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What is ZUU?

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ZUU is the brain child of Aussie, Nathan Helberg. Essentially it is a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout. HIIT has been around for donkey’s ages, only this time it comes with a twist – an animal twist.  ZUU is touted one of the most intensive workouts around; a workout  so challenging that it was initially intended for frontline […]

What is F45?

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F45 is functional group training that encourages participants through innovative exercises that result in body transformations in as little as 12 weeks. The F stands for functional and the 45 is how long the class runs for. Exercises are divided into 45 second intervals with 15 second rest periods. It’s the fastest growing exercise class […]

A day in the gym with Khan Porter

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Though my training volume fluctuates from time to time, when I’m in full time training my day-to-day routine looks fairly similar in terms of what I work on. The following is a typical training day and will form the basis for my next 12 months of training for the 2017 CrossFit Games season. Session 1 – […]

Skill development in functional fitness programs

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When we think about strength and conditioning, we often stop at strength training and cardio. The acquisition and development of skills is often overlooked and as a result, the broader functional fitness community is missing a key part of a holistic fitness programme. A skill can broadly be defined as any movement, from lifting or raising […]

3 Accessory movements to improve your snatch

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The snatch is hands down my favorite barbell movement. It tests strength, speed, power, mobility and stability all at once and just looks and feels awesome. There’s something super gratifying about throwing a heap of weight over your head and then standing it up like a boss! BUT with any highly technical movement, there’s a lot […]

How to use discomfort to discover your potential

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There is no greater limiting factor in training than an unwillingness to suffer. We are conditioned as human beings to seek comfort in our day-to-day lives and unfortunately, this fear of discomfort carries over to how we train in the gym. We want the softest chairs, the easiest cars to drive, air-conditioning, elevators and as […]

Two movements to improve your ‘Muscle-Up  

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The muscle-up for many fitness enthusiasts is the pinnacle of gymnastics movements. Though a pretty basic concept for an adept gymnast, taking oneself from hanging directly below a set of rings to locked out above them can be quite the task for an average gym goer. Here’s two movements to help build the strength needed to […]

Suspension workout for runners

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Strong legs and well rounded fitness are keys to help runners avoid injury. By adding some additional strength and stability work using the Suspension straps – runners can improve their balance, stability and boost their performance. Always make sure the suspension strap is attached securely before your workout. If you are new to exercise or […]

Kettlebell workout for runners

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Kettlebells are great tool for adding dynamic stability training into your workout. Dynamic stability helps you keep balance as you move – a key skills for runners to train. Make sure you work within your limits and if you are new to exercise or have any health concerns speak to your doctor or healthcare provider […]