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Resistance Training in Children Stunted Growth a Myth
May 25, 2016

‘’Resistance Training Causes Stunted Growth in Children’’ - It’s a Myth! A belief held by some that resistance training in children... Read More
High Intensity Interval Training
What is HIIT
January 1, 2014

Whether or not you are a fan of Crossfit, P90X, Insanity or Tapout, one good thing these training systems have done is making high intensity interval training (HIIT) one of the most popular forms of training today.

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High Intensity Power Training (Crossfit)
November 10, 2013

CrossFit is a Fitness Company founded by former gymnast and gymnastics coach Greg Glassman. It is rapidly growing with over 7000 affiliated gyms (they call them a box). The official Crossfit map says there are 34 here in Perth and 280 in Melbourne. There is a general methodology to CrossFit workouts that are loosely based on high intensity strength and conditioning programs.

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Learn to Squat Thrust like a Ninja
September 30, 2013

A squat thrust is a full body exercise much like a burpee that requires a squat and a transition into plank. The focus of this exercise is on a large range of motion and flow. This is a full body exercise for a person with an intermediate fitness level. It can be used as a strengthening exercise to increase mobility and if done at speed, it is good for metabolic conditioning. It is an excellent functional training exercise for sports like MMA and surfing where you need to get to your feet fast.

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Protein
Increase Protein to Prevent Muscle Loss
September 15, 2013

Double the RDA of Protein When Dieting. One big problem with dieting is the loss of metabolic enhancing lean muscle. However,... Read More
fat loss
Spot Fat Loss (Spot Reduction) Still a Myth.
September 3, 2013

Wouldn't it be fantastic if we could just focus on burning fat from those problem areas? Sadly, even with all the... Read More
BMI
BMI – only a guide not an indicator of health
May 30, 2013

The Body Mass Index number (BMI) derived from a simple formula used to give an approximation of a person's body fat... Read More
Split Squat the Progression of Single Leg Functional Training
March 24, 2013

When it comes to functional training unilateral (single) leg work is a must. There will be times in your life that... Read More
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Protein
December 16, 2012

What is Protein? Like Carbohydrate and Fat, Protein is a primary macronutrient. Proteins are organic compounds of large molecular comprising of... Read More
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Calorie Control without Counting Calories
October 21, 2012

Weight control at its simplest come down to this equation Calories In vs. Calories Out Eat more calories that your body... Read More
Drop and Give Me Twenty
August 7, 2012

If you are looking for an upper body exercise, your first port of call should be the basic push up. It... Read More
Over Healthy Eating
July 26, 2012

Running a Perth personal training business, I come across people who are frustrated because they can't seem to lose the weight.... Read More
Reaching Your Goals by Design – Not by Chance
June 14, 2012

If you want to achieve anything in life, you need to set goals, have a plan and put the plan into... Read More
Carbohydrate Confusion
May 28, 2012

There is a lot of controversy and confusion when it comes to carbohydrates and weight loss. Low carbohydrates and no carbohydrates…

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Giving Your Workout Some GAS
May 20, 2012

Many people fail to achieve their fitness goals for a number of reasons. It can be from quitting their workout because…

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Push Reset on Your Stress
May 10, 2012

When talking about stress we have to look at the autonomic nervous system which controls the functions of the body that…

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Getting Rid of Those Trouble Spots
February 28, 2012

We all have those problem spots on our body where fat seems to gravitate to. Before a new person starts my…

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Burn More Calories
January 24, 2012

How to burn more calories after your workout has finished There are lots of health benefits of exercise, it’s not just…

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Weight Loss Turning Negative to Positive
January 17, 2012

Why Most People Fail to Lose Weight Let’s face reality, most people are not living the life they want, and there…

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No more boring workouts
January 4, 2012

The average number of days people stop going to their gym after signing up is less than 90 days. Putting your…

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How to Find Time for Fitness
December 21, 2011

Never has there been a time when we have so little time. In the ultra fast paced world. We live where…

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Exercise Blunders to Avoid
December 14, 2011

7 Common Workout Mistakes! We all know the benefits of regular exercise and how to live fit and healthy life but…

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How to do a TRX chest press
November 16, 2011

Looking for a new exercise for your next personal training session, boot camp or your exercise program ? Try a TRX…

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What Are You Eating
October 31, 2011

If you are what you eat, What are you? When it comes to weight loss exercise alone will only get you…

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How to Transform Your Body the S.M.A.R.T. Way
October 28, 2011

Knowing how to set goals is the first step to success When a new client comes to me and ask about…

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White-fleshed fruit helps prevent stroke
A Fleshy Subject
October 10, 2011

White-fleshed fruit helps prevent stroke A Danishes study has found that eating white-fleshed fruit may help to ward off stroke. There... Read More
TRX Explosive Row
July 13, 2011

This nifty little exercise works the posterior lines of the body incorporating the major muscles in the back of the legs,…

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TRX Assisted Pistol Squat
June 28, 2011

I Know Squat Most people have heard of Squats but not many people do them. For strength training it is often…

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What is the Best Exercise?
June 13, 2011

Let me tell you what the best exercise is! This is a common question I get asked all the time as... Read More
Dense is Good
April 19, 2011

There is a lot of advertising about the latest smart food but I happy if my food is dense. That’s nutrient…

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Doing Crunches Will Not Make Your Stomach Flat
March 29, 2011

Why? Because they are a total waste of your time Time you could be spending on the right fat-burning, muscle toning…

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One Arm Bandit
March 24, 2011

The One Arm Bandit is a good alternative  to a push up. The push up is a great exercise, it works more muscles that the…

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Progress to Success
March 18, 2011

I am always amazed by the human body and its ability to adapt to the stresses of a changing environment. Without…

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The Carbs, The Fat and Your Insulin
March 14, 2011

Since the 1940s it has been subscribed to eat a low fat diet and you will lose weight, yet we are…

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Throw in the towel
March 4, 2011

Are you looking for an inexpensive way to workout in your home? Grab a couple of hand towels from your linen closet. That’s all you need to sculpt from head to toe!

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Dinner in 20 minutes: Easy, Healthy Recipe
February 23, 2011

Mustard-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Brussels Sprout Ragout

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The Two Biggest Myths of Exercise
February 19, 2011

There are lots of myths, mis-truths and old wives tales when it comes to fitness and exercise. Let’s have a look at the two biggest.

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Exercise Injury Prevention – Safety First
February 11, 2011

No matter what your goals are an injury will put the brakes on your success.

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Are your portion sizes making you put on the pounds?
February 9, 2011

Many of us tend to underestimate the amount of food we eat and overestimate our required portion/serving size.

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How to Get Fit with a 30 Minute Workout
January 31, 2011

All the commitments of family life, work and the pace of modern life makes it hard find time to exercise. Therefore you need to get the most for your precious workout time.

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What Is In A Label – Tips On Reading Food Labels
January 6, 2011

Read the ingredients list. It’s a sad fact but food is not just food any more. There are ingredients like

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Functional Training
January 6, 2011

Functional Training is the term used for exercises which trains the body for the activities performed in daily life. The principle is to perform exercises to train your body to move correctly, safely and more efficiently in movement patterns used in everyday, whether it is playing with the kids, putting out the washing, gardening or playing the sport you love.

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Weight Loss Starts In The Supermarket
January 6, 2011

Weight loss starts in the supermarket. This is the simplest principle of controlling the rubbish you put in your mouth. The principle is: If you don’t buy it, you can’t eat it. I know what you are saying everything is easy in principle but hard in practice so here are some tips to help.

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Contact Us
January 6, 2011

Phone: 0432 975 535 Email: info@perthfit.com.au

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