There’s no denying, our bodies were designed to move. Think back to when we were hunter-gatherers – we were on our feet all day, and eating only the food that we caught/found (which was primarily meat & seeds/ plants). Today our lifestyles are typically WAY more sedentary. Especially if you are working in an office… View Article
Sports nutrition is a constantly evolving field of science, and there’s no doubt eating a specific way enhances athletic performance and optimises training adaptations. This is especially true for protein consumption to improve muscular gain and training recovery. What we know is every time you exercise, you create a stimulus for muscle growth and/or adaptation,… View Article
Back in early February, not long after I excitedly bought my entry to the Ben Nevis Ultra-Marathon held in Scotland later this year, that I flared up an old back injury whilst on a relatively easy 10km trail run around Lane Cove… The frustration set in quite quickly and the timing didn’t help. I went… View Article
Losing weight is not easy. Anyone who says it is can just go suck on a chocolate bar or something like that. Dieting and losing weight take time, commitment, and a huge amount of self-discipline. And that’s just the start of it, then you have all these different types of diets and they all have… View Article
The power of the mind is an incredible thing and everyone should want to uncover the extraordinary ability that lies within us. If we all could appreciate the capabilities of what we have, the possibilities are endless as to what you can achieve. We are all born with the tools, it’s up to you to… View Article
2017 was a tough year, but one that has shaped me to be stronger for the years ahead. I moved from Melbourne to the sunny Gold Coast and had a great start qualifying for my 3rd consecutive Australian Dolphins Team, and elected onto the leadership team. After the excitement of the 2016 Rio Games died… View Article
It’s one of the most difficult components when it comes to health and fitness. Finding motivation generally comes first and then setting some goals is the fun part. Figuring out where to actually start can be one of the biggest barriers. So for the sake of this article we will be using the Spartan Race… View Article
Jo’s success story with weight loss, training, her personal training career, obstacle course racing and Spartan Race. What I’ve learnt I first started training in 2010. I weighed 107kg and I had a goal of reaching 60kg. It took 3 years for me to hit that goal. In that time, I learned how to persist, to… View Article
Spartan Race for those that don’t know is an Obstacle Course Racing event. A combination of trail running and military inspired obstacles. The biggest misconception of what this is all about seems to be the idea that these courses are designed to kill you, almost like stepping into a fiery fitness hell never to return… View Article