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Sticking to a regular exercise routine can be challenging. Many people struggle to make it to the gym or lose motivation along the way with a long list of excuses that inevitably involve time and schedule clashes. Here are six common excuses and fool-proof way to bust them for good. “I’m bombarded with family commitments.” […]

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Do you enjoy running but get stick of pounding the pavement? Add some variety to your routine and get into soft sand running. We live in an amazing country and summer truly is the best time of year. Most of us are no stranger to a jog along the water, but running on the soft […]

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So you’ve just found out you’re pregnant; cue the excitement – and touch of anxiety! You know it’s best for both you and bump to keep active, but the last thing you need is added stress over not knowing what you should and should not be doing at the gym. If you’re new to exercise, […]

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Walking. This simple habit may seem like one of the most basic exercise recommendations, yet health experts are telling us it’s also one of the most powerful. According to researchers at the European Society of Cardiology Congress, it can literally add years to your life. Based on their research, a 20 minute walk every day […]

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The sun is shining and the beaches are calling your name, so it’s time to shake up your fitness with this season’s hottest outdoor workout trends. FUNCTIONAL FITNESS (STILL) The functional fitness trend is here to stay and for good reason. This type of exercise trains your muscles to work in harmony (not isolation) whilst […]

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You’ve probably seen and heard the term HIIT (pronounced ‘hit’) thrown around a lot lately. It’s touted as one of the most effective ways to get the results you’re after – and with good reason. Over time, High Intensity Interval Training challenges your body and improves your overall performance. But for many, the concept of […]

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‘Metabolism’ is a bit of a buzz word on the fitness scene these days. Countless studies aim to prove speeding up your metabolism equals faster weight loss. But what is it exactly? Simply put, our metabolism is made up of three parts – the energy required to maintain bodily functions (resting metabolic rate); the energy […]

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