Is Strength training safe for young kids?
Is safe-training safe for kids? At what age should kids start strength training? Read our blog to find out.READ MORE
Setting Yourself Up For A Great Year – Part 2
In my last blog post, I offered some tips on setting yourself up for a great year. In part 2, I go through a few more to ensure you create an environment and mindset for success. Choose easy goals – YOU don’t get paid for being fit! (athletes excluded) I’ll keep this section […]READ MORE
Setting yourself up for a great Year – Part 1.
New year, new fitness goals. It is often the most used resolution but many people fall short by mid Jan! In this post, I will outline why and provide brief tips for making this year even better (it shouldn’t be hard!). As a gym owner in the private sector, I can certainly say […]READ MORE
The Role Of Hormones On Weight-loss
We’re here at part 3 of our series on calories. Part 1 focused on calorie counting and why that doesn’t work. Part 2 looked at the correlation between exercise and nutrition. In the final part, we’ll take a close look at the role hormones play on your weight-loss. Plus get a selection of low carb smoothie recipes created by our in-house NutritionistREAD MORE
The Correlation Between Exercise & Nutrition
In part 1 of my 3-part series on Counting Calories, we looked at the type of food you ate and not the number of calories as the key to your weight-loss. But that’s only 1/3 of the equation. Part 2 looks at the correlation between exercise and nutrition, starting with one diagram that has wrongly […]READ MORE
Calories in Calories out! The Lie you have been told for too long!
There is the perpetual belief that for someone to lose weight, they need to be in a calorie deficit. We have all heard this. I have been in the fitness industry for over 12-years now and can vouch for the 99% of people who believe this, as I’ve had this conversation with them a million […]READ MORE
Everyone Lifts Ugly At The Start
As strength and conditioning coaches, we have seen a lot of training methods, workouts, and coaching techniques. We’ve also heard many misconceptions that are spoken with such confidence that many people believe it to be true. One such misconception is that “everyone lifts ugly at the start”.READ MORE
Gainz for Life
If you haven’t collapsed in a heap on the floor after your workout, have you exercised at all? If you aren’t dodging puddles of sweat and wondering if this is how you’re destined to die, you clearly haven’t worked hard enough. But can you still see yourself doing these heavy sessions in 5 years? Sometimes we need to stop and let common sense prevail.READ MORE
Don’t trust your PT for performance-based training!
Personal Trainers and Strength Coaches are commonly seen as one and the same. You wouldn’t expect accurate and responsible medical advice from someone who gained their Diploma in Medicine from Google University, yet by entrusting your health to a Cert qualified PT, you’re essentially doing the same thing!READ MORE