General Health & Fitness

How often have you been sitting at your desk at 2.57pm feeling like you could easily just put your head down for a sneaky afternoon nap? No matter how much you love your job, everyone’s had those days before. Below are some helpful tips to keep energy up all day.
Nutrition Australia has just released a new Healthy Eating Pyramid! I’m sure you’re all familiar with the old one (shown to the left), but Nutrition Australia have now released a new pyramid which aligns with the Dietary Guidelines that were released in 2013. There are some major changes to the new pyramid that Nutrition Australia has produced… View Article
We often become fixated on calories and macronutrients (proteins, carbs, & fats) for physical function and energy expenditure. How many of you ‘count’ your calories in the hope that you are in a deficit and burning off fat? Perhaps it’s the amount of training or physical exercise that helps boost this deficit, or perhaps it’s… View Article
Avocados are amazing. Everyone knows it, and those who don’t just don’t want to admit it. They do amazing things for you body, they’re a great replacement for butter on bread, they’re an easy addition to sandwiches, salads, breakfasts and toast…  The list is almost endless to what they can do and how they can… View Article
One of the amazing companies we partner with is The Original Boot Camp – they are literally the original boot camp people, having run them for over 23 years. Based on the Basic Training that soldiers receive when they first join the army, Original Bootcamp use hard and fast techniques to improve fitness, strength and stamina for… View Article
As a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, I often see my members pushing themselves week after week, and not always seeing the results they want. The problem is often BURNOUT, both on a physical and emotional level. The answer resides in knowing when to rest and how to get your mojo back when you… View Article
Ever tried to start a fitness routine, only to give up or stop a week later? We’ve all been there. Starting something is such an important step, but there is an even harder step later on as you try to maintain your new found excitement for an exercise routine. For many of our wonderful customers… View Article
We’ve done a recent blog post on protein and why it is so beneficial (if you haven’t read it, check it out here), but what are the best sources of protein for those practising a vegetarian or vegan diet? We hear a lot about meat, eggs and dairy being important sources of protein, and it is… View Article
If you have ever been on a diet you may notice that the last 5kg are always the hardest to lose. That’s because being on a ‘diet’ can damage your metabolism and slow down the fat burning process. Your body responds to the drop in calories and begins to store the energy consumed for future… View Article