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Rest is an important part of working out

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Rest is essential when working out because it plays a crucial role in the body’s recovery and adaptation process. Here are a few reasons why rest is important: Muscle recovery: When you exercise, especially through strength training or high-intensity workouts, you create small tears in your muscle fibers. Rest allows these muscles to repair and […]

The Radiant Connection: Exploring the Impact of Exercise and Fitness on Skin Health

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Regular exercise and maintaining fitness levels are known to provide numerous benefits for our overall health and well-being, but exercise can also affect our skin health. While the positive effects of exercise on cardiovascular fitness, weight management, and mental health are widely recognized, its impact on skin health is often overlooked. In this blog post, […]

Should you take Magnesium after a workout?

Magnesium is an essential mineral that plays a vital role in many bodily functions, including muscle contraction and relaxation, energy production, and nerve function. It is also important for muscle recovery after a workout. Here are some of the ways that magnesium can help after a workout: If you are experiencing muscle soreness, cramping, or […]

Unveiling the Genetic Influence on Exercise: How Our Genes Shape Physical Fitness

Genetic Influence on Exercise

When it comes to physical fitness and athletic performance, it’s no secret that genetics play a significant role. Our unique genetic makeup can influence various aspects of exercise, including our response to training, endurance capacity, muscle composition, and risk of certain injuries. In this blog post, we will explore how genetics affect our exercise abilities […]

Embrace the Chill: Why Exercising Outdoors in Winter Is Great

As the temperature drops and winter sets in, a lot of us are inclined to hibernate indoors and forgo our regular exercise routines. However, embracing the chill and engaging in outdoor physical activities during winter can provide numerous benefits for both our physical and mental well-being. In this blog post, we will explore the advantages […]

What leggings do I wear as a personal trainer?

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So you may be wondering what leggings I wear as a yoga teacher and personal trainer.  Here’s my review of my current favourite leggings.  These leggings can also be bought online. The Zyia Active Light and Tight leggings are amazing, and they stay up even through tough workouts, and without cutting in.  I’m not a […]

What is Yogalates?

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I’ve taught a couple of classes recently which have been a fusion of Yoga and Pilates.  I like to call this Yogalates.  So what do these classes look like? We’ve got a little snippet below to give you an idea what these classes look like. We can’t wait to share one of these classes with […]

Healthy living inside and out

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Healthy living inside and out is one of the hallmarks of the Arbonne 30 days to healthy living.  I’ve recently started another round of this amazing program. It’s a great reboot for your nutrition and health, with an amazing nutrition range to back it up.  Then on Friday when I was lucky enough to close […]

What does good form in a plank look like?

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How do I perform a plank correctly?  So often I see clients having issues with planks.  Planks are one of those exercises that can cause so many issues, and low back pain when not done correctly. Here’s a video I made up today sharing a few tips and tricks on how to perform and hold […]

Mind, Body, and Beauty

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With Melbourne going back into lockdown this week, I’ve had a bit of time to think, and one of the things I’ve been thinking about it how Mind, Body, and Beauty are all interconnected. I posted a video on my social media earlier about this, on Facebook, and Instagram. I finally had the confidence this […]