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How fit are you? Take our New Year Fitness Test

How fit are you, really? These 12 seemingly simple challenges often used by Fitness First personal trainers to test their clients reveal your...

Top 7 ways to break your fitness plateau

Training hard and feeling you're not making gains like you used to? It's no mystery, it's what happens if...

Intensity: the secret to training success

If you can do your exercises easily, your body is not forced to adapt and your training is largely...

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...

Stairs: the best bang-for-buck exercise of all?

Stair running could be the most effective exercise you ever do, and with stairwells in most office buildings, also...

Train like Sally: How to get the All-Australian beach body

Few athletes know fitness like Sally Fitzgibbons, the Aussie who's one of the world’s top surfers. Her devotion to training and phenomenal core strength...

Cardio vs HIIT vs Weights: Which is best for fat burning?

What type of exercise works best for weight loss, and is it possible to out-train a bad diet? Fitness First’s...

The five supplements a top personal trainer swears by

Are you confused by what supplements to take? As a personal trainer, Brianna Pitt finds that these are the...

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...

Girls’ Muscle Myths Busted

It’s the biggest myth in fitness: that women will bulk up if they do weights. Personal trainer Leanne Tesoriero demolishes...