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SLEEP SCHOOL #101   You cannot be truly healthy without getting adequate sleep.   Maybe you sleep soundly but wake up feeling unrested… Maybe you rely on something like wine or medication to knock you out… Maybe you wake up constantly throughout the night (to use the bathroom or because your mind is racing) and can’t get back to sleep… Or maybe you’re just plain sleep deprived.   Whatever…

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Why do Dry July

Jul 21, 2016

Category: Healthy Eating

Dry July, is a charity that raises money to help support people living with cancer, offering respite for families and funds that may not have otherwise been available. It also encourages you to look at your drinking habits and balance out your lifestyle. We’ve encouraged you to do dry July this month not because we like to be militant personal trainers but because we can see the benefits of stayi…

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Move It OR Lose It

Jun 20, 2016

Category: Other

Move It Or Lose It!   Winter has hit. It’s getting colder, darker and those 6am sessions at the gym aren’t looking so good anymore. Some days it takes the motivation of an Olympic gold medalist to drag yourself out of bed, and you may start to wonder “why am I doing this?”. After all, those rainy mornings seem like the perfect time for a sleep in and missing one gym session surely isn’t going to…

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What is Myotherapy

May 27, 2016

Category: Other

What is Myotherapy? We asked Joel Olsen from My-Myo in Hawthorn East who treats a number of our members and trainers to explain it for us. RH: So, in basic terms what is Myotherapy? JO: Myotherapy as a comprehensive and integrated approach in assessing and treating myofascial pain, injury and dysfunction. The pain is often described as a ‘deep ache’, ‘tightness’ and sometimes ‘tenderness’ in th…

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Prept Nutrition

Apr 14, 2016

Category: Healthy Eating

  Although we love our 12 week challenge and our clients are getting great results on it, we are always looking to evolve and improve our service. A lot of what we come up against when we face barriers with our clients is that – they do not have the time or motivation to prepare healthy, creative, nutritious and delicious meals. One thing that is paramount when getting any sort of results in your…

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Category: Healthy Eating

Don’t ruin all of your hard work post-Christmas by eating your weight in chocolate and hot cross buns at Easter! I am not saying that you cannot treat yourself at Easter or even be a little more lax over what you eat over your 4 day weekend (yay) but try not to fall completely off of the horse. As we all know – it’s so much harder to get back on. So tips and information as to how to survive East…

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Our 12 Week Challenge

Jan 13, 2016

Category: Weight Loss

Our 12 week challenge has been running for 15 months now. People can start it whenever they like and can do as many as they like. We started running the challenge to give people the best possible chance at achieving their (weight loss) goals that’s why the challenge consists of 3 x 1 hour personal training sessions a week and full access to the gym and group classes while on the challenge. We sta…

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A Healthier Christmas

Dec 11, 2015

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Make your Christmas a little healthier this year   Most people’s waistline get a little thicker even just thinking about Christmas and all of that overindulging. But what if it doesn’t have to be like that? It certainly isn’t too late to start warding off that expanding waistline, you could join a gym now to try and counteract the higher volume of food and drink you will consume in the next 2 we…

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Why a Monday?

Nov 24, 2015

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Why does everyone like to work out on a Monday? The gym is crazy busy every Monday morning and then every other week day it is considerably more quiet. We have always joked that it is the guilt of the weekend so everyone comes in to work it off. But is this the case? And if so – how can we use that motivation for the rest of the week? Is it a case of forward planning on a Sunday, why can’t we do t…

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Category: Healthy Eating

      Dietitians….. So much more than ‘eat more fruit and vegetables’.   As a dietitian I am a highly qualified expert in food, nutrition and eating. I am committed to working alongside you to support you to optimise your health and wellbeing, whatever that means to you.   I understand that everyone’s needs are different and I can offer you the best of what I know, providing innovative and …

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Tags : diet, nutrition

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Chris’s Gym Hawthorn

P: 03 9815 3898
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586 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 
6.00am to 1.30pm & 4.00pm to 9.00pm

Friday:
6.00am to 1.30pm & 4.00pm to 7.30pm

Saturday: 8.00am to 12.00noon

Sunday:   8.00am to 12.00noon

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