Tips & Advice

Don’t argue; but exercise and eat nuts

Don’t argue; but exercise and eat nuts ‘Walnuts interact with the microbiome’ to produce beneficial effects on gut flora, reports The Journal of Nutrition. By Peta Bee The Times Run or cycle three times a week Most top athletes have superior gut health to sofa-surfers, but exercise more often and you too could boost your microbiome ...

Shortage of snooze nothing to sneeze at

Shortage of snooze nothing to sneeze at Taking work home with you can affect sleep and also your productivity Sean Parnell HEALTH EDITOR @seanparnell   11:00PM November 8, 2018 Maybe it’s the kids waking early. Or the curlews crying out through the night. Or the mozzies or the dogs or the developers or the hoons or the tricky bladd...

Youthfulness begins in the brain

Youthfulness begins in the brain Neuroscientists Norman Doidge and Michael Merzenich recommend keeping the brain young by forcing it to grow new neurons. Recently I was talking to a man of my age who said he was feeling old. He said he didn’t really want to go out much at night, preferring to stay home and watch TV, or Netflix and equiv...

Sit-ups raise concerns for spines

Sit-ups raise concerns for spines Sit-ups increasingly are black-listed in gyms and are no longer seen as the standard of fitness in the armed forces of some countries. Australian Monday 26/11/18 By Peta Bee 11:00PM November 25, 2018 Sit-ups once were considered an unrivaled standard of fitness; the number of abdominal crunches you could ...

2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games April 2018

  On 4 April 2018, over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast for an 11 day sporting and cultural event, over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast for an 11 day sporting and cultural event. Share the Dream The Go...

The Gold Coast Airport Marathon

The Gold Coast Airport Marathon is held annually in one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. It is Australia’s premier road race and was the first marathon in the country to hold an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Road Race Gold Label. The event is held on the first weekend of July and attra...

Are you trying to find motivation but don’t know where or what to look for?

Are you trying to find motivation but don’t know where or what to look for? We are proud to announce that the 2017 Southern Hemisphere Championships registration will be run on 27 May at the our Club. The history of the Southern Hemisphere bodybuilding competition dates back to the 1960’s, with Australian bodybuilding legends...

5 Reasons you should see a Personal Trainer

1.       Maximise your time! We are all guilty of taking prolonged rests, or not resting enough between sets. Depending on your goals this is an extremely important factor to consider during your training. A PT will ensure you are utilising  your time effectively, to reach your full capability and get the results you want.   2. ...

Boost your Immune system with Diet and Exercise

How to boost your immune system with Diet and Regular Exercise Tips to fight disease and strengthen immunity On the whole, your immune system does a remarkable job of defending you against disease-causing microorganisms. But sometimes it fails: A germ invades successfully and makes you sick. Is it possible to intervene in this process an...