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Gut Health and How to ResetMona ValeOne of the first go-to areas when embracing a body transformation is a check of your gut health. When I first meet with prospective clients at Vision it is very common for people have little to no awareness of their own gut health, often it would be considered something that they have never thought about. According to statistics published by State of Victoria, it is estimated that around 20 percent of Australians have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or some other expression of poor gut health. The small intestine has a surface area equivalent to the size of a tennis court, which is the area where your food is absorbed. The small intestine is also the home of your gut-immune system which is around 60 percent of your total immune system. The pertinent thing to remember, however, is the lining of the gut wall is just one cell layer away from the toxin pool of bacteria and undigested food particles. Lifestyle stress, antibiotics or anti-inflammatory drugs (aspirin or ibuprofen), low fibre high sugar diets and alcohol can cause this lining to break down, enabling the pollution of your immune system.
- Fitness and Training
My new career at VisionSouthportStarting a new job is an opportunity for reinvention. I walked in to Personal Training at Vision with an 'idea' of'what Personal Training was, Training a Person. Upon being welcomed with open arms to Vision Southport and the Legacy as a whole, my views have been replaced with something far more complex. You see, my previous views in relation to starting a new job were: be on time, have a positive attitude, get involved but make sure you're not overdoing it. Your employer will be making a judgement about your potential from day one. Wrong. I have so far felt free to make mistakes and explore strengths and weaknesses working under Jack. And the comradery between my fellow collegues bares a striking resemblance to that as a cohesive sports team. Diving deeper into Vision Southport and what makes this place tick has made me realise that, yes Jack is an exceptional leader, however you can't help but appreciate how well the systesm is structured to achieve precise results for our clients and trainers as a whole. At the end of the day, I can go home satisfied that I have helped my clients in some way shape or form; and this is only possible by Vision workmates, leaders and the system itself.
- Health and Nutrition
Why You Need To Eat ProteinRose BayI understand it can feel frustrating when you hit the treadmill three times a week, throw in a couple of weight training sessions and make a conscious effort to reduce the bad foods out of your diet, yet you still seem to struggle to see that shift on the scales or your clothes fitting better.
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