The Advantages of Free Weights for Strength Training

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Strength training is a vital component to improve your health, accelerate fat loss and reduce the risk of many chronic diseases.  Strength training is also important for improving function for your activities of daily living and sporting pursuits.   But did you know the strategy you employ for building your strength can dramatically vary the benefits you gain from strength training? When considering the various options for strength training it is important to consider the role…

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Health Consequences of Vitamin D Deficiency

Are you getting enough Vitamin D? You could be putting yourself at a higher risk of many health conditions should your levels of Vitamin D be low. Vitamin D deficiency is one of the most common and simple signs of ill- health. Vitamin D plays a vital role in your overall health and wellbeing – and in the prevention of many chronic diseases and cancers.   Deficiency and insufficiency of this “sunshine” vitamin is a global…

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Exercise Right Week 2017

This week is Exercise Right week (22nd – 28th May)  which celebrates the important role that Exercise Physiologists play in the delivering of specialised exercise programs to thousands of Australians every day. At Inspire Fitness for Wellbeing we are passionate about designing tailored individual exercise programs designed for the unique needs of each person.  Unlocking the amazing fitness and preventive health benefits of exercise is so important for every single person.    However your body is…

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The food revolution that’s preventing weight gain

Changes to our nutritional intake have radically changed in a short period the level of obesity and ill-health we see in most western cultures.  Since the low fat – high carbohydrate recommendations of the 1980’s we have seen a significant increase globally in obesity levels. With the industrial revolution 100-200 years ago, we started producing more foods with sugar and white flour.  These are processed carbohydrates and are a stark contrast to how our ancestors…

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