EXERCISE WITH CONFIDENCE Work with a team of professionals focused on giving you the ability to enjoy the lifestyle you desire. Your journey Find out more 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 What’s your plan to survive Christmas? by iNformMaxMartin | 4th December 2017 | Nutrition & Weight Loss | 0 Comments Warning - challenging content ahead! Please only read on if you are prepared to have a serious conversation with yourself about your health choices over the next month; and if you are willing to not only set up a plan to survive Christmas, but to come out the other... Read More Exercises to burn more calories over christmas – resist the momentum against you!! by iNformMaxMartin | 21st November 2017 | Nutrition & Weight Loss | 0 Comments Are you enjoying the warmer weather we are having in Adelaide? Have you started to attend a few extra barbeques and 'Christmas' parties already?! I certainly feel like the social calendar is getting busier, and so the demand for time is increasing. So I'd like to... Read More Why strength training is the key to looking and feeling better by Hunter Bennett | 17th October 2017 | Nutrition & Weight Loss | 0 Comments With summer just around the corner many of us are starting to think about easing ourselves back into our old exercise routines. Whether it be to lose a couple of kilos, or to ensure we feel just more comfortable spending time at the beach, most are slowly starting to... Read More How can strength training help your walking? by Dave Lowrey | 4th October 2017 | Sport & Recreation | 0 Comments Walking is easy right? We learn to do it from around the first birthday mark and continue to work on it through our younger years until it becomes an action that we really think very little about. In this time we are building a base level of strength and function.... Read More 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 admin | 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 What does your sleep say about your health? by Dr. Nathan Harten | 4th July 2016 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments Sleep Awareness Week is here and what better time to remind us all the importance of a good night’s sleep. Do you consistently get less than six hours sleep? Or, do you frequently wake during the night? If you do, don’t fear, as we have a few practical sleep hygiene... Read More Running and Ultra-Marathon: Is your brain up to the challenge? by scottwood | 20th November 2017 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments Are you mentally tough enough to complete an ultra-marathon? It probably comes as no surprise that evidence is mounting that your mental capacity has a say in your success or failure at such a goal. But the specific cognitive abilities that determine your outcome may... Read More Is there such thing as perfect technique? by Hunter Bennett | 29th June 2017 | Injury Prevention & Recovery | 0 Comments As someone who gets the opportunity to coach people on a daily basis, I work hard to get my clients moving with the best technique possible. Why is technique important in resistance training? Moving with poor or inefficient technique can lead to altered load... Read More Do you use your World Gym? by Claire Neylon | 25th February 2017 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments For many of us I am sure we associate exercise with a certain location or facility such as the gym, netball court, footy oval, usual running or walking loop, or community pool. We develop a relationship in our mind between exercise and the need to go to a particular... Read More The Golfer’s worst companion: Lower Back Pain by admin | 13th March 2015 | Injury Prevention & Recovery | 0 Comments Golf is one of the most popular pastimes in Australia, and we see a large number of recreational golfers as clients at iNform. One of the greatest things about this sport is that it allows for a broad range of participants from the very young to the very senior, and... Read More Build a bigger brain through exercise! by Dr. Nathan Harten | 11th March 2011 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments Today's Western lifestyle is toxic for our brains. The continual stress of rushing around, meeting deadlines, feeling guilty about not spending enough time with the family and poor sleep habits elevate levels of a hormone called cortisol in our bodies. While this... Read More Should you include sit-ups and crunches in your training? by admin | 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 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 Do you master Gravity: Falls prevention through exercise by Holly | 30th March 2016 | Injury Prevention & Recovery | 0 Comments I don’t think I have enough fingers and toes to count the times I have heard clients utter the phrases, “now I am getting older, my balance is getting worse” and “I am scared of falling so I can’t do the things I used to” It is true, there are age related changes 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 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 Life after Military Service: What does it mean for your health? by admin | 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 From 0 to 1000km ‘Ride as One’ – Multiple Day bike event prep: Choosing the right team by iNformMaxMartin | 13th September 2016 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments Well, the last few weeks have seen me starting to clock up a few kms on the new steed, and I'm absolutely loving it. Having purchased the right bike, and being fit to it properly has made a huge difference to my enjoyment on it. By the way, do you know what the right... Read More Have you got a baseline?? by admin | 4th March 2015 | Injury Prevention & Recovery | 0 Comments I hope I haven't got any musos falsely excited based on the heading... but if I have, then you might as well just tune in (ah, see what I did there...ha...ha...ahhh....ok...I'll get on with it...). As we near the final development and exciting launch of our... 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