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Starting your fitness journey. How to start (and maintain) your healthy habitSouthportSo, you have decided to finally focus on yourself and implement some healthy habits by joining the local fitness centre. Congratulations! The hardest and biggest step is often just walking through the doors and admitting you want some help. Gyms, studios and clubs often seem intimidating to someone with little to no training experience as they feel inadequate or out of their comfort zone in a room full of strong, fit bodies. The reality couldn't be farther from the truth, most gym goers are just the average person trying to implement some healthy habits and feel a bit better about themselves, so put to rest the negative self talk and take the plunge! Now that you are ready to start your journey, let's go through some tips to ensure it's a positive, safe and long experience for you.
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Break the Cycle of Yo-yo DietingWahroongaI suspect that if you talk to anyone about managing their weight, the majority of people would have been the victim of a never ending cycle of yo-yo diets. Maybe it's a term that you've heard but never really understood, or maybe you are one of those lucky people that has never been a victim.
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CortisolBondi JunctionCortisol is a stress hormone that also acts as one of the major regulators of blood sugar. It helps break down stored macro nutrients for energy (so as you can see it has its place and is an important part of our metabolism). In addition, it temporarily supresses the immune system as well as rebuilds bone and connective tissue. It also affects our electrolyte balance, increasing sodium retention and increase potassium and water excretion.
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Staying Inspired to TrainSouthportWelcome to March. If you are still on track for your New Year's fitness resolution, then congratulations as research shows more than half of the population doesn't stick to their goal past Feb! If you have fallen off the wagon already, then don't despair as there is plenty of time left in the year to achieve your goals if you start today. To keep you on track (or get back on track) here's a few short ideas to help inspire you to keep moving forward and ensure you can get through all the speed bumps along the way.
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