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By admin
12 Jul 2017
We are all so time poor these days aren’t we? I don’t have time is one of the most common cries I hear from those looking to lose weight. When designing a nutrition plan for clients, one of the first steps I go through is to see how many calories
By admin
27 Apr 2017
It’s easy to slip back into bad habits. Even when we know they don’t contribute to the results we are looking for. Our motivation for fitness ebbs and flows with our willpower.  When you have few stressors we have plenty of willpwoer available for tackling our health and fitness.  When
By admin
27 Nov 2016
Strong & Lean Australia trainer Patricia front squatting Ever been driving to work and got a flat tyre?  Did you pull over, swing open the drivers door, head to the boot, retrieve a screw driver from your tool kit and then methodically walk around and slash the crap out of
By admin
01 Nov 2015
You want to lose 6-8kg in 4 weeks.  You want to get on those scales and see those numbers steadily dropping. You’ll do everything your trainer asks you to do. Or will you? Maybe you’ll look at what he asks you to do, and maybe you’ll pick and choose the
By admin
19 Jul 2015
The most important aspect of training for long term success might not be what you think.  We all crave it.I’ve spent thousands of dollars, immeasurable hours on education and research, and had countless conversations and arguments about the most optimal way to lose weight, get fit, get healthy , get
By admin
10 Jun 2015
[caption id="attachment_881" align="alignnone" width="438"] What a rig - David Bickley Photography[/caption] Cardio - Before Or After Weights Bodybuilders have been doing cardio after weight training for donkeys.  Personal trainers have been suggesting cardio after weights for eons as well.  We usually say this as you want to be as strong
By admin
23 Oct 2014
Aerobic training is still the best modality for fat loss.  Don't believe the hype.  Yes you need to do weights to maintain and possibly build some muscle mass to increase your Resting Metabolic Rate whilst being in a caloric deficit, but aerobics still works better at burning fat than any
By admin
12 Aug 2014
Justin is on the left This is something i grabbed from Justin Mcguire Want to rip up try this 6x50m sprints followed by 20 sec rest 
Then 20min sec w weight vest at 6km 1.0 gradient Do this 3 times daily for 5 consecutive days
By admin
15 Aug 2013
Complexes are awesome.  They are a great tool to have in your fat loss arsenal.  If you are looking for a new spin on aerobic training, interval training or a workout you can do that requires a high degree of skill, learn how to do complexes.  They are for the
By admin
31 Jul 2013
There's certain programs in the gym that half way through them, make you think you can see Jesus.  By the end of a few of them, he's actually asking you if its ok if he works in.  The Tabata method, when done properly, is one such program.  Want to know
By admin
31 May 2013
The following is a study that looked at sprint training and endurance running that produced remarkable results thats worth discussing.  The sprint group performed 0.75 hours of actual sprinting over 6 weeks and lost 12.4% bodyfat. The endurance running group spent 13.5 hours of actual running over 6 weeks and
By admin
25 Mar 2013
Everyones looking for a boost to their training.  That slight edge to get a better workout in so they can achieve results quicker.  Well one of the most forgotten supplements is electrolytes! Recently ive been adding electrolytes to my water whilst training and noticed a good improvement in endurance and
By admin
31 Jan 2013
This is a rope.  This will kick your ass! Heres the next instalment on different forms of cardio to beat the boredom.  I talked about an easy option HERE and a hard outside option HERE.  Well battle ropes is definitely a hard option that beats the treadmill anyday.  I use
By admin
10 Jan 2013
I recently posted a easy way to do cardio if your stressed or beat up from all your weight training HERE.  Well here's a more intense cardio option for you for when you are fresh and full of energy.   Stair Sprints Stair Sprints are fast becoming one of my
By admin
06 Dec 2012
I'm going to do several blogs on different types of cardio (WHAT!!!) for different situations but today am going to start at an easy option with a twist! For most people, cardio sucks.  Admit it.  There's plenty of other things i'd rather be doing with my limited time than cardio
By admin
26 Jun 2012
I like to look at our evolutionary past for clues on how to eat and move in terms of what works best for the current day human.  When it comes to human nature, I often think: "Why would a caveman do that?"  Exercise, food, monogamy, showing off, getting sleepy after
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