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 Exercise and chemotherapy: 7 key reasons why they should go hand in hand! by Holly | 17th July 2018 | Medical Exercise Support | 0 Comments 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.... Read More Never too old for play-time – Mountain biking as playtime for adults by scottwood | 17th July 2018 | Sport & Recreation | 1 Comment 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... Read More Strength Train Your Blues Away by James Smith | 14th June 2018 | Fitness & Exercise, Medical Exercise Support | 0 Comments 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... Read More How much fruit should you eat? Looking at the evidence by Dr. Nathan Harten | 25th April 2018 | Healthy Living, Nutrition & Weight Loss | 3 Comments 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... Read More 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! In... 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 Do New Year’s Resolutions fail because they don’t have real value? by iNformMaxMartin | 11th January 2018 | Healthy Living | 2 Comments It's that time of year. Many resolutions have been made, and unfortunately, but not surprisingly, most of them have already been broken. How are yours fairing? One of the key reasons why our resolutions fail is because we haven't given them enough true value. If you... Read More Can we really create sustainable change? by admin | 23rd May 2016 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments There would be very few people in the western world who would not want to change one aspect of their health. From reducing weight to moving well, we want to change and most importantly, make that change “stick”. Take activity as an example. We roughly know the drill;... 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 From 0 to 1000km ‘Ride as One’ – Multiple Day bike event prep: Screening – The right start by iNformMaxMartin | 21st August 2016 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments Screening is a critical part of our solutions for our clients to set up the right start before beginning their exercise journey. And so my exciting journey from 0km to 1000km in one week would be no different! Establishing the right screening process to address my... Read More Move yourself free of pain: Part 2 by Dr. Nathan Harten | 1st November 2017 | Injury Prevention & Recovery | 0 Comments Now in part one of this blog we learnt that pain is a vital part of our survival but sometimes it can persist for longer than we need. So now I'd like to share with you some of the longer term changes that can occur as discovered by pain scientists (Hodges & Tucker,... 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 Exercise and Pregnancy: of CORE-se you should! by Jacinta Brinsley | 22nd August 2018 | Fitness & Exercise, Healthy Living | 0 Comments I'm writing this blog in light of an article I read recently on Daily Mail.com about exercise and pregnancy. It caught my attention because it was headlining that mothers should wait SIX MONTHS before running or doing strenuous exercise after child birth! Now, that is... Read More The limited and precious commodity by Claire Neylon | 10th August 2016 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments Let’s start with a riddle………. This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down. Anyone who considers themselves a lord of the rings nerd might... Read More High Intensity Interval Training: So why all the hype? by iNformMaxMartin | 7th December 2015 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments Workout trends come and go, and one of these that is getting a lot of attention is High Intensity Training (HIT). The attention, such as that in television shows like Catalyst and Michael Mosely’s ‘The truth about exercise’ (claiming that 6 minutes of exercise per... Read More Physical Activity For The Gold by James Smith | 9th April 2018 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments With the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games starting this blog is a timely reminder to endorse the benefits of physical activity. As the Australian public cheer on their favorite athletes from the comfort of her/his living room an oxymoron of sorts is this: People are... Read More Strength Train Your Blues Away by James Smith | 14th June 2018 | Fitness & Exercise, Medical Exercise Support | 0 Comments 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... 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 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 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 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! 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