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Healthy Recipes Part 9: Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Omelette

My girlfriend and I kind of just threw this recipe together one breakfast and it really works, its not too heavy and tastes yummy. Perfect breakfast. Try having it about 1 hour before your morning gym session and power through your workout! Ingredients 200 ml Egg Whites 30g Rolled Oats 30g Low Fat Creamed Cottage […]

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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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How much exercise do you really need to do to burn last nights alcohol off?

In my early twentys when i was a big drinker, i was very naiive in the way that i believed i could go out and smash 20 beers and a kebab and as long as i got my arse out of bed in the morning and ran for 30 mins i would ‘sweat out’ all […]

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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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70% Diet 30% Gym

How important is Nutrition to your workouts? The 70/30 ratio of nutrition to workout is something i myself and many collegues believe to be a true percentage breakdown of the importance each plays  in maximizing your results. Also, adequate rest/sleep is essential too. Any workout schedule is incomplete if you are not incorporating a structured […]

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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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Supplements Easily Explained Part 3: L-Carnitine

  L-Carnitine is a natural nutrient that used to be known as vitamin BT. L-Carnitine is a physiological substance, essential for energy production and for fat metabolism. L-Carnitinecan be synthesized in the human liver, but insufficient amounts may be produced in infants, in adolescents and in adults under certain physiological conditions. L-Carnitine, also known as […]

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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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