Find out more 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 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 FROM 0 TO 1000KM ‘RIDE AS ONE’ – MULTIPLE DAY BIKE EVENT PREP: Laying a solid foundation by iNformMaxMartin | 4th October 2016 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments Too much of a good thing is never good. Well, this also holds true when it comes to training for a specific event. While specificity of training (that is, training specifically for the event one will compete in) is very important, specialising too early, or being too... Read More Stressed out? Mindful exercising may be your cure! by admin | 10th March 2016 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments I am sure that you will agree that in today’s modern society, we are all constantly physically and mentally stretched to our limits. Stress, anxiety, multi-tasking and non-stop days where we feel like we are on auto-pilot are the norm for most. Take one of my closest... 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 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 Man vs. Horse: Two runners, one winner. Who will it be? by scottwood | 31st October 2015 | Fitness & Exercise | 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 Creating change: Do you need to be unhappy before you can make long lasting behavioral change by admin | 8th May 2016 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments There is no doubt, we have all tried to change something in our life. Whether it was losing weight, sleeping better, eating healthier or moving more. Did it work? Has it lasted or have you slipped back into old habits? A well-respected lecturer in the area of... Read More You’ve made the wrong New Year’s Resolution by admin | 20th January 2014 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments Ok, I’m not going to berate you. I think its pretty normal that by now, the end of January, you have probably not continued with your New Years Resolution. After all, we know that 88% of people are in the same boat! But why does this keep happening year after year?... 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 Learn to Run Part 13: Forefoot running and the knee by scottwood | 8th October 2013 | Injury Prevention & Recovery | 0 Comments As a runner, when this pursuit comes up in converstaion with non-runners (or jaded runners for that matter) the question that is usually asked (with just a sprinkling of smugness) is, 'so how are your knees?' My response is along the lines of 'fine thanks, how are... Read More What is your motivation: Should we look inside or out? by admin | 30th May 2017 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments What drives our behaviours? Why do we do the things we do? The different reasons for motivation have been long reviewed. One in particular is whether motivation arises from inside (intrinsic) or outside (extrinsic) the individual. Different types of motivation... Read More Trepidation: Should we be using more than just medicine to help treat depression? by James Smith | 19th June 2017 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments I attended an insightful evening at SAHMRI on depression. I don’t want to sound all melancholic at the start of this blog. However, quantitatively speaking, Australia is the unhappiest country in the world (per capita). We also have the highest prescription rate/use... 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 We stand upon the foundations we built….. by admin | 10th February 2015 | Injury Prevention & Recovery | 0 Comments Venice is my favorite city that I have traveled to thus far. Admittedly it isn't great for trail running, but its virtues make up for that short-coming. It is a unique place, and its fragility is evident. Every corner you turn there is evidence of ongoing maintenance... Read More How to lose fat with exercise Part 2 by Dr. Nathan Harten | 7th November 2012 | Fitness & Exercise, Nutrition & Weight Loss | 0 Comments So to burn more fat you need to work at lower intensities in the "fat burning zone" right?? This is probably the number one exercise myth that despite it's lack of evidence never seems to be truly debunked. You still even see on the cardio gym equipment to this day... 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!