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Becky Wright

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  • Why lower-body training’s the best!
    Mar 22, 2017 8:00 am

    Why lower-body training’s the best!

    When it comes to working out, the words ‘lower body training’ usually have one of two effects: they either get people excited and heading for the gym ready to embrace a challenging workout, or they fill them with utter dread.

    Whatever...

  • There is no perfect fitness journey
    Mar 1, 2017 8:00 am

    There is no perfect fitness journey

    Who else is guilty of not seeing the growth and progress they’ve made with their physical health?

    A couple of days ago I was shocked when I saw an old photo of myself pop up on social media and I compared it to a much more recent...

  • Get your fitness groove back this winter
    Jan 11, 2017 8:00 am

    Get your fitness groove back this winter

    At the moment you’re probably being bombarded with messages and ads to help you shift the dreaded winter weight gain.

    If you are looking to get back into shape, it can be a bit overwhelming to know what information to trust and what will...

  • Ditch the guilt and panic for festive fun
    Dec 21, 2016 8:00 am

    Ditch the guilt and panic for festive fun

    ‘Twas the Wednesday before Christmas and all was quiet in the gym. Not a person in the squat rack, not a treadmill in use and alone, in the corner, lay a neat pile of untouched dumbbells just waiting to be used.

    If you’re a regular gym...

  • The mental challenge of being healthy
    Nov 9, 2016 8:00 am

    The mental challenge of being healthy

    Have you ever wondered how it is that we have so many people who are obese and suffering from diseases associated with being overweight?

    That’s despite us living in a time when we have more information then ever before about eating healthy,...

  • Shake it up for long-term fitness success
    Sep 28, 2016 8:00 am

    Shake it up for long-term fitness success

    You love working out, right? Maybe “love” is too strong a word, so let’s go with “like”. You like working out.

    Perhaps you’ve been a regular gym goer for a while and exercising has become a part of your routine and a habit you don’t have...

  • Are you guilty of fitness procrastination?
    Sep 7, 2016 8:00 am

    Are you guilty of fitness procrastination?

    You’ve got a big project at work, that social thing is happening soon, your children have a ton of commitments that’s consuming your time too, or you’ve got a lot of travel on the horizon.

    “I’ll start tomorrow ... or perhaps next week.

  • Planning is key for healthier eating
    Aug 17, 2016 8:00 am

    Planning is key for healthier eating

    You’ve probably heard this old saying countless times: if you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail. Yet when it comes to eating healthy and trying to drop some excess pounds, nothing could be more true. Preparation really is...

  • Top health and fitness lessons
    Jul 27, 2016 8:00 am

    Top health and fitness lessons

    I know most people tend to review what they’ve done, what they’ve achieved and generally have a think about where they’re at in life around Christmas or in January when it’s the norm to make New Year’s resolutions.

    But I’ve never really...

  • Rest days vital to maintaining workout buzz
    Jul 6, 2016 8:00 am

    Rest days vital to maintaining workout buzz

    I love it when people tell me how much they’re enjoying working out, that they’ve been bitten by the “fitness bug” and they can’t imagine not making the time to train. I only wish more people would get this excited.

    But sometimes,...

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