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 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 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 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 What is your motivation: Should we look inside or out? by Sebastian Isabel | 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 RunStrong- The blog about Black Caviar’s Arse…….. by scottwood | 29th October 2015 | Injury Prevention & Recovery | 0 Comments Mark Lindsay, from Eliza Park Stud (where Black Caviar was conceived) was once quoted as saying of the great sprinter “she’s got an arse like a bus”, which he meant as an utmost compliment. Her generous rump was one of the physical gifts she possessed that gave her... Read More Sleep Deprivation: a road to diabetes by Dr. Nathan Harten | 13th July 2011 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments Did you get less than five and a half hours sleep last night? There have been many times where I have, through meeting work deadlines, having a good night out with friends or through the "joys" of parenthood, and I have not given it a second thought. That is until I... 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 Injury Free Surfing. The Upper Back and Shoulders Part 2: Assessment by admin | 16th April 2015 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments In part 1 of this blog we looked at some possible issues surrounding surfing with restrictions in movement through the upper back and shoulders. This blog will take you through some exercises that can get your surfing injury free. Now I will address how you can do a... 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 5 & 2 + 20 = Perfect Health! The missing piece of this equation by admin | 14th June 2013 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments It's all about the 5 and 2 diet right now. Oh, and high intensity interval work. I have had plenty of clients rock up to sessions full of excitement that they have found this new, scientifically-proven diet that means they only have to be mindful of what they eat... Read More Need motivation to move? Woof Woof! by Holly | 4th November 2016 | Healthy Living | 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 From-0-to-1000km: three training-hacks to fast track your cycling results by iNformMaxMartin | 31st March 2017 | Fitness & Exercise | 10 Comments So, we have four weeks (eeeek!!) till the Leukaemia Foundation ride from St Kilda, Melbourne to Adelaide. That's 1070kms in effectively 6 days (as we have a recovery day in the middle). Needless to say, some of us are getting a bit nervous about this undertaking! As... Read More Health as a currency of the future – Are you investing wisely? by iNformMaxMartin | 23rd August 2016 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments This thought was inspired during a conversation with a good friend mine, Brendan. He made this 'proud-parent' comment (yes we are always trying to one-up each other!) that went something along the lines of: "well educated kids with a foundation of health will have an... 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 Do you want to enjoy your retirement? by Holly | 7th August 2017 | Healthy Living | 3 Comments During one of the group classes last week, I was engaged in a delightful conversation about a client’s 70th birthday. He was shocked he was turning the big seven-zero and when asked why he just responded…“Because I don’t feel it.” Interested, we prodded him further,... Read More The importance of goal setting! by admin | 30th November 2015 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments Life can be chaotic, unpredictable and at times overwhelming. We can often get consumed in our own routines and a little bit lost. The simplest task can seem like sending flowers to the moon. So how do we make a bit of sense out of our own world and make sure we are... Read More Moving to make every minute matter by Dr. Nathan Harten | 30th September 2017 | Healthy Living | 2 Comments Let’s draw a line in the sand over stress This won’t be easy today’s world is full of constant time pressures and worries. We are continually rushing around, meeting deadlines, feeling guilty about not spending enough time with the family, and burning the candle at... 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