Seven habits fit people live by

Good fitness habits don’t have to be difficult to get. A few small tweaks to your daily routine is all you need to help you start and keep going with your fitness. These are seven habits that fit people live by.   1. Hydration Our bodies are made up of about 60%...

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Connecting the world to fitness

We have now been exercising together for over 4 years in Artarmon, and almost 2 years at Epping and formed caring friendships. In our Shape-UP groups, we work hard at extending our self beyond what we would normally do in our daily life, resulting in a definite...

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How to tell if your body is changing with exercise

Regular Exercise is hard because it takes time - a lot of time. In our culture of instant gratification, we are not accustomed to waiting for results. Results require dedication and permanent lifestyle changes; it demands patience....and that’s hard, but not...

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Are you working hard or hardly working?

Although any physical activity is better than nothing, if you are looking to improve your physical fitness then exercise should elevate your heart rate, make you somewhat breathless, and causes your muscles to burn.   Exercise intensity: How to measure it   In class,...

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Make fitness a piece of cake with accountability

I often wish exercise was a piece of cake...I like cake...It makes me happy....it’s tasty....I'm always having a good time when I eat cake. .....and exercising doesn’t seem to create the same joy in the moment....and I never want another session! Sticking to regular...

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Why we underestimate the value of exercise

All of us will agree that there is value in people exercising; however, we sometimes don’t include ourselves as the “people” who exercise will be of value. This belief means that the action necessary to include exercise in our daily routine becomes a low priority when...

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