Pacesetters: who is ahead, beside and behind you?


In a healthy community, to ensure that you finish well, you should have upward mentors (those who you look up to and learn from), side by side friends to walk with, encourage and keep accountable, as well as downward mentees (those who look up to you and you are pouring into).

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How to modify your workouts

Why Functional Fitness?

In a world full of fitness fads and trends, it can be hard to decipher the truth from the fluff. At AO1, we are committed to programming the most effective, efficient and accessible workouts. It is for this reason that we have based our programming on functional fitness. Functional fitness is exercise movements that mimic…
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10 Components of Fitness

Endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, co-ordination, agility, balance and accuracy.

Mindset Reset Needed

Who’s Tired?

Who here is tired?  Share below in the comments what is making you tired?  Overworked? Busy? Young kids? My hand is up alongside yours!  … Currently, I’m 32 weeks pregnant and struggling with some prenatal complications, all the while caring for a toddler at home, working part-time and excited about creating a new business.  I…
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Scaling is not Failing

Scaling, modifying, adapting… these can all feel like negative words. But why? I hope by the end of this article, you’ll agree that the lack of scaling, modifying and adapting are really the failures. Often we can think of fitness in a narrow way. For example, a pushup must be from the toes. When an…
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Healthy Strategies for Eating Out

We all love to eat out occasionally.  It’s fun, social, great to try new things, and best of all . . . no dishes!! Although, we recommend meal prepping and cooking at home when possible, here are some great strategies to eat healthy when you do go out for a bite. 1. NEVER ARRIVE STARVING…
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Quick & Easy Breakfast Ideas:

Starting your day off with a healthy, satisfying meal can set the course and fuel you to a great start to your day. Let’s be honest… most of us WANT to have a nice, peaceful morning routine and have a well-prepared breakfast. Reality is. . . sleeping through our alarms and racing to get out the door! Unfortunately, a lot of people skip breakfast because they don’t feel they have time or they run out of ideas and grab something quick, but unhealthy. I have found having a go-to-list of easy, quick and satisfying (high protein) meals can be very helpful!

Audience of One

Instead of listening to the myriad of voices that are either tearing you down, breaking your confidence, or putting pressure for results alone, listen to the one audience for whom 100% effort is desired and celebrated.