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Pelvic Floor Essentials


It’s an often forgotten fact that pelvic floor muscles are part of your core. They don’t work in isolation, but work synergistically with your transverse abdominus, diaphragm and deep spinal muscles and are essential for maintaining good posture, supporting your back, supporting your internal organs and controlling body functions such as passing wind or pee….

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The Gyms and Fitness Centres industry has grown strongly over the past five years while undergoing considerable structural change. According to IBIS World, the average Gyms and Fitness Centre industry growth from 2014 to 2019 was 5.7%. The rapid growth of functional fitness-based gyms has attracted wealthy and time-poor consumers and supported industry revenue growth….

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Exercise for cancer


According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s ‘Cancer in Australia 2019’ report, 1 in 2 Australian men and women are being diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. Every day, 396 people are diagnosed with cancer making cancer, in 2019, a leading cause of death in Australia. Scientific research, around the benefit…

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The Fitness Show Melbourne returns to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on October 26-27, 2019. Join us at the Fitness Show Melbourne and get access to the latest equipment, learn new skills, meet with key industry players and earn PDPs. (Please note PDP seminars will be held on Sunday 27 October ONLY) When: 26th…

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Exercise is one of the few things that all researchers agree has additional health elements. But does it matter where you do your exercise? Does a gym work-out have the same health benefits as a bootcamp in an outdoor area? The truth is any exercise is better than no exercise, doctor and researcher Sandro Demaio…

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Times have changed, women are no longer discouraged from lifting weights for fear they will become ‘too muscly’. The benefits of strength training are now recognised in the Federal Government’s Physical Activity Guidelines, which recommend a minimum of twice-weekly muscle strengthening exercise – with no difference between the sexes. The benefits of strength training include:…

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Being self employed is fun but hard work. You set your own hours, but also wear many hats within your own business. From admin to marketing to book keeping, you’ve got to do it all. Here are some helpful tools that may make your life a bit easier, or at least more efficient. Communications &…

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The answer is Yes. A study, by Western State Colorado University, has found older adults were able to adapt to personalised cardio-respiratory and functional/resistance training and improve health-related fitness to the same extent as younger people. However the exception, in the physical fitness findings, between the older adult and younger people, is that older people…

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Resilience is identified as one of the factors that helps individuals overcome difficult times. In business a resilient team is just as important as a resilient individual. However, while individual resilience is built independently, team resiliency can only be cultivated by leadership. Research, by “Harvard Business Review”, of nearly 2,000 NCAA coaches has identified 3…

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A new study from the JAMA Internal Medicine has found, daily steps increase the life span however there is no difference in life span between taking 10000 steps a day or 7500 steps a day. This study has tracked the daily activities steps and speed of 16,741 women from ages 62 to 101 (mean age…

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