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Can you run faster than public transport?

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FREE – ‘6 week personal training program’ for all current clients

WHY? ¬†Because it is winter and cold. ¬†This is¬†my commitment to keep you motivated and guarantee you achieve your personal goals! Programs will be emailed through this week, but if there is anything you want to discuss, please call. Train … Continue reading

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Never cheer up a child with junk food – the best way to help an upset child after sport.

When children are exposed to a routine that works, they learn it, understand it and when done regularly it is locked into the memory. :¬† Beaten at Soccer + treated to ice cream + given a cuddle = feels better … Continue reading

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Do children learn lifestyle choices from their parents?

In the picture above you see my youngest child and me. She actually watches most of training sessions as all my children have, and in this article I suggest that our lifestyle choices are passed on to our children. ¬†If … Continue reading

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You guys are all TOP GUN!!!!! Oceania Open and final Australian Team Selection Race – Coaching seniors & juniors athletes from the USA and Australia… Its been challenging as a coach too!

¬†Photo: Legend Ricki Powell Team USA – AKA ‘Goose’. As the sun sets and the Oceania Open closes, and yet another National Team selection race concludes I am emotionally exhausted.¬† As a coach I believe and feel for all athletes … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight

Originally posted on Beauty & Fitness:
July 31, 2013 | Marie Spano Have you ever been frustrated by your weight? You cut your calories, log your food intake and diligently work out, sweating through spin classes and hammering it the…

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What will you achieve in 2014?

If you have vision, a plan, strong influences from the right people, mixed with a bucket load of discipline and willingness to work then you are on track to achieve the success you deserve in 2014.

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The perfect Boxing day lunch – Turkey & Brie Panini

I overindulged on Christmas day and now feeling suitably bloated. ¬†My fridge is full of left overs so this my Boxing day lunch, followed by a brisk walk¬†with family to say ‘Merry Christmas’ to neighbours… ¬†(Although I am sure many … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber & Barry Manalow just ruined my training session! Why music is crucial to performance.

If you don’t have a training partner and you¬†need to push yourself music is a great motivator, but it can also have the opposite effect. ¬†I don’t want to listen to Justin Bieber or Barry Manalow during a training session!!! … Continue reading

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What makes a truly great athlete? Is success a gift they are born with or developed?

I am privileged that I have many friends around the world that are truly great athletes across many sports and yes some are Olympic medalists. ¬†They all have very different personalities but they do have similar attitudes built on key¬†personality … Continue reading

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The fastest boat on the river – Rowing 4 vs Kayaking 4. (whats the difference between rowing and kayaking anyway?)

Last night in Melbourne, Australia¬†a fierce¬†competition was fought for bragging rights to ‘the fastest boat on the river‘. ¬†It was a very tight race and you can watch the video clip to see who won! (and now you know the … Continue reading

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Fitness Tips for Busy People

Originally posted on Personal Training in Miami:
1. Schedule ‘workout’ Make exercise an important commitment and schedule it like a meeting so that you are more likely to keep the ‚Äúappointment‚ÄĚ. It is also a good idea to keep tabs…

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Economic & Social effects on men

  Many men feel too tired after work for exercise, instead reaching for a cold beer at the end of a busy day. This habit forming routine creates long term health issues that quickly has your stomach sticking out further … Continue reading

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How strong do you want to be?

A 6 week gym program (from me) and you will be much stronger… but how strong do you want to be? Programs are ideal for those that want a structure to achieve a goal or hit a target. ¬†I write … Continue reading

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Can I lose 8kg in 8 weeks? How to pick an incentive that gives drive and rewards your effort (Penfolds Grange)

… Continued from previous post – ¬† My wife said… ‘Your stomach is sticking out further than your chest’. The carrot and the stick – A combination of rewards and punishment to induce behavioral change In my experience in order … Continue reading

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My wife said‚Ķ ‚ÄėYour stomach is sticking out further than your chest‚Äô‚Ķ So I jumped on the scales and wow!!!!

It seems I have been ‚Äėtalking the talk and not walking the walk‚Äô! ¬†¬†Yep, even trainers can lose track from time to time, we are human too!¬† (Did you know most Personal¬†Trainers¬†burn out in less than 5 years due to … Continue reading

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