SYDNEY FITNESS SHOW PREVIEW:
This morning, guests were treated to a preview of the exhibition space at the annual Sydney Fitness Show prior to its opening to the public. Friday is commonly known as industry day when many of the titans in the industry stop and gather, collaborate and congregate. As part of the preview Dan Conn and Ellice Whichello led an 8.30am strength and conditioning workout, a fitting opening to the Sydney Fitness Show weekend!
Continue reading Morning Workout with Fitness Power Couple: Dan Conn and Ellice Whichello
Adelaide based, Multi State, National, International and World Champion Bodybuilder Kwame Duah is also a Nutrition and Food Science graduate. He combines theory and practice when planning out his daily meals. This allows him to maintain his lean physique all year round. “Macros play a big role in my diet.” he says, “I personally like to eat meals high in carbohydrates and protein, and lower in fat.”
Continue reading Nutrition secrets of a Musclemania Professional World Champion with Kwame Duah
Building muscle is a huge component of many fitness enthusiasts idea of a healthy body. It holds many benefits within it, for example, increased muscle mass means a faster metabolism, stronger connective tissue and supporting muscles decreasing the chance of injury and for some people, more aesthetically pleasing which can increase self-confidence and happiness.
Continue reading Basics to Building Muscle with Rafe Brooks, Elite Athlete
The size of your brain’s pleasure and reward processing sensors could be behind increased body fat in adolescents and potentially obesity later in life, new research by Monash University has found.
Published in Nature Scientific Reports on last month, the study results showed there was a strong link between body fat and size of the nucleus accumbens (NAcc) – also known as the ‘pleasure centre’ of the brain – in adolescents.
An individual’s body fat percentage was also found to correlate with the size of their medial orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) – a region at the front of the brain that is involved in reward processing of food cues.
Continue reading A fine line between pleasure and weight gain
After a Fitness Show first, launching its ‘Score a stand and Win a Grand’ initiative, Australia’s leading health and fitness expo is thrilled to announce the winner as fitness newcomer Hydrate2roll.
The competition was judged by the Fitness Show’s Event Director, Shaun Krenz, along with some of its top talent: Dan Conn, Ellice Whichello and Kwame Duah.
Entrants were invited to enter by creating a short Instagram video, which showcased their brand/idea and the reasons why they would be a worthy winner of this once in a lifetime opportunity!
Continue reading Newcomer Hydrate2roll scores a stand and wins a grand at Sydney Fitness Show!
TJ Dillashaw annonced the release of his new “Fit to Fight” online course that gives all-access to his multi-discipline training in martial arts. Delivered online, TJ personally instructs trainers on many of his signature warm ups, drills, and combos.
The unprecendented access to the current UFC Bantamweight Champion allows deeper insight into his training never before seen. Aerial, Arc and dynamic sequencing shots will allow course members to study closely the title fight winning maneouvres and techniques as TJ himself shares his knowledge and expertise with you.
Continue reading Train with UFC’s T.J. Dillashaw as he launches his “Fit to Fight” online course
It’s that time of year again. You’re ready to change your ways, turn over a new leaf, and actually conquer your resolutions — yeah, never mind all that. You’ve jumped on the scales and you’re wondering how that extra zero got there, the buttons are popping off your favorite jeans you’ve got new cheek folds in those photos that you’ve just been tagged in from the annual work party do! Getting back on track for Summer is not all that daunting! Continue reading 10 ways to keep those New Year’s Resolutions on track