Hydration inspiration – 7 benefits of drinking water

Water is the most vital thing we put into our bodies. It replenishes, regulates, cools, warms, heals – but most importantly, it keeps us alive. If you aren’t sure of the perks that come with being hydrated, don’t worry, we’re…

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Hydration inspiration – 7 benefits of drinking water

Water is the most vital thing we put into our bodies. It replenishes, regulates, cools, warms, heals – but most importantly, it keeps us alive. If you aren’t sure of the perks that come with being hydrated, don’t worry, we’re…

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The ultimate back workout

Try this quick 10 minute back workout from our Anytime Workouts app! Develop a sculpted back by targeting some of the largest muscles in the upper body! With this workout you can improve your posture, carve your torso and build…

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The ultimate back workout

Try this quick 10 minute back workout from our Anytime Workouts app! Develop a sculpted back by targeting some of the largest muscles in the upper body! With this workout you can improve your posture, carve your torso and build…

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How to train for long distance running

Have you ever considered participating in a marathon, half marathon or even a 5KM run? It can seem pretty intimidating. What about 7 marathons, in 7 states, all in 7 days? Now, that just sounds crazy! Jess Peil is participating…

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How to train for long distance running

Have you ever considered participating in a marathon, half marathon or even a 5KM run? It can seem pretty intimidating. What about 7 marathons, in 7 states, all in 7 days? Now, that just sounds crazy! Jess Peil is participating…

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    Feb 21, 2019

    Hydration inspiration – 7 benefits of drinking water

    Water is the most vital thing we put into our bodies. It replenishes, regulates, cools, warms, heals – but most importantly, it keeps us alive. If you aren’t sure of the perks that come with being hydrated, don’t worry, we’re…Read more

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    Workouts

    Feb 19, 2019

    The ultimate back workout

    Try this quick 10 minute back workout from our Anytime Workouts app! Develop a sculpted back by targeting some of the largest muscles in the upper body! With this workout you can improve your posture, carve your torso and build…Read more

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    Feb 19, 2019

    How to train for long distance running

    Have you ever considered participating in a marathon, half marathon or even a 5KM run? It can seem pretty intimidating. What about 7 marathons, in 7 states, all in 7 days? Now, that just sounds crazy! Jess Peil is participating…Read more

  • black bean burger

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    Feb 19, 2019

    5-Ingredient BBQ black bean burgers

    Serves: 3 large burgers Ingredients: • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed • ¼ cup of your favourite BBQ sauce • 1 tsp garlic powder • 1 tsp onion powder • 2/3 cups oats (well chopped) • Burger buns…Read more

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    Feb 17, 2019

    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 have a range of different covers to suit your needs – like giving you up to 70% back on extras from your choice of any…Read more

  • how to prevent shin splints

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    Jan 20, 2019

    How to prevent shin splints

    Shin splints are a common complaint for those who engage in moderate to heavy physical activity, especially among those who participate in running sports. The term ‘shin splints’ is used to describe the pain along the inside or front edges…Read more

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    Jan 17, 2019

    Do it for your heart

    What is heart health? Our resting heart rate is the number of times our heart beats per minute while we are exerting no energy what so ever. The better our heart health, the lower our resting heart rate. Why is…Read more

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    Jan 17, 2019

    Why everyone is squatting – benefits of squats

    Despite contrary belief, squatting is not just for bodybuilders, powerlifters or even athletes; nor does it have to be about building muscle. Squatting is, and should be, for everyone. While going to the gym and seeing flocks crowded around the…Read more

  • veggie-pasta-bake-blog

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    Jan 15, 2019

    Freezer friendly veggie pasta bake

    Serves: 4 ppl Ingredients: • 450 grams whole wheat short pasta (like farafelle or penne) • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 1 onion, diced • 1 zucchini, cut into bite-sized pieces • 1 green capsicum,…Read more

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    Jan 10, 2019

    Top fitness trends to look out for in 2019

    While there’s no right or wrong way to train – what one person loves, someone else might despise (hello burpees!) – we can’t deny that fitness trends tend to have a big influence on the way a lot of us…Read more

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    Lifestyle

    Jan 9, 2019

    Eating healthy on a budget

    Often times, we assume that you can either eat healthy while spending a fortune or buy low-quality food for cheap – but definitely not both! You may even hear buzzwords such as ‘superfoods’, ‘plant based’ or ‘organic’ and immediately dismiss…Read more

  • tasty-kale-chips

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    Jan 8, 2019

    Super tasty kale chips

    Serves: 4 (1 heaping cup), Prep Time: 5 min, Cook Time: 20-25 min Ingredients: • Cooking spray • 1 teaspoon garlic powder • 1 teaspoon onion powder • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder • 1/2 teaspoon paprika • 1/2 teaspoon sea…Read more

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    Jan 6, 2019

    What causes bloating?

    Let’s talk about bloating – almost all of us have experienced this discomfort, nausea and tummy expansion at one point or another. However, while it’s extremely common, not many of us have a thorough understanding of what it actually is,…Read more

  • orange-double-cacao-bliss-bombs

    Recipes

    Nov 26, 2018

    Orange scented double cacao hazelnut bliss bombs

    Serves: 7+, Prep Time: 20 min, Cook Time: 0 min Ingredients: 10 medjool dates, each date pitted and cut into 6-9 pieces depending on size Finely grated zest and juice of 1 orange A scant pinch of bicarbonate soda 1…Read more

  • jump-rope-workout

    Workouts

    Nov 26, 2018

    20 minute jump rope workout you can do anywhere

    This time of year sees many of us packing our suitcases and hitting the road for a much-needed break. However, limited gym access doesn’t necessarily mean you need to forgo a good sweat session. That’s where the trusty skipping rope…Read more

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    Nov 26, 2018

    10 New Year’s resolution ideas

    With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, it’s time to start reflecting on your past year and begin envisioning what you want for the next. This time of year presents a great opportunity to get off to a good…Read more

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    Nutrition

    Nov 26, 2018

    Eat, drink, and be merry… smarter!

    If you love the Christmas-New Year period and all the celebrations it brings but hate gaining holiday weight you’re not alone. Many people stack on the kilos at this time of year and it’s hardly surprising when you consider all…Read more

  • ultimate-calorie-burner-workout

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    Nov 25, 2018

    Ultimate Calorie Burner Workout

    With the festive season beginning, it may seem all too tempting to sacrifice 30 minutes of exercise for that extra drink at the bar or any of those celebratory indulgences! While we could easily come up with an extensive list…Read more

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    Fitness

    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

  • Frenched-rack-lamb-dijon-mint-healthy-recipe

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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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    Recipes

    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

  • Tips-how-to-lose-weight

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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

  • Tips-For-Functional-Training-And-Functional-Workout

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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

  • Tips-To-Boost-your-Metabolism-Fast

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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

  • 5-Ingredient-5Minute-Bliss-Balls

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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

  • A selection of fruit, vegetables and grains around a fillet of salmon

    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

  • A woman working out with a foam roller

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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

  • man working out on rowing machine

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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