4 Bodyweight Knee Saver Exercises

Posted by on February 3, 2015 at 8:45 pm

  I’ve got a great article from Guru Rick Kaselj today taking you through 4 Bodyweight Knee Saver Exercises. These are 4 exercises that you can go through anywhere that help strengthen that knees in order to save your knees from knee pain or a knee injury.   #1 – Bodyweight Squat The key things that we […]

A quick and sweaty ladder (the exercise kind)

Posted by on January 15, 2015 at 12:46 am

If you asked me what’s the best way to deal with stress, I’d answer “exercise”.  I sort of believe that exercise is the answer to most of life’s big questions, “world peace?” – send ‘em into the boxing ring.  If only the United Nations had asked my opinion!! I’ve got a ripper little workout for […]

How to get an effective back workout with little or no equipment

Posted by on November 30, 2014 at 1:00 am

One of the most important but challenging muscle groups to work without equipment is your back.  Building a strong back helps you with great posture, balances tight chest muscles (and most of us are VERY tight through the front of our bodies), relieves stress through the neck and creates great pulling strength. If you don’t […]

Best Warm Up Ever

Posted by on October 27, 2014 at 12:30 am

It’s really important to prepare your body for your workout.  You need to warm your muscles in preparation for exertion and by doing so you’ll reduce the possibility of injury.  Always spend at least 3-5 minutes warming up.  Your warm-up exercises need to be dynamic in nature, avoid static stretching when your muscles are cold. […]

3 ways to modify your workout

Posted by on October 8, 2014 at 12:30 am

I asked fellow Aussie and good mate of mine, Kate Vidulich, if she’d offer some helpful hints and tips for modifying workouts for beginners or less experienced exercisers.  So over to Kate for her take on exercise modifications and when to use them.  Take it away Kate! Guest Post: Kate Vidulich, Bodyweight Cardio 500 Have […]

Back Fat Workout Solution for Her

Posted by on September 28, 2014 at 1:00 am

It’s been long established in the fitness industry that “spot reduction” of body fat is just not possible. Countless hours of sit-ups will not change your belly fat and multiple donkey kicks won’t actually slim your butt. Well, time flows and research looks at all kinds of interesting things, and recent studies indicate that there […]

Q & A – HIIT and Fat Loss

Posted by on September 6, 2014 at 12:30 am

Amy asked:   I’ve noticed that some fitness experts recommend doing 20 minutes of HIIT 3x a week, while others say to do it every day. What do you and Shawna recommend? Lisa replied:  I receive a lot of emails from women who are confused about the difference between “Intensity” and “High Intensity Interval Training” (HIIT). […]

Finding Balance (and falls prevention)

Posted by on August 22, 2014 at 2:00 am

The single biggest issue that will impact health and fitness in later years is falls prevention.  One out of every three older adults (those aged 65 or older) has a fall each year. Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non fatal injuries with non fatal injuries including fractures of the spine, hip, […]

Double Trouble! Burpees and Suspension Training

Posted by on August 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Wait, burpees AND suspension training?  Settle down! Is there anyone on the planet that doesn’t know Shawna LOVES burpees?  Well, what’s not to love? Well, aside from the full on awesome-ness of just doing what no one likes (and Shawna like to do the opposite of the masses), burpees: require NO equipment use your entire […]

Suspension Training Workout

Posted by on August 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm

There have been many fitness gadgets hit the market and disappear from view (probably gathering dust under someone’s bed somewhere!) but one piece of equipment that provides ongoing versatility, ease of use, convenience and awesome core training is the Suspension Trainer or Suspensions Straps. Hang them in your garage, living room, off the veranda or […]