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The Great Cardio Myth

The Great Cardio Myth There is this horrible misperception in our society about fat loss. A lot of people think that if you starve yourself and do two or three hours of cardio each day, the fat is just going to melt off. Actually, performing too much cardio will put your body in a catabolic […]

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WHAT IS TABATA TRAINING?

Tabata training is one of the most popular forms of High Intensity Interval Training(HIIT). It consists of eight rounds of ultra-high-intensity exercises in a specific 20-seconds-on, 10-seconds-off interval. It may only take four minutes to complete a Tabata circuit, but those four minutes may well push your body to its absolute limit. Tabata training was […]

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High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) – Take Your Cardio To The Next Level

  High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) means performing a workout that alternates between intense bursts with steadier less intense periods i.e. slow jogging on  the treadmill at 8km per hour for a minute then swapping with a minute of  sprinting on 15km per hour and repeating the process ten times giving you a 20 min […]

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Hikes/walks/trails in and around Cairns pt 3

Behana Gorge   Behana Gorge is about 30 minutes drive south of Cairns, and well worth a visit if you have your own transport. Head south from Cairns on the Bruce Highway past Gordonvale. 5km past the turn-off onto Gillies Highway (there is a Caltex petrol station at this intersection) turn right onto Behana Gorge […]

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Hikes/walks/trails in and around Cairns pt 2

The Red Arrow Walk Cairns The Red Arrow is a short walking track that is used by many each morning and afternoon as a fitness routine. The walk itself is up Mt. Whitfield Conservation Park and in total it is approximately a 1.4 km looping track. There is a parking area on Collins Avenue for […]

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Hikes/walks/trails in and around Cairns pt 1

Walsh’s Pyramid Cairns, Australia To the south of Cairns  is the highest freestanding natural pyramid in the world. You could be forgiven for thinking it is a tree covered man-made pyramid – the shape is almost perfect. But no, this is a natural phenomenon that is one of the most distinctive landmarks for the small […]

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