EXERCISE WITH CONFIDENCE Work with a team of professionals focused on giving you the ability to enjoy the lifestyle you desire. Your journey One-on-One Training Find out more Exercise Physiology Find out more Health Coaching Find out more Your Journey The right start The best place is to start at the beginning. Laying foundations Moving well is the foundation to moving more. Getting active Enjoy the journey as much as the destination. Your best performance Move beyond daily health and well-being. Our Blogs Cancer related fatigue: Does exercise help or hinder? by Holly | 8th June 2017 | Medical Exercise Support | 0 Comments Have you ever been too tired to walk up your stairs, eat, or even go to the toilet? Welcome to the life of individuals with cancer related fatigue. Fatigue is one of the most common and debilitating side effects of cancer treatments that presents itself before,... Read More Granny arms, big bellies, rotund behinds…. Can we choose where to lose our fat from? by Holly | 9th May 2017 | Nutrition & Weight Loss | 0 Comments "Give me abdominal exercises to lose fat around my stomach! Can I do triceps exercises to get rid of my granny arms? These are statements or questions I have heard more times than I can count. It is a question steeped in marketing, wishful thinking and a desire for... Read More The big ‘O’ word: Osteoporosis and Exercise by Sebastian Isabel | 13th April 2017 | Medical Exercise Support | 0 Comments Osteoporosis is a global disease in which the remodelling process (replacement of new bone for the old) results in an excessive loss in bone mass. This issue here is that it leads to an increase in our fracture rate (and severity), musculoskeletal impairment and... Read More From 0-to-1000km: Mobility for cyclists to keep you riding longer! by iNformMaxMartin | 28th March 2017 | Sport & Recreation | 0 Comments Wow, I can't believe its only 4 weeks until we leave for Melbourne to start our 1000km bike ride back to Adelaide for the Leukaemia Foundation's RideasOne! It's been a little while since my last post on the series - sorry! But I promise I've been on the bike! ... Read More Exercise and cancer: Move it or lose it! by Holly | 21st March 2017 | Medical Exercise Support | 0 Comments Trying to put cancer into words is beyond difficult. It is more than just a series of statistics; it is a ruthless disease is something that has devastated us all in one-way or another, whether we have personally been affected or we have seen loved ones go through the... Read More My Training Diary by scottwood | 2nd March 2017 | Sport & Recreation | 0 Comments Entry 1 I’ve been training for the 2018 Paris-Dakar rally for a few months now. I’ve got a fair amount of time to prepare but it’s a bloody gruelling and unforgiving event so I got to prepare properly. My preparation strategy? I’m just smashing out the kms! The event... Read More Can AFLW, WBBL and W-League influence women’s health? by Holly | 3rd February 2017 | Sport & Recreation | 0 Comments I sat glued to my television tonight watching the first ever women’s AFL game. I am in awe! Awe of the strong, fast, resilient women who have worked exceptionally hard behind the scenes to put this spectacle on. Awe in the spectators who have come out in their... Read More Relieving the pressure: How does exercise affect your blood pressure by Holly | 26th January 2017 | Medical Exercise Support | 0 Comments Before we begin, I just wanted to pop these stats in front of you…. · 34% of Australians (over 18) are have high blood pressure (BP) – that’s about 6 million people · 4.1 million Australians have uncontrolled or untreated hypertension So, let’s answer... Read More FROM 0-TO-1000KM: The Value of COMMUTING while the TDU is on! by iNformMaxMartin | 17th January 2017 | Sport & Recreation | 0 Comments Adelaide is arguably Australia's best city to be a cyclist in, and at the moment, with the Tour Down Under (TDU) in full flight, this is particularly the case! It is so good to see so many cyclists enjoying our beautiful roads, and in particular, the number of... Read More Don’t Run to get fit – don’t run to lose weight! by iNformMaxMartin | 14th November 2016 | Nutrition & Weight Loss | 0 Comments Let me start my clarifying that I would never want to discourage anyone from running! Even more so if you are on a journey to improve your health. My whole business and life mission is to help others achieve great health! And this is exactly why I don't think it is a... Read More Happy Psychology week! by James Smith | 9th November 2016 | Medical Exercise Support | 0 Comments As the nation goes through a messy haze, filled of negativity biases left right at your doorstep or television screen. It feels refreshing to promote psychology week. In between all the Trump & Clinton concoctions, horrific weather and so-forth. Psychology week,... Read More Need motivation to move? Woof Woof! by Holly | 4th November 2016 | Sport & Recreation | 0 Comments Recently, my partner and I embarked on one of life’s biggest events (well in my eyes anyway). We took the leap and became the proud parents to a bouncing baby Border Collie, Lulu. Every time I tell some this (as I shove a million photos of her in front of their face)... Read More Don’t run to get fit – Get fit to run by iNformMaxMartin | 31st October 2016 | Sport & Recreation | 0 Comments Today we start a new blog series, one very close to our heart. We strongly believe that running, and especially running trails, is one of the most beautiful expressions of a body that functions well. And so to get the most out of this beautiful activity, you need to... Read More From 0-to-1000km: The first wart – pushing too hard by iNformMaxMartin | 31st October 2016 | Sport & Recreation | 0 Comments Ok, a true behind the scenes post coming up. I promised that this series was going to be a "warts and all" look at my training journey. So here's the first big wart! I'm sure you'll be able to relate to this... but this morning I really didn't want to get on my bike.... Read More What can the Olympics teach us about ageing well? by iNformMaxMartin | 18th August 2016 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments The Olympics are arguably the grandest sporting event to take place. 11,551 athletes from 207 different nations competed in 306 events in 28 sports. What we have seen in Rio 2016 is a age diverse group of athletes competing to be the world’s best. The really... Read More Don’t run any more? Who do you think you are? by scottwood | 29th November 2016 | Injury Prevention & Recovery | 0 Comments I’ve taken on a lot of clients who have been told by a Health or Medical Practitioner that they should not run ever again. Usually it is due to chronic knee pain with some evidence of structural change- like some cartilage degradation for example. This may not sound... Read More Mastering Gravity (Part 2): How do you improve your balance? by Holly | 28th April 2016 | Injury Prevention & Recovery | 0 Comments Mastering Gravity: How do you improve your balance? In a previous blog, we discussed how our lack of play and challenge has slowly led to decrements in our balance. Research in the Age and Ageing Journal (2013) has proven that less active lifestyles appear to... Read More Move Well to Move More to better Health! The genius is in the order! by iNformMaxMartin | 6th December 2016 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments If I could wave a magic wand, and make exercise feel easy for you; if you knew you were going to feel light, agile, nimble - would you want to do more of it?? 60% of our population (an average figure across many 'western' countries) is inactive... I don't think that... Read More Should you include sit-ups and crunches in your training? by Ash Sinclair | 2nd February 2017 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments These exercises have been a mainstay of physical conditioning routines for as long as physical conditioning has been around. We all know that one person that starts their day off with a hundred (or other arbitrary number) sit-ups or crunches. We’ve been told for... Read More Easily Outraged? Cop this… by scottwood | 28th April 2017 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments We live in the age of the easily-offended. Where our outrage and anger is set on a hair-trigger. Social media has given us a platform to rant and rave. It is the 21st century soap-box. But is it worth it? What is the cost of being so quick to offend and outrage? In... Read More Is sitting the new smoking? by Dr. Nathan Harten | 27th November 2013 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments We don’t think much about the amount of time we sit on our butts, in fact we’ve geared sitting into pretty much every aspect of our lives. We only need to look at US data to see that TV viewing time and low activity jobs have doubled, and miles spent in a vehicle has... Read More Bus stop action: Finding time to exercise by Karla | 1st May 2017 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments The other day while driving through the hills, I saw something that surprised me… A young guy doing chin ups on the bus shelter, while waiting for the bus! It made me stop and think (well not literally as I was driving!) but continue to ponder for some time; why... Read More Tasting Australia? Try tasting your lunch first! by admin | 20th April 2016 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments I was reading about the upcoming Tasting Australia Festival in the Weekend Australia on Sunday- I must add whilst drinking a 2007 Adelaide Hills Riesling and eating an ashed chevre, also from the Hills. Sundays should be filled with such acts of hedonism. Amidst my... Read More Is Technology Giving you a Sore Neck? by admin | 9th April 2015 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments Today's business and social world heavily relies on the use of the internet and associated communication gateways and information sharing methods. Along with this, as technology advances at a rapid rate, we are provided with easier and cheaper access to items such as... Read More International Women’s Day 2017 by James Smith | 8th March 2017 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments Wednesday the 8th of March marks International Women’s Day. A day to recognize all the wonders of the female phenotype that spreads one’s estrogen and oxytocin around the universe! Although I am a lover of the classics of Greek philosophy. Aristotle was all to wrong... Read More Life after Military Service: What does it mean for your health? by Ash Sinclair | 15th October 2015 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments Transitioning from military service to civilian life can hold many challenges for veterans and health matters can be at the forefront. Life in military service typically involves free medical, dental and health support with many systems in place including compulsory... Read More Man vs. Horse: Two runners, one winner. Who will it be? by scottwood | 31st October 2015 | Injury Prevention & Recovery | 0 Comments Who would win a foot race between a man and a horse? Sorry if you are waiting for a punchline, it is a legitimate question. To answer that, a clarifying question is needed- over what distance? Ok, let’s day Melbourne Cup distance- two miles. The race record for the... Read More Neurotrophins: Fertilisers for your brain! by James Smith | 10th January 2017 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments With Christmas come and gone for another year and along with it, the usual side effects of over eating and minimal exercise ie: blunted Leptin (hormones that inhibit hunger) and decreased nerve cell generation. It is time to throw some coal into your brain and plant... Read More Meet Some Of Our Team Max Martin Director/Principal Exercise Physiologist Nathan Harten Director/Principal Exercise Physiologist Karla Newman Exercise Physiologist Hunter Bennett Strength & Conditioning Coach Newsletter SubscriptionKeep your health and fitness journey on track, by getting our latest news, tips, and offers delivered straight to your inbox. We don't spam! SUBSCRIBE! You have Successfully Subscribed!