10 years of fitspiration

Can you remember what your fitness routine looked like 10 years ago? The world of fitness is constantly changing and it’s hard to deny the ‘latest fitness trend’ or ‘must-try exercise’ of the season. Fitness is never boring – that’s…

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10 years of fitspiration

Can you remember what your fitness routine looked like 10 years ago? The world of fitness is constantly changing and it’s hard to deny the ‘latest fitness trend’ or ‘must-try exercise’ of the season. Fitness is never boring – that’s…

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Meet our member success winners

Often the greatest motivation comes from people who’ve done it themselves. Here, we share the personal insights and advice from this year’s Anytime Fitness Member Success winners. Together, Alison, Jayden and Meagan are here to tell you how they’ve transformed…

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Meet our member success winners

Often the greatest motivation comes from people who’ve done it themselves. Here, we share the personal insights and advice from this year’s Anytime Fitness Member Success winners. Together, Alison, Jayden and Meagan are here to tell you how they’ve transformed…

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Frenched rack of lamb with dijon & mint

Serves: 5-6 ppl Prep time:15 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Ingredients:  2 racks (6 ribs per rack) Lamb french trimmed sea salt & freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh mint chopped 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon olive oil 1/2…

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Frenched rack of lamb with dijon & mint

Serves: 5-6 ppl Prep time:15 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Ingredients:  2 racks (6 ribs per rack) Lamb french trimmed sea salt & freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh mint chopped 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon olive oil 1/2…

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    Nov 7, 2018

    10 years of fitspiration

    Can you remember what your fitness routine looked like 10 years ago? The world of fitness is constantly changing and it’s hard to deny the ‘latest fitness trend’ or ‘must-try exercise’ of the season. Fitness is never boring – that’s…Read more

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    Nov 7, 2018

    Meet our member success winners

    Often the greatest motivation comes from people who’ve done it themselves. Here, we share the personal insights and advice from this year’s Anytime Fitness Member Success winners. Together, Alison, Jayden and Meagan are here to tell you how they’ve transformed…Read more

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    Oct 30, 2018

    Frenched rack of lamb with dijon & mint

    Serves: 5-6 ppl Prep time:15 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Ingredients:  2 racks (6 ribs per rack) Lamb french trimmed sea salt & freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh mint chopped 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon olive oil 1/2…Read more

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    Oct 30, 2018

    Does alcohol have a place in a healthy diet?

    HOW CALORIES IN ALCOHOL AFFECT YOUR WAISTLINE Calories in alcohol pack a surprisingly calorific punch! And that’s not a good thing. Nutritionist and dietitian Di Munns helps us understand why alcohol is so high in calories, and how it can all add…Read more

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    Sep 25, 2018

    10 Simple Ways to Recharge your Body

    Feeling the brunt of hitting the gym hard? When motivation sets in – often the last thing we want is to lose our momentum due to muscles soreness or fatigue. And while giving yourself regular rest days (at least 1…Read more

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    Sep 25, 2018

    5 HIIT workouts you can do in less than 20 minutes

    Now answer this honestly, how many times have you regretted doing a workout? My point exactly! Often times the hardest part of getting moving is exactly that – saying no to excuses and making the decision to move, regardless of…Read more

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    Sep 25, 2018

    Healthy Beef Fajitas

    Serves: 1, Prep Time: 10 min, Cook Time: 20 min Ingredients: Oil spray (3/4g) 100g lean beef fillet steak thinly sliced 1 small red onion thinly sliced 1 red capsicum sliced 1 carrot sliced 1 teaspoon ground ground cumin 1/2…Read more

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    Sep 11, 2018

    Easy tips for a better night’s sleep

    Struggle to get a decent night’s shut eye? You’re not alone! More than a third of Aussie adults suffer from inadequate sleep, with 1 in 10 Aussies getting less than 5 and a half hours of sleep most nights1. Not only can a good night’s rest leave…Read more

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    Aug 29, 2018

    Sesame & shitake mushroom soba noodles

    A refreshing mushroom salad with Asian flavours & the crispy superfood goodness of kale! This recipe is vegetarian, low in fat and saturated fat, and provides good amounts of fibre and antioxidants. NOODLES 270 g packet soba noodles 3 teaspoons…Read more

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    Aug 29, 2018

    20 snacks under 100 calories

     Simple Snacks under 100 Calories Don’t have a lot of time but in need of a hunger fix? Here are some terrific go-tos all under 100 calories. One boiled egg – 70 calories 20 pistachios – 80 calories Two cups of air popped popcorn…Read more

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    Aug 29, 2018

    5 reasons to do more LISS

    The thought of burning body fat tends to paint an immediate picture of heavy panting, severe sweating and let’s face it –  a certain degree of pain. The good kind of course! But forget everything you thought you knew about…Read more

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    Aug 29, 2018

    How to lose weight

    The age-old question – how do you lose weight? The reality is, there is no magic pill. BUT, the more we understand weight, the more likely we are to make the right choices, get the results we want, and most…Read more

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    Jul 26, 2018

    15 Ways to Biohack Your Health

    Let’s start at the beginning, what on earth is ‘biohacking’? Here are tips to biohack your health! It might sound super high-tech but in reality, biohacking is rather simple. As Dr Meagan Walker puts it, “biohacking refers to the incorporation…Read more

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    Jul 26, 2018

    What even is functional training?

    Functional Training – what is it and why is everyone talking about it? Over the last few years we’ve seen a massive boom in functional training, but unlike other fitness fads, this one is here to stay. Why? Let’s look…Read more

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    Jul 26, 2018

    Expert Tips To Boost Your Metabolism FAST!

    Try these expert tips to boost your metabolism fast! Brew Up Green Tea
: Drinking green tea is said to help boost your metabolism and burn fat. A study in Shanghai found people who drank two servings of green tea rich…Read more

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    Jul 26, 2018

    5 Ingredient, 5 Minute Bliss Balls

    This 5 ingredient, 5 minute recipe is a cinch for those in a pinch for time. Quick and easy, these bliss balls make for the perfect snack on the run! This recipe makes 24 balls. Store in an airtight container…Read more

  • A bowl of black bean chicken chilli with cheese

    Recipes

    Jul 4, 2018

    Slow Cooker Black Bean Chicken Chilli

    This chilli recipe is one of those wonderful “dump and go” recipes for the slow cooker – meaning you can just dump all of the ingredients into the basin of the slow cooker, turn it on, and you’re done. It doesn’t…Read more

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    Nutrition

    Jul 4, 2018

    Winter Superfoods You Should Be Eating Right Now

    Hold the bread basket! Here’s 10 winter superfoods you should be eating instead. And fear not – carbs are still on the menu! Garlic Hold the bread – keep the garlic. This flavoursome superfood contains vitamins C and B6, manganese,…Read more

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    Jul 4, 2018

    Foam Roll Like a Pro

    Foam Rolling, or more technically, SMR (self-myofascial release) is essentially a more affordable way to give yourself a deep tissue massage. It’s used to increase flexibility, joint range of motion, and decrease unwanted muscular tension. By slowly rolling over various areas of…Read more

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    Jul 4, 2018

    Off the sauce

    Deciding to give up alcohol is one thing – actually achieving it can be another. We all fall into habits with drinking: get home from work and pour a nice beer, a wine, a G&T and sit down – the…Read more

  • Legs in workout clothing running up a flight of stairs

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    Jul 4, 2018

    Here’s how to build your endurance (fast!)

    Got a long-distance fitness challenge coming up and your training’s been – well – non-existent? First of all – don’t panic! Sometimes there’s nothing better than a little last-minute pressure to kick your motivation into gear. But with only a…Read more

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    Jun 3, 2018

    Express Rower Workouts

    If you’re looking for a fast and effective exercise that burns maximum calories in minimal time, look no further than the rower! According to our National Fitness Manager Kate Allott, “the rower requires equal effort from both the upper and lower…Read more

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    Jun 3, 2018

    Want to get up to $400 cash back for working out?

    The more you do, the more we’ll give back to you. Not only does myOwn offer a great range of hospital and extras covers (including being able to claim up to 70% back from any recognised provider on its top…Read more

  • The back of a person in a rain jacket looking out at the city

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    Jun 3, 2018

    How to stay motivated to work out in winter

    How to stay motivated in winter: In winter, the cooler temperatures and shorter days often mean it’s hard to stay motivated in winter and stick to your workout regimen. But winter doesn’t need to be an exercise spoiler. Follow these…Read more

  • People bending at the waist and touching their heads to their knees

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    Jun 3, 2018

    The art of recovery: your new post-workout plan

    Your new post-workout recovery plan: From infrared saunas to stretching classes, it’s clear that recovery is having a moment. And for good reason, according to the national fitness manager of Anytime Fitness, Kate Allott. She says giving your body time…Read more

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    Nutrition

    Jun 3, 2018

    6 winter food rules

    Here’s 6 simple and effective tips to maintain a healthy and balanced diet through winter, so you can avoid seasonal weight gain and kick those winter blues! Sooth your soul with a starter of soup  Having a small bowl of…Read more

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    Jun 3, 2018

    Hungry? Eating clean and strapped for time? Refuel Guilt-Free with Mad Mex’s Exclusive Anytime Fitness Offer

    Mad Mex have just launched an exclusive offer for Anytime Fitness Members. You can grab their Naked Burrito, one of Mad Mex’s most nutritional dishes OR their famous Burrito, both can be filled with roasted, grilled and slow-cooked meats, or…Read more

  • Avocado dish being served with steak

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    Jun 3, 2018

    Steak Bearnie – Avo Style

    A healthy twist on the classic béarnaise sauce! Serves 2  – Cooking Time 50 mins – Preparation Time 10 mins Ingredients  1 avocado, cut into 1cm cubes ½ small red onion, finely chopped 1 tbs fresh tarragon, leaves finely chopped…Read more

  • Man bent over catching his breath after exercising

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    May 3, 2018

    This is what exercise does for your brain

    I’m not shy in my advocacy for exercise as a therapy for mental health. It’s something I talk about often, something I’ve experienced first-hand, a topic I’m passionate about, and over the past few years, something I’ve continued to research…Read more

  • Woman eating salad smiling with a tomato in her mouth

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    May 3, 2018

    Eat your way to a healthier mind

    3 Easy Tips to a Healthier Mind! By Kristen Beck – Registered Nutritionist Fact: our brains are highly sensitive to what we eat. Not only does our diet influence our brain function, it can even change the structure of our…Read more

  • A mobile phone screen displaying the word HIIT surrounded by gym equipment

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    May 3, 2018

    Boost your mood with a HIIT workout!

    What is it about high intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves us feeling so good? There really is no greater feeling than that buzzy bliss that follows a satisfying sweat session. And apart from the fact that we’re left with…Read more

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    Lifestyle

    May 3, 2018

    Brighten your day with a morning routine

    Not everyone is a morning person. While some people naturally wake up refreshed and ready to go, most of us would probably snooze right through our morning meetings if we had the option. While it might feel great to get extra…Read more

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    May 3, 2018

    My black dog can’t swim

    My name is Judith, and I’m in my mid-forties. When I was a teenager the Black Dog of depression started hanging around and, after a while, became a regular visitor in my life. As I got older and faced some…Read more

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    Nutrition

    May 3, 2018

    Why magnesium is so important for your muscles

    This article is brought to you by Bioglan. Magnesium is involved in over 300 chemical reactions making it an essential mineral for our bodies to function, however one of its top uses is to help relieve muscle aches and cramps. Our…Read more

  • Avocado, artichoke, kale dip

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    May 3, 2018

    Avocado, artichoke and kale dip

    In this recipe, avocado provides the creaminess and rich flavour that you can expect from your traditional artichoke dip, while also doling out a hearty dose of nutritious fats that promote stronger bones, improved eyesight, glowing skin, and healthy hair! Servings:…Read more

  • A women holding two dumbbells and smiling

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    Mar 27, 2018

    7 reasons you should be lifting weights if you’re over 40

    Let’s get one thing straight – when it comes to weight training, age is nothing but a number. As we age, weight training is just as important – if not MORE important – than it was in our younger years.…Read more

  • Man being assisted with hand weights by a woman

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    Mar 27, 2018

    Beginner weight training workout

    If you’re a beginner to weight training, incorporating pin loaded machines into your workouts is a great option to start building your strength. Not only are the movements on pin loaded weight machines easy to master, but their guided path…Read more

  • Athlete setting of from starting blocks on a running track

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    Mar 27, 2018

    Train like an athlete workout

    Whether you’re a runner, cyclist, swimmer or gymnast, to maintain a high level of strength or power output over a period of time, it’s important to train max power output, max capacity output, and overload. This athlete workout focuses on…Read more

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    Mar 27, 2018

    Energy boosting foods that athletes swear by

    By Kristen Beck – Registered Nutritionist Elite athletes understand that a healthy diet is vital to perform at their best.  Diets high in protein allow for muscle recovery, while carbohydrates are vital for high intensity exercise.  Whether you’re an elite…Read more

  • A notebook showing a Ketogenic diet pie chart of carbs, proteins and fats

    Nutrition

    Mar 27, 2018

    Is the Keto Diet for you?

    Originally published on anytimefitness.com It’s generally accepted that our bodies are carbohydrate burning powerhouses, using glycogen stored in the liver and muscles to fuel our lives – and we’re really efficient at it! But what happens when intake of carbohydrates…Read more