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 5 Simple Steps to Enhancing Fat Loss This Summer by Hunter Bennett | 10th September 2018 | Nutrition & Weight Loss | 0 Comments 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…... Read More 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 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 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 Pain, immunity and your well being! by James Smith | 27th July 2016 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments Picture these two scenarios: 1) You have just been rejected for a date with someone you’ve been very fond off….(sad face) Or, 2) Your last rep of your deadlift; has left you with a stabbing sensation in your lumbar spine… Why have I asked you to think about the two... Read More Increased Retirement Age – Will you carry your strength into retirement? by iNformMaxMartin | 26th May 2016 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments Seeing this image appear on my Facebook feed made me really think about the implications highlighted by the pictured gentleman. There is no question that we need to think about the national (and global!) financial sustainability of an ageing population and associated... Read More Exercise for the Risk Averse: choose to be active! by admin | 25th March 2015 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments We have all heard about that uncle that didn't smoke or drink, and went to bed early, and died of a heart attack while going for his morning run, right??!! Why would we even bother?!! Well, there's some truth to that fear, as your risk of injury and other negative... 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 Exercise and Depression: 5 Tips to Move Your Mood! by Jacinta Brinsley | 8th September 2018 | Fitness & Exercise, Healthy Living, Stress | 1 Comment 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... 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 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 Where are you getting your information from? by admin | 24th October 2015 | Fitness & Exercise | 0 Comments I am generalising here, but usually your phone/tablet/laptop is the first thing you see in the morning and last thing you may see at night. Facebook, twitter, Instagram, reddit… Social media is everywhere (even if you try and ignore it). Through these information... 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 Exercise was my last resort! by Dave Lowrey | 5th June 2018 | Fitness & Exercise | 3 Comments Exercise was my last resort. I’ve heard this statement only a couple of times, but each time it makes my head spin. I have to ask what it is that makes people choose to undergo a surgical procedure, try multiple medications and every alternative therapy under the sun... Read More Which diet is best for your health?: Part 2 by Dr. Nathan Harten | 8th November 2013 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments In my last blog I outlined the evidence pointing toward a Mediterranean diet for health and longevity. However we are yet to discuss what foods it mainly consists of. Contrary to what many people believe, it is not high in breads and pastas! While every study is... Read More Melatonin: The Victim Of Technology by admin | 12th December 2012 | Healthy Living | 0 Comments 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... 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!