When it comes to female fitness, the menstrual cycle needs to be taken into consideration, yet it something we often overlook.
Dr Catherine Walter holds all the world records for her age and body weight in the World Drug-Free Powerlifting Federation and believes that “It’s good to have the records because if shows people that older people can be strong.”
Being a Personal Trainer isn’t always easy… but there’s no other job in the world where you get to experience some of the truly wonderful moments trainers get to be part of. Age Is No Barrier Recently I’ve been working with one of my clients to prepare her to learn the dreaded Deadlift, which just […]
What if I told you that muscles aren’t made in the gym, but instead they’re built from the moment you stop lifting?
We all know we should do it, but when it comes to exercise, the first thing to often go when it comes to our workouts is the warm-up. But what does a ‘proper’ warm-up look like?
If you spend any time looking at women’s magazines, scrolling through your social media feed, or watch television, there’s a good chance you’ll have seen ‘fitspiration’ images and quotes that are meant to inspire women to strive for their fitness goals. So why are they often leaving us feeling worse than ever before?
Body weight is affected by many factors. Whilst most people know how much they weigh, and have an idea in mind of how much weight they want to lose, people are rarely aware just how much of their body comprises of lean muscle mass, water, bone and body fat. This is why the common goal of losing weight is one that should be swapped for a more appropriate body composition goal such as losing fat.
In 2012, 62.8% of Aussies 18+ were overweight or obese. Beat the trend!
The truth behind 5 common myths surrounding females and weight training.