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How to travel the world as a Personal Trainer

10 March, 2017

In order to travel the world without a serious amount of money saved up, you’ll need to work throughout your trip. You might think that in order to work in other countries you’ll need to be prepared to work in hospitality or some other menial job, or perhaps be a writer or designer that can work fro...

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You are never too old to get fit

3 March, 2017

Last year Shirley Webb broke a world record after deadlifting 225 pounds, that’s just over 100kg! To some that might not seem much, but Shirley was 78 at the time and is edging her way, little by little, towards heavier weights. It might be easy to think that she’s always been fit and active and has...

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F45 – The Fitness Trend Taking Australia by Storm

14 February, 2017

F45 – you have probably heard of it, the new fitness trend that is taking Australia by storm. F stands for functional, 45 for the length of the class (makes sense), and the workouts are getting members coming back for more… Set up in a ‘boutique’ style studio, classes focus on high intensity interva...

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How to Squat: Proper Barbell Squat Technique

9 February, 2017

The barbell back squat, like the deadlift, is one of the most effective exercises out there—check out our Deadlift technique post for information on that exercise. It is also one of the most difficult to learn and get right, as it can cause injuries if not done correctly. Therefore, it is always goo...

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The Trainer Behind Federer’s Fitness

30 January, 2017

Like all athletes, fitness is a fundamental part of the tennis player’s craft. It keeps them going towards the end of a game or match when skill alone isn’t enough. Where the fitter player will often be the victor. Being physically fit can make such a huge difference to your ability to perform at yo...

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A Japanese Technique for Overcoming Laziness

27 January, 2017

How many times have you set yourself a goal or challenge and ended up failing to achieve it? Telling yourself that you’re not ready yet. That you’ll do it next week. Or next month. Or even next year. You may have even started with a good amount of zeal. But once you started putting in some effort, y...

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