14 Advanced Resistance Training Techniques
Advanced resistance training techniques, also known as specialised techniques or overload techniques are used by athletes with the intention to enhance muscle gains. They are suitable once you have been training with straight sets for a while and are looking to up the intensity and challenge your
3 Simple Weight-loss Tips
You’re probably going to think these tips are all things you’ve heard before, but I urge you not to glaze over them! They really do make a huge impact on your health and weight.
1. Do something active every day.
Find something you enjoy so
4 Exercise Myths Busted
It’s amazing how when you’re 19 you think you know everything. I had just completed my Certificate IV in Fitness and was a qualified personal trainer. I felt like I knew so much. Then I studied my Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science and
Modification to Make to Exercise When Pregnant
Recently I attended a fantastic course on exercise during pregnancy and the post partum period. I learnt so much and had what I already knew reaffirmed by an expert in the field (women’s health physiotherapist Taryn Watson from FitRight). I
12 Week Challenge Series: Week 6 Check-in
Week 6 Diary Entry
This week I was unfortunately sick as well as extremely sleep deprived thanks to both my children being sick. I was only able to do one training session which was really disappointing. Next week I will do to make up for
12 Week Challenge Series: Week 5 Check-in
Week 5 Diary Entry
Firstly, sorry there was no blog post for week 4 – I was extremely busy last weekend!
So here is how week 5 went.
Training – This was the first week of the new training program ‘phase 2’. It was a lot harder
12 Week Challenge Series: Week 3 Check-in
Week 3 Diary Entry
Training – Once again I pushed myself hard during my three weight training sessions. Despite my weights already being quite heavy from the week before I still managed to increase a lot of them this week which I’m really proud of.
12 Week Challenge: Start Check-in
Introduction to the series
Welcome to my 12 week challenge series! I will be doing a check-in post every week to share my journey as I do my own health and fitness program ‘Lean & Well’. In each blog post I will very briefly share:
My Health Philosophy
I’m excited to share with you my current personal health philosophy. I originally published this post four years ago but my health philosophy has changed so much since then that I wanted to completely re-write it. Over the years I have learnt that I need
My Favourite Fitness, Wellness and Motherhood Resources
Here is a list of all the websites, social media accounts, books and podcasts I like to follow. These help me to be educated, motivated and inspired to live a fit, happy and healthy life.
A Powerful Message for Anyone Seeking to Become Healthier and Lose Weight
Recently I had a friend, let me call her Ruby, who shared with me something I found very inspiring which I just had to share with you all. Ruby has recently turned her life around.
Second Trimester Exercise Program #2
I have been enjoying being able to exercise regularly throughout my second trimester. It has really made a difference in stabilising my mood, keeping my energy levels up, keeping me healthy and
Second Trimester Exercise Program #1
I thought I would share with you all the exercise program I am about to start. I will be fifteen weeks pregnant on Monday when I begin, and I will complete it for
How to Make a Good Day Snowboarding a GREAT Day Snowboarding
In the magnificent mountains of Davos, Switzerland.
I’m lucky enough to have been snowboarding quite a few times, despite living in Perth, where the nearest snow fields are over 3000km away. My husband’s favourite
Glute Hypertrophy Workout
Here’s one of my latest workouts, designed to grow your glute muscles. You’re really going to feel it in your legs, too! I first did this workout several weeks ago in our hotel gym in Nashville. I
My Favourite 6 Fitness & Health Apps
I personally love using technology to help me with my fitness goals. These apps provide me with motivation, organisation, education and save me time. Here is a list of my
A Message for All ‘Fit Chicks’: You are Good Enough.
I know so many girls and women who are incredibly dedicated to living a healthy lifestyle. They read blogs, listen to podcasts, buy books and go to presentations to learn all they
Thank you for Subscribing!
Today my blog hit fifty subscribers! I want to say a heartfelt, genuine, dinky-di thank you to all fifty of you for choosing to hear what I have to say each week. It blows me away! Thank you for
Resistance Training Workout – Total Body Beginner Circuit
This is a great workout for a beginner, or for someone who is experienced but has perhaps had some time off from exercise and is wanting to get back into training (that’s me after pretty much every holiday!) Choose relatively light weights because you are doing