Carbohydrates Are Not All Bad

    Written by: Andrew Beutel, Trainer @ Fitness Matters Jimboomba Carbohydrates have the potential to make you overweight, if you eat too many of them and lead a sedentary lifestyle with a poor diet.  There’s a lot of heat around the topic of insulin...

3 Reasons to Try Volume Training

  Written by: Andrew Beutel, Trainer @ Fitness Matters Jimboomba Muscle Connection  For the average guy doing low volume training won’t present enough of an opportunity to recruit enough muscle fibres by really connecting with the muscle. High volume...

3 Ways to Make Your Exercises More Effective

Written by: Andrew Beutel, Trainer @ Fitness Matters Jimboomba There’s more than one way to skin a cat and as you gather more experience on the gym floor, you will realise doing an exercise is just the beginning. There are almost endless ways to advance the impact of...

6 REASONS TO LOVE CYCLING

If you want to tone your legs and butt give indoor cycling a spin. SIX REASONS YOU (AND YOUR BUTT) WILL LOVE CYCLING WORKOUTS Credit: Rebecca Lambert If you want the sculpted legs and toned butt of a cyclist (and let’s be honest, who doesn’t?) then it’s time you gave...

Creche Newsletter March 2017

Members, the year is flying by and school holidays are quickly approaching. We write this newsletter to touch on some standard housekeeping issues and the process around school holiday bookings to ensure we provide you, and your child, the best crèche experience...

PROOF YOU CAN GRIT AWAY INCHES FROM YOUR CORE

A flat stomach can play hard to get for both genders. It’s a soft spot that can be one of the hardest to tone up, but recent research highlights one method that works better than most. High-intensity interval training is known to burn serious amounts of fat, seriously...

The BODYPUMP Story

History of BODYPUMP    Tone and strength with the original barbell workout BODYPUMP challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and curls. From its beginnings as a dumbbell class in a...

RPM Research

FUEL YOUR FITNESS WITH NOTHING BUT PEDAL POWER Forget pounding the pavement, research shows one of the most effective ways to kick-start your fitness regime is to hop on a bike. There’s no need to be deterred by the thought of navigating the road with a lycra-clad...

A Quick Thought – 2017 Goal Setting – Start Saying I WILL

2017 is nearly upon us and if you haven’t already in one way or another you will have list of a goals for the year ahead. For some the list may be mental, others will jot them down, but essentially whether we try to or not there will be things we set out to achieve in...

The Dieting Mindset

Personally, I heavily dislike the word ‘dieting’ but for the sake of this blog the word shall be used… When it comes to dieting, far too many people set themselves up for failure before they even begin the process. They literally dread going on their...