2018 fitness guide: how to succeed, from the pros

Some of Australia’s top fitness experts provide honest advice on what you need to do to succeed in your...

Listen up ladies — your cycle DOES affect your training

If you’ve ever wondered how your period affects your training, you certainly wouldn’t be alone. Unfortunately, there aren’t a...

2018 fitness guide: best workout for your goals

What’s your fitness goal? Fitness First’s National Fitness Manager, Michael Cunico, provides an insider’s perspective on how to train to...
Perform at your best

Perform at your best

If you want to perform at your best in your next training session and then maximise your recovery, here are...

Don’t break stride: runners, go with what feels natural

When it comes to running efficiency, there are hundreds of different opinions as to what is “best”. Full shoes...

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...

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."...

Should you train with a hangover?

Should you exercise after a big night? Mahsa Fratantoni asks the experts. There are usually two kinds of people with a...
Learn a new skill

Science reveals how to learn new skills quicker

Learning a new skill, technique or even a new sport is a challenge worth doing — whether it’s to...

What you can (and can’t) out-train

There are some bad habits whose side effects you can beat with exercise — and others you can't. Stephanie...