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Can Cold Showering Make You Fitter and Stronger?

Nowadays, there’s a growing trend to switch up the morning routine to something lets say, less traditional. This isn’t a new topic though, because cold showering and cold bathing has been a common practice in parts of the world for a long time. Romans in particular, were known to finish their hot, steamy baths […]

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    The Best Defense Against Getting Sick? Eat these 7 Immune-Boosting Foods!

The Best Defense Against Getting Sick? Eat these 7 Immune-Boosting Foods!

With winter around the corner, it’s time to begin thinking about your defense against the cold and flu season. One major thing that can de-rail your health and fitness goals quickly is catching a bug.

You may not think you’re at risk or that you already have good prevention strategies, but the fact is, most […]

Recipe: Chicken & Kalamata Olive Salad

Ingredients:

150g chicken breast
1 medium potato
1 cup greens of choice
½ cup cherry tomatoes
½ cup Kalamata Olives
½ cucumber
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp rosemary
1 tbsp red wine vinegar

 
Preparation:
Start by tossing a chicken breast in ½ tbsp of olive oil and sprinkling both sides in fresh rosemary. Toss on […]

MMH Mag Shoulders Workout by Michael Hermann

When most guys think of great singlet muscles they cannot help but picture perfectly rounded and defined shoulders. With that said, very few guys actually know how to train all aspects of the shoulders to get these results. In order to gain not only definition, but also strength and proper function in the shoulders, […]

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    Oxygen Article: Six Moves To A Sleek Midsection by Michael Hermann

Oxygen Article: Six Moves To A Sleek Midsection by Michael Hermann

Revealing abs is often a public sign of a great body. We all know diet has an important role to play in being able to show off a defined core. However, training also has a major and often overlooked part to play in most women’s quest for a flatter midsection and a tighter waist. […]

Sleeping Into a Weight Loss Rhythm

When you’re getting a consultation at the gym or a check-up at the doctors, how often are you asked about you’re sleeping habits? Most people consider their sleep pretty low on the totem pole of life’s priorities due to the demands of the fast-paced, high demand society. According to new research too, few people […]

2017 – Ready, Set, Go!

So you’ve set some New Year’s goals? You’re now part of a large population of resoluters who’ve decided a change is necessary. About half of all Australians make a New Year’s Resolution (“losing weight” being the most common). The unfortunate fact is that only about 8% of those people are actually successful with their […]

Vegetable Frittata

Ingredients:

two and half cups of chopped sweet potato and pumpkin (small cubes)
olive oil (one tablespoon) / butter (one teaspoon)
sumac
salt and black pepper
four eggs
3 tablespoons of low fat cottage cheese or Chobani lowest fat unsweetened Greek yoghurt
1 cup of low fat organic coconut milk
grated rind of one […]

MMH Article: ‘Emphatic Abs’ by Michael Hermann

There are two main problems with abdominal training in modern day gyms: Firstly, this muscle group is not trained with enough effort and priority. Secondly, most gym folk don’t emphasise the abs when executing the specific abdominal exercises themselves. This is hard to believe – considering how much mainstream interest has been given to […]

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    Women’s Fitness Article: ‘A Winter Workout Survival Guide’ by Michael Hermann

Women’s Fitness Article: ‘A Winter Workout Survival Guide’ by Michael Hermann

Okay ladies, we know it’s cold outside and those long, hot days have been replaced by short, dark and kinda rainy ones– but please, bear with us! Winter isn’t all doom and gloom (actually, sunny winter days are aplenty) and there’s more than one good reason to stay fit even when it’s cold outside.

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