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Three Ice Cubes

Ice freezes growth

Ice baths are a popular recovery method for many top athletes — including AFL and NRL players, and Hollywood...

Shock study: Lifting to exhaustion is key to muscle growth, not weights.

An extraordinary new study says lifting to exhaustion is the key to muscle growth, not how heavy the weights...

Train your breath to win big

Australian Olympians train their breathing for extra performance. In a Fitness First mag exclusive, their breathing coach James Fletcher...
identical male twins

Ultimate proof that fitness works

By comparing twins — one fit and another unfit — Finnish researchers have proven the powerful impact of exercise...
Exercise physiologist Jarrod Meerkin

Top 5 tips on building muscle & losing fat at the same time

It’s possible to train for both endurance and strength (and shred fat while putting on muscle) if you follow...

The world’s hottest fitness trends in 2016

What are the top fitness trends you can expect to see around the world in 2016? Fitness First mag's Sebastian Kratz...
Mitochondria in cell

Why high-intensity exercise works, but is blocked by antioxidants

An explanation for why high-intensity exercise is so effective has also highlighted why antioxidants can block its benefits. Tony Sarno reports. In...

WTF? Steady-state cardio is back in 2016 says top expert

One major American commentator believes 2016 is the year that steady-state cardio makes a comeback. It's easily the most...

New evidence: More protein makes muscle gains and weight loss easier

Higher doses of protein can be combined with a dramatic reduction in dietary calories to help you gain muscle and lose...

Go easy on high intensity if you’re a beginner

High-intensity workouts might be the latest fitness bandwagon, but new research shows that you need to build up to them....