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ANKLE MOBILITY- THE UNDER-RATED JOINT

2018-11-01T11:46:40+11:00

Just wanted to let you guys know about ANKLE MOBILITY! This is incredibly important and often under-rated in our squat patterning for depth and performance. There are several muscles that we can release and stretch in order to improve the mechanics of our squat in our entire lower limb. These […]

ANKLE MOBILITY- THE UNDER-RATED JOINT2018-11-01T11:46:40+11:00

COMMON CHANGES IN OLDER AGE

2018-10-04T09:41:31+10:00

While change is inevitable, how and when we age is highly influenced by our lifestyle. And much of what we call “aging” is actually very much an accumulation of lifestyle habits. Here are 6 simple habits that can help you live a healthier, more enjoyable, and meaningful life, longer. 1) […]

COMMON CHANGES IN OLDER AGE2018-10-04T09:41:31+10:00

DELAYED GRATIFICATION METHOD

2018-09-27T08:55:53+10:00

Simply this is the method your parents implemented to make you eat your veggies. “ You must eat all your veggies before you are allowed desert’ A behavior or problem must be fixed before a reward. In a training environment, this can be useful in the sense of getting something […]

DELAYED GRATIFICATION METHOD2018-09-27T08:55:53+10:00

FAT LOSS AS A PLAN

2018-09-13T09:10:50+10:00

Here is a real life scenario: You have been in a cutting phase (trying to drop body fat) and have been success. You are likely to notice a few changes other than just a decreased body fat percentage. Some might include: > Higher Hunger > Less Satisfaction > Less Motivation […]

FAT LOSS AS A PLAN2018-09-13T09:10:50+10:00

THE BEST FORM OF CARDIO

2018-09-06T16:20:46+10:00

There are 3 types of cardio and each has unique pros and cons when attempting to lose fat, so below I quickly explain each so that you can make up your own mind. Type 1:HIIT (High-intensity interval training): has a very high calorie burn per minute and benefit of EPOC […]

THE BEST FORM OF CARDIO2018-09-06T16:20:46+10:00

GOAL SETTING

2018-08-30T08:47:27+10:00

Everyone always talks about goal setting and how to set SMART goals, we all know how to do it now. The thing we struggle with is keeping ourselves motivated, disciplined and accountability. We tend to send a goa l when we are most motivated, which means we are likely to […]

GOAL SETTING2018-08-30T08:47:27+10:00

5 TIPS TO A BETTER NIGHT SLEEP

2018-08-23T09:34:16+10:00

Do you have trouble sleeping? Here are 5 steps to have your best night sleep yet! 1. Dim the Lights: Light suppresses melatonin which is responsible for making us fall asleep. 2. Avoid a screen: Light from your screen is even worse than normal light, so stay away if you […]

5 TIPS TO A BETTER NIGHT SLEEP2018-08-23T09:34:16+10:00

TARGETED WEIGHT LOSS & STUBBORN FAT

2018-08-15T08:03:17+10:00

                                                         Often, we get asked about how someone can target their fat loss, what exercises are best for reducing fat around areas like […]

TARGETED WEIGHT LOSS & STUBBORN FAT2018-08-15T08:03:17+10:00

MINDSET FOR FAT LOSS

2018-08-09T08:55:56+10:00

Here is a scenario:  You have a goal to lose a 10kg in 6 months and choose to do an extreme diet that is over-restrictive and cuts out a food you love completely.  You last the first week and have great success dropping 2 kg however the second week comes […]

MINDSET FOR FAT LOSS2018-08-09T08:55:56+10:00

THE ULTIMATE CORE CUE

2018-08-02T08:54:18+10:00

So, what is a Core?  The core muscles are a group of muscles that pretty much traverse the gap between your rib cage and your pelvis. They include your abdominals, pelvic floor, and diaphragm. What is the Cue? “Ribs Down”. At some point, if you have been trained by me, […]

THE ULTIMATE CORE CUE2018-08-02T08:54:18+10:00

PROGRESS MINDSET

2018-07-26T14:30:08+10:00

How often have you found yourself in the gym attempting to go heavier, faster, more explosive, harder, more, more, more every workout?.. Mentally we can get stuck in the mindset of it’s not a workout if we haven’t gone harder, done more or at least equal to the last session. […]

PROGRESS MINDSET2018-07-26T14:30:08+10:00

PB DAY MINDSET

2018-07-19T09:56:27+10:00

So much time goes into physically preparing us for PB day. For transformation it has been a 10 week lead up, however, mental preparation is also an important part often overlooked. Often people are physically capable of completing the lift but almost freak out with the thought of heavy weight […]

PB DAY MINDSET2018-07-19T09:56:27+10:00

HOW TO BEAT STALLS

2018-07-04T09:15:01+10:00

Stopped getting results? Often you will come across a time where you find that progress stalls and you feel like you need to do something different. You’re not completely wrong. “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” Albert Einstein Your body will […]

HOW TO BEAT STALLS2018-07-04T09:15:01+10:00