Archive for November, 2014

Fats & cholesterol

November 30, 2014

Understanding fats and cholesterol 
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Fats have got a bad rap over the past few years, but fats are an essential part of healthy eating.

Healthier fats
Healthier fats include monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats – omega-3 and omega-6. These fats reduce the ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol in your blood and increase the ‘good’ HDL cholesterol. This helps to lower your risk of getting heart disease.

Unhealthy fats
Unhealthy fats include saturated fats and trans fats. Too much saturated and trans fat increases LDL levels in our blood contributing to the build up of fatty material, called plaque, on the inside of your blood vessels which is a major cause of heart disease.

Replacing unhealthy fats with healthier fats
To reduce the risk of heart disease, foods with unsaturated fat should be used in place of foods with saturated fat, and trans fat should be limited as much as possible.

Sources of saturated fat include:

  • Processed meat such as sausages, burgers and salami
  • Pastry
  • Fatty or fried take-away foods
  • Packaged cakes and biscuits
  • Butter
  • Hard and full fat soft cheeses
  • Full fat dairy products
  • Cream
  • Crème fraiche
  • Chicken skin
  • Fat on meats
  • Coconut oil
  • Coconut milk
  • Palm oil

Sources of unsaturated fat include:

  • Olives
  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Oils made from olives, nuts and seeds (e.g. olive oil, canola, sunflower, safflower)
  • Oily fish
  • Lean meats and poultry, eggs
  • Margarine spreads (both monounsaturated and polyunsaturated)
What about cholesterol?
Cholesterol in foods (dietary cholesterol) has only a small effect on your blood cholesterol, especially when compared with the much greater increase caused by saturated and trans fat in food.

 Choosing less unhealthy fat (saturated and trans fat) and more healthier fats is more important to your blood cholesterol than dietary cholesterol.

What can I do?

  • Choose vegetables, fruit, wholegrains and nuts and seeds everyday.
  • Including fish two to three times a week instead of meat or chicken is a simple way to reduce saturated fat in the diet while getting the added benefits of omega-3.
  • Limit deep fried foods and fatty take-away foods and fatty snacks, such as crisps, cakes, pastries, biscuits and chocolate.
  • Use reduced fat milk, cheese and yoghurt.
  • Select lean meat, poultry and game. Try to trim all visible fat from the meat before cooking. Remove the skin from chicken and turkey.
  • Use spreads and margarines made from canola, sunflower or olive oil and dairy blends with the Heart Foundation Tick instead of butter. Spread thinly so you can still see the bread.
  • Cook with polyunsaturated or monounsaturated oils, such as canola, sunflower, soybean, olive, sesame and peanut oils. Measure out your oil with a teaspoon or use a spray oil.
  • Grill, bake, poach, steam or stir fry rather than shallow or deep frying and roasting in oil so that you don’t need to use a lot of fat.
What is the Heart Foundation doing?
The Heart Foundation, through the Tick Program, works with manufactures to improve the nutrition profile of commonly consumed processed foods. The Tick Program sets strict criteria for saturated and trans fat. For example, the Heart Foundation began challenging Australian margarine manufacturers to remove trans fats to the lowest possible levels in the early 90s.  
As a result the levels of trans fats in almost all margarines in Australia are now amongst the lowest levels in the world.

Read more about margarine vs butter here.

The Heart Foundation also works to improve the food supply, so that healthier oils are used when Australians choose to eat out.  Find out more about the Healthier Oils initiative.

Healthy heart tip
Include a handful of nuts everyday, not only are they delicious but they are nutritious providing healthier unsaturated fats, fibre and vitamins and minerals. Choose raw, dry roasted and unsalted varieties.

Information sourced from: http://www.heartfoundation.org.au/healthy-eating/fats/pages/default.aspx

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Healthy Inspirations Recipe of the Week – Pork with Plums

November 27, 2014

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Over 50’s Fitness by Glen Barnett – Why Group Exercise?

November 25, 2014

group_picI bet there have been times where you wanted to participate in an activity, but were worried about doing it alone. Group exercise is a great alternative to going solo. These classes are growing in popularity each and every year. They have the benefit of having varying ages, varieties and fitness levels, even in “seniors” (horrible word for some I know) classes.
What is group exercise?Group exercise is where a group of people get together and participate in activities.

The activities might be:
Walking Groups
Fitness classes
Dancing classes
Aqua classes
Riding Groups

Group exercise should be:
Fun, Motivating and Safe
Fun – if it’s fun you’ll do it – right?  Just because you’re young at heart but slightly older in other parts, doesn’t mean that you need to sit on the bench and watch life pass you by.   Group interaction is something that is often missing from alot of older populations lives.  In group activities you will get words of encouragement, a joke or two being thrown around, a pat on the back, not to mention being with people who share a common interest.
Working out with a group will keep you on your toes, maintain your motivation, and provide a great incentive as is a terrific form of motivation.   You also have the added accountability of a concerned question like, “Where have you been?” or “we’ve missed you”,  when you don’t show up for a couple of sessions.
Safety should always come first with any type of activity, whether it be the shoes you wear, the qualifications of the instructor or the environment you workout in.    Get some advice from qualified caring people in your life – your GP, your local footwear specialist and even your local gym will help you make decisions on what to exercise in and where to do it.
It is interesting at any age to see where you sit amongst the masses, not on a competitive basis but as a guide to see where you are at now, where you’ve been and how you improve. For instance ask yourself,  what is my fitness like? What is my flexibility like? I’m having trouble putting my shoes on and that bloke over there was almost hugging his legs. Why is that 72 year old lady lifting 5kg more than I can? What is my strength like? You may just be surprised as to where you find yourself.
Group activities – get involved – the more the merrier as they say and you definitely won’t regret it.
We have really great classes for older adults every week day at Coffs Coast Health Club.
Give me a call if you’d like to join us. 66586222
Glen

Healthy Inspirations Recipe of the Week – Lemon Basil Prawns

November 20, 2014

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Over 50’s Fitness by Glen Barnett – Top 10 Health Tips (Part Two)

November 18, 2014

laughter_600x450I hope you got a lot out of my Top 4 health and fitness tips from last week.  Here are my other top 6 tips. They may not all be your cup of tea but they are worth pondering to see if they can make a difference in your world, or may make a difference to someone you know who needs a bit of help,  a good kick in the butt or a wake up call.

Exercise your mind – it’s a muscle too.
Exercise those neural pathways and learn something new
Overcome frustration when you’re surfing the net, posting on Face Book, Twittering or even checking you email in box – your brain enjoys the challenge.
If you haven’t explored or haven’t a clue what I’m talking about in that previous point then enrol in a computer course today.
Don’t forget good old crosswords, Sudoku and scrabble to keep your brain from atrophying.

Get Educated and take control of what is going on for you.
Got a health issue?  Understand it so you can be the final decision maker in any treatment that you need rather than being lead along a blinkered path.
Ask questions.
Get clarification.

Don’t focus on what you can’t do, focus on what you can do and then build on them.  Things may seem tough and get you down but take this into consideration:
Remember there’s always someone worse off than you that wishes they could do what you can do, so cherish the things you can do.

Choose your attitude – you can choose to have a bad day or you can choose to have great day.
Having a bad day? Someone else is having a worse one.
Choosing to have a good day could be the simple choice of wearing a frown or a smile.

Dance, laugh and sing regularly and feel those endorphins flood your soul.
“You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing (or dancing, or singing).”
Give It a try – you want regret it.

Make sure every day when you leave your house you have remembered the most important but often forgotten thing to wear – your smile.
Wear a smile and have friends, wear a frown and have wrinkles.
We would love to see you down at Coffs Coast Health Club so why not give Glen a call on 66586222 and come on in for a free class or session.

Good Friends Are Good for You

November 16, 2014

They might get on your nerves at times, but good friends have bigger benefits than you may realize.
good friends“You got to have friends to make that day last long,” sings Bette Midler. But good friends may help your life last longer, too, according to an Australian study. Conducted by the Centre for Ageing Studies at Flinders University, the study followed nearly 1,500 older people for 10 years. It found that those who had a large network of friends outlived those with the fewest friends by 22%.

Why is this so? The authors suspect that good friends discourage unhealthy behaviors such as smoking and heavy drinking. And the companionship provided by friends may ward off depression, boost self-esteem, and provide support. Also, as people age, they may become more selective in their choice of friends, so they spend more time with people they like.

Close relationships with children and relatives, in contrast, had almost no effect on longevity. Lynne C. Giles, one of the four researchers who conducted the study, emphasized that family ties are important; they just seem to have little effect on survival.

The Health Benefits of Good Friends

Lots of research has shown the health benefits of social support.

 One such study, reported in the journal Cancer, followed 61 women with advanced ovarian cancer. Those with ample social support had much lower levels of a protein linked to more aggressive types of cancer. Lower levels of the protein, known as interleukin 6, or IL-6, also boosted the effectiveness of chemotherapy. Women with weak social support had levels of IL-6 that were 70% higher in general, and two-and-a-half times higher in the area around the tumor.

In 1989, David Spiegel, MD, a professor of psychiatry at Stanford University, published a landmark paper in Lancet. Itshowed that women with breast cancer who participated in a support group lived twice as long as those who didn’t. They also had much less pain.

Sheldon Cohen, PhD, a psychology professor at Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, has shown that strong social support helps people cope with stress.

“Friends help you face adverse events,” Cohen tells WebMD. “They provide material aid, emotional support, and information that helps you deal with the stressors. There may be broader effects as well. Friends encourage you to take better care of yourself. And people with wider social networks are higher in self-esteem, and they feel they have more control over their lives.”

Other studies have shown that people with fewer friends tend to die sooner after having a heart attack than people with a strong social network. Having lots of friends may even reduce your chances of catching a cold. That’s true even though you’re probably exposed to more viruses if you spend a lot of time with others.

“People with social support have fewer cardiovascular problems and immune problems, and lower levels of cortisol — a stress hormone,” says Tasha R. Howe, PhD, associate professor of psychology at Humboldt State University. “Why? The evolutionary argument maintains that humans are social animals, and we have evolved to be in groups. We have always needed others for our survival. It’s in our genes. Therefore, people with social connections feel more relaxed and at peace, which is related to better health.”

Friends Can Be Stressful

Friends can be a source of stress, though. In fact, friends can cause more stress than others precisely because we care so much about them.

Julianne Holt-Lunstad, PhD, an assistant professor of psychology at Brigham Young University, has found that dealing with people who arouse conflicted feelings in us can raise blood pressure more than dealing with people we don’t like.

“My colleagues and I were interested in relationships that contain a mix of positivity and negativity,” she says. “For example, you might love your mother very much, but still find her overbearing or critical at times.”

By attaching people to portable blood pressure monitors, Holt-Lunstad and her colleagues found that blood pressure was highest when people were interacting with someone they felt ambivalent about.

What she found really surprising was that these interactions caused higher blood pressure than those with people the research subjects felt completely negative about. “We suspect that people we feel positive toward can hurt us that much more when they make a snide comment or don’t come through for us because they are important to us. Friends may help us cope with stress, but they also may create stress.”

So would we be better off having no friends at all?

Hardly. “One thing research shows is that as one’s social network gets smaller, one’s risk for mortality increases,” Holt-Lunstad says. “And it’s a strong correlation — almost as strong as the correlation between smoking and mortality.”

The Impact of Loneliness

What about loners? Are they at greater risk of dying because they prefer to be alone?

Only if they feel lonely. One study found that drug use among young people was higher among those who said they were lonely. Older lonely people tended to have higher blood pressure and poorer sleep quality. They also were more tense and anxious.

Another study found that college freshmen who had small social networks and claimed to be lonely had weaker immune responses to flu vaccinations. They also had higher levels of stress hormones in their blood.

Unfortunately, Americans have fewer friends than they used to, according to a recent study, “Social Isolation in America,” published in the American Sociological Review. The authors found that from 1985 to 2004, the number of Americans who feel they have someone with whom they can discuss important matters dropped by nearly one-third. The number of people who said they had no one they could discuss such matters with tripled to nearly 25%. The authors suspect that long work hours and the popularity of the Internet may contribute to the decline in close relationships.

The study also found that the percentage of people who talk about important matters only to family members increased from 57% to 80%. Those who depend solely on their spouse for these talks increased from 5% to 9%.

How Women’s Friendships Are Different From Men’s

In general, women are better at maintaining friendships than men. Women “tend and befriend,” says Shelley E. Taylor, PhD, a psychology professor at UCLA. They respond to stress by protecting and nurturing others (“tending”), and by seeking support from others (“befriending”). This pattern regulates the seeking, giving, and receipt of social support, Taylor says. It produces health benefits by reducing psychological and biological stress.

And Margaret Gibbs, PhD, a professor of psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University, found that men and women relate to others differently throughout life.

“We found that women seemed more geared to empathy, while male friendships are more geared to companionship and altruism,” she tells WebMD. “Male friendships are more about helping each other — mending the lawn mower, that sort of thing. Women’s friendships tend to have a more emotional content — listening to friends’ stories and coming up with helpful solutions.”

Article sourced from http://www.webmd.com/balance/features/good-friends-are-good-for-you

Over 50’s Fitness by Glen Barnett – Top 10 Health Tips (Part One)

November 11, 2014

healthyseniorOver the next two weeks I will be presenting you my Top 10 Health Tips. These are tips that I follow in my life and I encourage my clients and class participants to follow as well.  Now as an interesting fact, your mind can only deal with making a couple of changes at a time, that is often why people who decide to give up smoking, go to the gym, stop eating chocolate and junk food, and drink more water all in one week fail because it is too much to deal with at once.

Be as active as you can with what the day brings you.
How are you feeling?
What sort of weather is being offered to you today?
Adjust your activity to how you are feeling and how the weather is.
Lying on the lounge on a rainy day isn’t an activity.

Eat a rainbow of clean foods at most meals and don’t forget the protein!
Lots of colourful foods mean, hopefully, a variety of vitamins and minerals
Clean food means it hasn’t been greatly tampered with, you recognize it as a real food and it doesn’t have a lot of ingredients some of which are unpronounceable.
Protein comes in many forms. It’s your body’s building block for muscle growth and repair.   As we age both the growth (or maintenance) and repair are vital.

Stay strong physically so you don’t fall in a heap.
If you don’t use it you will lose it and once you lose your strength your confidence goes with it.
Think of yourself as a tree and choose the tree that is strong to the core rather than a wimpy sapling that will topple in a stiff breeze.
Lift, push, pull and squeeze heavy things as part of your everyday tasks or in conjunction with a specific strength workout.
The handle on your recliner doesn’t count as a strength exercise but if you can’t use it you need help!

Drink a bucketful of water daily and check the colour of your urine.
Your urine may be yellow first thing in the morning or if you are on some medications but otherwise it should be clear. If it isn’t you need to drink more water.
Try flavouring your water with a little lemon juice or apple cider vinegar to not only hydrate you more effectively but also give your liver a cleanse.

I hope you can use these first four tips to make some positive changes in your life. Choose a couple of tips to get you started and next week I’ll give you the rest of my Top 10 Health Tips.    If you require any help or guidance, call Glen at Coffs Coast Health Club on 66586222 or come down and see us.

Silly Season Survival Tips

November 9, 2014

silly-seasonThe silly season is approaching. Does that mean you can let go of the wheel? You still have to cope with working a 60-hour week, the kids, the relatives, the dog, the traffic, not to mention dreaded hangovers.

What can you do to help keep your body running so that you don’t fall into a heap come January? Well, the following tips will help support your body and mind while you dance into the wee hours at the many Christmas parties or deal with one too many glasses of bubbly.

Sleep

At the very least try to maintain regular sleep habits most of the time. Sleep allows your body to regenerate on every level and will help you keep an even keel over the Christmas period. If you know you are going to have a few late nights, then plan ahead the week before and even for a few days after to make sure you get home and relax and get into bed on time. Aim for around eight hours of sleep per night.

Diet

It is very important to maintain a healthy diet as much as possible throughout the often junk food-laden days over Christmas and New Year. On the days and nights you aren’t out socialising, make sure you eat homemade meals full of fresh fruits and vegetables, lean protein, whole grains, cold-pressed oils and good quality dairy foods. Try to avoid takeaway as much as possible as it is often over processed, re-heated, laden with fat and salt and chemicals which all take their toll on your body and can leave you feeling sluggish.

Resist the urge to buy junk food such as chips and opt for a fresh fruit platter. A plate full of vegetable sticks with a nice dip is a great choice. Another good alternative is fresh nuts as opposed to the salted and roasted kind.

Stress

The herb Withania somnifera has been long revered as a traditional restorative tonic that helps the body adapt to stress.

Time out

If you do have a lot of social engagements and you’re still trying to keep a cracking pace at work you should still try to have time out alone in a peaceful environment, preferably outside in nature. This will give your body and mind time to wind down and relax and keep you coping with all the craziness over Christmas.

Article sourced here: http://www.blackmores.com.au/learning-centre/article/silly-season-survival-guide

Over 50’s Fitness by Glen Barnett – Tennis Fitness

November 4, 2014

Two For Tennis

When someone talks about having a bit of  a ‘hit and giggle’ they are probably talking about a social tennis game unless of course they have some other kinky pastimes.  Tennis is one of the more physically challenging games that our older population enjoy.  Your agility, fitness and reaction time need to be up to scratch not to mention your strength and flexibility.  Let’s cover a few pointers to help you.
Firstly start with the basics and get some tennis coaching from an experienced coach.  They will guide you through technique, coordination, agility drills and even discuss best footwear choices with you.  You will find these lessons invaluable.
My biggest suggestion to assist you with your game aside from tennis coaching is to improve your cardiovascular fitness and strength.  There is a good saying that a strong tennis player will be a better tennis player. Strength training is imperative especially for your legs, chest, back rotator cuff muscles, forearms, torso and core.  A simple strength training program for the above muscles can be prescribed by a Personal Trainer and should be done 2-3 times a week.  Accompany this with relevant stretches and you have this area of your training covered.
Next is your cardiovascular fitness.  As tennis can be more of a stop/start activity you want cardiovascular activities that will provide that for you.  This is normally called interval training.  For example after a 5-10minute moderate walking warmup on a treadmill,  increase the speed for a good minute then reduce it to an easy recovery walk for 30 seconds. Continue this for up to 20-30 minutes.  This harder intensity/easier intensity interval training can be also used on a bike, rower or even outdoors by finding some hills for the harder component.   Incorporate this 2-3 times a week and you will really see the difference in your fitness during your game.
In tennis you tend to move forwards, backwards and side to side therefore you should incorporate exercises that mimic the travelling you will do on the court.  Your tennis coach will no doubt give you drills to improve your reaction time and directional changes so make sure you pay attention and practice these as often as possible.
I’m going to leave you with something to think about –   You Get What You Train For.  If you sit on the couch watching TV and making poor food choices you would be training to be a Norm.  If you want to play tennis, golf, bowls or any other activity then take the time to do what it takes to play and enjoy that game over and over,  free from strains, sprains and pains.  Enjoy yourself and give Glen at Coffs Coast Health Club on 66586222 if you want to learn more.

Coffs Coast Health Club eNews – November 2014

November 2, 2014
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Our MEMBERS ONLY special offer is back & is proudly sponsored by Parrys JewellersParrys Logo
for this November.
The fantastic team at Parrys Jewellers have kindly donated A PRIZE A WEEK
to reward you for encouraging your friends to become your gym buddy.Each Friday this month, we will be drawing the lucky winner!
We have 4 x Freshwater Pearl Bracelet and Earrings Sets (valued over $160 each) to give away.All you need to do to WIN is refer your friends to come in & try the club for FREE.Parrys 2014 cut
You will then get a ticket in the draw & if they decide to join, they will avoid the $149 joining fee & you will also receive 2 WEEKS FREE for each friend that you referred who joins.

There are NO LIMITS to the amount of friends you can refer & tickets you can get into the draw each week.
The more you refer, the better your chance of winning, so what are you waiting for?

Parrys Jewellers are also kindly offering 10% OFF all ticketed prices to Coffs Coast Health Club Members.
Simply show your membership tag when you are there to get your discount. Don’t forget Christmas is just around the corner!

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Annual Outdoor Balance Class! ????????????????

It’s that time of the year again when we take Coffs Coast Health Club’s Saturday morning Balance class outdoors to Sawtell’s Southern Headland.

Last years event was again a huge success with over 60 participants & a beautiful morning to remember.
Balance classes are a combination of yoga, tai chi & pilates incorporating strength, flexibility, balance & relaxation exercises.
Participating in this class while over looking the ocean & whales

frolicking in the background is a simply amazing experience.balance image

Bring as many friends as possible, a yoga mat or towel, drink bottle, a donation for beyondblue & remember to dress in blue.

Who:     All members & their invited guests

When:   Saturday 8th November at 9am
(enough time to get there after the 7.30am pump class in the club)

Where:  Sawtell Headland, off Boronia St, Sawtell

How:     Book at reception on your next visit, by calling 6658 6222 or via info@coffscoasthc.com.au

As a SPECIAL BONUS, anyone that joins the club on the day can choose their own joining fee (normally $149) & we will donate the entire amount to beyondblue

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Position Vacant – Full Time Business Management Traineeship!
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One of our frontline legends Josh has just finished his Certificate III in Fitness & will be heading to Newcastle with his girlfriend in the next few weeks to chase their dreams together.
This leaves a position vacant for a New Trainee to join the team.

As we already have Maggie studying Fitness, we have decided to offer some diversity & provide a Business Management Traineeship instead. The successful applicant will get the opportunity to study a Certificate III in Business Management & will be employed full time in a reception, customer service role.

We accept applications from anyone of any age with any background, as long as they have a wonderful work ethic and a desire to service our magnificent members.

If you or anyone you know is interested in this exciting career opportunity, please forward this email to them, get them to complete the application form here & drop it in to reception before 6pm Sunday 9th November.

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Stress Resilience & Happiness Seminar!

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Over 7 modules we bring together the latest research, practical skills and proven tools for real and lasting change.
This weekend intensive brilliantly presented by Quantum Life Skills teaches you 7 powerful keys for stress proofing your brain,
building resilience and creating happiness from the inside out.

Georgie Cooke believes that you are not here just to survive. You are here to learn, love, grow and thrive!
She will show you how to do just that…

Who:         Everyone (members of CCHC receive 10% OFF)

When:       Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th November

Time:        10am – 1pm each day

Where:      19 Park Avenue, Coffs Harbour (enter via gordon st)

More Info: www.quantumlifeskills.com.au/resilience/

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Welcome to all new Fitness Passport Members!
Fitness-Passport

Coffs Coast Health Club is proud to be the first health club in the region to offer the fantastic service of Fitness Passport.
The healthy workplace initiative from NSW Health is available to their employees & their direct family members.

For the month of November all Fitness Passport members will also receive the following special rates.health

  • A  24/7 access key tag for only $29
  • 3 x 30 minute Personal Training Sessions with a trainer of your choice for only $99 (SAVE 20%)
  • 50% OFF a 60 minute massage with Angela our massage therapist
  • A FREE Weight Loss consultation with a Healthy Inspirations Weight Loss Coach

Simply contact reception on 6658 6222 or info@coffscoasthc.com.au for further information.

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Our Very First Movie Night – Cereal Killers!

“One of the top 10 independent movies of 2013 that could change the world!”cereal-killers-movie-540

The film follows Donal – a lean, fit, seemingly healthy 41 year old man – on a quest to hack his genes and drop dead healthy
by avoiding the heart disease and diabetes that has afflicted his family.

When Donal’s sports star father Kevin suffered a heart attack later in life, family and friends were shocked. How does a lean,
fit and seemingly healthy man – who has sailed through cardiac stress tests – suddenly fall victim to heart disease?

  • Does FAT make you FAT?
  • Is sugar TOXIC?
  • Should BREAD be BANNED?

When: Tuesday 11th November

Time:  6.30 – 8.00pm (movie duration 63 mins)

Where: Coffs Coast Health Club Childminding Studio

Cost: FREE if you bring a friend or just $5 otherwise

Sponsored by:  Healthy Inspirations

Book at reception on your next visit, by calling 6658 6222 or via info@coffscoasthc.com.au

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The Power of NanoPro as opposed to standard protein supplements!

We all know that protein is an essential nutrient for the human body, but how do you know which protein is best?
We’ve got you covered. Our EXCLUSIVE nanopro takes protein to a whole new level. It is not just for muscles,
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  • Stabilize blood sugar and blood lipid levels
  • Healthy appetite regulation
  • Supports low carb diets
  • Cellular detoxification and protection
  • Healthy heart, brain, bones, organs, tissue repair
  • Support a balanced immune system

Nanopro protein is truly a quantum leap in functional food nutrition that provides optimal health benefits. As part of our CORE4 range we are offering Nanopro for $69.99, however if you purchase a CORE 4 pack you will also receive a 10% OFF.

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Annual Members & Guests Christmas Party!

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We wait all year for this night! Come & join us for a night of fun, frivolity, good food, great company and fantastic music…

When:  Friday 28th November

Time: 6.30pm – 10ish

Where: Sawtell Surf Life Saving Club

Entertainment:    Vanessa Henderson – beautiful acoustic solo musician.
Check her out here if you haven’t heard her before! Gold!

Dress: Party Clothes

Cost:  $30 each. BYO alcohol and other drinks. Tickets are limited, so book now at receptionxmas party 13

Lucky door prizes, Team Member of the Year, Member of the Year,
Most frequent visitor to CCHC,
Winner of the Healthy Inspirations Weight Loss Challenge & other prizes and giveaways.

Menu:               

Starters served on platters…from the fabulous Spare Chef Catering Company!

Mezze with House made Dips, Cider Poached Chorizo Sausage, Marinated

Fetta, Artichokes and Olives with Pita Wedges

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls with Nam Jim Sauce

Grilled Haloumi and Vegetable Skewers with Lemon and Parsley Gremolata

Thai Beef Salad with Asian Slaw and Rice Noodles, Nam Jim Dressing

Main Course served in individual Noodle Boxes…

Mediterranean Salad with Char Grilled Chicken, Lemon and Olive Oil Dressing

Sweet Potato, Chick Pea and Baby Spinach with Tandoori Yoghurt

Dessert….from Wicked Berries (of course)

Wicked Berries Famous Christmas Cake complete with loads of fabulous Wicked Berries

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CONGRATULATIONS & THANK YOU TO THE ENTIRE TEAM, CLUB MEMBERS & COFFS COAST COMMUNITY ON SUCH AN AMAZING WIN!
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Click here for more information on membership, personal training, weight loss, massage therapy, rehabilitation,
group exercise, childminding, privileges card & fitness careers or call us on 6658 6222 for more help.

Invite your friends for a FREE TRIAL & grab yourself a new training buddy!

Sincerely,

Your CCHC Team