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Making exercise a Habit is easier then you think

Gyms and Fitness Studios australia wide are getting there usual increase in memberships as expected at this time of the year as most people are reviewing their goals, wants and needs for the year ahead. The sad truth about these new members are that they were doomed from the begginning in their mental approach to a new exercise regime etc. Want to find out how to create some staying power and still have an active gym membership come Christmas 2017? Watch these 2 ... Read more

Roughing It: Sacrifice in Pursuit of Passion

What do climber Alex Honnold, ultra-runner Anton Krupicka, and climber-photographer Jimmy Chin have in common? They all live or have lived in their car during their professional careers. That all-or-nothing philosophy may help explain their success. Alex Honnold is perhaps the most successful and popular climber in the world at the moment. Anton Krupicka has won countless major ultrarunning races, and Jimmy Chin is a success across many disciplines – he is a climber, photographer and filmmaker with more than one ... Read more

Which Fitness Band Should You Buy?

Fitness bands (AKA “activity trackers”) are sensor-packed gadgets that are typically worn around the wrist. They are designed to monitor and record fitness-related metrics ranging from the amount of steps taken per day to sleeping habits and kilojuel consumption. Most fitness bands come with a corresponding smartphone app which allows you to analyse your progress, compare data and set personal goals. If you’re not sure which fitness band is right for you, this guide should provide a helping hand — below you’ll ... Read more

Summer Goggle Range

Summer Goggle Range 2014/15 Our summer goggle range is here, with a great mix of sizes, styles and features. Choosing the right goggle first time can save a lot of bother in the long run. Modern brand name goggles don't leak, with silicone seals and fully molded frames a comfortable fit is easier than ever to find. With a light rinse after each swim a good pair of goggles will last for many season's. Adult Swim Goggles A great mix of goggle shapes and ... Read more

Zoggs Swimwear for September

Great Variety for Spring Our latest range of Zoggs swimwear is now on sale. A mix of Ladies, Mens, Boys and Girls costumes, the new seasons styles are nice and bright and as always all our costumes are 'chlorine Resistant' Read more

5 Tips for staying injury free in the Gym

1.Not Sure?, Just Ask. If you are not sure about how to use a certain machine or execute a certain exercise do not attempt to do it. Instead ask one of our trainers for the correct form and technique. 2. If you have a Program from us, follow it. Our programs are personalised and designed based on the information gathered at your fitness assessment and was put together with your fitness level and a list of conditions or injuries in ... Read more

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Exercise

One of the key health benefits of exercise is that it helps normalize your glucose, insulin, and leptin levels by optimizing insulin/leptin receptor sensitivity. This is perhaps the most important factor for optimizing your overall health and preventing chronic disease. But exercise affects your body in countless other ways as well—both directly and indirectly. Here, however, even the most unexpected side effects are almost universally beneficial. For example, as illustrated in the featured article, side effects of exercise include but are not ... Read more

Kettlebell Workout

The secret to shaving time off your workout without sacrificing results: doing dynamic combo moves that target at least two muscle groups (think quads and biceps) in each rep. [divider_line] [one_half] Swing With Leg Raise Start in a half squat, holding the kettlebell between your knees, arms straight and chest up. Swing the weight overhead, arms straight, and raise your right leg straight out to the side. Return to start and repeat with the left leg. [image source_type="attachment_id" source_value="4127" align="left" width="300" height="300"] [/one_half] [one_half_last] Lateral ... Read more

New Pool Toys

New Pool Inflatables @ WCLC Check out some of our new pool inflatable toys that are due to arrive early November We have these out most weekends and afternoons for everyone to use, so check them out and let us know what you think! UPDATE, There Here! The 4 new inflatable toys are here & make a great match with our existing Zig-Zag. Proving to be a great hit will all ages the now toys are FREE to use most afternoons and weekends.   [image align="center" width="430" height="260"]http://www.wclc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/inflatables1-430x260.jpg[/image] [image ... Read more

New Arrivals

Great Deals on Swim Goggles We had a bunch of new goggles arrive this week. It was only a small order, but the best part is the prices - we were able to get a great deal on a few of the models. Check them out below, but hurry as prices won't last: [one_half] Zoggs Little Ripper Junior Goggles (4 to 12 years) Colour: Blue/Pink, All purpose goggle Anti-fog, adjustable nose bridge & Latex Strap Perfect Learn to Swim Goggle [/one_half] [one_half_last] [image size="medium" align="right" quality="100"]http://www.wclc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Zoggs-Little-Ripper.jpg[/image] [/one_half_last]   [one_half] Zoggs Junior Pro Junior Goggles (6 to 14 ... Read more
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