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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...

I am often asked about low carb diets from my Boot camp Brisbane. Having unhealthy carbs can be a problem but cutting them out all together is also a problem. Here is one issue to consider Why do we crave the 3 C’s (cookies, cake & chocolate) in the late...

    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...

As a trainer at my Boot camp Brisbane City I like to see people pushing themselves as much as possible. I allow beginners to find a pace that is comfortable to them but for most I like to see them stepping outside their comfort zone. Gentle training equals gentle results....

  I ask people from our Boot camp Brisbane City to look at their alcohol consumption if they want to lose some body fat. Alcohol is a part of our culture. It forms part of most of our social events from sporting wins and loses, birthday parties, family get togethers, bbq’s...

When you perform an exercise in a way that you are not used to your muscles will be quite sore in the coming days. Peak soreness hits at around 24-48 hours after a workout and can last for a short time or for even a week. The soreness may have been...

Resistance training can be body weight exercises such as squats and pushups to using a resistance band, medicine ball and dumbbells. You can go to your local gym and use a variety of machines and free weights there too. It can be anything that uses resistance to cause your muscles...

The Fat Burning Zone You have probably heard that the best type of aerobic training to burn fat is lower intensity exercise referred to as “the fat burning zone”. I have even seen guides placed on treadmills showing people where their heart rate needs to be to train in this “fat...