Monthly Archives: July 2017

7 ways to curb cravings between meals

Are you struggling to avoid reaching for the unhealthy snacks between meals? The Institute of Food Technologists share seven tips to stay fuller for longer. 1. Protein: Adding one protein to breakfast could contribute to improved satiety according to a 2013 study. Daily consumption of a high-protein afternoon snack containing soy lea...

The psychology behind cheat meals

Psychologically, you’re saying you are cheating on your diet – but does that mean you don’t like your diet and it deserves to be cheated on? The term ‘cheat meal’ sets the stage for a bad relationship with food: if you say you’re cheating on a diet or that you are eating ‘bad’ foods, then you’re also saying that there ar...

7 Hacks for Creating Healthy Habits That Actually Stick

Starting new habits—or replacing bad habits with good ones—can be a lot easier if you know a few tricks. by Mario Armstrong       Last year on his blog, Jay Z announced that he and Beyoncé were going on a 22-day vegan-only diet, writing, “Psychologists have said it takes 21 days to make or break a habit. On the 22nd ...

Is the Stair Stepper a Good Workout?

The new cardio equipment has arrived! Our brand new Matrix Stair Climber is waiting for you! Since being introduced to the fitness industry in 1983, the stair climber has become one of the most popular pieces of exercise equipment in both gyms and homes. Along with the stair climber’s physical features of convenience including the cont...

The Ultimate Chest Workout: Chest Exercises for Awesome Pecs

By Michael Matthews If you want big, full, strong, “armor-plate” pecs that pop, then you want to do these chest exercises and workouts. Biceps and chest. The two workouts that guys never miss…and the two muscle groups that they have the most trouble developing. There are good reasons for this. Except in the cases of genetic wind...

The 10 Best Winter Foods For Weight Loss

By STEPHANIE ECKELKAMP DECEMBER 21, 2015 There’s no reason you can’t emerge from the winter season looking fit, svelte, and ready to rock your skinny jeans. Sure, there are lots of creamy soups, cookies, casseroles, and Netflix marathons, but at the same time, there are tons of seasonal superfoods high in the right nutrients...

Takuya Noguchi and wife Risa Takenaka Gold Coast Marathon winners list

Takuya Noguchi joins wife Risa Takenaka on Gold Coast Marathon winners list Emma Greenwood, @EmmaGreenwood12, Gold Coast Bulletin July 3, 2017 10:00am IF Takuya Noguchi could have scripted his perfect day, it’s unlikely it would have turned out much better than yesterday. On his 29th birthday, Noguchi won the Gold Coast Marathon, beatin...

2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games April 2018

  On 4 April 2018, over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast for an 11 day sporting and cultural event, over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast for an 11 day sporting and cultural event. Share the Dream The Go...

Never too old! Marathon at 70

Tim’s dad Peter and his friend Neild from Sydney ran the Gold Coast 42.2km. It was Peter’s 3rd best Marathon, previously completing New York, London, Berlin, Sydney 2000 and others...