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Proactive Habits Around Nutrition

This post ties in with the 10 good habits that will make your lifestyle work for you and your health regardless of your goal.  Have some routine to your feeding times.  Regardless if you are into Intermitted Fasting (IF) or do not function until you’ve had breakfast – your body will love you for having…
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Can You Read Your Hunger Signs?

Back in our ancestors days, hunger was a sign that your body was running low on available fuel.  Today, hunger could of course still mean that. But because we do not live with the same struggle of now knowing when the next meal would be, your hunger signals could also mean something completely different. —…
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Using Tempo When Training

To achieve a body transformation, getting stronger is one key to improve the body composition as this allows you to add more muscle to your frame. But there are many ways you can progress with any given exercise in your program. Below are 6 considerations, that all are somewhat interconnected: Improve Technique Increase Strength with…
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Focus on what you CAN do

With the COVID-19 epidemic raiding the world like a bushfire, there are a lot of things we aren’t able to do in our normal life. But if we let the craziness of the world dictate our internal environment it’s easy to feel flat and start victimise ourselves to our circumstances. So instead of throwing your…
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Having Fun

What hobbies did you have as a kid? Did you play sports, sing in the choir or were you into crafting? Or anything else?  And what happened to those hobbies… did you keep them up or grow out of them? What did you replace them with?  It’s natural that we grow out of things when we get older. Things…
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NEAT

Neat is an acronym for Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis and includes all activities that are outside your training and cardio regime.  This includes everything from your heart beats, blinking with your eyes, fidgeting with your hair, singing in the shower, how energetic you are in general and all other subconscious activities you do throughout the day. …
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Good Food vs Bad Food

When we classify things as good or bad we can start really messing with our psychology around food. So before going on, to make things clear – all food breaks down to either amino acids (protein), fatty acids (fat) or glucose (carbohydrate) and will provide your body with calories.   The process of that breakdown…
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What Do You Want?

No growth or success happens without some level of discomfort. But the right kind of goal setting can be profoundly powerful in creating a drive force and discipline that takes you from where you are now to what you really want.  You might have heard about SMART goals?   SpecificMeasurableAttainableRisky/RealisticTime-bound  Motivation always goes in waves, and…
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Using The Gym For More Than Good Looks

When I started training, like many others, I used the gym look better in the eyes of others. So really it was to build my self-esteem and not necessarily please others, but I didn’t know that at the time. I have also always been a small person, so it gave me a sense of independence…
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Meal Prep Strategies

Benjamin Franklin supposedly once said, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.“ When it comes to your fat loss goals, this is a quote you have to live by in order to be successful.  Without planning your daily food intake, you will eventually find yourself in tricky situations. So the more prepared you are,…
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