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by Oliver Kitchingman | Friday, April 15, 2016
by Alisha Smith | Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Fitness education has been (and continues to be) a cornerstone in the development of the role of fitness professional. Entry level qualifications offer prospective trainers and instructors a sound footing on which to determine their own training philosophy and career direction, alongside a plethora of continuing education options. For more experienced fitness pros, an eagerness to share their knowledge and skills with the next generation of trainers leads many to consider moving into education. ...read more
by Oliver Kitchingman | Tuesday, March 29, 2016
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by Network Admin | Monday, December 14, 2015
This post is written by Catherine Saxelby, an accredited dietitian and nutritionist who is a member of the Lion Beer Advisory Panel and has overseen the introduction of nutrition information panels onto Lion’s entire range of beers.
If we could just contain things to a one-off Christmas Day blow-out, our bodies could cope. But it’s those indulgent gatherings in the long lead-up such as end-of-year farewells, speech nights, office parties and family picnics that can wreak havoc with our best intentions. Then it spills over into New Year with fatty finger food and salty chips.
The silly season is also the peak time for drinking, from a glass of bubbly on arrival to a cold beer at a barbecue, but it can undo your hard efforts at the gym if you go overboard. Small wonder this over-indulgence is linked to holiday weight gain. ...read more
by Oliver Kitchingman | Thursday, December 10, 2015
This blog post was written by Lisa Craven, author of Juice It! Blend It!
With party season upon us, and the increased opportunity to indulge in snacks and alcohol that this entails, you might want to give yourself a pre-emptive health boost by packing more nutrients into your day. And whizzing a whole bunch of fruit and veggies into a drink is a great way to quickly get a massive hit of goodness.
But should you juice or blend? Juicing and blending are both great, but for different reasons. Juices are made using juice extractors and smoothies are made in blenders. Although some think they are the same, they are in fact quite different. They taste different, have a different consistency and different health benefits. You can have a few juices in one day, but just one smoothie will fill you up. ...read more
by Ryan Hogan | Wednesday, December 02, 2015
In 2016, the annual FILEX fitness convention will turn 21, and we’ll be celebrating by giving you all the information and opportunities to ensure you can help your clients and members reach their full potential – and so you can become the best version of yourself, as well!
If you’ve attended a FILEX event before, then you’ll be stoked to discover that we’ve introduced a number of awesome new reasons to attend the largest annual fitness convention in the southern hemisphere. These include: ...read more
by Tess Wilson | Wednesday, October 28, 2015
This blog post was written by Tess Wilson, a Membership Consultant with Australian Fitness Network. A former competitive swimmer, Tess is passionate about healthy living and the life-enhancing power of healthy, nourishing and delicious real food.
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