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        Fitness trackers have come along way over the past few years and some people from our boot camp Brisbane are now using them to motivate them throughout the day. I can only imagine how far technology will advance over the next few years. Here are some...

    We all know people who are both unfit and fit. As a trainer I notice changes in people as they move from unfit/sickness to fit/healthy. Here are some differences I have noticed between an unfit person and a fit person -Unfit people eat for pleasure, fit people eat...

Steady state cardio is a cardio workout at a steady effort and is continuous. Examples would be going for a walk or jog either outside or on a treadmill. Spending time on a bike, stair climber or an elliptical are other ways to perform steady state cardio. Cardio is great...

          Exercise: Responses - increased heart rate, sweating, muscles burn etc Adaptation - this is what happens to the body after approximately 12 weeks of the same activity. The body won’t sweat as much, heart rate won’t raise as easily and because the body does not...

Following on from our last post about pre-workout meals here is a post about the advantages of timing your meals correctly after your workout. Most people say they exercise because they want to get fit and lose some weight. However, it goes much deeper than that. It could be some...

    Ensuring you have something to eat before a workout can help your performance during the workout. I encourage people from our Brisbane Bootcamp to at least eat something small leading up to a workout. Depends On The Workout If you are heading out for a gentle jog or...

    Losing weight is a pretty basic process. Basically, consume less processed food, sugar and alcohol. Nourish your body by eating more nutritious food like vegetables. Add a bit of exercise and you should see that unwanted and unhealthy stored body fat melt away before your very eyes. Easy right?...

Strength v Cardio training If you struggle with your weight, cardio such as jogging is a great way to get started. Before long though your body will adapt and you will plateau. Cardio wont do much for your muscles. Your muscles burn calories when you use them and when you...

                After one of our Brisbane Bootcamp sessions people often tell me they feel energised after feeling quite sleepy for most of the day. Here are some reasons why you could be feeling quite sleepy 1 – Lack of sleep Probably sounds obvious...

I try to encourage people from my Brisbane Boot camp to avoid being harsh on themselves. When it comes to your health and fitness you don’t need to be the best and you don’t need to be perfect. You just need to have the mindset of trying to improve just...

        I found this simple, low effort, very healthy, no cook porridge recipe recently and have been giving it a try. I love it. This is a perfect carb/protein blend breakfast recipe that you serve cold.  I like this when I arrive home after a workout also....

People from our Boot camp Brisbane have different opinions when it comes to eating before a workout. Some people really notice it when they haven’t eaten before a workout as they feel flat and sometimes a little dizzy and unwell. Other people say they feel really unwell if they have...