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10 rules women should follow when they train

November 16, 2016
1. There’s nothing like learning to be fit and strong. By being able to improve your physical fitness. It brings more contentment, happiness an...
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How Building Muscles Saved Me From Being Skinny

October 30, 2016
I hated what I saw when I looked in the mirror I was ashamed of my ‘thick thighs’, ‘broad shoulders’ and ‘cellulite’. These aspe...
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WOD Monday 30/01/17-Sunday 11/02/17

October 30, 2016
WODS Monday 13/02/17 Strength Barbell step ups 4x5 each leg WOD 21-15-9 SDLHP 30kg pull ups 200m run Accessory 1:1 3 x 10 hol...
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When you’re a chick who squats…

October 17, 2016
So you're a woman who lifts, chick who squats, strong fitness girl In your books and mine, you’re awesome… But you haven’t always seen it ...
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Is getting a thigh gap really going to make you happy?

October 11, 2016
Our Instagram, Facebook and social media is flooded with images that tell us we aren’t good enough. Yes please. I've got to keep concentrated...
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Want abs? The 6 rules fit women follow to get 6-pack abs

September 14, 2016
Many women ask me ‘What’s the best way to get a 6 pack? What exercises can I do for my abs?’ Well the answer might surprise you because I a...
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How much is your boring fitness regime costing you?

September 7, 2016
How much is your boring fitness regime costing you? You’re fit, you love training and training hard, sweat pouring, heart pumping – but lately ...
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Why you should be doing the training you don’t like

August 2, 2016
We all have those elements of training we don't like doing – whether it heavy weightlifting, complex gymnastics or just simply damn burpees with ...
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Ramp up your workout with your Pets!

June 15, 2016
Elle Belle loves to play tag with housemate Rusty Sometimes the best warm up is just playing around with Rusty ?????? #crossfittone @woddog...
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The new face of beauty is strong weight training women

May 13, 2016
Justifying Beauty For many years now I have felt the need to justify my muscles and training method to people. Comments about my arms, abs or legs ...
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CrossFit 80’s Aerobic WOD

May 4, 2016
A month ago I challenged the girls to come up with a workout and film it, the best would win $100 Lululemon voucher. Boy did they deliver!Check ou...
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Summer bodies are made in the Winter!

March 31, 2016
Learn to love training in Winter I have heard time and time again that winter is hard, motivation lacks and all you want to do is curl up into bed ...
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Why your health and fitness should never be ‘quick and easy’

March 22, 2016
It takes hard work to reach your fitness goals One of the things that really fires me up is people thinking that there is an easy way to get fit an...
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Case Study 2: Belma

March 21, 2016
For most new gym members, training can be little scary. You're unsure if you'll see the results you want and fast. You hope you'll see some chan...
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Case Study 1: Sophie

March 7, 2016
Case Study 1: Sophie Hogarth Sophie’s rise to fitness “After a series of empty promises, unused gym memberships and failed attempts at getti...
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Creating Body Confidence through CrossFit

February 22, 2016
Why it's important to you Today’s day and age demands you to be ‘perfect’ But what is perfect? Perfect is what we as society have defined ...
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Ladies Can CrossFit Too!

February 1, 2016
Growing up there was always a stigma attached to women doing weightlifting. You're told running is the best way to burn calories and los...
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Can you train whilst maintaining femininity?

February 1, 2016
Strength and the New Age Woman. A change is occurring in the fitness industry. At first there were a few, but now we are becoming many. The change ...
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10 Reasons Why Every Woman needs CrossFit now

February 1, 2016
You need CrossFit in your life! Here's why: 1. It will change the way you define what’s beautiful Not happy with what you see in the mirror? A...
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5 Secrets Women who CrossFit aren’t telling you

February 1, 2016
We love CrossFit and we have some secrets to tell you! 1. We love our muscle We really do love our muscle. The best decision we have made...
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Uncover the 7 secrets to seeing immediate results with CrossFit

February 1, 2016
Why does CrossFit get results fast? 1. CrossFit trains intensity Intensity is one of the keys to getting fit, fast. It is also a highly prized e...
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Do you have a fitness coach? Why you won’t get the results you seek without one!

February 1, 2016
Are you going to gym week in, week out, doing all the training classes, plodding along on the treadmill, training weights here and there (maybe not ...
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5 Reasons You’ll Beat Your Training Plateau By Training With Women Only!

February 1, 2016
Women in general are awesome! We just kick butt in life. But did you know your health and fitness could benefit immensely from training in an all f...
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Mothers of the Northern Beaches take to weightlifting

February 1, 2016
Find out why Mother's are taking to weightlifting and CrossFit! A new phenomena is arising on the Northern beaches as mums are taking to weightlift...
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A letter to my formerly unfit self.

November 23, 2015
What would I say to my formerly unfit self? Dear formerly unfit self, I know you think you're fine, and every now again you really think you sho...
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6 reasons summer training is the BEST!

November 23, 2015
We love training in Summer! Here's why: Although many people can find summer a time where they dislike working out, I'd say the opposite is tru...
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5 reasons to pick boutique gyms over globo gyms

November 23, 2015
Do you train at a Boutique Gym? Boutique gyms are gaining popularity in the fitness world and it’s not hard to see why. They offer their clients ...
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How to avoid shin splints!

November 19, 2015
Do you suffer from shin splints? Shin splints can be caused by high impact training, weak calf or abdominal muscles or increasing your training vol...
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Sore wrists? The best stretches to help you before you train!

November 19, 2015
Do you have sore wrists from training? Coach Elle reveals some great stretches for your wrists and arms which can help ease tension on your wri...
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Is having good movement the key to longevity?

November 19, 2015
Having good mobility is a sign of longevity Mobility is an area of health and fitness, which is all too often sorely (pun intended) over looked. Th...
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CrossFit Dictionary… When you want to CrossFit, but you are confused by the terminology!

November 12, 2015
We can all get a little confused by the CrossFit lingo at some time. So we created a video to show you the movements and have a list which explai...
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Are you injured but don’t want to stop training? Here’s how:

October 26, 2015
We'll get you back to training, within no time! There are a lot of people who would just avoid training whilst injured. However, with the right gui...
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Loosen your hips to help your squat!

October 21, 2015
Can you reach a full depth squat? Think your tight hips might be stopping you? Coach Elle takes you through a few exercises to loosen your hips t...
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Summer Ab Workout!

September 29, 2015
Need to get some more abs? Got 10 minutes to spare in your lounge room? Get your summer abs with this workout from Coach Elle! Also check out how t...
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4 helpful tips if you want to eat paleo!

September 29, 2015
Tips for going paleo Paleo is fast becoming quite the hot topic recently, not only in the health, food and fitness industries but within the ge...
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Recipe: Delicious Paleo Banana Bread

September 29, 2015
Want a yummy healthy treat? Recipe for the Paleo Banana Bread I made last Friday! Ingredients: 1 cup coconut oil, melted and some for grea...
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Do you want a more beautiful you? Here are 3 ways to boost your self confidence!

September 29, 2015
You are beautiful! Here's how to boost your self confidence Body image in our modern society is a large part of our daily life. We obsess over how ...
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5 ways to help you improve your sleep!

September 29, 2015
We've got 5 ways to help you improve you sleep. Sleep is a vital part of life and while sleeping your body and mind receives many benefits that...
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The best beauty product is eating well!

September 29, 2015
They say you are what you eat. The first aspect of eating well for your beauty that you have to understand is that when you eat food, that food is ...
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Is sugar in fruit bad for you?

September 29, 2015
Fructose - is this now a dirty word? Coach Elle looks at the difference between low fructose and high fructose fruit and which ones are best for yo...
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What is Clean Eating?

September 29, 2015
What is Clean Eating? Clean eating is not so much about calorie counting, but more about looking at the process of your food from paddock to pl...
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Do you drink enough water in Winter? Here are some tips on how to increase your water intake during the colder months!

September 29, 2015
Struggling to get your 3 litres of water in a day in winter? Elle has some tips for you! Benefits of staying hydrated are: Anti-ager and glowing...
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‘Am I too Bulky?’

September 28, 2015
There aren't too many things in life which bug me, but the perpetual fear of women ‘getting too bulky’ if they lift weights is one them. Ther...
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Improve your Squat with these Glute Activation Techniques

September 28, 2015
Coach Georgia takes our girls through how to activate your glutes! What does this mean? If you butt is never sore after a workout, never seems to ...
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Warm your body this Winter with our Healthy Butter Chicken Recipe!

September 28, 2015
Hearty Winter Warmer This recipe is courtesy of my partner Trist, who I must admit does a lot of the cooking in our relationship! However, if y...
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8 Secrets to Stay Motivated while Training in Winter

September 28, 2015
Your bed feels pretty warm and fuzzy at 5am doesn’t it? It’s cold, dark and the thought of getting up makes you really angry. However, you do h...
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How to Stop Yourself from Sabotaging your Success!

September 28, 2015
Be Successful in any area! Follow these steps! Creating goals and achieving them can give us a massive dose of self-satisfaction, confidence and ha...
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Is Eating your Daily Yogurt Harming your Health?

September 28, 2015
How much sugar is in your daily yogurt? Happily consuming your morning yogurt with the belief you are doing your body good? Well it may not be...
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What Type of Steak you Eat can have a Major Impact on your Wellbeing!

September 28, 2015
Grass Fed v.s Grain Fed – why what your food eats matters! This is not really an article if you are a vegetarian or vegan, however if you do ...
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Who are the Women who Lift Weights?

September 28, 2015
The Tone Coaches show you why weightlifting is so awesome for women! We love training here at CrossFit Tone and we love lifting weights as part...
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The Secrets Women who Lift Weights aren’t Telling You!

September 28, 2015
Why women should lift weights Women and weightlifting – not always the prettiest picture comes to mind or even a picture at all. Well I’d l...
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Get A Squatters Booty!

September 28, 2015
Want to improve your booty? The CrossFit Tone coaches take you through 10 exercises that can help shape and tone your butt! Just what every ...
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Fix your Posture with these Quick Exercises

September 28, 2015
We all are guilty of tight shoulders and bad posture. Coach Georgia shows you how to open up your shoulders by building strength and stretching...
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The Best Kept Secret by the Health Industry to Getting your Dream Body!

September 28, 2015
The best kept secret to getting an amazing body! What the health industry isn’t telling you! Oh, there’s no secret just hard work You may no...
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Say Goodbye to Sugar with these Easy Steps!

September 28, 2015
After our blog: The Hype Around Sugar on the danger of sugar especially fructose, you may be wondering how to rid yourself of it in your life. It ...
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The Hype Around Sugar.

September 28, 2015
The hype around sugar. There has been a lot of media attention lately on sugar - known by top authors on the subject as Sweet Poison (David Gi...
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CrossFit Tone Outdoor Easter Workout!

September 28, 2015
Want to burn off those extra easter calories? Try this workout! Coach Georgia takes you through an outdoor workout to burn off those extra easter c...
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Get to know Coach Elle with 20 Questions!

September 28, 2015
15 quick questions for our Head Coach Elle Belle! Find out: 'What did she eat for breakfast?' 'How fast can she do 100 burpees?' 'What's her fa...
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A Response to Anti Paleo Articles

September 28, 2015
A new argument for the demise of paleo has been rising. After arguments being consistently shot down by scientists about how paleo is ‘bad for y...
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Find out Why 60% of People that do CrossFit are Women!

September 28, 2015
CrossFit for Women Meet coaches Elle and Georgia and hear their thoughts on why CrossFit is so crucial for women.Please like us on facebook, yo...
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Right, screw it, we all need to sit down and have a chat about body image.

September 28, 2015
What do you think of your body? Too skinny, too fat, too muscly, too weak, too pale, too dark, too curvy, too flat, too tall, too short, too round,...
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The Secret to becoming a Wonder Woman at Work!

September 28, 2015
Become more productive at work! If you have aspirations to climb the corporate ladder and be a successful business woman, you know you will do ever...
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What all mum’s ought to know about being fit.

September 28, 2015
Why all mothers should get in shape! Being a Mum is hard work, whether you have a newborn baby or 3 kids under 5.  The issues faced by mums gett...
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CrossFit Tone’s 10 minute full body workout at home!

September 28, 2015
Want a full body workout in the comfort of your own home in just 10 minutes? We've got you covered! Coach Georgia takes you through a whole body 10...
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#fitspo – Stop showing me your (non existent) abs and telling me you are fit!

September 28, 2015
We all love a bit of #fitspo. The tanned skin, the bright Nikes, booty shorts and colourful crops. It’s all very alluring and sexy. However, ...
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Try Elle’s Healthy and Delcious Breakfast Fritatta

September 28, 2015
Breakfast Frittata Hey Guys, Here is what I do for breakfast a lot of the time! I cook on Sunday, cut up for the week and glad wrap, then I have...
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Listen to your body! 4 signs you should start taking note of NOW!

September 28, 2015
Listening to your body and what it’s trying to tell you may be the best thing you every do for yourself. Your body communicates with you all ...
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5 Tips on how to keep your New Year’s Resolutions

September 25, 2015
Got big plans for 2015? All fired up and ready to go? Just one small problem – no idea how to make your dreams a reality? Here are 5 tips to keep...
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What exactly is CrossFit

September 25, 2015
CrossWhat? CrossFit! You may have heard one of your friends raving about CrossFit recently, about how the squats have got them a booty, or how ...
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The CrossFit 10 Commandments!

September 25, 2015
1. Turn up on time CrossFit classes are a full hour for a reason! You need to mobilize, stretch and work on weaknesses, so turn up on time to get t...
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6 tips to keep you motivated and push harder in workouts

September 23, 2015
Get inside a trainers mind and level up: 6 tips to keep you motivated and push harder in workouts We all have those moments in workouts where w...
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Eating: You’re doing it wrong!

September 23, 2015
Elle Belle's Story of Health... Growing up From a young age I can remember having a difficult relationship with food.  I can honestly say - I...
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You can improve your pelvic floor with these exercises!

September 22, 2015
Use these exercises to get a better pelvic floor! Right, now (as per the previous blog about incontinence) we know that we can avoid incontinence a...
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How you can stop your weak pelvic floor inhibiting your workout

September 18, 2015
Incontinence. 1 in 3 women post childbirth experience it and 1/5 of high impact athletes have it but all deal with it more often than not silently....
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Do you want to feel good about yourself and stop hating your body? Well you can with these tricks!

September 18, 2015
Learn to love your body There are some scary statistics about body image out there! It’s really worrying that over 90% of women are unhappy with ...
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Debunking CrossFit and its intense lingo!

September 18, 2015
CrossWhat? CrossFit! Debunking CrossFit and its intense lingo! Coming into a CrossFit gym can be intimidating, and not just because of the new move...
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Eat. Lift. Sleep. Repeat.

September 15, 2015
Why is Eat. Lift, Sleep. Repeat so important? Yep these three important components make up an all round healthy daily routine. Why? Lets find o...
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5 CrossFit Workouts – You can do without equipment!

July 23, 2015
Want to train outside? Here are some awesome workout for you! Workout Specifics Movements Air squat, squat jumps, tuck jumps, lunges, l...
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CrossFit will not make you too muscly or too bulky. Heres why:

August 28, 2014
With more and more women trying out CrossFit and weight training, its time to debunk the myths about ‘getting big’ from weight training. Wo...
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Tips to Beating the Festive Season Bulge!

July 25, 2014
Don't let the Christmas Festivities get the best of your waistline! We all know that time of year, the weather is warmer, the cicadas are singi...
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Eating for your health and not everybody else’s.

July 19, 2014
What could you being doing better in your nutrition? When clients ask me ‘what should I eat’ it's a tough question to answer. Not because th...
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Strong is the new skinny – Crossfiter’s confidence from finding beauty in strength.

May 1, 2014
Strong is the new skinny Women in CrossFit As a crossfitter and personal trainer, most of my time is spent around women who can lift heavy weig...
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CrossFit: the good, the bad and the ugly

April 17, 2014
Should you try CrossFit? What are the positives, negatives and everything in-between? So firstly, it should be understood that CrossFit is a rela...
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CrossFit for Dummies

April 14, 2014
Have you heard of CrossFit? If you haven’t you don't want to be left out so you better read this! As CrossFit gains more momentum as a sport ...
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About the Author

Elle has a passion for women's fitness and helping girls improve their self-image through fitness. Her vision is to create a CrossFit gym, which allows women to learn how to move, build their strength, learn to be healthy and gain respect for their bodies showing them how amazing they really are!Find out more

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