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FITNEWS SUMMER 2011

FIT FAMILY FOR THE WHO

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TELL YOUR FRIENDS ABOUT US!

We want to grow the norths FITNESS family and you can help! We all know how much easier it is to stay motivated and enjoy your workout when you’re training with your friends.

Invite your friends to try us out with a

FREE ONE DAY GUEST PASS

We have awarde d the Ahern fam ily our Fit Family their dedication of the Month fo and active parti r ci pation in all thin Congratulations gs norths FITNES Catherine, Amy, S. Lauren and Adr attending Group ian! From regul Fitness classes, ar ly Personal Trainin they are a prim g and special ev e example of a en ts fa m ily which has a outlook on life. fun and healthy Catherine, mothe r of Amy and La uren and wife of norths FITNESS Adrian, first join for weight loss bu ed t has realised th workout by incr e value of a varie easing her streng d th and cardio fit lost an impressi ness levels too. ve 15kg with a Sh e has si m ple and effectiv exercise more”. e outlook “Eat le Catherine’s invo ss and lvement in our G particularly Cyc roup Fitness clas le, has also been se s, a po sitive step in he “I always walk r fitness goals: away feeling lik e I’ve worked ha had some positiv rd ”. C atherine also e advice for othe rs looking to ac success: hieve the same fitness “When you first start it’s easy to be put off by a knowing how th lot of things – no ings work, feelin t g incompetent an motivation and d unfit, lacking not seeing results immediately. Star class and attend t with a group fit it regularly. Then ness book a personal needed somethi trainer. I found ng in the diar y I that I had to ge t to.”

available on our website at www.northsfitness.com.au.*

Refer a friend and get them to join between now and January 31st 2012 to be rewarded! Members will receive 2,000 My Choice Rewards Points worth $20 to purchase any goods or services within North Sydney Leagues Club. Or you can transfer these points to an ATLAS Prepaid Eftpos Card to spend anywhere that Eftpos is accepted right across Australia.*

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JUNIOR MEMBERSHIPS Now more of the family can enjoy the state-of-the-art fitness facilities and fantastic health services at norths FITNESS.

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR 16 AND 17 YEAR OLDS. Enquire at Reception.


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EXERCISE OF THE MONTH

STABILITY BALL ROLL OUT

SIZZLING SUMMER: HEALTHY BBQ RECIPE Summer barbeques are a must over the holiday season. Fire up the Barbie with this healthy mouth-watering recipe which is sure to get the summer sizzling:

Grilled Salmon Skewers with Mango Coconut Salad Ingredients (serves 4) 600g skinless salmon fillets, cut into 3cm cubes 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon peanut oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 stalks lemongrass, trimmed, finely chopped olive oil cooking spray salad leaves, to serve Mango Coconut Salad 1 medium (1kg) fresh coconut 1 large (450g) mango, diced 1 long red chilli, deseeded, thinly sliced 1/3 cup firmly packed fresh mint leaves, torn 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 teaspoons brown sugar Directions: Combine salmon, lime juice, oil, garlic and lemongrass in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Summer is here, it’s heating up and I’m sure you’re all thinking about hitting the beach! Here’s a great exercise to tone the abs, obliques and pecs and get that bikini tummy you’re after: 1. Sit on your knees in front of a Swiss ball and place your forearms and fists on the ball. 2. Slowly roll the ball forward, straightening your arms and extending your body as far as you can without allowing your lower back to “collapse.” Use your abdominal muscles to pull the ball back to your knees.

NEED CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS? Christmas is fast approaching and so is the shopping madness! Stress less we have the perfect Christmas gift idea for you. Give your friends and family the gift of health and wellbeing with a norths FITNESS Gift Voucher. No need to battle the queues or blow the budget! Visit our friendly staff at Reception for more information. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK facebook.com/NorthsFitness

Make coconut mango salad: Drain and break open coconut. Using a vegetable peeler, peel thin slices from coconut flesh. Combine coconut, mango, chilli, mint, lime juice and sugar in a bowl. Spray a barbecue plate with oil sparingly. Heat over high heat. Thread salmon onto skewers. Cook skewers for 1 to 2 minutes on both sides. Serve with mango coconut salad. (Source: taste.com.au Super Food Ideas - February 2008, Page 47 Recipe by Kim Coverdale)

CHRISTMAS REMINDER There are a few changes over the Christmas period to our trading hours and classes. There will be a limited Group Fitness Timetable from Monday 19th December to Sunday 8th January 2012. Don’t forget to pick up your copy at Reception. Sat 24th Dec

8am - 1pm (No Group Fitness Classes)

Sun 25th Dec

CLOSED

Mon 26th Dec

CLOSED

Tues 27th Dec

8am - 5pm (No Group Fitness Classes)

Sat 31st Dec

8am - 1pm (No Group Fitness Classes)

Sun 1st Jan

CLOSED

Mon 2nd Jan

CLOSED

(Normal trading hours commence Tues 3 Jan 2012)


Norths Fitness FITnews Summer 2011