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4 tips to create New Years goals that will actually stick!

With New Year’s just around the corner, the talk of setting goals and resolutions has begun to ramp up! Goals are essential for us getting what we want and desire- they give us direction & purpose. But how can we really create goals that will actually stick?

3 Easy tips to beat the Christmas blowout and stick to your fitness goals

Did you know that on average, we consume about 6,000 calories on Christmas day?

 

Sticking to your fitness goals and avoiding the Christmas blow out can be a challenge. Our expert fitness elves have put together for you, our top 3 tips for beating the Christmas blowout and staying on track with your fitness goals!

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The top 5 gifts this Christmas for Fitness Fanatics

With Christmas being only 2 weeks away, we know the pre-Christmas present woes are starting to well and truly hit!

BUT! Do not despair, our little fitness elves have been hard at work investigating the best presents for your fellow fitness fanatics this Christmas. We’ve got the top 5 present ideas listed for you below.

Not seeing the results you want in the gym? This could be why!

So, you’ve been hitting the gym hard and you have some awesome weight loss goals. You’ve been training, attending group fitness classes, doing more than what you usually do but you’re STILL finding that the weight you want to lose just isn’t budging! You begin to question yourself. What am I doing wrong? Am I just destined to not lose the weight?

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HIgh Protein, Low Carb Banananilla Muffins

These High Protein, little beauties are filled with muscle repairing protein to ensure you can refuel your muscles after an intense workout and are low in carbs to ensue you continue to hit your fat loss goals!

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The Top 10 Benefits of Aqua Aerobics

Working out in the water is one of the most therapeutic activities for anyone! Aqua Aerobics builds cardio, strength and resistance all while being easy on the joints and in a cool and relaxing atmosphere! Here are the top 10 benefits of Aqua Aerobics.

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3 Ways Swimming can help you lose weight!

When it comes to working out in the pool, many people focus on laps. This is, of course, a great way to get into shape, especially if you're mixing things up with different strokes to target certain areas of the body. While swimming laps is a very healthy habit, it's not the only way that you can shed weight and tone up in the water. There are actually a wide range of different exercises, lifts and stretches that you can do in order to give your body a great workout.

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3 (Sandwhich-Free) Lunchbox Ideas for school lunches!

The final term of school is here! For busy Mums & Dads, packing school lunches can be a boring (although necessary), routine task!

In order to save you & your kids from the boredom of usual Sandwich lunches, we’ve collated our top 3 favourite, healthy kids lunchbox ideas.  They’re a serious twist on the usual sandwich, fruit & pack of chips your kids may be used to!

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Meet Brooke- our new Personal Training Coordinator!

Get to know our awesome new PT Coordinator, Brooke! She’s been teaching Group Fitness at SGAC Fitness for over 7 years but is now in a new, exciting role to bring the BEST Personal Training experience to our members!

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Recipe of the week: The BEST way to enjoy avocadoes

Summer is SO close. Literally less than 10 weeks away! The best thing about that is that some of our favourite fruits and vegetables are well and truly in season. Of course, at the top of the pick is Avocadoes. You really can’t go past their buttery like texture and taste. The healthy fats in avocadoes are also so good for you, helping to maintain healthy hair, skin and nails.

 

One of our FAVOURITE ways to enjoy avocadoes is in none other than guacamole. Dollop it on top of tacos, nachos or spread it on toast. However you enjoy it, we guarantee this recipe won’t disappoint

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The less than 200 calorie dessert that tastes AMAZING!

When trying to reach your health & fitness goals we often can be really keen to cut out all the ‘junk food’ from our lives- which is great! However, sometimes the cravings hit when you just need to have a sneaky piece of cake.

But HOLD UP!  We’ve got you covered because we have a super high protein & low carb Mug Cake recipe that tastes like the real (cake) deal! We think you’ll love it!

The top 5 activities the kids NEED to try these school holidays!

Can you believe it? The school holidays are less than 1 week away! With the kids free for 2 whole weeks, it’s time to start planning how you’re going to be keeping them busy. We’ve handpicked our top 5 school holiday schedule fillers so you can ensure the kids will stay active, busy and social this September!

The partner workout that will burn over 500 calories in under 20 minutes!

We LOVE training with friends! Not only does training with a friend mean you work hard and have more motivation to keep grinding through your workout, it gives you an awesome chance to be social and catch up with your training buddy!

 

We had to share this workout with you because not only is a serious calorie burner (you’ll burn up to 500 calories if you work at maximum capacity) but it’s also super-fast to complete and is a great total body workout.

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Snack recipe of the week: Raw Salted Caramel Protein Balls

We are seriously in LOVE with this recipe! These protein balls are FILLED with protein, making them a perfect post-workout snack to build & repair your muscles! Not to mention, they taste seriously awesome.

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Want to burn more calories? Train with a friend!

There’s seriously no better way to train then training with a friend!

 

According to a recent study, friends who exercise together were shown to train for longer, burn more calories, and visit their health club more regularly.

Snack Recipe of the Week: Seriously Spring Rice Paper Rolls

Spring is well and truly in the air! And with the fresh, spring weather comes fresh, delicious seasonal produce and a wealth of new recipes to try! 

One of our current favourites is Rice Paper rolls. They're fresh, healthy and totally delicious! Not to mention, they make an awesome post-workout snack!

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Recipe of the Week: Overnight Oats

Get ready for a taste sensation! Overnight oats are just what the name implies- oats that soak overnight and are ready to be eaten straight away in the morning. Place in a plastic container to be extra organised and take to work/ uni/ school with you the next day. Trust us, it's the easiest band most tastiest breakfast you will have tried in a LONG time! 

Meet our Group Fitness Coordinator: Jane Gallard

Our awesome, new Group Fitness Coordinator had a chat to us about why she loves group fitness, how she got started in group fitness, what she LOVES and why. Meet Jane- your new Group Fitness Coordiantor!

Going personal: What to consider before getting a personal trainer

Want something more out of your fitness regime? Try out our personal training sessions - it'll personalise your workout to help you achieve your goals.

 

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Putting the gym in gymnastics: How it tones muscles

Find out how performing various gymnastics exercises such as handsprings, somersaults, cartwheels and round offs can lead to a fit body.

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