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December 13, 2017

MOTIVATION WON’T HELP YOU REACH YOUR GOALS

I had a conversation last week with a client regarding motivation and how she was beginning to ‘fall out of love’ with fitness because she’d lost the motivation to continue on her athletic journey - which is something thats perfectly normal. I’d be lyi...

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December 12, 2017

ARE YOU THRIVING OR SURVIVING??

With the close of the year around the corner, it’s an opportunity to finish a few chapters and exercise some hindsight. HAVE I SPENT THIS PAST YEAR THRIVING OR SURVIVING? THRIVING: prosperous and growing; flourishing SURVIVING: continue to live or e...

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September 25, 2017

FOOD FOR THOUGHT on BODY IMAGE

Working in the Fitness Industry for 6 years now I have had the opportunity to cross paths with many people both male and female. A huge topic of conversation in consultations and training sessions is POOR BODY IMAGE. Believe it or not men suffer it as well as ...

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July 12, 2017

Personal Training at SQUAD GYM- Renee Armstrong

The most important part about being a trainer to me is PRACTICE what you preach. If someone is going to trust my advice, then I too need to live by it. I’ve been personal training in some of Sydney's best/busiest gyms for 6 years and now successfully co-r...

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May 16, 2017

Healthy.. What does that even mean?

What does that even mean? 'Healthy' to me is a state of mind, it's a mood, it's a look, it's a measure of productivity and overall happiness. Whilst appearances are not everything, they are a reflection of how you feel about your self and the effort you bel...

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May 16, 2017

THE DEADLIFT: WHY YOU NEED THEM!

If you want a nice booty, rock hard abs and all-round bangin body, then you should be including deadlifts in your program. I don’t care if your goal is fat loss, muscle gain, strength, cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance or balance – almost every p...

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May 16, 2017

Stop Training Body Parts

(body builders may want to exit here, or stick around cause there's some take aways that could (would) help your physique goals too) If you have a goal of fat-loss, improved fitness, cardiovascular efficiency and thriving metabolism, I encourage you to stop...

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May 16, 2017

Programming. It does make a difference…

This morning as I was going about my workout I watched another member of the gym mindlessly walk around almost every piece of equipment until he decided which one he wanted to use. I have almost never had this issue as I have always invested in a coach and alw...

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May 16, 2017

IT’S NOT JUST FOR SUPER HUMANS, REGULAR PEOPLE CAN PLAY TOO!

A common question I get asked PERSON: 'Are you going to compete in powerlifting?' ME: 'Nah never.' PERSON: (often very puzzled)... 'So why do you train like that?' ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

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May 5, 2017

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COMPETING IN YOUR FIRST POWERLIFTING COMPETITION

Thinking of having a go on the platform, breaking some PR’s or even some records? Powerlifting is an extraordinary sport that measures ones strength in the squat, bench and deadlift; and having the opportunity to showcase your strength on the platform in fro...

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