This year’s, Health & Fitness Industry Forum is an opportunity for future exercise professionals to learn and discuss how the Australian Fitness Industry can embrace change through innovation.
Meet AFA Ambassador, Shelley Lask
Shelley completed her Certificate III & IV in Fitness with Australian Fitness Academy in 2012 and has since commenced and continues to build a successful outdoor personal training and group fitness business, Body Positive Health & Fitness.
Why variety in your PT Sessions is a MUST!
It’s only natural to assume that for our clients to succeed, the training we provide must include a variety of training methods, techniques and varying equipment to ensure that they are not only achieving their own health and fitness goals, but also enjoying their workouts.
Preparing for a Fun Run
The fun run season is approaching, so why not have a try? Setting yourself a running goal can be a great way to give your fitness a much needed boost after struggling through the winter. Running is a great cardio activity and you’ll likely shed a few kilograms as your fitness improves.
Let’s get Motivated…!
We all know the advantages of exercise from the unquestionable health benefits right through to the ‘feel good’ factor that comes for many of us after a session.
Given the benefits of exercise it’s surprising that everyone in the world doesn’t love exercise! Isn’t it?
The hormone Cortisol
Most people have heard of the hormone Cortisol however are a little confused as to what it does and whether it is beneficial to us when it comes to the fight against fat loss and weight management.
Let’s break it down into simple terms and look at the role of Cortisol within our bodies.
Are you satisfied?
Amongst other things the 2013 Workplace Survey* conducted by Sportspeople provides a snapshot of employee satisfaction, and as an industry it appears we are a pretty happy bunch!
Warming up, Cooling down and stretching!
Is warming up, cooling down and stretching really necessary? Recent research has shown conflicting responses when it comes to warming up, cooling down, stretching and injury. The jury is still out when it comes to this area of your training, however I believe warming up, cooling down and stretching are an important part of any exercise program. Here are my thoughts on why…