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They look forward to your visit – GPO site now open and restored to its former glory

The Fullerton Hotel Sydney opened its doors as The Grand Dame of No. 1 Martin Place last week and we’re taking you on a tour give you on a glimpse into the luxury they have in-store for us on our next stay.

Preferred Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing more than 750 distinctive hotels, resorts, residences, and unique hotel groups across 85 countries.  Through its five global collections, Preferred Hotels & Resorts connects discerning travelers to the singular luxury hospitality experience that meets their life and style preferences for each occasion.

Fullerton Sydney.007“We encourage our guests to embark on memorable journeys that are deeper, more colourful and more rewarding when they stay in our one-of-a-kind, landmark luxury hotels with prime addresses that are destinations unto themselves,” said Cavaliere Giovanni Viterale, General Manager of The Fullerton Hotels and Resorts. “We are excited to open The Fullerton Hotel Sydney in a landmark building that is steeped in character and history. It is our aim to provide hotel guests and visitors with heartfelt hospitality and memorable experiences, all while showcasing the beauty and heritage of the former Sydney GPO building to a wider audience both nationally and globally,” added Cavaliere Giovanni Viterale.

Fullerton Sydney.008Committed to its role as custodians of heritage, The Fullerton Hotels and Resorts is renowned for its dedication to preserving buildings and their stories. Known as the city’s rendezvous location, where Sydneysiders dressed to the nines meet beneath the GPO clock completed in the mid-20th century, the building commands a prominent social and physical position in the city.

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What is Air Locker Training?

At the cusp of this year’s announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their discoveries of how cells adapt to oxygen availability – there is no better way to introduce Air Locker Training.

Air Locker Training brings the “mountain to the masses” by providing simulated altitude training, in a commercial environment.    Through scientific research and world-class experts who have trained and mentored athletes and professionals from UFC fighters and NFL players, to Olympians and even astronauts – Air Locker Training was founded based on years of extensive scientific research – mind, body and soul.

Air Locker Training is not just any gym – it’s an altitude atmosphere, with workouts conducted by leading industry trainers, in a group environment.  By controlling the levels of oxygen in the room, your cells are stimulated to adapt to the change in the atmosphere by enhancing how they use the available oxygen to produce energy.

What are the reported benefits?

  • 28% greater metabolic rate
  • 300% greater EPOC after workout
  • 25% greater burn in every workout
  • Exclusive Focus Through Fatigue (FTF) training method delivers research-backed workouts in an altitude environment.

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Visit the Air Locker team at the upcoming Melbourne Fitness Show on the weekend of 26 and 27 October at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre running from 10am to 5pm.   Meet the founders and trainers, watch some demo workouts and participate in competitions running through the weekend for your chance to win a prize.

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In case you missed it:
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The origins of Arnold Schwarzenegger, the controversial Dr. Ruth and gay porn star Jonathan Agassi

Featuring 60 films from 23 countries, the Jewish Film Festival builds on almost 30 years of bringing the best of Jewish cinema to Australia, presenting 28 features, 29 documentaries, and full season screenings of three superb TV series to audiences in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Canberra.

“This year’s Festival celebrates stories of people who have forged new paths – from the groundbreaking sexual therapist Dr Ruth Westheimer and the late actor Anton Yelchin, to innovators like Lea Gottlieb, the designer behind the iconic Gottex bather brand,” said Jewish International FilmFestival Artistic Director, Eddie Tamir.  “We are also thrilled to present the premieres of three excellent Australian films; a great selection of American indie titles; compelling stories from the Holocaust era; and Jojo Rabbit – one of the strongest films we have ever presented.”

 

3 Must-See movies at Jewish Film Festival:

Bigger: is the story of fitness pioneer, Joe Weider, a Jewish child of the Depression whose obsession with weight training and bodybuilding was born from aspiration to strengthen and emancipate himself from schoolyard prejudice.  of weight-training and bodybuilding, and ultimately creates a fitness empire.  We fall his beginning through to the the late 1960s, where he nurtured an unknown Austrian named Arnold Schwarzenegger to worldwide acclaim on the Mr. Olympia/Mr. Universe circuit.

Showing at the following cinemas:
Event Cinemas Morley
Cameo Cinemas Belgrave
Classic Cinemas Elsternwick
Ritz Cinemas Randwick

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Melbourne Fitness Show Preview:  Press Play to Listen
Health & Fitness Editor, Chris Walker interviews pro-bodybuilder and Ninja Warrior Australia contestant, Kwame Duah.  We see a different side to the fitness influencer who talks candidly about the challenges both physically and mentally after a bicep tear that almost threatened his career

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Are You Training For Self Contentment or Seeking Gratification From Other People? (Interview / Podcast with Kwame Duah)

Today’s interview is with Kwame, a world champion bodybuilder, health and fitness influencer, ninja warrior, humble giant and down to earth legend.   We talk about his own training and nutrition, his own obstacles he has had to face with keeping a strong mindset throughout a bicep tear that could of ended his career, what he has planned for his future and how training should be about self contentment rather then seeking gratification from other people to train.

Listen to the full interview below – Press Play

Train with Kwame at the upcoming Melbourne Fitness Show on the weekend of 26 and 27 October at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre running from 10am to 5pm.

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Prince Charles on-set of “Bond 25” – No Time to Die with a cameo in the works?

Nicknamed “Bond 25”, it’s a full circle moment for James Bond when filming commenced at GoldenEye in Jamaica several months ago.  Its history to the franchise tide to Ian Fleming who created the character that enters principal photography of its 25th installment.   The first 007 film, Dr No, produced by Albert R Broccoli and Harry Saltzman, Fleming’s sixth novel,  was also filmed on location in Jamaica in 1962 starring Sean Connery, as well as Roger Moore’s first film taking over the role in 1973 for Live and Let Die.   The official credits  were released just days ago as they will appear in 25 languages when out in cinemas in April 2020. Click play to watch below.

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Perth’s Pop-Up Globe: 350 years in the making

The first Globe was built in 1599 on the South Bank of the River Thames.  It stood for just fourteen years until, during a performance of Henry VIII on 28 June 1613, a cannon used in the play set fire to its thatched roof and burnt the playhouse to the ground.

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Escape to Wine Island

Slip into your spring best and trade in the bustling city life for an idyllic day in vino paradise as Wine Island returns for its 5th birthday.

From Friday 1 November – Sunday 3 November crowds will swarm onto Clark Island to celebrate on a luxurious oasis of premium wines, beer, food, cocktails, Wine Selectors masterclasses, music, treasure hunts and more.

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