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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For most women, the chin up feels like an impossible feat. When I mention the words to some of my female clients, I’m met with reactions like “that’s way too hard” or “that’s a man’s exercise”. So let’s get something straight – Wonder Woman is not the only woman that can do chin ups! Unlike […]

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So you’ve decided to take the next step on your fitness journey and work with a personal trainer. Not only will a personal trainer work with your specific goals and provide tailored advice, they’re also there to motivate you and keep you accountable to your goals. But it’s called personal training for a reason – […]

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