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Our Blogs

Strength Training for Injury Reduction in Athletes: The Evidence

The British Journal of Sports Medicine recently published a review of the evidence for Strength Training as a strategy to reduce injuries in Athletes- and the results are impressive! For those that tend to just read the first few lines of an article, take this away....

Exercise and ADT: 6 ways to reduce the side effects in prostate cancer

Have you heard about how exercise and ADT should go together like sausages and bread? Research has shown exercise can help to reduce side effects of this treatment (without influencing the effectiveness of the drug). Prostate cancer, unfortunately, needs male hormones...

Injury Risk Factors for Elite Junior Tennis Players: What you need to know

Recently the Journal of Sports Sciences published a Systematic Review detailing the factors associated with injury in Elite Junior Tennis players. It is important that coaches and parents of such athletes are aware of the findings (Oosterhoof et al, 2018). Risk...

Everything You Need to Know About Intermittent Fasting

What is intermittent fasting? Each and every week there seems to be a shiny new health and fitness trend. You know what I’m talking about? That brand new exercise, amazing new way of eating, or incredible new superfood? Yep, the one that is going to boost health and...

My 5 Favourite Types of Running (and where I do them in South Australia)

Running can take lots of different forms. Here is a list of my 5 favourite ways to run and where I like to do them around South Australia.

22 benefits of an iNform session

What makes YOU exercise? (Other than your trainer) We all know that exercise is good for us. Some of us exercise for particular reasons and to get certain benefits over others. Whilst some of us exercise with goals in mind like running a half marathon or just being...

5 Simple Tips to Help With Sustained Weight Loss

The weather starts to improve, the days start to get longer, the shorts start to come out, and the knowledge that summer is just around the corner starts to hit. Happy days. Until you realize that you planned on doing a little more work in the gym before beach season…...

Exercise and chemotherapy: 7 key reasons why they should go hand in hand!

Chemotherapy is prescribed to do a great number of things: to cure, aid other treatments, control the cancer, and help with symptom relief. It is a powerful tool, but as everyone knows, it brings with it a vast array of challenges, both during your cycles and after....

Never too old for play-time – Mountain biking as playtime for adults

The fours lads were ready to ride. Their backpacks were stuffed with water and sugary snacks. Their bikes were good to go. They planned to head off into the distance, but they didn’t know exactly where. What they did know is that they’d end up muddy, sweaty, hungry...

Strength Train Your Blues Away

Can we use Strength Training for depression? Any keen gym goer would have heard of the film "Pumping Iron" - and the subsequent revolution of Bodybuilding. Besides from being built like Hercules and having a positive-B sample, Strength Training has a lot of wonderful...

How much fruit should you eat? Looking at the evidence

So we established in Part 1 of this blog that the guidelines suggest that two or more serves is how much fruit we should consume. However, for some of us, it’s really easy to over consume. And this may well be having a negative impact on our health. Now I finished the...

What’s your plan to survive Christmas?

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...

Exercises to burn more calories over christmas – resist the momentum against you!!

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...

Why strength training is the key to looking and feeling better

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...

22 benefits of an iNform session

What makes YOU exercise? (Other than your trainer) We all know that exercise is good for us. Some of us exercise for particular reasons and to get certain benefits over others. Whilst some of us exercise with goals in mind like running a half marathon or just being...

Bus stop action: Finding time to exercise

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...

My top 6 green and blue places around Adelaide YOU should explore this weekend!

On the back of recent iNform blogs about the positive effects of spending time in the outdoors amongst our blue and green spaces, I thought it would be great to pass on some of my favourites so that you can explore Adelaide's trails and beaches: Green Places...

Man vs. Horse: Two runners, one winner. Who will it be?

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...

Exercise and Anxiety: How exercise can help keep anxiety at bay

Exercise and anxiety have a bit in common. They both cause increased heart rate and breathing. They both make you sweaty. And you can’t seem to think of much else at the time! A little on anxiety… Anxiety is something we all feel, at some point, in some way or...

Valentines with a twist!

Happy Valentines day to all the Romeo & Juliet’s out there! Valentines day is the day to make up for the other 364 days of the year…oops, I mean everyday is a day to connect with your monogamous partner right? Well I don’t want to be all up in your face with...

Have you got a baseline??

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...

Melatonin: The Victim Of Technology

Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone secreted from the Pineal gland in the brain. It's production is triggered by factors within and outside of the body, and it's primary function is to prepare the body for good quality sleep. Internally, production and...

Injury Free Surfing. The Upper Back and Shoulders Part 2: Assessment

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...

Exercise in or around water makes you healthier and happier in body and mind!

Blue Mind: A mildly meditative state characterized by calm, peace, unity, and a sense of general happiness and satisfaction with life in the moment.  We can all agree that modern life is tough. We experience chronic stress, struggle with constant monkey mind and are...

Exercise and Depression: 5 Tips to Move Your Mood!

It's natural and normal to feel depressed at times, particularly and especially when, life throws you a curve ball. Whether it's the ending of a relationship, a death in the family, the loss of a job, or even just adjusting to different circumstances. Depression is a...

3 Ways to Create the Motivation to Exercise!

Let’s start with hard facts: Physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of death due to non-communicable disease (heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancers) worldwide – contributing to over three million preventable deaths annually. Nearly one in three (29.7%)...

The Golfer’s worst companion: Lower Back Pain

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...

Exercise your “blues” away!

Exercise to improve mental health and well-being comes across as rhetorical. And to throw a pun in: it’s a no-brainer! A recent study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry has found exercise can reduce depression globally by as much as 15%! Now, 15% does-not...

Meet Some Of Our Team

Max Martin iNform Health and Fitness Solutions

Max Martin

Director/Principal Exercise Physiologist

Nathan Harten iNform Health and Fitness Solutions

Nathan Harten

Director/Principal Exercise Physiologist

Karla Newman iNform Health and Fitness Solutions

Karla Newman

Exercise Physiologist

Hunter Bennett iNform Health and Fitness Solutions

Hunter Bennett

Strength & Conditioning Coach