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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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Why the Heart’s Function is Reduced at High Altitude

7 June, 2018

We’ve all known for years that altitude training restricts the amount of oxygen delivered to the muscles, and as such encourages the body to create more haemoglobin—a specialised protein that binds to oxygen in the lungs so that the oxygen can be transported to the rest of the body—in red blood cell...

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Our Certificate III Course Manual 2018 Update

24 May, 2018

It is finally here! For the last 3 months, our Course Development Coordinator, Luke, has been working tirelessly on updating the Certificate III in Fitness course manual. We have adopted and utilised the power of Adobe InDesign to create the document with a new, professional lay out which we feel is...

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How to Recover like an Elite Athlete

17 May, 2018

Recovery techniques have become an integral component of high performance sport, with new methods continuously being investigated and introduced to give athletes a competitive advantage. Adequate recovery has been shown to result in the restoration of physiological and psychological processes, with...

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New Research Finds Strength Exercise as Important as Aerobic

9 May, 2018

Great news for those of you that hate cardio exercise, and just news for those that don’t. Recent research found that push ups and situps, or other strength exercises, could add years to your life according to a study of over 80,000 adults led by the University of Sydney. That’s right, this st...

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