Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

No Gain without Some Strain

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

No Gain without Some Strain

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FALLON

HUDSON

Columnist

fallon.hudson@dailymercury.com.au

C[pounds sterling]THIS better be worth itC[yen], I groaned as I took on the hack squat machine.

The hack squat machine has become my backsideCOs nemesis and with each workout it has become a battle.

And halfway through this battle, the machine was winning, as the pain almost got too much for me. My face was red and blotchy and my expression was strained. I was always of the belief that if you have a burning sensation it canCOt be good news and best to see your GP.

But for the last six weeks, C[pounds sterling]feeling the burnC[yen] is a good thing, according to my personal trainer and gym instructor.

At one stage, I thought I was going to fall on my butt, as my legs began to shake.

Working out is hard, I am not going to lie Co it is all about mind over matter. …

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