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The notion that if women commit to weights and strength training they will gain vast amounts of muscle and become bulky and manly, is simply not true.
Many who go on diets achieve weight-loss, whether it is 2kg or 20kg. What most people don’t achieve is sustaining their desired weight for the long-term. Diets are designed for rapid results. However they are not designed for sustainable long-term results. What is required is a long-term approach. This leads us onto intermittent fasting and the health benefits associated to this way of approaching food, health and nutrition.
Most of us have at some point been interested in improving our body shape through a change in diet or exercise behaviours. This article offers a refreshing guide through some of the important evidence around weight loss.
Promote fat loss, improve cardiovascular fitness and reduce your risk of diabetes and heart disease in as little as 15 mins!
The usual image we hold for training our ‘core’ is getting down and smashing out as many sit-ups as we can. This is usually with a training partner holding our feet or the classic manoeuvre of using the underside of the bed to fix our feet in place. However, is this an accurate exercise for replicating the movements and functions of the ‘core’?
It is commonly known that alcohol consumption adversely affects our ability to train and perform at a high standard. What causes this decrease in output?
If you have been inside a gym facility of any kind I’m sure you’ve seen people rattling their shakers and downing protein shakes pretty much as soon as they leave the gym floor. Why do so many gym goers consume protein?
Men and Women. Young and old. 70% of those diagnosed have no family history of the condition. It’s not commonly spoken about, but with 1 in 13 Australians being diagnosed with this condition each year it’s time we started talking.
Physical and mental health have strong behavioural components – this means what you do every day produces most major health markers. Evidence shows that men suffer from an extraordinarily high levels of chronic illness as a result of lifestyle choices.
Men’s Health Week is about recognising the unique health challenges faced by our male family and friends and reaching out to help them. Brothers, fathers, sons and partners; the men in our lives are important to us.
1 in 8 men will experience depression. 1 in 5 will experience anxiety. They account for 1 in 3 suicides every day, a number doubling that of the national road toll.
Glenda, along with 11 other women in various stages of breast cancer treatment or recovery, is celebrating the last day of the Fitness Program with a workout, of course, and a lot of laughing and chatting.
Here are the results from participants who recently completed The Fit Lab’s Hypertrophy/Strength Program.
The ladies at The Fit Lab are fighting back against breast cancer with tailored fitness programs. The Exercise for the Management of Cancer Program is helping our members get their health back on track and enjoy exercising.
“I have noticed the stark contrast with players in the HP program, compared to the players that are not in the program”
– Eugene Seddon, rugby league coach for the Mustangs RLFC.