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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When you’ve only got a short amount of time to squeeze a workout into your day, you’d want to make the most of it. But certain foods or activities could be slowing you down and affecting your performance. Here are six things you should never do before hitting the gym. EXERCISING ON A FULL STOMACH […]

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Anxious about your first race? If you’re new to scene, taking on your first big race like City2Surf or City2Sea can be daunting. But there is no reason to feel overwhelmed by the race day preparation – follow this step by step guide and you’ll be race ready in no time. GET READY TO RUN […]

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Whether you’re a sprinter or play a sport that requires you to move quickly across a court or field, improving your explosive strength will improve you as an athlete. The measure of explosive strength is known as your rate of force development (RFD) – that’s how quickly you can produce force. An athlete that can […]

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