It’s no secret that winter can put a freeze on exercise motivation. Warm beds call, cold air deters and stiff muscles increase injury risk. These five winter workout hacks will keep you moving injury free – and hopefully heat up your motivation, too.   WORK THE WARM UP   Familiar with the ‘tense’ feeling that […]

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Workouts are easier with music. Whether your library swings toward pop, rock, indie or rap, countless studies show that you really can’t beat a good quality playlist to motivate you and maximise your performance in the gym. In fact, a study by Olympic sports psychologist Professor, Peter Terry, found elite athletes who trained with music […]

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As children, we loved to run around, it’s one of the first things we learn to do. In today’s society, everything is rush-rush, work-work  and we forget how fun and amazing it can feel to just run. As a running coach, I see many first time runners wanting to set themselves a challenge with an […]

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As a running fanatic, I’m always on the lookout for the best wearable tech for running. I’ve road tested several different watches to track my runs and monitor my progress, such as Garmin 405 Forerunner and my new go-to Fitbit Surge that is easy to wear all day. There’s no doubt we’re spoilt for choice when […]

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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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Sun, sand and surf – is there anything more quintessentially Australian? Thousands flock to our beaches each year to take part in iconic ocean swims, such as Lorne’s Pier to Pub, Sydney’s Bondi Splash n’ Dash and WA’s Rottnest Channel Swim. Ocean swimming is becoming more and more popular as a low-impact exercise that’s lots of fun […]

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If there’s one thing most of us have over the Christmas break, it’s time. And given a ‘lack of time’ is one of the largest barriers to fitness, there’s really no excuse to stay active on holidays. It doesn’t have to mean sweating it out in the gym. Get outdoors, make the most of the […]

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