​smell.​ ​Didn’t​ ​I​ ​just​ ​wash​ ​this​ ​tank?​ ​Yes,​ ​you​ ​did.   That​ ​dreaded​ ​workout​ ​stench​ ​is​ ​a​ ​universal​ ​phenomenon,​ ​an​ ​enemy​ ​feared​ ​by​ ​gym​ ​goers​ ​the​ ​world over.​ […]

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Looking for a nourishing, guilt-free treat? This gluten free choc and nut slice is rich in fibre, Omega-3 fats and antioxidants and makes a perfect protein-rich snack on the go.     INGREDIENTS 1 cup Almonds, roughly chopped  ¼ cup Linseeds 1 cup Pepitas (Pumpkin Seeds) 1 cup Puffed Quinoa* 1/3 cup Honey (or desired sweetener) […]

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