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EATING OUT ON A DIET

2020-01-10T13:13:34+11:00

  There is nothing greater than dining out with family and friends. It’s one of life’s simple pleasures but a lot of us get confused when it comes to ordering and staying healthy. Here are a few tips that might help you next time you head out. Remember it is […]

EATING OUT ON A DIET2020-01-10T13:13:34+11:00

HOW TO SET & ACHIEVE A GOAL

2020-01-10T13:55:45+11:00

  A lot of us have goals that we want to achieve – but how do we go about it? 1. Set a specific and measurable goal – avoid setting a goal that’s vague and lacks a quantifiable measurement; simply saying I want to lose weight or get stronger isn’t […]

HOW TO SET & ACHIEVE A GOAL2020-01-10T13:55:45+11:00

WHY VITAMIN D

2020-01-10T13:56:42+11:00

  If you have spoken to us about supplements before or have done some individual diet work, you would have heard us recommend vitamin D, you have probably heard how amazing Vitamin D is too. You probably know it comes from the sun. You know you should take it, but […]

WHY VITAMIN D2020-01-10T13:56:42+11:00

5 TIPS TO SUCCESS

2020-01-10T14:01:10+11:00

  Success in the gym, as with most things in life, comes down to mastering the basics. Keep it Simple !!! With that in mind, here are 5 exercise tips, weightlifting basics, and training essentials nobody wants to believe but everyone should follow. No magic pills 💊 1. You must commit […]

5 TIPS TO SUCCESS2020-01-10T14:01:10+11:00

BIG 5 @ KOKODA

2020-01-10T14:10:22+11:00

  The Big 5 Kokoda trek was completed late last month! And the trek well and truly lived up to its’ reputation; the trekking was tough – emotionally and physically – I cried most days – but its inspired me to be a better man, a better dad and a […]

BIG 5 @ KOKODA2020-01-10T14:10:22+11:00

RANGE OF MOTION

2020-01-10T14:12:24+11:00

  Often we see limited ranges of motion with a lot of people due to structural limitations which is perfectly normal, however it is also very common for people who can use a full range of motion not to. Training through a full range of motion has a number of […]

RANGE OF MOTION2020-01-10T14:12:24+11:00

PLEASURE VS HAPPINESS

2020-01-10T14:13:50+11:00

  Pleasure vs Happiness or Dopamine vs Serotonin All too often as a society we get caught up confusing the difference between acting for pleasure and acting for long-term happiness. Chemically speaking, both make us feel good and we do enjoy the moment, but one can have a detrimental effect […]

PLEASURE VS HAPPINESS2020-01-10T14:13:50+11:00

SELF COACHING?

2020-01-10T14:15:12+11:00

    From time to time we get stuck with ourselves, whether that be reaching a goal in the gym or something in our lives that we are struggling to even address or acknowledge. Actually having a rational conversation with your inner voice can be an empowering way to have […]

SELF COACHING?2020-01-10T14:15:12+11:00

THE BIG TOE

2020-01-10T14:16:32+11:00

  The Big toe is an important joint that is commonly undervalued when considering exercise form and injury. My Question to you is have you ever had discomfort when doing such exercises like a lunge, bulgarian or hack squat in your toes? The Big toe serves as an important factor […]

THE BIG TOE2020-01-10T14:16:32+11:00

WHY TRANSFORMATION TRAINING?

2020-01-10T14:18:04+11:00

  Designed to improve body composition and everyday performance, our Transformation training involves smaller groups, more personal coaching and resistance training based on progressive overload utilising barbells. Lifting with technique and safety in mind is always our top priority. Progressive overload involves the gradual increase of stress on the body […]

WHY TRANSFORMATION TRAINING?2020-01-10T14:18:04+11:00

HOW TO IMPROVE SELF CONTROL

2020-01-10T14:19:45+11:00

  Self control is the most important factor in reaching any of your fitness goals. The best program, coach or diet will not get results unless you adhere to it, and actually do what you are meant to. Hence, this post: How to improve self control: Set small and achievable […]

HOW TO IMPROVE SELF CONTROL2020-01-10T14:19:45+11:00

LOWER BACK PAIN?

2020-01-10T14:21:14+11:00

  Many people experience lower back pain when starting out exercise after not doing much for a while, a lot of people also find that sometime during their training life, they experience periods of lower back pain. Below are some quick tips you can try to help strengthen and recover. […]

LOWER BACK PAIN?2020-01-10T14:21:14+11:00

THE MOVEMENT DIAL

2020-01-10T14:22:28+11:00

  Let’s accept that life has no pause button- that there’s never a magical “right time’ to begin something. Do you know what’s better than pressing pause and doing nothing? Doing something! As we like to say, “The ‘All or nothing’ mentality rarely gets us “all: It usually gets us […]

THE MOVEMENT DIAL2020-01-10T14:22:28+11:00

DISCIPLINE OVER MOTIVATION

2020-01-10T14:24:32+11:00

We hear a lot of talk on “motivation” … “I’m feeling really motivated, I’m smashing it in the gym, so my eating has been on point …” or “I haven’t had the motivation, so I’ve dropped the ball with my training and my nutrition isn’t the best right now …” […]

DISCIPLINE OVER MOTIVATION2020-01-10T14:24:32+11:00

RECOVERY IS PART OF THE PROGRAM

2020-01-10T14:25:33+11:00

Let’s talk recovery! Here are some reasons why it’s so important to incorporate rest/recovery days into your week. 1. REST PREVENTS INJURY It’s common sense that rest is beneficial for injury reduction, but why? Well for starters, rest days prevent overuse. That extends from running to lifting and even walking. […]

RECOVERY IS PART OF THE PROGRAM2020-01-10T14:25:33+11:00