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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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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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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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The 365 Workout

Ok, so i know im slightly stealing bits from the infamous 300 workout but why not, its an awesome test of fitness and strength so why not try to elaborate on it. Ok, so here it goes….. 40 Pull Ups 40 Bar Dips 40 hanging Leg Raises 40 Box Jumps (24 inch) 40 Push Ups […]

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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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The Benefits Of A Corporate Fitness Program

The Benefits of a Corporate Fitness Program Reduce Absenteeism Data collected by the Australian bureau of statistics shows that absenteeism costs Australian employers billions of dollars each year. Another study by Medibank Private found that unhealthy employees take nine times more sick leave than healthy employees. This can cause many problems including 1.Cost of hiring […]

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Healthy Recipes Part 8: Sweet Potato Pancakes

This breakfast of champions will fuel your day and leave you wanting more! Ingredients 150 grams Sweet Potato, mashed 1 scoop Protein(I like to use Nitro Core 24(cinnamon), or Chocolate Whey 3 Egg Whites 1/4 cup chopped Walnuts (optional) 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Nutmeg 1 tbsp Cinnamon Directions In a large bowl, mix […]

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Supplements Easily Explained Part 8: 1,3-dimethylamylamine

1,3-dimethylamylamine, also known as geranium stem, Geranamine, DMAA or methylhexaneamine, is a nutritional supplement that works primarily as a stimulant, helping users with an energy boost and extending their ability to focus on tasks. It was initially discovered in the 1970s by the drug manufacturer Eli Lilly, and was intended for use as a nasal […]

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Supplements Easily Explained Part 7: Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA)

CLA CLA is supplement that many have heard of but do not know much about. Current research findings suggest that CLA has a number of benefits for bodybuilders as well as any type of athlete. Conjugated linoleic acid is also unique because it is present in food from animal and dairy sources, and its anti-cancer […]

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