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Using Full Range of Motion For Bodybuilding

Bodybuilding exercises should take a muscle through its longest possible range of motion, with some exceptions. You should take care to stretch out to full extension, and then come all the way back to a position of complete contraction. This is the only way to stimulate the entire muscle and every muscle fibre. Whether you […]

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10 Tips to help you keep your new years resolution

I think i can safely say that at some time in our lifes we have all made a new years resolution that we haven’t stuck to – I know i have. This year, lets stop the cycle of resolving to make change and then not following through. If your resolution is to take better care of yourself […]

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BEWARE: Top 15 Additives in Foods

1-methylcyclopropene This gas is pumped into crates of apples to stop them from producing ethylene, the natural hormone that ripens fruit. Commonly known as SmartFresh, this chemical preserves apples for up to a year and bananas up to a month. Sulphur dioxide serves the same purpose when sprayed on grapes. Artificial Colors Researchers in the […]

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Proper Gym Etiquette

              Firstly, what is gym etiquette? Well, it can be broken down into 2 parts, firstly the rules stated by the gym, i.e correct footwear  and secondly, rules that, to most, are common sense and courteous to fellow gym users, ie re-racking your weights. Here is a list of […]

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Attention Ladies: Glute Training for a great bum!

  I have alot of girls telling they want to have a bum like my partner, Zuzana’s and my answer is always the same. You want a bum like that then you need to train glutes like she does. You want bigger arms you train arms, so you want a firm butt, you need to […]

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5 Biggest Leg Day Mistakes

A great leg workout means never sacrificing good  form for more weight. Here are 5  of the most common leg-training mistakes. 1. Doing Shallow Squats Whether it’s on the hack squat ,doing free-weight squats or on the Leg Press, nothing is more unproductive  than loading up a bar and dropping just a few inches. Doing […]

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Weights vs Cardio for FAT LOSS

When it comes to fat loss most people assume that cardio is the cure whereas weights are only going to make you get bigger. Falling for this common misconception is one of the biggest mistakes you could make and will not only hinder your progress, but will leave you not quite looking as you hoped. […]

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Steroids shouldn’t be a quick fix for young guys

I felt i needed to write this blog after attending a music festival over here in Australia a few weeks ago. As a Personal Trainer who is trying to promote a fit and healthy lifestyle i found it quite disturbing the amount of young guys, and when i say young, im talking 18 -25 walking […]

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Great End To Season For Club One Fitness

October signified the end of the bodybuilding season for this year in  Australia, and the last comp of the season was here in our home city Cairns . I just wanted to write a article about the guys who train with me and commend them on all their hard work this year. Pictured kneeling are […]

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Superfoods Part 1: Quinoa

Quinoa is native to South America. The pre-Columbian Incas saw it as a sacred food, calling it chisaya mama (mother grain). They planted the first seeds of the season in religious ceremonies using golden tools. Depriving the people of quinoa was one of the means the Spanish used to conquer the Incas. In recent years, […]

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