There are three energy systems we use when training Aerobic, Anaerobic, Anaerobic Alatic.Read More
Sleep is directly linked to health.
During sleep, some amazing things take place! Our brain sorts and processes the day’s information’s to create memories. Human growth hormone is released which is essential for growth and repair of tissues. Our sympathetic nervous system chills out and cortisol levels drop. Our immune system even releases inflammation fighting cytokines!Read More
StrongFIT is about getting strong, building muscle and working on muscular imbalances. This is done by taking your time and focusing on creating as much mechanical tension as possible during a movement. The focus is getting strong in the fundamental movement patterns like the hip hinge, squat, upper body horizontal push/pull and upper body vertical push/pull.Read More
If you are training at a high intensity most days, a rest day or active recovery day is essential. Resting is just as important as training because it’s an equal part of the process required to build strength, endurance, and muscle.Read More
We hear this a lot!!!
Some women fear that if they lift weights, they are going to look “bulky”.Read More
Changing habits when it comes to health and fitness can be tough! And generally a long, windy road. You’re bound to fall off the wagon, more than once!Read More
When most people think flexible, they think “the ability to touch their toes”. What it actually refers to is the length to which a muscle group can be stretched.Read More
Most people associate the scales with fear and negative thoughts.
Have you ever jumped on the scales after having a great day or week and immediately your mood changed? You instantly felt unhappy, deflated, like you hadn’t worked hard enough, or that you need to do more?Read More
The Squat, if performed correctly will improve strength, speed, power, muscle mass and mobility.Read More
As a beginner you should NEVER feel silly or behind. You have to start somewhere!Read More
So a term I am utterly obsessed with after beating cancer last year is ABLE. Being able sounds like such a basic thing doesn't it? It's something we don't give much thought to and instead feel like it's just our right. However being ABLE to do things really is the greatest privilege and it’s one that we don't notice until it's taken away.Read More
I’ll be happy when I earn more money.
I’ll be happy when I get married.
I’ll be happy when I buy my own home.
I’ll be happy when I lose 20kg.
Sound familiar?Read More
The introduction of modern technology has brought endless opportunities to our laps and fingertips and with it, plenty of distractions! We are constantly bombarded with instant messages, emails and reminders that cause us to stop what we’re doing and redirect our focus and train of thought!Read More
Positive self-talk; a term that’s thrown around a lot. But what does it mean exactly? And when we use negative language instead, how does that impact us and our experience?Read More
There has been many chapters for me with fitness & health. One I can say now I have a really healthy relationship with, however, it never begun that way.I grew up in a family full of naturally athletic individuals, everyone except myself. TRead More
Ever heard of the phrase “no bad days”? It’s a lie. EVERYONE has bad days. And they are extremely important for our development.Read More
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We WANT YOU to contribute to our community by sharing your stories, experience, expertise, and perspective for our weekly blog posts!Read More
A lot of women I have spoken with (myself included) have agreed that when they start trying for a baby or became pregnant is when they started to delve deeper into their nutrition needs, habits and try to ‘clean up’ their diet. Suddenly our body is a vessel, our nutrition needs are not just our own and what we eat baby will beneﬁt from also.Read More
With December soon upon us and Christmas just around the corner we are reaching that time of year when our self-restraint is constantly tested. Christmas is a time to be enjoyed, but its quite easy to take advantage of the silly season and set yourself back an entire month! So here are my key tips to navigating this time of year!Read More
Dynamic stretching should be one of the main focuses in your warm up, this focuses on elevating our core and muscle temperature and preparing the body for training.Read More