ATLETA Fitness http://atleta.com.au Sydney's Top Health and Exercise Professionals Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:19:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Hormones and Sleep: How they affect your weight loss, health, training adaptations and recovery. http://atleta.com.au/blog/hormones-and-sleep/ http://atleta.com.au/blog/hormones-and-sleep/#comments Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:47:17 +0000 http://atleta.com.au/?p=3257 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 http://atleta.com.au/blog/5-questions-with-arek-radtke-high-level-athlete-olympics-coach-exercise-scientist/ http://atleta.com.au/blog/5-questions-with-arek-radtke-high-level-athlete-olympics-coach-exercise-scientist/#comments Mon, 17 Oct 2016 04:16:17 +0000 http://atleta.com.au/?p=3234 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? http://atleta.com.au/blog/why-has-the-weight-loss-stopped/ http://atleta.com.au/blog/why-has-the-weight-loss-stopped/#comments Sun, 03 Apr 2016 23:34:19 +0000 http://atleta.com.au/?p=2232 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 http://atleta.com.au/blog/balance-happiness-the-fountain-of-youth/ http://atleta.com.au/blog/balance-happiness-the-fountain-of-youth/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 23:55:52 +0000 http://atleta.com.au/?p=2165 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 http://atleta.com.au/blog/rpe-and-you-how-to-track-your-fitness-progression/ http://atleta.com.au/blog/rpe-and-you-how-to-track-your-fitness-progression/#comments Wed, 02 Mar 2016 09:53:45 +0000 http://atleta.com.au/?p=2106 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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Pregnancy and Training – A Note From Neil http://atleta.com.au/blog/pregnancy-and-training-a-note-from-neil/ http://atleta.com.au/blog/pregnancy-and-training-a-note-from-neil/#comments Mon, 22 Feb 2016 10:57:47 +0000 http://atleta.com.au/?p=1975 This blog post is less a scientific article as it is a letter from the heart. Over the last 15 years I have trained a lot of women all the way through their pregnancy, from long before the day they found out, to as close as two days before they gave birth. If I have […]

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4 Health Benefits of a Good Night’s Sleep http://atleta.com.au/blog/4-health-benefits-of-a-good-nights-sleep/ http://atleta.com.au/blog/4-health-benefits-of-a-good-nights-sleep/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 03:19:24 +0000 http://atleta.com.au/?p=1919 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 http://atleta.com.au/blog/4-great-benefits-of-swim-training/ http://atleta.com.au/blog/4-great-benefits-of-swim-training/#comments Mon, 09 Nov 2015 01:46:36 +0000 http://atleta.com.au/?p=1691 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 http://atleta.com.au/blog/beat-the-heat-training-in-the-heat-safely/ http://atleta.com.au/blog/beat-the-heat-training-in-the-heat-safely/#comments Tue, 03 Nov 2015 02:44:23 +0000 http://atleta.com.au/?p=1675 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 http://atleta.com.au/blog/guys-4-point-plan-to-a-summer-beach-body/ http://atleta.com.au/blog/guys-4-point-plan-to-a-summer-beach-body/#comments Thu, 22 Oct 2015 06:39:18 +0000 http://atleta.com.au/?p=1659 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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