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  1. MikeW

    Back after a long break

    Hi Guys, Some might have been around long enough to remember when I used to post here about a decade ago. Yep, a decade. At the time I was training PTC PPP and got to some numbers I was happy with but then life happened. Work got really crappy and I fell out of gym routine altogether. This...
  2. S

    AUSBB's Greatest Athletes

    I reckon taurus would be number one, but Gerry would be second. Not only is Gerry strong as a Bull but he's conditioned to do most hard physical activities.
  3. Headley

    What effect does long-distance running have on your heart?

    Another study into the effects of marathon running and the condition of the heart. http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellbeing/fitness/what-effect-does-longdistance-running-have-on-your-heart-20171206-gzzuff.html If 50 people run 3,510 marathons over the course of three decades, will...
  4. A

    Woman goes from obese to bikini model

    AN OVERWEIGHT woman looks unrecognisable after shedding half her body weight and becoming a stunning bikini competitor. After losing 52kg, Donna Gillie, 30, now proudly takes to the stage to reveal her hard work and her new svelte figure. Donna began her health journey when she found even...
  5. S

    How did you start running?

    I find it interesting how people got into running. For me I was a overweight (30kgs) . Walking up stairs my heart rate soared. One day I woke up and had enough. I joined a fitness program ran at the local health centre ,I started walking and eating clean fresh food. Soon i found that my walks...
  6. spartacus

    sitting down is bad for health

  7. Repacked

    [Article] Overweight? Full of hot air?

    Despite a worldwide obsession with diets and fitness regimes, many health professionals cannot correctly answer the question of where body fat goes when people lose weight, a new study shows. The most common misconception among doctors, dieticians and personal trainers is that the missing mass...
  8. L

    nation of overweight pill poppers

    So we're supposedly just off the podium in the competition for being the most obese nation , supposedly just behind NZ and behind the US and Mexico. We're supposedly coming up fast on 30% of people being obese. Personally I reckon it would have to be higher than that with the number of fatties...
  9. Fadi

    Overweight? Not a problem!

    Get active; did I say get active?! I meant very active. It's also about frequency of activity. So just like we have HIIT, we also have HFT (High Frequency training). Now here' my formula: HIIT + HFT = The BOMB! That is; blocks of HIIT throughout the day and your body would not be able to...
  10. amac38

    Buying a quality barbell

    Hey, I've been looking at upgrading my elcheapo 7 foot olympic barbell, I've got a few options though I'm undecided. They are: ABC BO220 from Gymcare $484 Iron Edge 20kg Olympic Barbell from AusKB $165 + $54 = $219 Pendlay 20kg Bushing Class HD NexGen Olympic Barbell $575 + $54 = $629 Garage...
  11. H

    [Article] Exercise Plan 1 - If You're Overweight

    1. Overcome Barriers Before setting yourself an exercise program, you need to address all the reasons that will stop you from doing it! I'm too busy - don't have enough time It's all a matter of priorities really... If something is important enough to you, you will make time for it. I am...