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5 tips and tricks to get motivated to train

Everyone knows how hard it can be to find the motivation to work out regularly. Unfortunately, it's all too easy to get stuck in a rut, where you neglect your local gym for weeks, maybe even months on end. It's an unhealthy habit - the Australian Department of Health stresses that sedentary behaviour can increase your risks of obesity or chronic diseases.

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Can physical exercise reduce your stress levels?

Everyone is always talking about how exercise and personal training benefits the body physically. Of course, it is a definite help when trying to lose weight, build muscle or strengthen the heart, but can it have an effect on your mental health as well?

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3 tips to help you drink more water

Water.

It's a fat-free, sugar-free liquid that helps to keep you hydrated, especially during exercise.

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Sweat it out: Why being sweaty is good for your health

Working up a sweat? Chances are, so is everyone else at the gym. Instead of hiding your sweat bib, wear it proudly. It's good for your health! 

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Why Stretching is so important

Stretching is an extremely important practice to add into your daily routine for everyone. I often hear people say that “only people with injuries should stretch” or that “it’s only for people who are out of shape”. Well, it’s time to learn some truths about stretching and how easy it is to incorporate stretching into your daily routine.

3 simple ways to ensure that your workouts are kept both effective and efficient

When you're exercising at SGAC Fitness, it's important that you're getting the most out your visit. Here are three ways to ensure you're getting it right.

Top 3 Tips for staying on the health bandwagon during the festive season!

We know what it’s like, with the holiday season fast approaching, us health nuts can begin to get a little bit antsy about the dreaded holiday blowout that can sometimes take months to recover from! Do not fear, the experts at #TeamSGAC are here to help you navigate through the holiday season and ensure you and your goals remain intact!

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Team SGAC super star: Samantha Watts

Many people’s greatest fears involve open water. But not Samantha Watts. For Sam, there is no place for fear. Our popular swim school supervisor and lifeguard team leader is an open water champion, and at 22 has a slew of achievements behind her and one very big goal ahead.

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5 way to strengthen your core muscles without leaving bed!

Slept through your yoga class or just feeling lazy? Try out these core-strengthening exercises, straight from your bed!

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What are the best exercises for your personality?

Your personality can have a big say when it comes to how happy you are in your workout. Whether your an introvert or extrovert, here are the workouts for you.

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The 20-Minute Fat Burning Kettlebell Workout

The kettlebell is not only one of the most effective versatile pieces of equipment, it's also one of the most convenient. If you're tight on time, or looking for a quick workout you can do anywhere with minimal stuff, all you need is one bell.

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V for victory: How to get a ripped abdominal 'V' shape

Though thee traditional six pack may still be the Holy Grail of muscle-building, the beautiful 'V for victory' is not far behind. Here's how to get one.

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Should Mummies Stay Yummy?

Like just about everything concerning pregnancy, much debate and judgement surrounds the Dos and Don’ts of training when you are pregnant. Is it right to question a woman’s fitness as a parent because of her dedication to fitness.

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Essential Gear For Every Gym Bag

Who would have thought tea bags could be so handy? Here’s the nine things you should keep in your gym bag to get the most out of your workout.

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Joe Manganiello's Upper Body Workout

If you’re sick of your girlfriend talking about what a great body Joe Manganiello has (or just staring, slack-jawed, whenever he’s on-screen), it’s time you did something about it.

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3 Exercises You Need To Do To Counteract Sitting All Day

Are you a desk jockey? Do you spend most of your day sitting or hunched over a computer or laptop?

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How does swimming build ripped abs?

If you're after rock-hard abs that would rival even the marble statue of David by Michelangelo, swim your way to a solid six-pack at SGAC's pools. 

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Foam Pit Clean Up

It’s that time again!

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Recreational Pathway Announcement

Sydney Gymnastics and Aquatic Centre (SGAC) are proud to unveil our NEW Gymnastics Recreational Pathway.

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Important Message: Junior Membership Cards

Please read this important SGAC message regarding Junior Members.

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