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Five Star Dinner Party

Entertaining need not break the calorie bank. Having a few friends over for dinner can be fun and doesn’t mean you need to spend hours in the gym the next day working off everything you ate. There are many different options that will impress even the most fussy diner. If you choose wisely you can [...]

Paleo Banana Nut Muffin

Healthy Banana Nut Muffins PALEO !!!

Feel like a treat that won’t break the calorie bank? Look no further than here. This recipe makes 12 extra large healthy delicious muffins (or 24 mini muffins) that will satisfy even the toughest critic. Easy to make and ready in half an hour. Ingredients 2 cups almond meal 1/3 cup coconut flour 1 cup crushed walnuts [...]

Bring a friend – Receive a FREE SESSION!

We are giving each member of our gym family an exclusive offer this month! For every friend you refer to Five Star Fitness in the month of April, you receive a free training session. Mike McAndrews, owner of Five Star Fitness and one of Sydney’s most reliable Personal Trainers, will provide either group or personal training for [...]


As mentioned in a previous post the shift in fitness lately has been towards lifting large, heavy weights for 6-8 repetitions with rest in between each set. This type of training in nature will cause damage to the muscle fibres and promote growth or size of the muscle (if the body is providing the right [...]

Anaerobic Training – Why it maybe right for You!

  There has been a lot or research into the benefits of different types of training recently, particularly cardiovascular training. The benefits of doing cardiovascular exercise are huge and some of these include improved health of your heart, your respiratory system, and your circulation or blood vessels of your whole body. Cardiovascular training is generally [...]