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Amy Pejkovic’s Top Workout Tips To Keep You Fit And Healthy Like A Pro

Amy’s Top Workout Tips To Keep You Fit, Healthy And Feeling Like A Champion

Plan your workouts ahead: I hate the feeling of not training daily. It puts me in a good mood and it clears my head so I always make it a priority by scheduling my workouts on Sunday for the week ahead. I also treat them like a meeting – which means no cancelling!

Picture your goal every single day: I have 1.9 metres and 2.10 metres measured on my bedroom wall and it reminds me of what I’m working towards when I train. I try only focus on one goal at a time to ensure I’m 100% focused.

Athlete Amy Pejkovic's Top Workout Tips To Keep You Fit And Healthy Like A Pro

Getting enough sleep: Sleep is such an important part of health and fitness. I often have long days training in the morning, shooting during the day and then training again at night and it can take a serious toll on your body. I try to take 20minute power naps during the day so I can recharge and always prioritise getting a good sleep to recover.

Eat to nourish yourself: As an athlete, it’s important I fuel my body with the right food. I’m not about calorie control or food measurements. It’s about moderation, eating fresh produce and of course protein. I try to have it every meal. I also love quinoa, cauliflower, sweet potato and broccoli in my salads. That’s not to say I don’t also have a weakness for chocolate and pasta but all in moderation.

Athlete Amy Pejkovic's Top Workout Tips 1

Wearing the right active wear: There’s nothing worse than being uncomfortable when you’re trying to put in a hard session. I like to invest in quality active wear and am loving Champion’s new season Absolute Sports Bra and the Fusion Tights – when you look good you feel good!

Finding a balance: For me training always comes first, work comes second and everything else just fits in between! I try to keep Saturday afternoons and Sundays free to do what I want for me! It’s important to strike a balance and take time out to enjoy time with friends and family.

Amy and Olympic Bronze Medallist, James Roberts recently became the ambassadors for Champion’s Spring Summer 17 campaign.

Written by Robyn Foyster

With over 30 years experience as a journalist and TV producer, Robyn Foyster is the owner and publisher of the lifestyle websites TheCarousel.com, GameChangers.com.au and WomenLoveTech.com.

Robyn was voted one of the 30 most powerful women in media at the 2015 B&T Women In Media Awards.

Previously, Robyn was the Publisher and Editor of Australia's three biggest flagship magazine brands - The Australian Women's Weekly, Woman's Day and New Idea.

Robyn won Editor of the Year at the 2007 Magazine of the Year Award and under her helm The Australian Women's Weekly won the inaugural 2008 Australian Magazine Award for Australia's best mass market magazine and New Idea won the MPA's coveted Magazine of the Year award.

She can be contacted on Robyn@TheCarousel.com.

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