All Posts by Zac Martin

MINDSET FOR FAT LOSS

Here is a scenario:  You have a goal to lose a 10kg in 6 months and choose to do an extreme diet that is over-restrictive and cuts out a food you love completely.  You last the first week and have great success dropping 2 kg however the second week comes and you are struggling to […]

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THE ULTIMATE CORE CUE

So, what is a Core?  The core muscles are a group of muscles that pretty much traverse the gap between your rib cage and your pelvis. They include your abdominals, pelvic floor, and diaphragm. What is the Cue? “Ribs Down”. At some point, if you have been trained by me,  you have heard me say […]

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PROGRESS MINDSET

How often have you found yourself in the gym attempting to go heavier, faster, more explosive, harder, more, more, more every workout?.. Mentally we can get stuck in the mindset of it’s not a workout if we haven’t gone harder, done more or at least equal to the last session. Thereby applying more pressure to […]

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PB DAY MINDSET

So much time goes into physically preparing us for PB day. For transformation it has been a 10 week lead up, however, mental preparation is also an important part often overlooked. Often people are physically capable of completing the lift but almost freak out with the thought of heavy weight on their shoulders or on […]

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HOW TO BEAT STALLS

Stopped getting results? Often you will come across a time where you find that progress stalls and you feel like you need to do something different. You’re not completely wrong. “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” Albert Einstein Your body will adapt to training stimulus – […]

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5 TIPS TO A BETTER DEADLIFT

Here are 5 cues to a better deadlift:   Start with the bar over your shoelace knot The bar (or handle kb…) should be directly under your shoulders, so that a straight line would be present from your collar bone to the bar (see image) Take the slack out of the bar: The bar is […]

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TIPS FOR OVER-EATERS AND BINGERS

If you know you have a bad relationship with food and or have a habit of over-eating and binge eating here are my best 5 tips to build a strong relationship with food and yourself.   1.Mindful Eating: The first step in build a relationship with food is focusing on your body’s signs and signals. It […]

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THE DOWN LOW ON CORE TRAINING

We often get asked about the best core training exercises, so I have decided to explain the different types of core exercises. Core training can be broken into 3 main categories: Bracing: This involves exercises such as Planking and Hollow holds, bracing is the foundation for core exercises Flexion Based Movements: This includes movements typically […]

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