Tag Archives: Chris Walker personal training

Just by increasing your NEAT you could fast track your fat loss goals

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Energy as fuel, fuel as energy, we have all heard it before…
So let’s break this down so you have a better understanding of why you may lose weight or gain weght or not even move on the scale at all…

But before I get started, just think your weight doesn’t mean its fat loss, maybe its muscle mass that you have lost, the same goes for muscle, maybe its fat instead of muscle or muscle instead of fat.

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Western Australia Pro Surf Series starts this weekend

The stage is set for the second annual Western Australia Pro Surf Series which will commence this weekend with the first of two events, the Mandurah Pro looking to get underway tomorrow.  The back-to-back World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1000 (Mandurah Pro and Cape Naturaliste Pro) events will see over 60 male and female competitors from 9 countries battle it out for all-important WSL QS ranking points.

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Harry & April McPherson / Justin Majeks, World Surf League

Brother and sister duo Harry McPherson and younger sister April McPherson, have been awarded wildcard spots in the Mandura Pro.  The surfing siblings from Falcon were nominated by the Mandurah Boardriders Club to fill the highly sought-after positions after some impressive performances at local, state and national levels over the past 12 months. The duo will now have the opportunity to compete on home soil against some of the very best surfers from across the Australia/Oceania region.

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How you breathe affects your progress. So are you doing it right?

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Just Breathe!

These are the words you might often hear if you are guilty of not breathing correctly or event at times, not at all, well very lightly breathing that is anyway.

Breathing is one of the basic fundamentals in any physical activity we do.   During high intensity regimes, your body uses more oxygen as your heart pumps it to your exercising muscles.  Our resting pace of breathing is about 15 times a minute and can quadruple when we exercise.  The way you breathe can affect the quality of that respiratory delivery, your workout and ultimately, your progress….

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Movement, Mindset, Community: Chris Walker, our Health & Fitness Editor

Chris Walker, Health & Fitness Editor
chriswalkerpt14@thenextrushmagazine.com
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What makes Chris Walker different is his approach. He focuses on correcting movement patterns, from stability, mobility and motor control.

“It’s all about creating a stronger foundation for life” he says.
Chris enjoys anything active –  from hiking, to kettlebell flows and barbell training, he embraces all types of training that challenges and strengthens movement patterns.
This is at the core of his personal training program.  By correcting the body to perform better for longer, participants can expect to see improvements not only physically but mentally as well.
Established 6 years ago in Orange (Central West NSW), he successfully runs training sessions both face to face and online with a global clientele across Australia, UK and Europe.  A stint in London gave him the chance to train actors through a private studio.
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June 2019 Weekend Bootcamp for Sunny Kids Charity
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Is squatting actually bad for your knees?

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It’s a question that people have asked for centuries, or well a little while that is…

I was recently reading an article which referenced to “Squatting bad for your knees (Squat University)” and I instantly thought this would be a great opportunity to add to my weekly email through a reliable and referenced site I read up on regularly.  So I have picked a few bits of information from the write up to spark some interest from you to head over to their site to read the full write up.

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