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For Tradie Matt, feeling tired all the time with no energy and being unhappy about the way he looked and felt had become a way of life.  Working as a plasterer, he was used to eating the typical tradie-diet consisting of meat pies, sausage rolls, pasties, donuts and iced coffee at smoko and lunch. Dinners ... Read More

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Being a mum of two and balancing work commitments and kids requires constant movement and energy. When Nichole came to Total Balance a year ago, she had neither. Nichole was overweight and had neck and knee pain that really reduced her enjoyment of life and effectiveness at work. Nichole had typical goals when she started; ... Read More

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When Rory came to TBFT in late 2010, he was 118Kgs, working in IT, and doing very little in the way of physical activity at home or work. He was in his 40s and could barely run a flight of stairs without becoming breathless. He knew this couldn’t go on. It had taken him little ... Read More

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Jo wasn’t in a great place….she was in her mid 40s with two gorgeous daughters, but had fallen into the weight gain trap – she had packed on 10Kgs in just a year! With a strong family history of chronic illness she knew she needed to make a change right away.  Working with TBFT was ... Read More

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Hi everybody reading this…… My name is Ayden and this is how I felt before joining TBFT…. Well a couple years ago when I was still at school I weighed a whopping 123kg. I didn’t have many friends. I would always get lunch from the canteen which would consist of meat pies, hedgehog slices, brownies, ... Read More

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It sneaks up on you. In your teens and twenties it seems like you can do anything and still look good and feel okay. Suddenly you’re in your 30s and you’re overweight and you don’t feel good, ever. Brendon’s a Carpet Layer. He works hard, but being a tradie doesn’t always make a fit lifestyle ... Read More

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For a long time Collin told himself he didn’t have time to work out and be healthy. He works as an aircraft engineer (which means two long day shifts followed by two long night shifts) and he has three children and a property to maintain – it was easy to reason he had no time ... Read More

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Kim wasn’t old – she was in her mid–to-late 20s. But she’d had several knee surgeries, and allowed herself to get a little heavy. She wanted to strengthen her shoulders and back, get a little lighter, be healthier – but needed a safe way to do it because of her past surgeries. She needed someone ... Read More

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Like a lot of people, Eugene thought fitness and diet could wait until he was older. But there he was, in his late 20s, doing well as an electrical draftsman – a smoker who liked a few drinks now and then, not particularly worried about his diet. He tore his ACL and that’s when everything ... Read More

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It’s funny – sometimes you don’t even notice how out of control your life is until something simple happens. For Kevin, it was his children. He was 128Kgs, and one day his daughter came up to him and rubbed his belly and said, ‘It’s time to lose your pillow Daddy.’ That got to him – ... Read More

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