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BENEFITS OF SMR & FOAM ROLLING

SMR is a great tool to use for a range of reasons. Foam rolling is the most common method but SMR also includes the use of balls, barbells, sticks and some methods of body tempering. An easy way to incorporate this into your training is part of your warm up, or between your working strength […]

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ANKLE MOBILITY- THE UNDER-RATED JOINT

Just wanted to let you guys know about ANKLE MOBILITY! This is incredibly important and often under-rated in our squat patterning for depth and performance. There are several muscles that we can release and stretch in order to improve the mechanics of our squat in our entire lower limb. These include but are not limited […]

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COMMON CHANGES IN OLDER AGE

While change is inevitable, how and when we age is highly influenced by our lifestyle. And much of what we call “aging” is actually very much an accumulation of lifestyle habits. Here are 6 simple habits that can help you live a healthier, more enjoyable, and meaningful life, longer. 1) KEEP MOVING- Exercise (about 30 […]

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DELAYED GRATIFICATION METHOD

Simply this is the method your parents implemented to make you eat your veggies. “ You must eat all your veggies before you are allowed desert’ A behavior or problem must be fixed before a reward. In a training environment, this can be useful in the sense of getting something you don’t like done before […]

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FAT LOSS AS A PLAN

Here is a real life scenario: You have been in a cutting phase (trying to drop body fat) and have been success. You are likely to notice a few changes other than just a decreased body fat percentage. Some might include: > Higher Hunger > Less Satisfaction > Less Motivation > Slower Recovery Time > […]

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THE BEST FORM OF CARDIO

There are 3 types of cardio and each has unique pros and cons when attempting to lose fat, so below I quickly explain each so that you can make up your own mind. Type 1:HIIT (High-intensity interval training): has a very high calorie burn per minute and benefit of EPOC (excess post-exercise oxygen consumption) but […]

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GOAL SETTING

Everyone always talks about goal setting and how to set SMART goals, we all know how to do it now. The thing we struggle with is keeping ourselves motivated, disciplined and accountability. We tend to send a goa l when we are most motivated, which means we are likely to be discipline but as motivation […]

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5 TIPS TO A BETTER NIGHT SLEEP

Do you have trouble sleeping? Here are 5 steps to have your best night sleep yet! 1. Dim the Lights: Light suppresses melatonin which is responsible for making us fall asleep. 2. Avoid a screen: Light from your screen is even worse than normal light, so stay away if you want a good sleep. 3.Mindfulness […]

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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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