Personal Trainer

Trainer spotting

The best personal trainer for you

Michelle Bridges What to look for when shopping around for a personal trainer.

Abuse of horse drug Clenbuterol leads to severe side effects

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Gemma Khaicy The misuse of a body building and slimming drug has spread from elite sport to the public and has led to admissions to hospital, according to research released on Monday.

Sarah Berry

Paleo: the most divisive modern diet?

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Sarah Berry Far from extinct, the caveman is making a comeback.

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Strong opinions

Paula Goodyer If you don't know who Tracy Anderson is, then you really should read more gossip magazines. Anderson is the personal trainer to celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim Kardashian and her training...

Gwyneth's trainer says ...

Light weights v. heavy weights - what's best?

Gwyneth Paltrow

Paula Goodyer Women shouldn't train with weights of more than 3lbs says Gwyneth Paltrow's personal trainer. Really?

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40 days of fitness

40 days of fitness

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Melissa Shedden Today marks 40 days until Christmas. Here are 10 tactics for surviving festive season weight gain.

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Fitness trends 2014: Zumba not the HIIT the trendspotters thought

Dance Fitness

Sarah Berry This year it's all been about the twerk. At least it has been according to the most searched exercise terms on Google.

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Is having fun the key to getting fit?

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Catherine Rodie Skate-fit, POUND and Zumba ... how the 'fun-factor' is getting people who resist exercise over the line.

Bulked-up body, short fuse mind: steroids and rage

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Peter Munro The rage would come without warning. He once punched through the bathroom wall after failing to fit a tie around his neck, so muscled had it become.

The best music to workout to

Music

Rachel Clun Want to maximise your workout potential? According to a recent study, you should listen to the right music.

Holistic fitness

Meet the 'fitness whisperer'

Radley Spring

Amy Molloy Massages, buttery toast, long baths and less workouts... It sounds too good to be true, but Sydney's newest fitness guru says his regime can change your body.

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Nocturnal trainers

Pump in the night

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Melissa Shedden A growing number of us are hard at it all night - in the gym.

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Runner in it for the long haul

The Age, News. Run Melbourne story. Georgia Lyons was anorexic but is fine today and has raised a lot of money for the cause as part of her Run Melbourne efforts.Pic Simon Schluter . JUly 2013

Stephen Cauchi Georgia Lyons finds it hard to believe that just two years ago she was anorexic. But, by raising nearly $10,000 through Run Melbourne, she has done her best to ensure that others don't have to repeat...

Couch 5k

I did it (well, almost)

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Brigid Delaney Brigid Delaney's eight-week running challenge is over.

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Right running moves could save sweating the hard slog uphill

Paige Batta.

Lucy Cormack When Jack and Jill went up the hill they were doing more than just fetching a pail. They were probably reducing their speed, contracting their muscles and increasing their oxygen consumption.

Pump iron

Weight training

Weight training

Charmaine Yabsley Pumping iron regularly assists weight loss and strengthens bones.

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Diet denial

Diet denial

Fat Fail: It's a crying shame.

Melissa Shedden Is exercise making us fat? In the war between exercise and nutrition in our heads, we're rewarding ourselves with the wrong types of food.

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The transformation that only takes a few minutes

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Sarah Berry Is it any surprise that the "transformation" shot is so tantalising?

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Healthy posts

Instafitness: Shaping up on social media

Instafitness: Jesinta Campbell post pis of her workouts.

Shelly Horton For more people, the likes of Instagram and Twitter are a daily fitness support network.

Effective exercise

The seven-minute workout: does it really work?

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Sarah Berry A growing body of research shows that a snappy seven-minute workout can have similar, if not better, benefits than extended exercise sessions.

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