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RECIPE OF THE MONTH SPRING DELIGHT: SEASONAL FRUIT WITH HONEY DRESSING Nothing says springtime like vibrant pawpaw, fresh strawberries and stone fruits of the season. This delicious fruit salad will be the perfect contribution to your sunny picnic lunch or Sunday barbeque. Pawpaw is a particularly good source of vitamin A and C. Preparation Time: About 25 minutes

Ingredients (serves 1-2) 1 tbs finely chopped ginger 2 tbs honey The juice of one lemon Pinch of salt Spring fruits of your choice: try any combination of pawpaw, strawberries, banana, peaches, nectarines, plums and kiwi fruit.

Method Whisk all the ingredients together and pour over the chopped fruit. It’s that simple! (Source: Lifestyle Food – recipe by Nancy Lam)

You’ve enjoyed the Group Fitness classes so much, why not turn it up a notch and book into a Group Personal Training session. Share the training experience with your fitness buddies, group sessions cater for 2-10 people and sessions are 1 hour. We offer many benefits for the group as a whole, whilst still focusing on each individual and their fitness goals. Whether it be weight loss, strength, rehabilitation, nutrition or structural balance you are after, we can cater a Personal Training program specific to the Group’s needs. Think of it as a unique support system to keep you motivated and dedicated to your training regime. Even the laziest of couch potatoes will be eager to train, ready to offer words of encouragement to the group. Group Personal Training is also a great measuring tool to know how you’re tracking in comparison to others, giving you more confidence in your abilities - if they can do it, so can you! TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR SPRING/SUMMER SPECIAL

Book a Group Personal Training Session

for only $50 per person for 2 people. The larger the group, the cheaper the sessions.*

SO SPRING TO IT, BOOK NOW! *Terms & conditions apply. Group maximum number is 10 people. Offer applies to single session bookings. Offer ends 29th Feb 2012.

For more information or to book a session visit norths FITNESS Reception. Alternatively, visit our website to complete the online Personal Training enquiry form.

SPLIT SQUAT The Split Squat tones the thighs and buttocks while building strength and power in the legs and lower back. This exercise targets the Quadriceps, Gluteus Maximus and Erector Spinae muscles. Not only is this a great exercise for lower body muscle strength, it also promotes balance and flexibility.

Instructions: Stand with feet far apart; one foot forward on top of the step and the other foot behind.



Squat down by flexing knee and hip of front leg. Allow heel of rear foot to rise up while knee of rear leg bends slightly until it almost makes contact with the floor. The hamstring of the front leg should be touching the nearest part of the calf. Return to original standing position by extending hip and knee of forward leg. Repeat and then continue with the opposite leg.

RAISING FUNDS FOR OUR FURRY FRIENDS On the 15th of August norths Fitness held their own “Cupcake Day” to help raise funds for the RSPCA and animals in their care. Staff and members joined together to donate a plate of cupcakes, or a gold coin to eat one (or two). It was an exciting day of treats and LOTS of energy...although moderation was the key! There were also healthier offerings on the day such as one of Coralie’s favourite family recipes “Choc-Nana Muffins”. Competitiveness also ran high on the day with Pam Hastwell taking out the title of “Most Creative Cupcake Cook” with her animal cupcakes. However, it was a close competition with second place awarded to Max Nable for her cheerleader cupcakes. Thanks to everyone for their amazing and delicious contributions, norths FITNESS proudly raised nearly $500 for the RSPCA!


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Norths Fitness FITnews October 2011  
Norths Fitness FITnews October 2011  

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