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Hormones and Sleep: How they affect your weight loss, health, training adaptations and recovery.

We all know sleep is good for the mind, but how important is it for the body? Short answer: very important. Hormones and sleep greatly affect your health, training recovery and weight loss. However, when planning training regimes and structuring weight loss programs, a good night’s sleep will generally be an afterthought. If you’re serious […]

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5 Questions with Arek Radtke: High Level Athlete, Olympics Coach & Exercise Scientist

Meet Arek Radtke, ATLETA’s newest Sydney based Exercise Scientist. Arek holds a Masters degree in Physical Education & Sports Science specialising in Sport Coaching. He successfully ran fitness programs for the national ice-skating team as well as coaching many individual high performance athletes. At the end of his study he was chosen to lead the […]

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Why has the Weight Loss Stopped?

There are few things more frustrating than being 8 weeks into a new fitness program, and suddenly the weight stops dropping off. It’s hard not to blame yourself, and think you’re not working hard enough. However, it is a common phenomenon – and all you need is a little change! Sleep and Stress Nutrition and […]

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Balance, Happiness & the Fountain of Youth

All we hear from health experts is that we need to reduce stress, exercise more, eat better and enjoy what we do – but that’s easier said than done when we also need to work hard, save up, deal with the stresses of day to day corporate life, let alone find time for ourselves! So […]

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RPE and You – How to Track Your Fitness Progression

The human body is a complex and remarkable machine, capable of incredible feats of endurance and strength. However, what may be hard for one person may be easy for another, and what may have been terribly hard one day might be simple the next! So how best do you keep track of how hard you […]

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4 Health Benefits of a Good Night’s Sleep

Sunday; that beautiful day of the week where no alarms are necessary, no panicked morning routine awaits and what time you get up depends on the weather and your mood. Don’t feel lazy though; sleep provides many great health benefits, contributing to improved holistic health and well-being. These benefits include: Recovery Decreased Stress Improved productivity […]

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4 Great Benefits of Swim Training

With summer fast approaching and the days heating up accordingly, it’s starting to again feel like the time to get back in the water and escape the summer heat! After a long, cold winter, however, you can feel a little rusty in the water…Here’s 4 great reasons to get back into swim training and stroke […]

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Beat the Heat – Training in the Heat Safely

Summer is the perfect time for all things fitness! With lighter mornings, longer evenings and plenty of fitness options, summer is definitely the time to be and stay active. The only setback, though, is the heat…or is it? Training in the heat has many physical benefits, so warm up and get set to embrace the […]

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A Guys 4 Point Plan to A Summer Beach Body

The build into summer continues; and it’s not too long until the summer scorcher hits in full force! This can only mean one thing – it’s well and truly time to get your summer beach body ready for another hot one. Guys, use this 4 point plan to get your summer beach body in shape, […]

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Build your Booty and Don’t look Back

Building a big booty appears to be the health and fitness trend of right now, but the benefits of building your backside far exceed just the superficial! Building a strong booty will help conquer and balance a number of body aches, and pains and common imbalances, and will ultimately help you leave poor health behind. […]

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