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Are you doing the right thing for your kids?

Its this time of year when our kids head back to school and soon a lot of them will be signing up for as many extracurricular activities as they can fit in. I’m preparing myself for yet another year alternating between frustration, disappointment and amazement at what some schools and by compliance, parents, are doing […]

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How to smash your goal in 2017.

There was once a technique practiced by many, many people. Their survival depended on it. This, almost forgotten technique can make you smarter, more attractive and more interesting. It is imperative if you want your 2017 to be better than 2016. This technique can help you achieve virtually any physical, financial or personal goal. Mastering […]

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Exercise is not just for your body.

I’m going to start with the dry, some might say, boring stuff. This will be followed by the useful stuff. And if you make it all the way to the end, I’ll explain why I’ve done it in that order. October 10th is world Mental Health Day. Why is that important? Looking at the following […]

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Is your fitness tech doing its job?

 Over the last couple of years the fastest growing trend in fitness has been the uptake of wearable technology. This range of products are now the biggest sellers for electrical retailers and most early adopters are onto their second, if not, third generation of wearable fitness tracker. Its estimated 68.1 million wearable fitness trackers sold in […]

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Strength Training for endurance. Part 2.

I’ve worked with endurance athletes who swim, run, cycle and canoe. They all had a lot in common, including the problems they have regarding strength training. I’m going to cover the most common problems athletes, and their coaches, have with strength training, why it doesn’t always yield positive results and the solutions to those problems. Problem: […]

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High Intensity Interval Training

Last week Catalyst (ABC TV, Tuesday nights) ran a story about the benefits of High Intensity Interval Training. (There is a link to the episode on our Facebook page.) It was focused on how HIT or HIIT has a positive impact on your mitochondria, the cells in your body which produce energy. Its the decline […]

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