Rachel Livingstone

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Rachel is a PT and Maternal Health specialist who found the gym at 14 through her weight lifting dad and never looked back. Originally from the UK she finally settled her wanderlusting feet on the shores of Sydney and can often be found on the back of a paddleboard exploring Rose Bay and the beautiful harbour.

Running burns calories. Fact.

We bust the myths stopping you pounding the pavement. Myth 1 – Never run along city streets as the pollution destroys your lungs. Brazilian researchers have discovered that aerobic exercise fights inflammation and oxidative stress, so running actually protects your lungs from pollution damage. Whilst it is definitely more pleasant to run around a park […]

Shake the winter blues and get fit now

Winter can be a great time to re-motivate and get fit fast. The days are colder and shorter making it harder to set your alarm for an early morning jog, or go to the gym rather than heading straight home after work. What can you do to re-motivate yourself until the warmer temps, longer days […]

Pushing past your fitness limits

Exercising to get stronger or fitter, tone or lose body fat, plateaus are a fact of fitness life, but you can push past them. Understanding plateaus and having strategies to combat them will keep you moving on up, instead of giving up. Take a good look at your food and exercise for the ‘plateau period’ […]

Create a Boutique Fitness Plan

Is it time to check the health of your workout and create a boutique plan tailored by you , for you? Low blood sugar levels Whether you exercise before breakfast or after work, take note of your body’s hunger signals. Your workout is mostly fuelled by the food you ate and stored the day previously. […]

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