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To Build The Ultimate Beach Body, You Have to Do The Leg Work!

Never skip legs. The apparent number one rule uttered by regular gym-goers. On the surface it makes sense to train your whole body. But why is it that training lower limb specifically is so important? In a nutshell, there are a host of benefits to you for training the lower limb. These are discussed below… […]

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5 Reasons your Personal Trainer should be an Exercise Physiologist

You may be thinking right now “what exactly is an Exercise Physiologist?”. Don’t worry, we get that question a lot.   An Exercise Physiologist is a university qualified personal trainer with specialty training for clients with injury or chronic ailment. Exercise Physiologists and Exercise Scientists boast a vast array of knowledge and experience in health, fitness […]

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Exercise During Pregnancy – How to Train Safe

The thought of carrying a new life into the world is about as exciting as it gets! Despite the joys of pregnancy, however, there are always unavoidable difficulties and changes that result from this happy time. Contrary to general perception though, your health doesn’t need to change too far from your pre-pregnancy level. Maintaining an […]

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Keeping Up with the ATLETA Team

‘It’s hard to believe it’s already August’ is a phrase we seem to utter every year. The days start to get longer, the temperature starts to creep up (thankfully!) and the workload increases as we accelerate towards the end of the year. It’s a feeling the ATLETA team is all too well accustomed to, but […]

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Dave Williams ATLETA Fitness Client

Benefits of Resistance Training

Resistance training is one of those things: many people don’t want to start because they fear they’ll end up ‘too bulky’, where others take it beyond the point of reason, often resulting in a disproportionate and unnatural physique. As a health tool, however, resistance training offers benefits for all levels of health, fitness and well-being; […]

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5 Ways to Get Active and Burn More Fat!

It seems more and more these days that people are looking for their weight loss ‘miracle cure’ – the one that helps you build muscle, tone up, lean up and shed those stubborn kilos. All too often, though, this search can lead us to ‘quick fix’ options, such as fat burning pills, meal replacement supplements […]

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Keeping up with Rob Lyon; ATLETA Trainer Extraordinaire

ATLETA prides itself on being the premier health, lifestyle and fitness training company in Sydney, and with trainers like Rob Lyon it’s easy to see why. Rob’s skill, experience and knowledge of the fitness industry are just a few of the many reasons why he should be the trainer to get you moving. But there’s […]

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Training for Improved Snow and Surf Sport Performance

For many of us, a weekend wave or a weekend trip down to the slopes is a great way to escape the worries of the working week. As we duck under the refreshing water, we wash away all of the week’s worries and cares. With every powder turn we throw away a little bit more […]

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Plyometric Training – Exploring the Benefits

Think back to your youth, back when you were a little younger and just a child. Remember all the climbing, jumping and running you used to do? Constantly moving and being active? If only there was a way to go back, harness that energy and power, and bring it back to life again in your […]

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Chronic Sports Injury Management – Part 3 of 3

There’s really nothing more annoying for your running than starting to suffer the effects of over-reaching and over-training, only weeks after starting out on a new program. Why does this happen to so many new and returning runners? Part 3 of 3 in our running and sports injury blog series looks at management methods for […]

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