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Whether you have just started training for your first ever fun run or you’re an experienced distance runner, your body will benefit from striking a few yoga poses. Here, we explore how yoga complements your training, and share an easy sequence that you can do at home. WHY IS YOGA FOR RUNNERS RECOMMENDED? Pounding the […]

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Our trainers often get asked whether there’s any difference between strength training and bodybuilding. Is a person who aspires to Arnie proportions on the same training regime as someone who wants to lift for Australia? The short answer: no. But it’s a little more complex than that. Whether you want to gain muscle or gain […]

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Every year, we say we won’t indulge … but those delicious eggs and bunnies beckon. Before we know it, there’s a colourful pile of foil on our lap and a cloud of guilt in our minds. To banish the guilt, personal trainer Brianna from Fitness First Bond St (Sydney CBD) has designed this 30 minute […]

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Stand Up to Sitting Down All Day There’s no bones about it. Most of us are sitting creatures. Whether it’s working at our desk, driving the car, catching public transport, enjoying dinner with friends or binging on Netflix – we spend a lot of time on our butts. Yet sitting for prolonged periods isn’t good […]

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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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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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