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Workout Advice

How to Stay Motivated at the Gym

We know it can be hard to fit the gym into busy schedules, especially with winter lurking just around the corner. However, experts currently recommend to get in at least 20 minutes of exercise a day, which in reality most of us aren’t. So here are our tried and tested ways to keep up your motivation all year round!

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Workout Advice

Five Benefits of a Personal Trainer

There are many factors about hiring a personal trainer that can seem daunting at first and you might have decided long ago it’s not for you. But if you’re finding that no matter how hard you exercise you’re still not losing weight or achieving your fitness goals, it might be time to reconsider.

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Wellbeing

Suprising Benefits of a Sauna and Steam Room

The Ian Thorpe Aquatic and Fitness Centre’s luxurious sauna, steam room and spa, prove once and for all that spa days are not just for the Finnish.
With their many health advantages, saunas and steam rooms have become a natural way of helping treat a range of major and minor medical conditions.
If you’re curious or haven’t tried one yet, these benefits will soon convince you.

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Aquatics

5 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Learn to Swim: Let the Pool Become their Classroom

Our nation is defined by our love of swimming, with countless pristine beaches and backyard pools spread across our suburbs. So why are we still not making it a priority for our children to receive water safety education? A recent report from the Royal Life Saving Society suggested that three out of four children had quit swimming classes by age eight, long before they’d learned skills that could save their lives.

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Workout Advice

Five Key Elements of an Effective Warm-Up

Whether your workout involves lifting weights, a 5k run on the treadmill or an intense spin class, you should always ensure you complete a safe and efficient warm-up, that prevents injuries and helps you get in the zone.

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Wellbeing

The Health Benefits of Tai Chi

Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre is now offering Tai Chi classes. An exercise that originated in ancient China and is still practised by many people across the globe today. Not surprisingly, as Tai Chi offers many health benefits, some of which may surprise you!

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