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How to Bench Press Properly

26 July, 2018

The bench press is one of the most important upper body exercises. You can be forgiven for thinking it is a chest exercise, a lot of people do; however, it is so much more than that. It is a compound exercise, and that is because it recruits many muscles throughout the body. It might not surprise yo...

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12 Healthy Meal Prepping Recipes

17 July, 2018

The concept of preparing meals in advance, A.K.A ‘meal prepping’, has become an increasingly popular trend and an incredibly helpful healthy eating strategy. The hectic nature of today’s lifestyle makes it extremely difficult, if not impossible, to have enough time to cook your lunchtime meals at ho...

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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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How to Train for Soccer: World Cup Fever

3 July, 2018

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup title being fiercely contested for in Russia, we thought we would take a look at the physical attributes and skills that are required to excel in the sport of soccer, and how best to train for these fitness elements. Soccer (or “football”) is widely accepted as one of th...

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Personal Training: TAFE Courses vs RTO Courses

28 June, 2018

Further education is a great way to help launch yourself into a new career and increase your earning potential. There are numerous ways of doing this, the most common being to study at a University, TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Going to University is the more traditional path and...

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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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