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Fresher Meals - What is Modified Atmospheric Packaging (MAP)?

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Fresher Meals - What is Modified Atmospheric Packaging (MAP)?

Gym Meals have been on a mission since day one. This mission is as follows: to deliver our customers fresh, not frozen, high-quality, chef-prepared meals that taste great and help a range of people achieve a variety of fitness goals. Producing fresh meals comes with its own, unique set of challenges. One of these challenges is maximising the freshness of meals, so that you get a fresher product, for longer. We've achieved this to-date, with great success, by sourcing the freshest, local ingredients from around Canberra and having our Chefs prepare them only minutes to hours before they are collected from our kitchen,...

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How To Get To The Gym And Stay There This Winter

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How To Get To The Gym And Stay There This Winter

Staying motivated to get to the gym is hard at the best of times, let alone in the dead of winter when the temperature plummets. If you are a morning gym goer, the dark, cold mornings make getting out of bed and getting a sweat on, just that extra bit harder. The warm and cosy comfort of the bed seems much more appealing than the inside of a gym. On the flipside, if you train at night, the lack of daylight and cold after work can make the couch, and an episode of Master Chef look like a much better option....

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How Important Is Sleep For Muscle Growth, Fat Loss and Recovery?

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How Important Is Sleep For Muscle Growth, Fat Loss and Recovery?

With life as busy as it is today, getting a good nights sleep becomes harder and harder. There are work, family and all the other commitments that go along with modern life. Not to mention when you finally get to bed, your phone is buzzing from applications that are designed to keep you glued to your phone long into the night (unless you are ordering your Gym Meals, then it's okay). On top of that, you have to make time to get to the gym and workout. In all this, sleep often comes off second best. Experts recommend that adults between the ages...

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The Best Unconventional Strength Feats

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The Best Unconventional Strength Feats

Strength is impressive. If you ever see a huge deadlift, bench press or squat in person, you will no doubt be impressed. If you see a dude loading up the leg press with as many plates as possible and doing quarter reps, you will probably be less impressed. Max deadlifts, squats and bench presses and all that are extremely impressive, but they are also pretty commonplace. Sometimes, it's the other amazing feats of strength that these athletes are capable of that are as impressive, if not more. Here are some examples.  Klokov Plate Flips   Dimitry Klokov, former Russian Olympic weightlifter, and...

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3 Ways Of Spicing Up The Bench Press

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3 Ways Of Spicing Up The Bench Press

Most people who start out training with weights, do so with the intention of being in it for the long haul. When you fall in love with the iron, you realise you are going to have a long standing relationship with movements like the bench press. During the first few years, you can still get excited with movements like the plain old dumbbell and barbell bench press. They are great movements after all. But after awhile they can get a bit boring. You then start experimenting with the decline, incline and other various bench pressing machine variations in an attempt to...

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