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The Impacts of Stress

The Impacts of Stress

Matt Fuller
Have you started the new year fresh and motivated or have you found it more of a difficult and stressful time? According to health and fitness expert, Matt Fuller, "Suffering from stress over this time of the year is not uncommon and there are many factors that can contribute to this feeling for example, financial stress – we may have overspent at Christmas or during the holiday break so finances are tighter than normal." With this in mind, we caught up with Matt to hear this thoughts on how we can best manage stress and why it is so important when it comes to our bodies. 
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Belly Fat - No Belly Laughing Matter

Belly Fat - No Belly Laughing Matter

Matt Fuller
Did you know that after the age of 30 men start to lose muscle mass? According to HIF fitness blogger Matt Fuller, "The danger of belly fat in men over 40 years of age is on the increase, leading to sudden and major health risks such as: high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. In this post, Matt highlights the importance of a sensible lifestyle when it comes to diet and exercise and shares his top tips on how to implement this. 
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Refocus Through Winter

Refocus Through Winter

Matt Fuller
Have you recently completed a fitness charity event in Australia? As the soreness eases, and the muscles start to recover, remember this is not the time to lose focus, slacken off and slip back into unhealthy habits, especially over winter. Having reached the halfway point of the year, the next few months are the most important for staying on track.Our resident fitness expert, Matt Fuller told us, "I know only too well from personal experiences that after dedicating yourself to an event, it can leave you feeling flat and mentally drained. Many people go from zero to hero and straight back to zero. Find the middle ground, stay mentally strong and don’t forget it’s ok to slow down but don’t stop." In this article Matt explains how important it is to stay motivated and also shares his favourite winter workout.
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HIF Dog ’n’ Health Games 2017

HIF Dog ’n’ Health Games 2017

Matt Fuller
With the second HIF Dog 'n' Health Games just around the corner now, we asked our fitness guru Matt Fuller to explore how pets can have a positive impact on our health and lifestyle in return. Even better, Matt has included short clip of him and Boots working out together in the park. So the next time you're out with your fur-kid why not give it a go? 
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How to Motivate Yourself Towards Your Goals

How to Motivate Yourself Towards Your Goals

Matt Fuller

Have you ever found yourself setting your ideal fitness goals but not actually mustering up the motivation to follow them through? Don't worry you're not alone, this is something our resident fitness expert Matt Fuller has seen many times, according to Matt "Self-belief is power. Believe you can make a positive change and that way you will stay focussed and be on-track to succeed. Keeping your goals and working towards your results takes discipline, mental strength and a touch of arrogance. First work out your plan and leave the desired result out for the moment." In this article, Matt provides his advice on how to create a plan to motivate yourself and the benefits you can gain. 

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