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Gym showers: A word of warning

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A word of warning to those of you who throw caution into the wind and saunter into the gym shower thinking the stories of foot fungus are old wives tales concocted to scare you into wearing thongs in the shower? Think again! Earlier this year, a Texas man caught a flesh-eating foot infection after showering […]

The skipping rope workout

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Hear the word skipping rope, and no doubt your mind goes straight back to your school days and playing ‘I had a little motorcar in 1964…’ and various other skipping rhymes. However skipping rope can be a great workout for all ages and there’s no need to spend lots of money on equipment. All you […]

Orange is the new fitness?

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Just when you thought you’d seen it all, there’s another fitness trend dawning our doorstep. Orangetheory Fitness is the newest exercise empire taking Australia by storm. It’s described as the best one-hour workout in the country. The workout is divided into intervals of cardio and strength training using treadmills, rowing machines, TRX bands and free […]

6 Signs it’s time to get a new PT

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When you’re investing your hard earned dollars on hiring a Personal Trainer (and that’s on top of your weekly gym fees), you want to make sure you are getting your money’s worth. Here’s how to tell if your PT is worth their weight in gold or whether you should reconsider your investment. You know it’s […]

Gui Finkler: On extra training

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Gui Finkler is one of the hardest training players at Melbourne Victory and the adidas ambassador acknowledged supplementing the training system set up by Kevin Muscat with extra gym work is a big part of getting results on the pitch. “We do most of the extra training at the gym,” Finkler said. While the players […]

How to track your training and guarantee your results

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How to Track Your Training and Guarantee Your Results In all the years I’ve spent in the gym, nothing has had a greater effect on my fitness than tracking and monitoring my progress through measurable, data-driven training. By collecting quantitative (numeric) data by performing measurable, observable and repeatable activities (for example, both 5 reps of […]