Protein Facts

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Recipes, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Protein Facts

Interesting Fact on Proteins Have you been wondering why we only stock Total Sports Nutrition supplements? As you can see most generic proteins will claim they can help muscle growth but clearly do not have the nutritional support to allow for optimum growth or performance. Unfortunately Australian laws do allow these companies to lie about their products content and sell to the general public. Tsn’s supplements are a superior protein and one of the very few that are approved by Asada – Australian’s governing body. Most gyms and personal trainers will either sell or...

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Cybex Arc Trainer

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Cybex Arc Trainer

Have you tried our Cybex Arc trainer yet? Fitness Matters has the only Arc trainer on the Island. Let me tell you about the benefits of this great machine… The Arc Trainer is a unique cardio exercise machine, the motto of which is “Better Results – Less Time.“ Exercising on an Arc Trainer is an effective way to get your heart rate up in a low-impact environment. The Arc design allows you to experience complete range of motion for the knee and hip, without placing undue stress on the joints, the patented stride technology moves legs in a biomechanically correct...

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Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Seniors

As people reach old age, osteoporosis is a major determining factor in quality of life. In Healing Moves, Dr. Mitchell and Carol Krucoff write, “Age-related declines in muscle and bone mass … can lead to frailty and fracture — the primary reason older adults wind up in nursing homes.” If you don’t want to spend your later years resting in a nursing home, losing your independence and draining your or your family’s financial resources, you need to do something to remain independent. According to numerous studies and aging manuals, that “something” is...

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2015 Summer Body Challenge

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2015 Summer Body Challenge

The Summer Body Challenge commenced on 5th October and finished on 14th November. Our past challenges have seen some amazing results, and this one was no different, with cm’s and kg’s lost all over the place. Our Summer Body Challenge ran for a period of 6 weeks, and while also changing their body compositions for the better, our challengers have also been smashing PB’s in their lifts, increasing their strength and stamina, which is reflected in their training. As trainers, we cannot be prouder of all our challengers, and we can’t wait to continue to see the changes we know they will make...

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What to Look For When Buying Protein Powder

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What to Look For When Buying Protein Powder

What to look for when buying protein powder – You get what you pay for! There are two main components of milk protein: 1. Casein 2. Whey Protein During the processing of whey protein, fat and lactose (milk sugar) are filtered out to make a lower fat, lower carbohydrate, and higher protein powder. The higher the protein content per gram basis, the more processing (filtering) is needed. When a whey protein count is greater than 85% in protein concentration, it is considered to be a WPI (whey protein isolate). Less than 85% and it is considered to be a WPC (whey protein concentrate). The...

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Staying Healthy During Your Senior Years

Posted by on Oct 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Staying Healthy During Your Senior Years

Staying healthy and feeling your best is important at any age and that doesn’t change just because you have a few more grey hairs. As we grow older, we experience an increasing number of major life changes, including career changes and retirement, children leaving home, the loss of loved ones, and physical changes. How we handle and grow from these changes is the key to staying healthy. These tips can help you maintain your physical and emotional health and live life to the fullest, whatever your age. Many adults don’t exercise as they get older. However, exercise is vital for staying...

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