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How Social Media Has Influenced the Fitness Industry

7 September, 2018

Social media has had a huge impact on the fitness industry from the instantaneous interaction we can have with people all over the world to content being accessible to anyone and everyone.  We live in a world where we have never been more connected and influenced by social media. We have so much inf...

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Plyometric Exercises for Legs

21 August, 2018

Plyometric exercise is a great training method for building explosive strength, and because of which, it is often a form of exercise used by anyone from athletes to the military. The types of movements involve rapid explosive concentric movements, preceded by eccentric contractions. These explosive...

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The Complete Dumbbell Workout

10 August, 2018

Dumbbells are one of the most versatile and accessible pieces of equipment found in a gym. Do you remember the famous tag line, “if you’ve got a door, you’ve got a gym”? Well, the same thing applies with a set of dumbbells. Not only are they extremely practical, they can be seriously effective in bu...

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What Causes Shin Splints and How to Treat

3 August, 2018

Shin splints can be brought on by a number of different causes, and can present itself in a unique way from person to person. If you have ever felt a persistent sharp pulling or stabbing feeling through the front of your shinbone, it is likely you have suffered from shin splints. If you have experie...

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Introducing our AFA Fitness Ambassadors

10 July, 2018

We are very pleased to announce our new Ambassador program. Many of our graduates have gone on to create rewarding careers as successful personal trainers.  We want to celebrate their success and recognise them as role models for our current students and the next generation of fitness professionals....

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Five Tips For Preparing For a Marathon

19 June, 2018

With Australia’s marathon season in full swing, many people around the country are preparing their bodies for one of the most grueling athletic events. The marathon has always had a prominent place in the hearts and minds of athletes. It represents the ultimate athletic effort, where the human body,...

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