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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The fitness industry loves a slashie more than any model/presenter/famous offspring.First we had yoga and Pilates (yogalates), then piloxing (Pilates and boxing) and now, a workout with the benefits from two training practices, combined. It’s called Team Coaching – and the combination is as good as peanut butter and banana or watermelon and haloumi (no, only me?) The clue […]

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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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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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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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If you feel like your workouts are more ho-hum than hardcore, here are a few ways to regain your fitness mojo. TAKE A BREAK This may sound counterintuitive, but sometimes a break from the daily grind is exactly what your body (and mind) needs. Take a week off from any intense training and focus on […]

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