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How to keep your New Year’s Resolution

4 January, 2017

The majority of us start the New Year by making a list of New Year’s resolutions. A list that will help us change our undesirable behaviour and adopt more desirable behaviours. For many people that list will include a healthier lifestyle and a new career path. For many of you reading this, that heal...

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Top 10 fitness trends for 2017

15 December, 2016

Each year since 2006, the American College of Sports Medicine have conducted a global fitness trends survey. The survey was sent out to over 24,000 people, from all over the world. This year the survey received 1,801 responses—a good response rate by anyone’s standards. With 2016 almost at its end,...

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Our top 12 Christmas gifts for fitness fanatics

7 December, 2016

Christmas is just around the corner and it’s time to start ticking off the list of presents for all your health conscious and fitness fanatic friends. Sometimes it can be hard to find the perfect present for our friends and family, however, if you know they are into fitness in any way then this is t...

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7 tips on how to stay motivated in your training

30 November, 2016

Whether you are an elite competitor, casual gym goer, weekend warrior, recreational runner, health and fitness buff, or newcomer to sport … all of us will experience a lack of motivation from time to time. It’s all part and parcel of a regular workout routine. What is motivation? Motivation is an in...

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Strength training for women over 50

24 November, 2016

“It’s as critical to your health as mammograms and annual doctor visits.” – Holly Perkins, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist What is strength training? Strength training (also called resistance training or weight training) involves applying resistance to muscular contraction to bu...

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Personal Trainers: How to Motivate Your Clients

10 November, 2016

As a personal trainer, training a client is the easy part. Knowing your anatomy, exercise technique and instruction will become second nature after a while. The hard part is trying to figure out how to motivate your clients to show up to training, then being able to motivate them throughout their wo...

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