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Why is prolonged sitting so bad for us?

Physiological Effects of Prolonged Sitting by Andrew Bayliss-White Sitting is an almost unavoidable action, whether it be long car trips, watching TV, or desk work. Sitting entails spending prolonged periods of time in a hip flexed, kyphotic type position that our body is not designed to be in. Our body is highly adaptable and quickly takes these shapes…

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Spring into shape with these PT specials!

Spring specials for new clients* only. New clients* who commence personal/private training in September or October 2017 and purchase a 10 session pass receive TWO complimentary sessions of the same type. E.g. purchase a 1on1 -45min 10 session pack and get 2 additional sessions. Packages must be pre-purchased and sessions must commence in September or October 2017…

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Fitness Keeper Featured in The Herald Sun

  Fitness Keeper Trainer, Liana, with client Jono – keeping active outdoors in Hawthorn East.  The Herald Sun, Friday September 18, 2015. Fitness Keeper offers youth fitness, for kids aged 7-17 years, who need need extra motivation, a little bit of help to improve their motor skills, a confidence boost, or an alternative to organised sports.  The sessions can…

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Winter Package – 90 Days

Winter Package – Unlimited Classes PLUS a Fitness Keeper spray jacket  Unlimited classes for 90 days Fitness Keeper spray jacket to keep you warm and dry while you train Classes include: Boot Camp Boxing Blast Group Fitness Class Running Club Many of us are inclined to reduce our physical activity levels over winter, increasing the…

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Motivation to Exercise – Autumn Inspiration!

5:30am – it’s your alarm going off (or in my case 5:15, 5:20, 5:28 and 30 seconds). You’re snug in bed, surrounded by blankets and as you contemplate taking on the world for today (cue superhero music) you can’t help but think about the cold or wet (or cold and wet) conditions that face you…

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Boxing Tips and Technique

Maximize your boxing sessions by refining your technique for both boxing and pad holding. Below we explain the correct form for each punch as well as how to catch these punches properly as the pad holder. Pad Holding Technique We find pad holding technique harder to get the hang of than boxing technique. It requires…

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Increasing your running distance

If you’re already running, and looking to increase your running distance – how do you know when to increase your running mileage and how do you do this? The general rule of thumb is that runners shouldn’t increase their mileage (distance) by more than 10% per week. This is a great guide, but there is a bit…

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Fun Runs 2015

See below for some upcoming fun runs in February & March 2015. What When Where Distance(s) Carlton Classic Sunday 8 February Princes Park, Carlton 4.22km, 21.1km, 42.2km Muscular Dystrophy Charity Fun Run Sunday 15 February Palms Lawn, Albert Park Lake 5km walk/run, 10km run We Can Walk It Out Sunday 15 February Kings Domain 4km,…

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