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Geelong Group Training: 66 day challenge

November 8, 2017

Geelong radio host DJ has made incredible progress in the 66 day challenge so far, losing 10kg in just 18 days!!  He is spreading the word, inspiring others and speaking about his journey over the radio on 96three.  He was filming in the Fit for Living Gym with Gosha and trainer Nat after an intense…


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October Member of the Month!

November 8, 2017

Very big Congratulations to this month’s “Member of the Month”: the ever so happy and equally as lovely, Sandra Moore!! Over the last few months not only has she lost over 16 kilos and a combined 15cm reduction around waist and hips; she has also cut her 1km run time down by just over 2…


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Geelong Personal Training and Gym success story

November 4, 2017

66 Day Challenge Winner, Chris! 15.5 cm waist reduction 7kg weight loss, PLUS extra lean muscle gain Shaved 25 seconds off his run, and topped the male leader board for quickest 1km on the treadmill at Fit For Living. Quadrupled his plank time Strength went through the roof with all his weight training After recently…


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Maddi wins 66 day challenge with Fit For Living Personal Training Geelong

November 4, 2017

66 Day Challenge Winner! 11.4 kg weight loss 13cm waist reduction 12.5cm hip reduction 1:50 mins quicker on 1km run Doubled her plank time 3 and a half times longer wall sit! She also went alcohol free over 66 days; 90% nutrition compliance; and she consistently exercised 5-6 sessions a week. Obviously all this means…


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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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