Fitness ball rollout

Want flat, defined abs? Dust off your fitness ball and try this simple exercise today! How to: Kneel in front of a stability ball with your knees hip-width apart, then place your forearms on the ball, hands in loose fists. Keeping your back flat, brace your core and slowly roll the ball away from you by straightening […]
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4 foam roller exercises

Release tension from your muscles and increase recovery with a foam roller session. Do this while you’re watching TV or directly after your workout. You can even use a foam roller before you work out to help break up scar tissue, get fresh oxygenated blood to your muscles. Benefits of using a foam roller: ✓ Reduces […]
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Walking vs. running

When it comes to walking or running, which is the better method for helping you achieve your fitness goals? Find out the winner once and for all as we quiz our experts in the areas of fat loss, health and endurance. Goal: Fat loss According to Amanda Ferguson, owner and founder of Blue Sky Health & Fitness, the […]
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Medicine Ball slams for tight abs

Grab a medicine ball to start tightening and toning your abs in this one explosive move. How to Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and hold the medicine ball with both hands. Brace your abs and reach your arms overhead and back, with elbows almost locked, until you feel a stretch in your abs. Explosively throw the ball onto the […]
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Double leg stretch

Want a flat stomach? Target your upper and lower abs with this gymstick workout from Lila Hall. Equipment: Gymstick Reps/Sets: 32 Reps, 1 Set Pair with: Plank – 2 mins   NEXT: Amazing ab workouts you can’t afford to skip!   Photo credit: JCM Photography
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Metabolic Resistance Training (MRT) for fat loss

Boost your 24-hour calorie burn with Metabolic Resistance Training (MRT). WHO SAYS: Alice Round (metafit.com.au) “Metabolic training means training that increases the metabolic effect from the exercises on your body’s ability to burn calories not only while doing the exercises, but long after, in what’s known as your post exercise energy consumption, or EPOC,” Round says. EPOC, or burning extra […]
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Post-pregnancy workout

This workout program is ideal for new mums who want their post-baby body back. PT Jen Dugard shows us how. Why it works: This program is ideal for new mums or those with beginner fitness levels. It includes some basic postural exercises to stretch out tight muscles and switch on those that require strengthening. After having […]
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5 tips to keep you training this winter

Climbing out of bed when it’s 6am and pitch black is no easy gig, but getting exercise in is crucial for appearance, fitness and emotional wellbeing. Here are 5 tips to keep you training this winter. 1. Prepare the night before If an early morning run is your aim, set the scene the night before so there […]
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