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26/09/2019
Can I do CrossFit with no fitness?

So there's this thing about CrossFit. Everyone believes it's for only the naturally strong, the people gifted with a sporting ability or those who love to workout hard. Let me tell you the truth. CrossFit is and was made for overweight people, the older generation and for anyone else who needs to be able to […]

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23/09/2019
Why is my kid struggling to be active?

It's common for many people to believe it's easier than ever for kids these days. Everything is served up for them, right? So why can't your child remain active and want to keep playing sport? It's harder than you think. Even though there are many things that make tasks easier for kids, this has only […]

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15/09/2019
6 Reasons Why You Need To Do Pilates

1. BUILD LONG AND LEAN MUSCLES  Pilates is great for increasing your strength without getting an increase in muscle size. The exercises focus on your posture and alignment and when performing these movements correctly, it will result in a nicely defined body.  2. PREVENT OR BOUNCE BACK FROM INJURY  Many people who decide to try […]

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06/09/2019
"Ariston is the only fitness centre that I've been to that makes you motivated to keep going." - Mat

My biggest challenge was finding the motivation and time to do exercise. I felt like I was always making excuses like it was too expensive or I wouldn't be good at Crossfit. I found that everyone at Ariston, coaches, and clients, are such nice people and welcomed me like family. Their positive attitudes made me […]

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06/09/2019
"I was lacking confidence in myself after becoming a mum of two and needed something to change to make myself happy again" - Tiff

Prior to joining Ariston, I struggled to get into an exercise regime due to family commitments. Making sure I put them first always for their sports and other activities. I didn't know I could make time for me and my family and make it work well! When I wasn’t training I felt tired and a […]

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06/09/2019
"This is the first time I feel confident that I can not only lose the weight but maintain that loss" - Mick

My biggest challenge before joining would have been motivation and energy levels. I have had some medical issues as well as a broken back, which I gained a lot of weight from. At my heaviest I was 160kg. These issues also impacted my ability to lose weight and maintain weight loss. It made me feel […]

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06/09/2019
"To anyone sitting on the fence about joining, the hardest part is getting to the gym, the rest is made easy thanks to Ariston." - Tahlia

My Ariston journey began in October in 2017. Prior to Ariston, I struggled to maintain a commitment to a gym due to feeling out of my comfort zone. When I started with Ariston all of my fears were no longer, this was due to a supportive community made up of members and coaches who celebrated […]

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04/09/2019
Is weight lifting at a young age bad for you?

Let us look at the facts. 1. It's unsafe for kids to do resistance training - False There was widespread fear through the 1970s and 1980s around children participating in resistance training. This stemmed from data gathered by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. This data was […]

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29/08/2019
What's the hardest part of getting fit?

Being consistent with turning up. Turning up to the gym, walking through the door. Turning up to prepare meals that suit your nutrition needs. Turning up to take care of your body when it needs recovery. The easiest path is to not turn up. But then you get 0 results. No change. Is it really […]

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29/08/2019
What Body Fat amount is best for you?

The most realistic answer to this question would be…..it depends.  It depends on what is going to be sustainable for you. Generally speaking though, for optimal health, women should be aiming for around 20-25% body fat and men should be aiming for 10-15%. The benefits that go along with being at these body fat percentages […]

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29/08/2019
Can you do CrossFit if you're overweight?

Yes, you can! When you think of CrossFit the type of people who do it are shredded, have 6 pack abs and seem sport driven their entire life. Thing is there are two sides to CrossFit. The one I have just described is the sport, this is CrossFit competitions including the CrossFit Games. The other […]

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29/08/2019
Will lifting weights make me bulky?

In short no. Lifting weights can assist in building muscle but only if paired with an appropriate nutrition strategy. Read that again. Only lifting weights will do very little to your body. Eat well and to put it simply, eat a lot, then you may gain muscle. But even then, it takes consistency and a […]

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21/08/2019
Why you are failing

Everyone has failures. If we did not. There would be no growth. No new inventions. No better understanding of the world around us. There is no hope. It's just the way we are. This is a lie. If we are in a position we don't like, we can change it. Find the reason why you […]

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07/08/2019
Since joining Ariston I’m definitely getting fitter and losing the “dad bod” - Matt

My main challenge was to find a gym that kept me interested. After going to a few different gyms I just ended up bored or I just couldn’t be bothered. I hadn’t tried “CrossFit” before and since joining Ariston I honestly haven't looked back. I’m keen to go every day, “it’s addictive”. Since joining Ariston […]

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07/08/2019
The #1 Thing Killing Your Fitness and How To Avoid It

Becoming a better writer is a goal I wish to attain. It will allow me to better communicate knowledge and expertise to those who need it and by doing this I can help more people become fit and healthy. The thing with writing is I need to do a lot of it, every day, to […]

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02/08/2019
FINALLY! How To Afford A Premium Gym Membership Today Even If You Have A Modest Income

All your friends are joining and experiencing the remarkable benefits of premium gym memberships and you wonder how? How do they afford that? Uni Students, families with one income and single parents are all attending these gyms that can range from $30-$70 per week depending on what suits their goals best. Still, you can't seem […]

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01/08/2019
"My Only Regret Is Not Joining Sooner" - Narridy

Working out consistently due to boredom in what exercise I was doing was a huge challenge for me before joining Ariston Fitness. My mental game wasn’t in it most the time. Also if something was hard or too uncomfortable I would often avoid it or cut the workout short. I didn’t realize the value in […]

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01/08/2019
"To Be Part Of Ariston Is Truly Life-Changing" - Nella

My biggest challenge prior to joining Ariston was going out of my comfort zone to try something new. I really wanted to gain confidence and see what my body could do but wasn't sure how or where to go. Since joining Ariston I have been able to achieve this. My biggest achievements have been competing […]

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01/08/2019
"I Love Coming To Class" - Judi

My biggest challenge was just making time and effort to go to the gym. I’m not young and skinny, actually old and clumsy. Arthritis likes my body, which makes some exercises a bit difficult. I was pleasantly surprised by the size of groups and how friendly everyone is. I have gained a lot more range […]

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01/08/2019
"I Am Enjoying Training Again" - Michael

My biggest challenge was that I was lacking the motivation to start exercising. My time at a previous gym was not enjoyable and as a result, it became a chore and I stopped going. I felt lazy and was unhappy with myself and my lack of concern for my health. I grew up always being […]

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01/08/2019
"I'm happy, my clothes fit and I feel like me again" - Tarina

Before joining Ariston I was bored and lacked motivation at my previous gym. I have always played lots of sport, but had never attended a gym class and didn’t really know what to do by myself. It was about a year and a half since our little girl was born and I just felt yuck […]

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01/08/2019
"I Hated The Gym (Normal Gyms)" - Jarrod

I was lacking motivation and knowledge of how to train prior to joining Ariston Fitness. I was previously only training to play football. This was mostly running and getting hit. I had done very little resistance or cross-training. I was also GROSSLY overweight 6 months before starting CrossFit, I was 107kg (32% body fat) and […]

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30/07/2019
MUST KNOW: The new wave of fitness in Bundaberg and how you are missing out!

Do you want to get fitter? Choosing which gym to join is hard, the easiest path is to do what everyone else does (that don't get results) and get a traditional access gym membership. But there is a new wave of fitness in Bundaberg and you must try it! You may have not noticed there […]

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29/07/2019
"Returning to Ariston post-pregnancy was an exciting time" - Amanda

I joined Ariston in January 2017 and it was the best decision. The coaches have helped me gain confidence and reach goals even while I was pregnant with my 3rd daughter. I continued to go to Ariston 5 days a week and completed workouts accustomed to my needs as my pregnancy progressed. I also continued […]

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18/07/2019
AVOID these 3 fatal mistakes that blunt your kids sporting fitness and talent

An expert Exercise Scientist reveals the must knows for parents! You know the story where the champion who comes from a small rural town overcomes many obstacles to achieve their goal. This doesn't happen for all kids who have dreams of achieving sporting greatness but it can for yours if you ensure they avoid these […]

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07/07/2019
"I love the different challenges" - Kelly Ricciardi

My biggest challenge to joining any fitness regimen was firstly finding the time to fit it in with having 3 young children and then still having the energy to keep up with them and other everyday activities. Secondly, I felt anxious about not having the fitness level/stamina needed to complete or keep up with the […]

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07/07/2019
Our Secret Weapon - You won't get this at another gym

It's not a pill for weight loss. It's not a program that does all the work for you. But it does guarantee you succeed. You will get fitter, you will lose weight, you will get stronger but it may not be with us....... wait, what? We call it our "Free No Sweat Intro". It's our […]

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07/07/2019
Why you are failing at weight loss and others succeed

You join a gym to lose weight, to feel better and look better. You work really hard in the gym. Results start to show early on but then slow down and stop. I'm betting you feel disappointed. You give up, you try again, same thing happens. Why is this? Without nutrition advice you are going […]

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07/07/2019
Why our members are super happy with their memberships and you should too.

Your car is quite an important asset of yours, it gets you from point A to point B swiftly and safely. Two people you will encounter when owning a car are first the salesperson (even it's a private deal, the seller is a salesperson) and a mechanic. Who is the best person to ask about […]

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07/07/2019
"It's my stress relief" - Heidi Geyer

Before I joined Ariston my biggest challenge was finding Motivation to attend gym sessions on a daily basis. This made me feel frustrated and bored with no desire to do any sort of workout, especially after a stressful day at work. Now that I workout at Ariston I have a different workout everyday which keeps […]

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07/07/2019
"I decided to step out of my comfort zone" - Grant Stevenson

Before starting at Ariston, I'd never done Crossfit (or even had a gym membership). I'd always had this mindset that you had to have a certain level of fitness, even just to get started. I'd always been pretty active playing sport throughout high school, however after years of focusing on Uni and work, and very […]

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05/07/2019
An Open Letter to Our Members

We thank you for your trust in us. We understand getting started in a gym can be intimidating but you overcome this and entered our doors. You continue to place your trust and respect in us. You deserve the very best. We pivot and change to what we believe to be the best for you […]

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03/07/2019
How to go from 0 to 100, real quick!

You are starting at nothing. Maybe it's a low level of fitness. But you want to be more, you want to see what your potential is. So how do you do it? You start with improving your nutrition. It's the foundation for all active pursuits. It's your fuel and your recovery. Skip this step and […]

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03/07/2019
How to feel better about your body - the true first step!

Take the first step. The number one reason you are not feeling how you deserve to about your body is you have not taken the first step. You may have a taken a step. It might be getting you to where you want to be. That's okay. You showed up, took a risk and made […]

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01/07/2019
We are not for you, it's possible.

A lot of businesses aim to please everyone. We do not. A lot of people aim to be liked by everyone. We do not. Why? Aiming to please everyone doesn't lead to the best outcomes. Everyone receives average. In the end, no one wins. You deserve a service that is for you, meets your needs […]

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30/06/2019
"I love the challenge" - Michelle Hunter

My biggest challenge before joining Ariston was being bored with normal gym and staying consistent with exercise. I need to keep busy and be challenged to keep me interested. I felt like my training was stagnant. Since joining Ariston I am challenged every day physically and mentally with every WOD. I think I am the […]

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29/06/2019
Why you are working out harder and not getting fitter.

Playing a team sport, individual sport or just at the gym I always thought giving everything I had at each moment would increase my chance of winning or getting fitter. Oh, how wrong I was! It took a lot of workouts and coaching time to figure out how and what goes wrong for so many […]

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25/06/2019
Are you faking it?

Keep reading on, we are going to get real first before we speak about solutions. You have or had a gym membership. You go for walks every now and then. You don't eat that much bad food. Your doctor hasn't diagnosed any chronic diseases yet. You must be pretty healthy, right? Wrong. You have been […]

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25/06/2019
I challenge YOU!

Let's keep this super quick and simple. I have a challenge for you! Do you want to lose weight? Do you want to feel good? Do you want to look good? Do you want to get stronger? Do you want to feel supported and shown what to do everyday? Do you want a program that […]

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25/06/2019
You must feel this way when you go to the gym!

Going to the gym can be very intimidating. A lot of people don't know what to do, even if you have been to the gym before what you were shown might not be correct. No one wants to be in one of those viral videos of people doing ridiculous things at the gym! To face […]

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25/06/2019
What if you look stupid?

You want to feel better and look better but you are afraid you are going to look stupid in the gym. Maybe you want to get fit before you starts. This is fear based decision making. How we overcome this is by seeking out if your fears are truly warranted. Your brain is wired to […]

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25/06/2019
How to stop those cravings for bad food.

I bet you never feel guilty when you eat an entire green salad or you finish the entire chicken breast. That is because most cravings are closely tied to junk food and have little to do with true hunger.  First comes the craving, followed by the finding a food that satisfies that craving. Then, you […]

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25/06/2019
How to get results

This one rule applies to everything in your life. You have been doing the same thing for a while now. It's getting boring. It's boring because you are not getting results, nothing is changing. You made the wrong choice. Most likely you made a choice based on price instead of what the product or service […]

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22/06/2019
Do you want abs? You HAVE to do this!

Many men and women like you want that elusive 6 pack. You will see people do sit ups, ab crunches, wheel roll outs all day in pursuit of it. None of these matter. What really matters is your food. You have abdominal muscles underneath a layer of fat, that's why you can't see your 6 […]

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22/06/2019
PESTO TURKEY MEATBALLS

500g turkey mince 3 tbsp pesto Handful sliced shallots ¼ cup quick oats 1 egg Salt & pepper PESTO 1 large bunch of basil (leaves removed) 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese 1 large handful of macadamia nuts 1 tbsp good quality olive oil 1 clove garlic (optional) Salt and pepper to taste 1. Start by making […]

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21/06/2019
How to not choose the worst diet for you!

What is the best diet for you to choose? This is one of those questions that we would all like to know the answer to. Surely there is some magic pill you haven’t heard of or something you are missing!! You can waste a lot of time. Failing a diet leads to poor self esteem. […]

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19/06/2019
Can you pass your kids fitness test?

Ever felt out of breath playing with your kids? They have endless energy right? Or maybe you have very little energy! Your kids want to play with you. They want you to keep up with them and enjoy endless happy times. You deserve to be a parent that can do that for your kids. Look […]

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19/06/2019
How to help your workplace thrive and make it better for you!

Where ever you work and whatever your role is there, the people you work with make going to work exciting or you dread it. Now you can control only your actions but your actions might just be what help you AND those you work with. If you are a mum or dad you know how […]

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19/06/2019
I can feel I am getting closer and closer to my goals than before.

"I was unsure if one on one sessions would benefit me so I held off booking my first one. After my first session, I was able to identify specific aspects that held me back, this was important to me. I have been able to take that into classes and modify movements based on this. I […]

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17/06/2019
Choc Raspberry Oat Bars

2 medium bananas 2 cups oats 1/2 cup raspberries 2 tbsp choc chips 2 tsp cocoa powder 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 tbsp coconut (optional) Mix together and spread out in a slice pan. Cook for 15-20mins @ 180 degrees. Makes 12 bars @ 2.2g protein, 2g fat, 16g carbs

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17/06/2019
The best way we care for our members.

My Fiance and I love going to Water St. Kitchen when eating out. Their food is delicious, they also have the tastiest desserts and great coffee! But this isn't why we keep going back. The real reason we choose Water St. Kitchen more than other places is that they care about each person that walks […]

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17/06/2019
The ONLY way to guarantee you don't quit getting fit!

You try to get fit, you quit. You try again and again. You quit again and again. This ain't school where your teachers try every day to help you learn. This is life. People will allow you to buy without first explaining why it will work for you. So I believe, it's not your fault […]

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16/06/2019
You Are Losing When You Don't Get Prescribed!

Prescription in everything is KING! It's a recommendation that is authoritatively put forward to you with the goal of helping you solve a problem. Think about how many services you currently pay for that you were prescribed. The ones that prescribe to you are the higher value services. You spend a lot of time at […]

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16/06/2019
Should You Listen To What Your Parents Told You About Eating

There are a few things we were all told as kids that we either need to ignore, or pay attention to when it comes to ensuring we don’t overeat:- 1. “Don't drink while you are eating” A glass of water either before, during or after your meal will help give you a feeling of being […]

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16/06/2019
Fighting Against the Lying Weight Loss Gurus for You

You have tried before. It didn't work. You feel frustrated, sad and don't want to try anymore. I plead that you stop this. It's not your fault. You are the victim of people selling the idea that it's easy, that it happens quickly and you won't have to learn. These are the lies you were […]

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15/06/2019
What confusion is doing to our customers isn't right!

Confusion is costing you money. Confusion is paralysing your ability to make a choice. Confusion is making you feel like you don't know what's right. Confusing health and fitness advice is stopping you from getting results and it's just not right! You see hundreds of different diets. Thousands of different workout programs. Heaps of different […]

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15/06/2019
Make people excited to be around you!

Who do you like hanging out with? What are the characteristics of those people? Do they make a lot of jokes? They might help you out in some way. It may be that you have a lot in common. Whatever it is, people you like hanging out with have leave an impact on your life. […]

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15/06/2019
This Mistake is Costing You Fitness

Remember back when you were younger, you felt much more flexible, had greater stamina and your body recovered fast! Unfortunately that's all in the past and you feel like that was a totally different person. There is one mistake you are making that is continuing to cost you the fitness you had and every day […]

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14/06/2019
People hate paying for bad service.

Bad products and bad service are things no one wants. People definitely don't want to pay for it and I am sure you don't either. So why is it we are still suckers for getting caught out? Price comparisons. Back in high school I sustained a nasty knee injury. Over 18 months this was misdiagnosed […]

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13/06/2019
You can do it, let me explain why...

People just like you walk into Ariston every day for a No Sweat Introduction and they too are concerned if they can do it. Put simply, you can! And so can they. You may not believe me just yet, but you will. Everytime I sit down with someone like you for an intro meeting my […]

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12/06/2019
Who Is Ariston For?

Ariston is not like other gyms. We are more like your sports team that wins every week! We don't like bringing others down, judging others because they do something different or making people afraid of failing. I had a good time in my youth playing many different team and individual sports. I didn't win much. […]

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11/06/2019
Tuesday Fitness Tip

Simple and easy fitness tips you can do anywhere. Tabata time! Tabata is 8 Rounds of 20 seconds of work, 10 seconds of rest. This is designed to elicit high intensity outcomes so when picking the movements you will do for a tabata it is best to stick to easy and light or bodyweight movements. […]

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11/06/2019
How to STOP your kids from being Lazy

You care for your children with all the love in the world and want only the best for them in the future. However, it's hard for you to convince them to be healthier and more active. Particularly in today's world of technology. There is one way that can ensure your kids future will be healthy […]

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04/06/2019
Amanda

My biggest challenge before starting personal training was pull ups! I initially started one on one sessions because I wanted to be able to do pull ups. I was annoyed that after years of training I was still unable to do a pull up, even though I felt I was getting stronger. Even though I […]

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04/06/2019
Jenna

My biggest challenge was making the time to get to the gym. Looking after myself was not a priority. I would make excuses not to go to the gym like the kids come first or I would say I’ll go tomorrow and wouldn’t. I felt really depressed and disliked myself for being so lazy. I […]

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04/06/2019
Sarah

After years of bouncing from gym to gym without any results and only bad experiences, I lacked a lot of confidence in myself which always made it hard for me to commit to any gym program. That was until I joined Ariston Fitness… What really made Ariston different to every other gym I have been […]

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31/05/2019
James

Although I love swimming and surfing/body surfing, I was losing confidence in the surf especially at the Gold Coast due to lack of fitness. I was very frustrated and embarrassed about my lack of fitness. I was not too appealing in boardies either. After joining Ariston my fitness improved out of sight, diet improved and […]

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25/05/2019
This has changed everything

My biggest challenge was making the time to get to the gym. Looking after myself was not a priority. I would make excuses not to go to the gym like the kids come first or I would say I’ll go tomorrow and wouldn’t. I felt really depressed and disliked myself for being so lazy and […]

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15/05/2019
Allan Carter - I'm just a little bit older, that's all.

I Have certainly gained from and enjoyed the past months at Ariston. My medical reports have all shown positive gains and I have noticed an improvement in my balance and upper strength. I have been hampered to some degree by minor injuries sustained earlier in life but the modifications the Ariston team has implemented have […]

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30/04/2019
Marne

This is my story, and I would not change a thing, my only wish is that I started this years ago. At 105kg+, I was on a slippery path to bad health and at nearly 50 years old something had to be done. You could call me an empty nester, kids gone, working home alone […]

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02/05/2018
How long will it take me to return to my pre-baby weight?

As a first time mother, I remember walking out of the hospital after giving birth and wondering why I still looked 6 months pregnant.  On the other hand, I had friends who walked out 24 hours later looking as though they had only eaten a large meal. That was step number one in the battle […]

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20/06/2017
The value of a coach

I must admit, I am the type of person who likes to learn something and figure it out on my own. Whether it is building a website or improving my health and fitness I find the right information for my situation and apply it. Having completed tertiary studies in sport and exercise science I thought […]

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19/06/2017
5 Steps to Prevent Injury

If we move the chance of injury occurring increases. Injury is even more likely when we attempt something with little knowledge of correct procedure or participate in something that is inherently high risk. Injuries are a part of life, as kids we constantly pick up bumps and bruises along with the occasional bone break because […]

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19/06/2017
Redefine Your Definition of Failure

We have recently discovered, or rather rediscovered, that our youngest daughter is quite a faster runner. We figured it was perhaps time to get her some athletics training to help hone in on those skills. As my daughter and I set out to her first training session, she said to me “but mummy, what if […]

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23/05/2017
SUPER QUICK SALSA

3-4 tomatoes handful of green shallots large handful of coriander leaves a slice of capsicum 1 fresh chilli squeeze of lime juice salt & pepper   Simply throw it all into a small food processor or blender and pulse. Don’t over blend to a smoothie, just have it chopped enough to combine.   Serve with […]

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07/05/2017
The Magic Secret To Weight Loss

We all want to know what the secret equation is for losing weight. Perhaps you’re trying to find something more exciting, perhaps something new that surely someone doesn’t already know, something that can work while you continue to live your life the way it is without disruption, without effort and without thoughtfulness and consistency. Something […]

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03/03/2017
Asian Brown Rice Noodle and Green Salad

1/2 head broccoli 100g green beans 1 cup chopped kale 200g brown rice noodles (Woolworths) Dressing 2cm ginger grated 1 clove of garlic crushed 2 limes juiced 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp sesame oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar Topping 1 sheet of nori crushed 1 tbsp toasted sesame seed 1 tsp fresh chilli / […]

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16/02/2017
Why Women Should Lift Weights

Some years ago, my go to exercise was running. It was cheap. I could choose when I wanted to do it and, for a time, it seemed to help with controlling my weight. Then things just got harder. I got frustrated. My weight started to increase and I didn’t understand why. I was exercising and […]

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14/02/2017
Is CrossFit making females bulky?

Within fitness many old beliefs stemming from decades ago exist, some are spread by trainers who are ignorant to evidence and new research while many believe them because they heard it. One of these is that lifting weights will make females look like men, or appear too muscular or bulky. First off let me say […]

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08/02/2017
Low Back Pain, Is It Normal?

Many people, both active and sedentary experience pain or discomfort in their low back region. Such a high rate of occurrence must make this condition normal right? Wrong. Even though it is common, particularly in today's society it is far from normal. Firstly let's address that low back pain is often used as a "diagnosis" […]

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13/01/2017
You love your kids, right? But what about you?

Being a mother is a tough gig. We are constantly at the beck and call of those we love, but sometimes this can be to the detriment of our own selves. I come from a place of understanding though. By the time my second child came along, I was trying to be super woman whilst […]

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11/12/2016
Roast Pumpkin, Cranberry, Pepita and Quinoa Salad

Looking for a healthy and festive looking side dish for your christmas get togethers?  Try our amazing pumpkin, cranberry, pepita and quinoa salad! 1 cup quinoa 500g pumpkin cut into cubes 1 cup baby spinach leaves bunch coriander leaves 1/2 dried cranberries 2 tbsp pepitas 1 tsp ground cumin 1 lemon squeezed 1 tbsp olive […]

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11/12/2016
Zucchini Ricotta Fritters

Need a light lunch or a tasty snack? Try our Zucchini Ricotta Fritters! 2 medium zucchini - thinly cut into sticks or grated 80g low fat ricotta 1 egg 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs zest of 1 lemon 1 tsp each salt & pepper olive oil (or use spray for a lighter option) Combine zucchini, ricotta, […]

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08/12/2016
Pumpkin Oat Breakfast Biscuits

Make these delicious breakfast biscuits and keep them in the fridge for a quick brekky on the run!     1 cup rolled oats 1 cup quick oats 2/3 cup crasins (dried cranberries) 2/3 pepitas (pumpkin seeds) 2 tbsp chia seeds 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup coconut oil […]

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30/11/2016
Delicious Chia Pudding

Try our delicious chia pudding! It’s a great gluten and dairy free summer snack that you can make ahead and leave in the fridge for a special treat. 2 tbsp chia seeds 1/3 can light coconut milk (150ml) 1 tbsp maple syrup Mix and leave in fridge overnight to set.  Serve with banana and a […]

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21/11/2016
Gingerbread Protein Smoothie

Get some christmas cheer with our Gingerbread Protein Smoothie!  Great for a quick breakfast on the go, or as a post-workout replenisher. 220ml unsweetened macadamia milk, almond milk or your favourite type of milk 2 tsp chia seeds 1 tbsp maple syrup 1/4 tsp mixed spice 1/4 tsp ginger 10g oats 1/2 scoop bulk nutrients […]

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28/10/2016
CrossFit for Obstacle Course Racing

Obstacle course racing (OCR) has become a very popular activity for many people and with this many new obstacle course type races now exist. From the Spartan Races, Tough Mudder, The Holt Bolt and Operation Blackhawk there are many opportunities to have fun. You may be looking at entering one of these races or want […]

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16/08/2016
3 Ways Teens Can Improve Sports Performance

A huge mistake that many coaches or parents make when undertaking training with their teenager for sports performance is that they see what the current champions do and attempt to mimic that. This is the number one way NOT to improve and if anything your athlete will burn out. Champions do the right things but […]

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07/02/2016
Does your day include any of these 5 simple and healthy tips?

These are all very simple and easy tips that you can introduce to your daily routine to help your health. Let's use this list as a reminder and checklist to start the week. Aim to implement each tip into every day of this week and see how you feel. Stay hydrated. Water is the best […]

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