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Portion Distortion

The other day I saw a fact sheet that blew my mind. It compared portion sizes today against those in the 1980’s and — wow! What a difference!! Check this out: A turkey sandwich in the 1980’s came in at 320 calories… now it’s 820. A slice of pizza was 500 calories… now it’s 850.

Ditch added sugar and skyrocket your results

One of the most important changes you can make when it comes to how you feel and move — and even how you look — is to cut back one key ingredient from your diet… One that has virtually no nutritional value and yet is almost everywhere you look. You might already have guessed what

Cheat meals the right way

The other day I had a conversation with someone in our Studio who was complaining that they had a “cheat” meal… which led to a cheat day… which led to a cheat weekend… and now they are struggling because they feel like they’re back to square one again. I think most of us have felt

Forget about big goals — do this instead

There is a very simple (but super powerful) principle in business that can improve efficiency, create steady long-term growth, and help you to reach your goals. But the power of this philosophy goes way beyond business. It also can make a huge difference in living a better, healthier and more fulfilled life. It’s fuelled by

"Decision Fatigue" is real

Have you ever noticed how much harder it is to have willpower when you’re stressed or have had a long day at work or with the kids? It doesn’t have to be “bad” stress either – your willpower can lag after an awesome day spent sightseeing, shopping or doing something else that you love! The

The real number of days it takes to create a habit

Do you ever feel like creating healthier habits (working out, eating better etc) is a lot harder than it should be? That’s because, in a nutshell, it all comes down to one thing — your mindset. Once you get your mindset right, everything else will begin to fall into place. I think we’ve all struggled

Why we need to squat like we did when we were children

In much of the developed world, resting is just another word for sitting. We find ourselves sitting in cars, buses, at desks or during lunch. Then we come home to sit on the sofa and watch TV, or browse through social media channels. It’s 2018, and we are sitting more than ever before. For most

Health & Fitness Myths... What you need to know

It’s hard to know what to believe and what not to believe when it comes to the internet, health and fitness, and the new fads or trends. There’s so much advertising and opinion that it’s like searching for a needle in a haystack when trying to decipher fact from fiction. I’ve picked a few common

Exercise is a vital component of cancer treatment!

Contrary to previous medical advice encouraging you to rest, there has recently been an exciting and dramatic shift in the approach to the treatment of cancer. Exercise, particularly resistance training, is now being prescribed by a group of leading Australian cancer experts as a vital part of the treatment plan for cancer patients, even if

Get Stronger, Live Longer

Join the Resistance Movement! by Steve Denenberg Once considered the exclusive domain of steroid-dependent “Gym Junkies”, the use of weights and strength exercises are now seen as a powerful way to resist the effects of ageing and injury. The Resistance Movement is a strength and resistance based programme for the 60s+, developed by Senior Trainer