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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...

The 3 biggest weight loss mistakes you’re making

Fat loss expert and Fitness First personal trainer Allison Zeuschner explains where women trying to lose weight go wrong. 1. Too...

The Expert: How to breathe right during exercise

Fitness First’s National Training Manager, Michael Cunico, answers readers’ questions. Q. My trainer keeps correcting my breathing during exercise. Does...

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...

Why you need to chuck the chair and move

Fitness First's National Fitness Manager Michael Cunico answers your fitness questions.  Q. I keep reading that sitting is really bad for...

Training habits that got Max Hendrie an American Football contract

Fitness First member and Sydney-based rugby player Max Hendrie has just won a contract with the University of Hawaii...

The secret to balance for surfing: group classes

As anyone who’s attempted to balance on either a surfboard or a skateboard can attest, it’s no easy feat...

Female? Why strength training will change your life

Forget cardio. It's time to start picking up the weights if you're a girl looking to blast fat and...

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...

Is the Fat Burning Zone the only exercise I need?

Fitness First’s National Training Manager, Michael Cunico, answers readers’ questions. Q.My fitness tracker app lists exercises for the "fat burning zone."...