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Congratulations Cassie! Our March 2017 Member of the Month!

April 12, 2017

Every month we highlight the progress and achievements of one of our Geelong personal training members; someone who has reached and exceeded their goals for the month just gone. This month we are excited to share that Cassie is our Member of the Month! Cassie has been extremely dedicated to eating well and giving 100%…

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The importance of warm-ups!

March 29, 2017

Sometimes warming up can feel like a drag and you just want to get right into exercising.  However, particularly if you live in Geelong where it can get pretty cold, we believe that to avoid injury and to get the most out of your personal training or group training workouts, preparation is pretty important! There are…

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Geelong Personal Trainer headed for World’s strongest man

March 21, 2017

Recently strong man lifting has become a more popular sport. It takes a lot of determination in regular training, correct training and frequency, proper nutrition and recovery to do really well in the sport. Fit for living’s Geelong personal fitness trainer Vernon Van Schalkwyk started competing in strong man lifting just 2 years ago and…

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1. Weekend Warrior Workouts Geelong

February 17, 2017

Workout Number 1 The Fit For Living Geelong weekend workout to do in your spare time. Warm-up and cool down for 5-10 minutes each Complete 3 rounds for time 30 Alt reverse lunge + press (1-2) 30 Side plank dips (per) 30 Sprinter sit ups 10 Tuck jump burpee EMOM 8 MIN (every minute on…

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Personal Trainers find New and Improved methods!

February 15, 2017

In the Personal Training world, sometimes it can be difficult to assess a person and know exactly what to do next in terms of programming, dealing with injuries, and discovering the limitations in movement and strength that the client may have.  The human body is complex, and it takes great skill and knowledge to understand…

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So Why Aren’t You Losing Body Fat?

November 30, 2016

I’ve been a Personal Trainer in Geelong for 10 years now and have met many people along the way who have battled their whole life to lose body fat.  As part of the consultation process, we will sit down with someone who is interested in Personal Training or a similar program, and  we ask them how…

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Sometimes you just have to say yes!

October 12, 2016

Congratulations to Ellie who is our October Member of the Month!  She’s kindly shared her story with us and we think you’ll find it inspiring too: I decided that I wanted to start a fitness program when I moved to Geelong earlier this year, but felt like I was lacking the motivation to do so….

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How to Survive Run Geelong

October 12, 2016

Your partner or your mates talked you into Run Geelong. Or maybe you just want to support the hospital. Good for you!  But the problem is you haven’t run since school. Where to begin? How to prep so don’t fall on your face? Here’s advice from the staff at Fit For Living to help you…

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Fit for Living Stars!

September 23, 2016

We like to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our clients each month, and although it’s always difficult to choose because everyone does so well, we have some that really stand out for their amazing results and efforts!  Let’s introduce some of them: Tye, September Member of the Month! In a short 16 weeks…

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Postnatal Exercise: Many benefits for mums!

September 14, 2016

In consultation with your doctor, it’s definitely possible and very beneficial for mums to resume exercise not long after they’ve given birth! Among many benefits, regular exercise helps: keep you fit and mobile reduces the risk of injury in everyday life can help you lose weight and will boost your mood. This can be through brisk…

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