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Spinning 101: Exercise Bikes

Spinning 101: Exercise Bikes

The gym is a place full of different types of exercise equipment. One of the most popular machines is the exercise, or spin, bike. Read on to learn more.

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Eating these foods could help you catch more zzz's at night

Eating these foods could help you catch more zzz's at night

Sleep research from the University of South Australia has found which foods can help us sleep better and longer. Fill up on these for a good night indeed! 

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Can regular exercise make you smarter?

Can regular exercise make you smarter?

Medical research has found on several occasions that taking the time to workout regularly boosts brain function. Can

this make us smarter, though? 

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Breakfasts to warm you from the inside out this Winter!

Breakfasts to warm you from the inside out this Winter!

With winter well and truly here, there’s nothing more comforting than sinking your teeth into a delicious, warming breakfast to kick-start your day. We’ve compiled our top 2 favourite winter warming recipes that will make you feel seriously warm and toasty (pun intended) on even the coldest winter mornings.

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Gym equipment 101: Treadmills

Gym equipment 101: Treadmills

There are many different pieces of equipment in the gym, but the one that people gravitate towards most is the treadmill. Read on to learn more about it. 

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Doing absolutely nothing in your active wear? Work out with your BFF!

Doing absolutely nothing in your active wear? Work out  with your BFF!

Activewear, activewear! Sing the popular song as you exercise with your best friend or partner, as studies prove their company helps you get fit faster. 

 

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Three sure-fire ways to ensure you don’t stop training during winter

Three sure-fire ways to ensure you don’t stop training during winter

With winter now well and truly here, sometimes getting out of bed and jumping into your training regime can be a little more difficult than usual. However, with these top tips in mind, we know you’ll be able to push through the winter blues and SMASH through your goals!

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6 warm-up and cool down exercises for your next gym session

6 warm-up and cool down exercises for your next gym session

Warming up before you work out and cooling down after intense exercise is essential to keep your body healthy. But we all know that having a crazy busy life means that we often cut corners when it comes to doing these. Here at SGAC Fitness, we want to do our best to make sure you're well looked after and enjoying your time as a Fitness Club member. With that in mind, this blog will give you the low down on the value of warm-up and cool down exercises for your overall fitness, as well as provide some useful exercises to try during your next gym session.

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How your #socialmedia page can help you get fit!

How your #socialmedia page can help you get fit!

One of the best parts of living in a world with advanced technology is that we can use it to our advantage for productivity. This includes making the most of our fitness regimes. Social media is an ideal platform for fitness gurus to share their wisdom, not to mention an inspirational visual medium with plenty of photos to motivate you to work harder at the gym.

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Why it's okay for women to train 'like a man'

Why it's okay for women to train 'like a man'

Our awesome Personal Trainer, Leah gives us the inside scoop on why it's okay for women to train like a man! In fact, she shows us that weights training and 'pumping iron' can indeed, be great for building a feminine physique.

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The food you’ve been eating has a dirty little (sugary) secret…

The food you’ve been eating has a dirty little (sugary) secret…

It’s no secret that sugar is the hot topic on the tips of the tounges of nutritionists, bloggers and pretty much, everyone at the moment! In fact, so much so, there seems to be an uprising of people who are eliminating sugar from their diets completely.

In essence, this could be for a good reason. Did you know a number of foods you could be eating and thinking were indeed ‘healthy’ have a lot of sugar hidden within them?

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Mouth Watering Raw Salted Caramel Balls!

Mouth Watering Raw Salted Caramel Balls!

Okay, we’re not kidding when we say, this Fit Friday recipe is seriously MOUTH-WATERING! These Raw Salted Caramel Bliss balls are a taste sensation. You’ll be finding it hard to stop at one (or two, or seven). Trust us. Best of all, these use nothing but raw, wholesome ingredients, so not only will you be loving the how they taste, you’ll be loving how they make you feel!

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The Golden Ticket could be yours!

The Golden Ticket could be yours!

We bet you’ve heard the chatter around the gym over the last few weeks about our awesome Golden Ticket promotion! Have you swiped your membership card at the terminal to enter yet?

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The Friday Feel Good Smoothie

The Friday Feel Good Smoothie

We love Fridays for so many reasons. The fast approaching weekend, the awesome motivation to train hard until the end of the week and, most importantly, the excuse to drink our incredible Friday Feel Good Smoothie. We aren't kidding when we say, this smoothie is packed with tonnes of nutritious goodness and tastiness! 

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How much exercise should I really be getting?

How much exercise should I really be getting?

We all know the drill. You get up in the morning and sometimes, the last thing you want to do is launch into an hour of exercise. When you get home from work, the enthusiasm can be lacking at times too. Finding the time to work out can seem like a chore, but the fact is, it doesn't have to be!

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Healthy Valentines Day Chocolate Recipe

Healthy Valentines Day Chocolate Recipe

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, there’s no better excuse to tuck into decadent, delicious chocolate and share it with your loved ones!

However, all chocolate isn’t created equal, and you know just as well as we do, although it tastes good, it isn’t necessarily good for you and achieving your fitness goals. 

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Supercharge your training with the Fit 3D Body Scanner!

Supercharge your training with the Fit 3D Body Scanner!

We’re excited at SGAC Fitness to have the Fit 3D Body Scanner back in the club on 29th February– 5th March. We have to admit, this is one impressive machine!  Check out all it’s cool features. We know it’ll help you make the most of your fitness regime and reignite the fire in your belly to work harder!

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Time to get running! Your guide for Sydney Running Races in 2016 (and how to train for them)

Time to get running! Your guide for Sydney Running Races in 2016 (and how to train for them)

One of the biggest perks of being a Sydney resident who is passionate about fitness is that there are a number of running events to attend throughout the year. Planning your gym workouts around these events can help you train for them, especially by focusing your workout regime around cardiovascular exercises and endurance training. In this article, we look at which running events are happening across the city this year, and how you can train to ensure you blitz them! 

 

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3 tips to help you drink more water

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

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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