Blogs

17
Mar

Strength and Conditioning Training Program for Athletes

When it comes to athletic performance, strength training trumps all. You have probably seen the videos with people doing all kinds of cool looking exercises. Single leg 180* turn, hop step into a box jump. Sure, these look great on social media, and if the athlete is up to it, are great ways to improve many facets of athletic performance,

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24
Feb

6 Reasons Why Women Should Lift Weights

Strength training is becoming more and more popular, especially among females, which is a great trend that we hope continues long into the future. Gone are the days that the gym floor belonged to the blokey blokes and the ladies jumped in the lycra for some step classes.  Strength training has so many benefits that it isn’t hard to see

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17
Feb

How Many Times a Week Should I Workout?

The answer to the question ‘How often should i workout?’ really comes down to one other question, ‘What are your goals?’  Having said that, no matter the answer to the second question, the answer to the first question will always be ‘whatever works best for you’. Creating a gym routine needs to be sustainable, not only so that you can

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10
Feb

Easy Ways To Lose Weight

Why can’t I lose weight? First, let’s start with this. YOU CAN! Chances are, you are just going about it the wrong way.  To lose weight, in theory, is easy. Move more, eat less.  In reality, it is a lot more complicated than that. Moving more can require you to eat more. Eating less can lead to you eating more.

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13
Nov

What Is Osgood Schlatters & How To Treat It?

What is Osgood schlatters? Osgood Schlatters is a traction apophysitis, and occurs most commonly in young males aged 13-14 and females aged 10-11.  One or both knees can be symptomatic, and onset often coincides with a growth spurt.  The exact incidence & prevalence is unknown, but some studies suggest up to 20% of children will experience this kind of injury. 

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30
Sep

Top 5 Trail Running Routes in Brisbane

Kingsford Smith Drive Rating: mostly flat | Length: 8.4km | Route taken Nestled next to the river on Brisbane’s northside, the riverwalk – which is currently undergoing an upgrade – makes for a fantastic running trail. There are rest stops along the riverwalk with platforms that capture views towards the CBD – this is definitely one of the finest of Brisbane’s running routes.

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17
Aug

Do I Need a Personal Trainer to Lose Weight?

Put simply, the answer is no. In order to lose weight, you need to eat in a calorie deficit. This means, the total energy you consume through eating and drinking, needs to be less than the total energy your body uses. Our bodies use energy simply by existing and keeping us alive, however we also use energy through our general

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17
Aug

Exercise Adherence: Benefits of Joining a Gym

Do you want to make an effective exercise a staple of your daily life? Your biggest obstacle to getting in shape and feeling energised to workout is you are overloaded with either kids, work or life and need the support to adhere to your routine. Joining a gym program can be one of the best ways to help you create

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12
Jun

Pre-Season Take 2: Watch your hamstrings

Football is back.  And what a wonderful thing that is.  The cold air, the camaraderie and the sheer delight of having a ball back at your feet. If you are like me (a mad football fan and awesome), the eager anticipation of post games drinks had me thinking about keeping in shape for Preseason – Take 2. Thoughts of 5km

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12
Jun

Don’t go back to your usual Gym Routine

All gyms have been closed. We can thank COVID-19 for that.  Despite our best intentions, many of us have slowed down our training or fallen off the wagon completely. Now that the gyms are reopening, fitness fanatics are jumping back into their usual training routines, personal trainers are back and many are welcoming the return to some semblance of normal. Before

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