By Atmosphere Health Club / November 23, 2017

How To Stay Motivated to achieve your Fitness Goals – Mindset

Motivation, something we all tell ourselves we need when it comes to working out. We all go through it at...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / November 23, 2017

Recovery System – Part 4

The Recovery System Part 4 ; Plenty of Sleep. The most recent studies into sleep deprivation indicate that this is...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / November 23, 2017

Importance of Quality & Quantity

The importance of Quality and Quantity For all of us improving ourselves and our performance is one of our primary...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / November 23, 2017

Do You know Signs & Symptoms of a Heart Attack ?

Does it feel like there is an elephant sitting on your chest? Do you know the signs and symptoms of...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / November 23, 2017

Guidelines for Resistance Training in Healthy Adults

Exercise Guidelines for Resistance Training in Healthy Adults   Volume Generally, 2-3 sets of 8-12 repetitions per muscle group is...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / November 23, 2017

Goal Setting – Importance of Keeping It Simple

Goal Setting Mindset - the importance of keeping it simple   It is not unusual to have a client come...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / October 31, 2017

Importance of Rest & Recovery

The importance of Rest & Recovery!   If you’re in love with feeling fit the chances are that your relationship...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / October 31, 2017

Things to consider when trying to Get Stronger

Things to consider when trying to Get Stronger Most people get into Gym training to look good, be healthy and...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / October 26, 2017

Recovery System – Part 3

The Recovery System Pt.3 - Good Nutrition There is so much conflicting and confusing information about food out there coming...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / October 26, 2017

How can i work out my Max Heart Rate ?

HOW CAN I WORK OUT MY MAXIMUM HEART RATE? (HRmax)   I was recently asked this question by a member...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / October 26, 2017

Importance of Structure and Plan

The importance of structure and a plan If one of your goals in training and competition is to get better...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / October 26, 2017

What you need to know about Fats & Oils

What you need to know about dietary fats and oils Don’t fear fats and oils, natural dietary fat and cholesterol...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / October 5, 2017

What you need to know about Protein

What you need to know about protein   Protein is a popular topic in the news and on blogs. Unfortunately...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / September 26, 2017

The Recovery System Part 2

The Recovery System Pt.2 - WATER, WATER, WATER. When you are training with the intensity required to get the results...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / September 26, 2017

Who is the Fittest Athlete

Who is the fittest athlete? One definition of fitness is “the quality of being suitable to fulfil a particular role...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / September 26, 2017

Benefits of Good Posture

The Benefits of Good Posture Has the instructor or PT ever said to straighten your back or corrected you for...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / September 26, 2017

How to Maintain your Motivation

Do you find it hard to maintain your initial level of motivation when it comes to your health and fitness?...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / September 26, 2017

Plyometric Training

Plyometric Training The concept of plyometric exercise is defined as “exercises that enable a muscle to reach maximum strength in...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / September 26, 2017

Is it Time for a Grease & Oil Change ?

IS IT TIME FOR A GREASE AND OIL CHANGE?   Our cars are meant to get a 10,000km or every...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / September 26, 2017

Benefits Of Magnesium

Benefits Of Magnesium Something I have encountered with years of PT is how many people have a vague understanding of...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / September 26, 2017

Benefits Of HIIT Training

Benefits of HIIT training!   High-intensity interval training describes any workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity and fixed...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / August 22, 2017

The Recovery System Part 1

The Recovery System Pt. 1 There are 5 major factors which contribute to making exercise work for you in a...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / August 22, 2017

What you need to know to achieve Health Fat Loss

What you need to know to achieve healthy fat loss If you have had trouble losing weight or keeping it...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / August 22, 2017

Keep Fit While Holidaying

Keeping fit While Holidaying If you look forward to your yearly trip away, but dread it at the same time,...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / August 15, 2017

Top 10 tips for looking and feeling your best for Spring

Hayley's top 10 tips for looking and feeling your best for spring!   Get moving. Aim to exercise at least...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / August 15, 2017

To Stretch or Not to Stretch

TO STRETCH OR NOT TO STRETCH?....THAT IS THE QUESTION....   Did you know that regular stretching is just as important...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / August 15, 2017

Effects of Dieting on your body

Have you ever thought about what you are doing to your body each time you go on another diet, skip...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / August 15, 2017

Importance of Hydrating

The importance of hydrating with water. In today’s society we have access to a vast number of sources for fluid...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / July 20, 2017

What Telomeres tell us about our health.

What are Telomeres? For several decades telomeres have been observed but not understood. That is until an Australian, Dr Elizabeth...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / July 20, 2017

Trigger Point Therapy & Myofascial Self Release

Trigger-point Therapy and Myofascial Self Release As a functional mobility exponent I strongly encourage my clients to practice trigger-point therapy...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / July 20, 2017

All Round Functionality

Are you covering all your bases? Many people train in a dedicated way for years on end but may have...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / July 20, 2017

Why do Women Need Strength ?

WHY DO WOMEN NEED STRENGTH? During the last couple of decades, researchers have made extremely compelling arguments for the benefits of...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / July 20, 2017

Don’t Let the Cold Weather Sabotage your Health & Fitness Goals

Don’t let the Winter temperature sabotage your health and fitness goals. If you train outdoors and struggle to keep up...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / July 18, 2017

How Does your Self Image Control your Weight ?

Your self image is located in your sub-conscious mind and is deeply embedded. It is how you really see yourself...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / July 18, 2017

Need a New Goal for Winter Training ?

NEED A NEW GOAL TO KEEP YOU GOING THROUGH THE COLD MONTHS....TRI TAKING THE PLUNGE, PEDAL, AND PLOD CHALLENGE?  ...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / July 18, 2017

The low down on Carbohydrates

The low down on carbohydrates There are three categories macronutrients: fat, protein and carbohydrates. I often hear people say they...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / June 20, 2017

Benefits of Strengthening the Calves

  For a lot of people, well defined and shaped calves have been a highly desired look. But, apart from...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / June 16, 2017

Sleep is the most effective medicine

  Sleep is the cheapest, most effective form of medicine. However, there is an optimal amount.... too little leaves you...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / June 16, 2017

Pregnancy & Exercise

  I have recently had a spate of newly expectant mothers ask for some advice about continuing to exercise whilst they...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / June 16, 2017

Do you need a Personal Trainer?

  Are you looking to get fit, lose weight, lose body fat, lose those inches, become more toned, look better in...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / June 16, 2017

Personal Training v Group Fitness

  One of the most popular features of a great gym is great group fitness classes. Group fitness has many...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / June 6, 2017

Sugar – How much is too much ?

  Most of us enjoy the sweet stuff; we are actually biologically driven to look for it. When we were...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / June 6, 2017

What is Visceral Fat? (and How to Lose It)

  Have you ever thought, how can one be so skinny and yet have such a large stomach? In this...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / May 30, 2017

Muscle & Strength Training

  The Basic definition of strength training is the maximal amount of force a muscle or muscle group can generate...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / May 23, 2017

Curb Carb Cravings

  Carbohydrates or “carbs” are an important dietary requirement for long term good health. The problem is that the modern...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / May 18, 2017

Winter is here – Seasonal Disorder

  It's getting close to that time of year where most of us want to sleep more, put on a...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / May 18, 2017

Over Training

  How do you think about “Over training”? While we think of over training as being only sports or training...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / May 18, 2017

Improve your Breathing and Health

  A large number of body issues stem from both poor postural habits and incorrect breathing patterns. If you sit...

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By Atmosphere Health Club / May 16, 2017

3 Questions to ask yourself when choosing a meal

  So it is lunch time and you are trying to decide what to eat. Maybe you just have a...

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By admin / March 15, 2017

Why your health and weight loss goals are likely to fail!

Sorry if that is a really depressing title but unfortunately it is true, most of our attempts to change our health/weight, especially New Year’s Resolutions fail. I have decided to write about why this happens, to help you break the cycle.

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By admin / March 15, 2017

A calorie is a calorie, right?

I hear this all the time; it is all about balancing calories in/out, just a numbers game. This is simply not true. Food is information, it sends various messages around your body switching genes of and on off.

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