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12 Reasons You’re Not Losing Fat

Have a read of the 12 Reasons You’re Not Losing Body Fat guest blog by Jason Ferruggia which we posted on our Facebook page. It’s a really good overview of the common mistakes A LOT of people are making when it comes to fat loss. We’ll worth a read…..  

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Red Thai Curry & Salad Dressing Recipes

By request from a couple of our current Jeans Challenge ladies, here are a couple of recipe ideas.  One for the much missed curry (which although certainly not recommended as a stable for this program, can actually be ‘good’ for you if made from scratch), the other two to ‘help make salad and vegetables taste less boring’. Now before anyone […]

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Interval Training for Fat Loss

Short, sharp bursts have proved more effective for fat loss. The argument about traditional steady-steady cardio vs higher intensity interval training is still gathering momentum!  Should we go more slowly for longer or is it more beneficial to go faster in short bursts? Have a read of this interesting article from the Sydney Morning Herald sent to us via one […]

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The Paleo Diet: Might our future lie in our past?

These days columns inches, film reels and supermarket shelves are filled with a constant stream of ‘fad’ diets which promise ‘too good to be to true’ weight loss results and remarkable health benefits, whilst lining the pockets of celebrity endorsers, media companies and corporates. The ever-popular Atkins diet still raises its ugly head and even cabbage soup seems to be in fashion.  Everyone seems to have something to say. One diet which has […]

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Five fats you should have in your kitchen

Fat gets a bad rap – unjustifiably so.  (We blame the media and processed food manufacturers!) Contrary to popular belief, consuming the right kinds of fats in sufficient quantities might be one of the top considerations when looking to optimise your health.  Fat does not make you fat and its key to just about every bodily function.  This applies especially […]

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Guest post by Jason Ferruggia – Top 5 tips for Muscle Building & Fat Loss

By Jason Ferruggia I was interviewed for a big name fitness magazine recently and they asked for my top five training tips. Here’s what I told them… Train like an athlete – You should be training for enhanced performance and your strength work and conditioning/ cardio should be hard, heavy and fast. None of the light weight, slow tempo nonsense, and no medium intensity, […]

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Check out our feature in the January edition of the Grove Magazine!

by Natasha Paulini It’s not that I’m lazy. Truly. I just have a physical aversion to physical activity. Beyond dance classes in my teens, exercise and I have had an uneasy, passing relationship. Six years on a certain health magazine for men meant I was surrounded by all the good advice one could want. But as a fashion editor, I […]

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The Core Training Myth

An interesting article written by leading health and fitness writer and journalist Peta Bee quoting some of the leading researchers in the areas of back back and injury rehabilitation. We are not posting it here because we are anti-Pilates, but because we have long agreed with the opinion that too much emphasis has been placed on ‘core’ training and ‘functional’ […]

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