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Bottoms up – how to really work your glutes

Bottoms up – how to really work your glutes

23-May-2018

Why you should strengthen your glutes, pelvis and hips – plus 3 easy exercises to work this often-overlooked area of your body. By Harriet Edmund ...
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Post-Easter eating – what you should to know

Post-Easter eating – what you should to know

03-Apr-2018

How to get your fix, not a fill this Easter, with expert advice from PT Shannon Barry, of Step into Life West Lakes. ...
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Boxkick – mind and body benefits

Boxkick – mind and body benefits

29-Mar-2018

Ever considered yourself a boxer? Here’s why you should try boxkick at Step into Life. By Harriet Edmund If you’re looking for a fast way to get in...
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How to improve your posture

How to improve your posture

20-Mar-2018

Carlton North Business Owner Lino Caruso tells how to start straightening up – for the better – with these easy exercises. By Harriet Edmund Why is having good posture so...
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What you should know about heart disease in Australia

What you should know about heart disease in Australia

08-Feb-2018

Cardiovascular disease kills one Australian every 12-minutes – another reason why training regularly is TOTALLY worth it! By Harriet Edmund ...
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What is your BMI, and should you care?

What is your BMI, and should you care?

04-Dec-2017

Want to know if tracking your body mass index is useful? Chris Hennessey, Step into Life Graceville trainer, explains. By Harriet Edmund ...
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Christmas and your health – how exercise can help

Christmas and your health – how exercise can help

04-Dec-2017

The mental and physical side effects of this time of year can be totally consuming – Ocean Grove PT Penny Tomkinson shares this important advice. ...
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How exercise can boost your immune system

How exercise can boost your immune system

02-Nov-2017

How exercise can help boost your immune system   As this year’s deadly flu season continues, here’s how...
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Do you suffer stomach problems when you exercise?

Do you suffer stomach problems when you exercise?

26-Jul-2017

Do you suffer stomach problems when you exercise? New research shows exercising vigorously for more than...
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Are you too healthy?

Are you too healthy?

15-Jun-2017

Are you too healthy?  Trainer Kerrie Olson answers four important questions to help tell if you are – in fact – too healthy. By Harriet Edmund Did you know...
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7 stages of dieting, where are you at?

7 stages of dieting, where are you at?

18-May-2017

7 stages of dieting, where are you at?  Nutritionist Matt O’Neill explains the 7 stages of...
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What you need to know about beating comfort eating

What you need to know about beating comfort eating

11-May-2017

What you need to know about beating comfort eating Don’t reach for the chocolate, yet! Here...
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3 tips for surviving sugar cravings

3 tips for surviving sugar cravings

16-Feb-2017

No matter what your New Year resolutions are – losing weight, toning up or cutting out junk food – there’s one thing that can...
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Going Green Smoothie

Going Green Smoothie

31-Jan-2017

Going Green Smoothie; This month we are pleased to introduce you to the Step into Life Kitchen! Over the coming weeks we will be bringing you simple and healthy...
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Worried you won’t fit in at training

Worried you won’t fit in at training

20-Jan-2017

If you like the idea of getting fit this summer, but it’s been a while since you’ve pulled on your training gear – or even thought about breaking...
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Your guide to silly season nutrition

Your guide to silly season nutrition

14-Dec-2016

At this time of year one thing is for certain – ’tis the season to focus on nutrition. After all, December can easily become a month-long...
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Pre-workout meal ideas to keep you powering

Pre-workout meal ideas to keep you powering

17-Nov-2016

Plus, how to time your exercise nutrition right to avoid unwanted workout woes. There is nothing worse than putting in the hard yards on the...
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How to sleep better

How to sleep better

29-Sep-2016

Exercise and (nine) other ways to help you get a good night’s rest. You’ve probably noticed that...
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Finals Fever - Watch the Big Game, Without a Big Gain!

Finals Fever - Watch the Big Game, Without a Big Gain!

21-Sep-2016

We love football finals season, no matter what code you follow or team you support (or even if you don’t follow the football at all!), there’s something ...
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Why follow a healthy eating plan

Why follow a healthy eating plan

20-Jul-2016

South Perth PT Melanie Cathie weighs in on the big questions about diets and calorie counting. With 80 per cent of her members working towards a weight loss goal...
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Losing weight? Here’s 2 reasons why you shouldn’t weigh in

Losing weight? Here’s 2 reasons why you shouldn’t weigh in

25-May-2016

  Plus, our experts’ preferred alternatives for measuring your weight loss progress. By Harriet Edmund ...
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How to increase metabolism in your 40s

How to increase metabolism in your 40s

05-May-2016

Nutritionist Matt O’Neill shares the metabolism boosters that help you stay in shape, as you age.   By Harriet Edmund     FACT: From around age 30 your metabolism starts to decline...
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Ditch the takeway – try our Sesame Chicken!

Ditch the takeway – try our Sesame Chicken!

15-Jul-2015

Looking for a recipe that hits the spot during those cold winter spells, when you’re really craving takeaway? Don’t dial the local Chinese restaurant – try this super simple...
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Autumn Eats – The Benefits of Eating Seasonally

Autumn Eats – The Benefits of Eating Seasonally

03-Jul-2015

Training outdoors, you tend notice the seasonal changes taking place in our ‘gym’– the sun rising a little later as the weeks slip by, the grass dampening our sneakers...
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‘Water’ You Drinking This Winter?

‘Water’ You Drinking This Winter?

10-Jun-2015

Exercising in winter can be just as dehydrating as exercising in summer. It’s easy to remember to top up your H20 levels when the barometer is peaking ...
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Morning Hack: The Goldilocks Solution

Morning Hack: The Goldilocks Solution

28-May-2015

On those chilly mornings when you’re finding it hard to get out of bed, a great way to get energised is to enjoy a warming breakfast. Nourish yourself ...
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Tissues or Trainers? The Right Moves for the Winter Flus

Tissues or Trainers? The Right Moves for the Winter Flus

19-May-2015

Walking through the supermarket around this time each year, you start to notice the throat lozenges and tissue boxes being stocked up and moved to more prominent shelf positions,...
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Fit More Movement Into Your Day

Fit More Movement Into Your Day

13-May-2015

The term ‘incidental exercise’ will probably not be new to you; as the cooler weather settles in we tend to increase our sedentary habits, which makes ...
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Traditional Treats: Our Recipe for Anzacs!

Traditional Treats: Our Recipe for Anzacs!

22-Apr-2015

With Step into Life training grounds all over this amazing country, we feel incredibly lucky and appreciative of those who have fought for our freedoms. We’re not sure about...
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A ‘superfood’ worth getting egg-cited over!

A ‘superfood’ worth getting egg-cited over!

21-Apr-2015

‘Superfoods’ is a word very much in fashion right now: goji berries, kale, kombucha, spirulina… these nutrient rich ingredients deserve all the attention they are getting – they are...
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‘Chocolate’ Bark – An Easter Treat (Without The Bite!)

‘Chocolate’ Bark – An Easter Treat (Without The Bite!)

29-Mar-2015

It’s that wonderful chocolate-filled time of the year – the long weekend is upon us and we know how full of temptations it can be… Easter eggs as far...
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Quick & Easy Breakfasts For Weight-Loss Success

Quick & Easy Breakfasts For Weight-Loss Success

18-Mar-2015

Skipping meals is never a good weight-loss strategy, especially when it comes to breakfast! We all know that eating in the morning wakes up your metabolism, helping you to...
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Movie Munchies! Healthy Treats For The Cinema

Movie Munchies! Healthy Treats For The Cinema

18-Feb-2015

It’s awards season in America and the entertainment world is buzzing with everything to do with the silver screen. Whether you’re heading to the flicks to see what the...
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4 ways to a healthier summer BBQ

4 ways to a healthier summer BBQ

19-Nov-2014

For a lot of Australians, the warm summer months mean that barbecue season is here. Think big juicy burgers while the kids play in the pool; beers with mates...
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Common Weight-Loss Mistakes For Runners

Common Weight-Loss Mistakes For Runners

26-Jun-2014

While running can be a fantastic element to include in your weight-loss strategy, there are a few factors that can derail the weight-loss goals of even the most dedicated...
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Six Flu Fighting Foods

Six Flu Fighting Foods

25-Jun-2014

Fight back! Knock that pesky flu down a peg or two with these fresh flu-fighting foods. Whether you snack on them or feel like playing chef in the...
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Signature Brunch: Eggs on toast

Signature Brunch: Eggs on toast

25-Feb-2014

Another lovely lazy brunch idea from our friends at Bakers Delight this week - classic eggs on toast, with a chia twist! The protein packed egg makes for the...
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Bupa: Take Steps for Good Health

Bupa: Take Steps for Good Health

16-Oct-2013

To continue with your journey to a healthier lifestyle, we invite you to take part in Bupa Take Steps for Good Health 4/8km walk or run. On Sunday 1st...
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5 ways to eat more spinach

5 ways to eat more spinach

02-Oct-2013

Spinach is one of nature’s superfoods, not to mention Popeye’s fuel of choice – so why not make it yours too? Packed full of powerful nutrients, spinach’s health benefits...
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Paleo Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters

Paleo Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters

31-Jul-2013

YUM! If you're a sweet tooth, these paleo dark chocolate nut clusters are an amazing way to beat the afternoon fade - or a great post-workout reward! Remember...
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Delicious Must Haves

Delicious Must Haves

26-Apr-2013

 Delicious, nutritious and energy boosting must haves to pop in your trolley this weekend!
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Fit and Fabulous

Fit and Fabulous

23-Apr-2013

Meet the fabulous Julie Harrison from Step into Life Collaroy who undertook the Maintainer program in January this year. New year, new you! "I have had the most amazing...
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Tone up with MJ

Tone up with MJ

22-Apr-2013

So you’re happy with your weight you just want to tone up and see some muscle definition – see what Matt has to say about his Maintainer program...
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Meal Planner Time

Meal Planner Time

19-Apr-2013

Planning out your weekly meals will help you stay on top of your new lifestyle choice and stop you from falling back into your old habits. Keep these...
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Feeling Great

Feeling Great

17-Apr-2013

Paul Hanrahan is a Step into Life member in Mackay who recently undertook the MJ Jumpstarter plan – check out his outstanding transformation so far! "I was eating the...
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Jumpstart your metabolism – guest blogger Matt O’Neill

Jumpstart your metabolism – guest blogger Matt O’Neill

15-Apr-2013

Let's face it... modern life stuffs up your metabolism! Effort and energy saving devices like remote controls, electric car windows and computer-bound jobs rob us of our calorie burning...
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Get in My Trolley

Get in My Trolley

12-Apr-2013

It’s that time of the week again! As you gear up for the weekend take a peek at some of the great items you can pop in your...
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Lifestyle Edit

Lifestyle Edit

09-Apr-2013

Meet Phil from Step into Life Labrador - a certified Gainer who has embraced a new way of healthy eating to help him in building lean muscle. "My name...
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Weekend Shopping Edit

Weekend Shopping Edit

04-Apr-2013

How many of you plan out your weekly shop in advance before storming the aisles on the weekend? Whether you write a list, plug it into your smart...
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