Want to get better results? Then do the following.

February is almost gone. You probably started 2021 with a list of personal goals for this year. You felt motivated, ready to do whatever it takes for as long as it takes to get where you want to be. You were fired the f*** up when you wrote them, (if you actually did). You began your journey, your first pull-up, first handstand push up, first muscle up, first kilo of many off the scales. You started, guns blazing after every session doing those extras a coach told you to do. A few weeks go by, and you are smashing the extras but haven’t gotten the result you were hoping for. The motivation is dimming, you start to slack off on those extras, you feel as though the finish line is a tad out of reach now. If you feel this way you’re not alone. Studies show that only less than 30% of people work through their goals and accomplish them.

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Paddington Feature Member: Nathan Wotton

Our first BBB Paddington Member of the month for 2021 goes to the nicest high school teacher you’ll meet - Nathan Wotton. Nathan appeared on the scene in June of last year once COVID gym restrictions eased and has been a regular member of the afternoon crew ever since. Nathan joined up looking to restore his back and shoulder health after injuring himself earlier in the year; “I came into BBB about 6 weeks after having major back and shoulder issues that required plenty of scans. Having Lewis being a patient personal training me for the first few months really allowed me to correct previously poor technique which would have likely led to the issues”

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Waterloo Feature Member: Indah Larasiti

Working full-time shift work as a nurse is not an easy task, however, our latest superstar makes it look just that. For Indah, it was about finding a place to train that gives her life balance, helping her stay fit and healthy and blow off steam when she needs it! Indah has been with us for just over a year now (cute), and has been a superstar from the start. Her bubbly personality and infectious smile has made her a queen of the gym and a massive part of our community. Working shiftwork as a registered nurse, you could be forgiven for not being serious about your training and slacking off. Indah has not only stayed consistent in her training but has been able to learn more advanced gymnastics skills such as pullups, toes to bar and handstand pushups. Not to mention being the fastest at the gym at burpees (jealous)

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How to prevent injury

During training, we all want results RIGHT NOW, which is why we often push too hard past our capacity and tolerance. Injuries most commonly occur to muscles that are neglected due to altered movement patterns, which decreases their capacity, but are then forced to exceed their tolerance in a single bout (or repetitive overuse).

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Choose your hard

Mindful eating, the practice of maintaining “in the moment'' observing how the food makes you feel and reading the signals that your body sends about taste, satisfaction, and fullness, is an awesome practice to change your dietary habits for the better, and enjoy the improved well-being that comes with a healthier diet.

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Why is enjoying your food good for you?

Mindful eating, the practice of maintaining “in the moment'' observing how the food makes you feel and reading the signals that your body sends about taste, satisfaction, and fullness, is an awesome practice to change your dietary habits for the better, and enjoy the improved well-being that comes with a healthier diet.

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