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What All Women Over 40 Need To Do For Their Bodies

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  I’m turning the big 4-0 in a couple of months and I am still trying to come to grips with it.  Like, what the fk happened to my 30’s?  Where did a whole decade go?   One minute I’m celebrating my 30’s rocking a teeny tiny tight little skirt and flawless skin,  next minute […]

My 2017 Filex Fitness Conference Summary

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    Wow, it is hard to believe that it has been 2 weeks since our yearly fitness conference Filex at Sydney International Convention Center.    This year marked the 30 year anniversary of Fitness Network; the people and organisation responsible for creating the Australian fitness industry as we know it (check out the awesome […]

Monthly Wine Down – Feb 2017

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Yes; the monthly wine down is back this month.  I got a little waylaid there over the Chrissy New Years period, but never fear I have been squirreling away some of the best reads from Feb. So let’s get into these brain gain reads:   Health Related:    1.  Sleep – The fountain of youth […]

Pre-Menstrual Symptoms (PMS) And Exercise – What To Do

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“You’re being a dick” my fiancé, Mike said to me in bed earlier this week.   “A real dick – you are moody, grumpy, resistant and making every interaction hard work”   Did I get mad at this?  Nope, he was right.  And he was totally right to call me out on my behavior; I […]

The 5 Biggest Lies The Fitness Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

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  Currently I have a love/hate relationship with the state of the Fitness Industry.  I have lovingly invested almost 2 decades of my life to this space and I’m not encouraged by what I am seeing.   Thank God there are some great coaches out there doing great things.  They too are dedicated to helping people […]

Girls Gone Strong

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Girls Gone Strong!   This week I released the 48th episode of the WOW podcast and my guest was someone who I have been hankering to get on.    My badass lady is Molly Galbraith co-founder of Girls Gone Strong.  Girls Gone Strong was started in 2011 by 7 women who wanted to change the […]

Letting Go Of Pretty To Find Strong

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  For the past 4 weeks I have been following a specific Strength Training program with my flatmate Lisa Brown from Innervate Health and Fitness. It is the first one I have stuck to in YEARS and it is only due to the amazing programming of Bret Contreras (THE Glute Guy!!) that I am sticking […]

How To Work Out Around Your Menstrual Cycle

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  (Note:  This article originally appeared on the PTDC website )   The menstrual cycle lies at the core of a female’s health and well-being, and yet, it is rarely talked about in an in-depth manner within many personal trainer–client relationships. Whether her goal is to improve strength, gain muscle, or lose fat, you can […]

 

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