KT's BLOG

Fat burning workouts for beginners

When you are a beginner, finding the right fat burning workouts is incredibly important. Far too many times you see beginners doing the wrong workouts and exercises for months, then end up quitting all together because they are not seeing the results they desire. What...

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Is your body ready to get back to exercise

Spring is here and we all wanted to get in shape for summer. Combined with the lockdowns from our eventful year thus far, we are all keen to get back into some regular exercise or kick off a brand new routine! But there are a few things to consider before you rush...

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QL: The two letters that cause pain

Are you ready for another anatomy lesson? It seems like I have had a bit of a theme going recently with pointing out parts of our bodies that cause us pain and how we can ‘fix’ it, so that we can live a more comfortable life and continue doing the things we enjoy...

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Strength training for runners (and walkers)

Do you love to run (or even walk for that matter). Do you run/walk for the freedom, the peace it offers you or maybe you love the social aspect of the 5km park runs or you might be even more serious than that, lets talks marathons, half marathons or enjoy your bush...

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Suspension training – for that travelling lifestyle!

I just love the suspension training, especially when we’re on the road. It’s such a travel-friendly piece of equipment, and I love how it adds a little ‘fun factor’ to the whole fit4theroad thing. So, what is suspension training? Suspension training is a training tool...

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Exercises to improve your posture

Posture is so much more than just sitting up straight. Our posture is important because it gives us feedback about where we have been with our bodies. It lets you know if you have any aches or pains and reminds you of injuries you may have sustained years ago. It lets...

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Core exercises:more than just your abs

You probably know that core strength is important. But did you know your core is much more than just your abs? So, what muscles make up your core and what are the best exercises to strengthen them? WHAT IS THE CORE? The core is a collective term to refer to the...

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22 benefits of strength training

Why do you do resistance training? We all know resistance training is good for us, and there are so many reasons to add it to your exercise routine. Some people to it to build muscle. Others, to reach a goal, like being able to pick up our grandkids, do some yard work...

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Get your butt into gear – Part 2

We learnt from Part 1 of this blog (click here if you missed it) that a weak butt might be the culprit when it comes to your lower back pain.  Having a weak butt (glutes) means your back takes up the slack when it comes to supporting your body in everyday movements...

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Get your butt into gear

Bottoms, butts, backside. Call it what you want, we all have one, but how strong is yours? Did you know your body can actually switch on the wrong muscles because the correct ones are weak or inactive?  This is most common in our glutes (butt) and can be the reason...

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Rock Cakes

Ingredients 100 g Light peanut butter  2 x Weet-bix  ½ cup honey  1 cup rolled oats  1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour  60 g sultanas, chopped  ¼ cup egg whites Directions Crush Weet-bix into a bowl and mix in all other ingredients. Weigh the batter and divide by 16...

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Fiesta Salad

Ingredients 1/2 cup iceberg lettuce, shredded 3 cherry tomatoes 
 1/8 medium capsicum 1/4 medium Lebanese cucumber, chopped 1 slice red onion, chopped 1/4 avocado, chopped 1/4 cup, no added salt, canned corn, drained and rinsed. 1/2 cup no added salt canned kidney...

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Turmeric chicken Bowl

Ingredients 1 x 200g packet dried thick rice noodles 4 un-crumbed chicken breast schnitzels (about 500g) 1½ teaspoons ground turmeric 2 tablespoons gluten-free, reduced-salt tamari 1 tablespoon gluten-free sweet chilli sauce 1 green oak leaf lettuce, leaves separated...

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YOU GO, I GO – partner workout

In a recent post I talked about how you can incorporate your kids in your exercise schedule so not only you can keep your workouts consistent, but how you set a great example to them about keeping healthy and well.  If you missed it click here Exercising with your...

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