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Breaking News: Pre Workout Supplements banned in Australia

Its official, PRE WORKOUT products containing ingredient 1.3 Dimethylamylamine (DMAA)will be BANNED from manufacture, storage, distribution and possession as from August 1st 2012. The Committee considered the referral from the medicines scheduling delegate to include 1,3-dimethylamine or 4-methylhexane-2-amine (DMAA) in Schedule 9 of the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons( The same […]

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Keys Training Tips To Beating The Beep Test

    BEST EXERCISES  – weighted single leg front lunges weighted single leg side lunges lateral bounds ON THE TREADMILL  –  The simplest type of treadmill workout for beep test training would be to set the treadmill to 1% incline (this best mimics the energy demands of running outdoors on the flat) and 8km/hr.  Then […]

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Your Healthy Living Shopping List

So you have been starting out on your new fitness regimen. You go running in the morning, you hit the gym in the afternoon and inbetween you snack on everything you have in the cupboard – all them rubbish cereals you bought for the kids,  last nights left over Pizza, Chinese whatever, well STOP!!!!. All […]

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Supplements Easily Explained Part 9: GABA(Gamma Amino Butyric Acid)

What Is GABA? While neurons produce it naturally, a GABA supplement can help you experience the many benefits of GABA.  GABA is an important chemical within the human brain. It is an inhibitory neurotransmitter, and as such it serves the brain by regulating the firing of neurons. Without gamma-aminobutyric acid, your muscles would be constantly […]

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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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Turning Back The Clock

I don’t know about anyone else but i myself am a massive fan of the BIGGEST LOSER on TV at the moment. Coming from the fitness industry it is good to pick up tips along the way and also to see how other Personal Trainers get their results. I think the most dramatic and jaw […]

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Good news and bad news about type 2 diabetes

The Bad news  –  It’s striking people at younger and younger ages, and rates are skyrocketing as the population grows heavier and gets less physical activity. The Good news – It’s highly preventable.   Here are 5 Simple Steps to Prevent Diabetes 1. Put exercise first. Regular exercise by itself can cut diabetes risk. That […]

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Australia’s Growing Obesity Problem

AUSTRALIA has the most rapidly growing obesity rate among developed nations, according to an international report. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development report found obesity rates in Australia had been increasing faster than any other advanced nation for the past 20 years. The report, which analysed 33 countries, found one in two people were […]

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