4 Ways to Tone Your Thighs

Do you want lean, sculpted thighs and get back into those ‘short shorts’? Strong legs and butt are essential to be able to function well in life. As a physiotherapist I am always concerned about preventing back pain and other injuries. Strong legs and butt can go a long way to keeping all these niggles at bay while also helping to carry you through an awesome outdoor run, chase the kids or just get about doing your daily stuff. How To Do It: Add these moves to your workouts 2-3…

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GET READY FOR SUMMER WORKOUT

30 minutes. Yep, that’s all you need (or thereabouts). You just need to be consistent with your training and you will get results. No need to get emotional about it. Just be mechanical about it. Just GET ON WITH IT!   Starting out? Aim for 3 x 12 reps for each exercise. Had a bit of practice? Aim for 4 x 12 reps for each exercise. Got your stuff sorted as a bit of a pro? Aim for 5 x 12 reps. For this session, the more advanced you are…

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4 Moves to Tone That BUTT

A strong set of glutes (butt) is more important than you may realise. A lean, strong set of glutes muscles are essential for a healthy posture and the power you need to climb hills and sprint as fast as you can. It’s a big set of muscles and may need a little extra attention. These exercises will challenge your butt, your legs and get you burning kilojoules!       1. Step up – high! Find a step (not too high, not too low) and step up and leap into…

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How to Get Moving When You Can’t Be Stuffed!

Tired? Got no energy? Who can be stuffed getting out of bed to exercise? Seriously, I get it. It’s tough. But here’s the secret. There is no secret. There is no ‘motivation’ to find under a bed. Exercise has to become a habit. No ifs, or buts. You just need to move and make no exceptions.

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No Flabby Arms Workout

Want to get rid of some that flab at the back of your arms? Well, you do need to train hard and do some work on cutting down the body fat. But in terms of toning up that little hidden extra piece of flesh, there’s a few handy exercises you can do to sort that out.

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Blast Fat in 30-Minute Workouts!

If you’re spending countless hours on a treadmill pounding away in a steady jog just wishing the fat to melt off you could be wasting your time. While I heavily endorse a daily workout you need to make sure it’s the RIGHT workout for YOUR goals. Around this time of year is when I hear a lot about desires to ‘lose weight’ and get asked frequently ‘How do you find the time?’ when I lead

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The BEST Fat Blasting Workouts!

So you have some fat to trim? Who doesn’t? It’s not hard to get confused by all the crazy nonsense on the Internet claiming a quick fix to the ever-expanding waistline. Schools of thought as to what works and what doesn’t have changed in this area over the past few decades. Where once, long duration, lower intensity exercise was advocated to keep the fat off, this is not the case so much anymore. Don’t get me wrong, if you train for long periods of time you WILL burn lots of energy, and a good deal of that may be fat. But there is no need to spend countless hours at the gym if you follow these three easy rules/tips/steps (call them what you will, just do them):

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Are You Walking Fast Enough for Health Benefits?

Unless you have been hiding under a rock somewhere you would probably know that adults need to engage in at least 30 minutes of ‘moderate’ intensity physical activity on most, if not all, days of the week. In addition to this you should try to participate in ‘vigorous’ exercise as much as possible. Many Australians have taken to walking at a ‘moderate’ pace in order to achieve this recommended minimum. But how do you really know how fast to go to achieve a ‘moderate’ intensity?

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