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Sometimes, less is more. If you're trying to get into shape, punishing your body to its limits at the gym is unlikely to produce the results you crave; especially in the long term. Instead, try starting off with a daily, low-intensity workout that you will actually stick to. Here's a routine that takes less than eight minute to complete.

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As with workouts, there is an acknowledged lack of specificity when it comes to diet and nutrition. You're better off with a set of broad guiding principles that can be applied as a base layer.

With that in mind, here is my personal meal plan and macro breakdown that will help to trim fat and build muscle - irrespective of what your specific goals might be.

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It can be difficult to navigate how to lose fat while trying to sustain or even gain muscle. Fat loss and weight loss are two different things so you want to approach one differently than the other. Don't rely on a scale to measure your progress.

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Stacey Chew is Co-Owner of Xtend Barre Burleigh in the Gold Coast. With a professional dance background, Stacey has taught dance and fitness for over 20 years. If you’re keen to try barre but not sure what to expect, here's a simple beginner’s guide to help you on your way.

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Liz is a typical 50-something woman, fit, 70 kg, 30% body fat. She goes to the gym every day, and runs for 35 minutes on the treadmill at 10km/h. But, as she tells me rather often, she can’t lose weight. So what’s going on here: is it Liz, or is it the universe conspiring against her?

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Australian scientists conducted a study to find out where fat goes when you lose weight. Their research suggests 98% of doctors and dietitians have got it all wrong.

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I've tried a lot of diets in my life. Diets you might describe as "crash diets". Diets you might describe as "unhealthy". I've tried juice diets, ketogenic diets. I did the Soylent thing. I've gone dairy free, sugar free, carb free.

I've tried about every bullshit thing you can imagine and I've learned a few things along the way. And I have a rough idea why the diet you're about to try will probably fail miserably.

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Calorie counting and portion control are an essential part to any diet. Unfortunately, trying to work out how much fat, proteins, carbs and sugars to eat in one sitting can get pretty complicated. This infographic from C&J Nutrition breaks down the perfect dinner equation to help you lose weight.

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"Low kilojoule" foods are all the rage these days. Sure, they may seem like a good idea on the surface, but sometimes they're as silly as thinking "if I cut this cake in half, I can eat twice the amount." Here's how to tell when the lower-kilojoule option is the right decision.