6 week program – will Sam reach his goal of losing 20kg?

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Challenge: to lose 20kg in just 6 weeks Well most of you have probably seen the weekly updates on the community bulletin board, of one of our Directors – Sam, as he undertakes his own 6 Week Personal Training program.  He set himself the challenge of losing 20kg in 6 … Read More

Member Testimonial: Colleen

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I have been going to the gym and training now for the past ten years and I believe that this has kept my fitness and strength at a higher level than would be normally expected of another person my age. One of our favourite club members, Colleen, shares her fitness … Read More

Manly Scenic Fun Run 2013

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What a great turn out we had on Sunday 19 May for the Manly Scenic Fun Run. Team Manly Beach Health Club looked great sporting their Club shirts and war paint, which I am sure helped boost their competitive spirit. This years fun run had a record number of participants, … Read More

Manly Daily article – FREE running clinic

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Get your trainers on and join us for a free running clinic We are holding a free running clinic during the 4 week lead up to the Manly Scenic Fun Run which is on Sunday 19 May 2013. The clinic is aimed to help entrants build up endurance and help … Read More

Success Story: I lost 60kg!

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Without a doubt the six-week Personal Training program was the best thing I have ever done. Below is a testimonial from one of  our inspiring members, who has shown such great strength and determination to get to her goal weight… “At the beginning of 2012 I promised myself I was … Read More

The importance of hydration

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It is important to make sure you are hydrated before you even exercise.  Clear is cool – your wee that is! It may seem like a lot, but below is a guide for how much water you should be aiming for, even before you hit the gym: You should consume … Read More

Red cabbage salad

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Red cabbage salad Serves 4 SALAD INGREDIENTS: ½ red cabbage, thinly sliced 20 g sliced almonds 4 shallot stalks, finely chopped ½ bunch fresh basil, chopped DRESSING INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons soy sauce (tamari) 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard INSTRUCTIONS: Roast almonds in a dry pan until golden, … Read More

Success Story: I lost 55kg

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Case Study: Janika lost 55kg and hasn’t looked back! We are proud of so many of our members and in particular Janika Nieminen had great success last year. Here she shares her weightloss story with us… “Without Adam, my personal trainer from Manly Beach Health Club, I wouldn’t be the … Read More

Do you know your heart rate points?

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To know your ratios we must know your individual Heart Rate Points The human body uses 2 main fuel sources – fats and carbohydrates. The body burns a combination of the two. The ratios of this combination depend on the intensity of exercise. At high intensities, the slow burning but … Read More