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Should I be a PADI Rescue Diver

Posted on Feb 22, 2015 in Articles, News

Should you become a Rescue Diver? Over the weekend when I was at the harbour, the seas picked up considerably when we finished the dive and there were huge waves crashing over the breakwater. The conditions changed dramatically compared to when we first went into the water. It made me realise the benefits of the rescue diver program and how it make divers more confident and prepared and I would recommend the course to everyone to further improve their diving skills.

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Running Apps in Airplane Mode

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 in Articles, Running

This morning, I decided to try doing a run with my iPhone in Airplane mode. I did this because I wanted to see how accurate the GPS positioning will be when in that mode and whether it is a viable sports tracking tool when you are overseas (with no global roaming). I used 4 running apps and compared how they fair when recording a run without cellular connectivity.

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Get Fit by Doing Trampoline Squats

Posted on Jun 3, 2013 in Articles

he squat has long been a part of the daily workout for dedicated gym queens. It`s tough, but you know you have to do it if you want a toned core and legs. This exercise, when done on a mini trampoline, actually works out even more muscles than if it is done on a hard surface, as your body works to stabilise you. You may find muscles you didn`t know you had aching after this exercise.

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RunKeeper Stats September 2011

Posted on Oct 3, 2011 in Articles

I received some stats from RunKeeper the other day and decided to share it. What I found really cool is the number of activities tracked each day

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Inspiring: How Bad Do You Want Success?

Posted on Sep 22, 2011 in Articles, Running, Training

Chances are you have probably heard the opening parable before, but when paired up with the training video of an aspiring football player the message is pretty powerful. How bad do you want success and what are you willing to go through to possess it?

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Exercise and Increase your Workplace Productivity by $2500

Posted on Sep 15, 2011 in Articles, News

Illustration: Cathy Wilcox   This is based on an Australian clinical trial in Melbourne by Body-Brain Performance Institute and Swinburne...

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Discover The Benefits Of Exercising With A Partner

Posted on Sep 8, 2011 in Articles

Doing exercises is really fun. It is a good foundation of making us healthy; however, the problem is sometimes, we get lazy to do exercises because of different reasons. A great way to get into a regular exercise routine is to exercise with a partner. Discover some of the benefits of exercising with a partner.

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TRX Suspension Trainer

Posted on Aug 23, 2011 in Featured, Training

TRX Suspension Training gives participants an edge over conventional strength training because every Suspension Training exercise builds functional strength, improves flexibility, balance and core stability all at once as is required on sporting fields and everyday life.

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Why I Relay

Posted on Aug 19, 2011 in Articles, News, Wollongong

September 24th – 25th is Relay for Life in the Illawarra . Over 130 teams and 1000 participants will be taking part in the relay. For some, the reasons for doing so are more personal than others. Below is Shannae’s story.

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Gym Warning

Posted on Oct 15, 2010 in Articles, News, Training

A Current Affair did a segment on how gyms are multi-million dollar money spinner and how they get us to part with our hard earned cash.

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