How to warm up for a weights session

Don't tire yourself out before you even start lifting. Fitness First's National Fitness Manager Michael Cunico answers a reader's...

The new danger in exercise: overhydration

It was almost inevitable that people would take well-meaning advice to hydrate before training or sport to extremes, resulting in...

Top 7 things you should know about exercise pain

When should you push through pain and when is it dangerous to do so? Here are 7 tips you should...

Fitness boss on the fitness trends you’ll see in 2016

We asked the National Fitness Manager at Fitness First, Michael Cunico, to casts his eye over the fitness trends...

If you’re a cyclist you probably need calcium supplementation

Spending long hours in a weight-supported position on the bike is the reason many cyclists haver lower than average...

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...

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...
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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...

Mindset discovery: How not to stumble under pressure

Researchers have found you are most likely to slip up under pressure in front of an audience if you start...

Go on a virtual tour of Fitness First clubs

You can now step inside several of Fitness First's top Sydney clubs from the comfort of your computer screen or mobile phone and...