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Try our Small Group personal training (SGPT). It is a great option at a fraction of the cost of one-to-one personal training.
NUTRITIONAL TIPS FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON
It is the time of year for socialising, catching up with friends and family, end of year events, and holiday time.  If you have worked hard all year to keep good health, and want to minimise the effects of the festive season, here are some tips to help you.
Stay fit & toned while away from MINT
For those going away over the Christmas period and activity seems a low priority due to lack of equipment a gym routine can be hard to maintain. Many holiday areas don't have gyms, or if they don’t have casual access so finding and alternative option is a must.
5 THINGS I WISH I KNEW BEFORE STARTING THE GYM
I was sports addicted, driven to match the physical accolades of my father, and wanted the muscles I saw every night at 5.30pm when Hercules would fill the screen covered in enough baby oil to roast a ham.
Strength training is ridiculously good for females
When it comes to strength training and weight lifting for women, it is still difficult to convince females that this type of training will help them look lean and fabulous without getting “bulky
ALLERGIES
Springtime is my favourite season of the year, but for many, it can be very unpleasant with their allergies going haywire
Spring cleaning time
Including your Nutrition and Digestive Organs! Spring Time is a good time to clean up the house and garden after a wet and cold winter.
No gym? No worries
Everybody travels.Whether it’s for business or pleasure at some point in our lives we all depart from the comfort of our personal routine to visit another location.
Can exercise help us sleep better?
As much research has shown, sleep is important for any number of reasons. For exercise, sleep is particularly important as it restores brain function and alertness in preparation for training sessions and it also helps in muscle recovery.
How to be in Mint Condition
How does activity differentiate to exercise and what are the differences? These are some of the questions that many seem to be getting confused about.
Make the gym part of who you are
Hit the switch for at least 21 days. When exercise becomes routine, it ceases being a choice and becomes something you just do (think work, eating, and sleeping)
The need for speed
There is no better exercise.Sprint training is by far the most effective way to transform your body in the least amount of time.
Technology in the fitness industry
Gadgets, I love them; I’m a guy and anything that has technology, spins my wheels.
5 TOP TIPS FOR WORKING ON A SUMMER BODY
It might seem a little premature to be talking about summer bodies in August but what we do or don’t do over the next two or three months will determine how we look come summer season. In other words, Beach bodies are built in the winter!
POOP – WHAT IS NORMAL AND WHAT IS NOT?
As a Clinical Nutritionist, I need to ask my clients about their bowel habits to give me valuable information about their health.
Strength training for youths
All right Mintie Mums and dads, Have you ever thought about getting your son or daughter into Strength Training?
When the abnormal becomes the normal
During my time in Clinical Practice – there is one thing that becomes more and more noticeable. People start ignoring the signs their body is telling them.
Active rest day
Researchers have found that seasonal changes affect your gene activity. A recent study found that up to a quarter of our DNA changes with the seasons.
Why we get sick in the winter
Researchers have found that seasonal changes affect your gene activity. A recent study found that up to a quarter of our DNA changes with the seasons.
How to grocery shop like a hunter-gatherer
Milo listened to Mints advice that ‘fresh is best’ when it comes to healthy eating so he decided to leave his Mighty Mix dinner behind and hunter gathered his own!
THE NOURISHMINT 12 WEEK NUTRITION COACHING UPDATE
It’s time to focus on one aspect of your exercise routine that can really make a big difference in your results and how you feel.
Are you a swinger?
Kettlebell Swings. Not what you thought huh!
Strength after 40
For the last few years, I have been absolutely denying that as I age I can be as strong and as I was in my 30s in your results and how you feel.
Preparing your immune system for winter
Preparing your immune system before the onslaught of the winter bugs arrive, will make all the difference in keeping those colds and flus to a minimum
Winter cardio
It’s time to focus on one aspect of your exercise routine that can really make a big difference in your results and how you feel.
Pure and simple hydration
It’s time to focus on one aspect of your exercise routine that can really make a big difference in your results and how you feel.
Recipe: Fresh fig and ricotta muffins
Here's Di's favourite fig recipe of this month.
THE ‘FAT VS MUSCLE’ MYTH
“It’s ok because muscle weighs more than fat…” – Myth debunked
Tired of being tired?
We all know what it is like to sleep poorly one night and struggle to function well the following day. If your sleep becomes disrupted on a regular basis, then normal daily function becomes a struggle.
Watt? It’s simple, it’s challenging and it’s inside for the winter!
The WattBike’s clear advantage is its simplicity. In these cold winter days
the skillmill
As the days are getting colder and darker its time to move training indoors and what better piece of equipment to keep your goals on track than the SKILL MILL.
How to tell when you’re (actually) hungry
We are overwhelmed with exposure to food –social media, TV, magazines – no wonder we are obsessed with eating!
Do you know your own body?
Do you know your own body?
Corrective exercise and blood pressure
Remember the last time you tried to pick something off the floor and felt a hot tension up the back of the legs?
4 ways your ‘gut’ can make you gain weight!
Is your gut working against you to keep those scales from moving in a downward direction?