Tackling Exercise

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So much to do so little time! Do you ever find yourself so overwhelmed by your job lists and where to start that you feel paralysed and end up doing nothing? This feeling applies to life, but also our health and fitness. With so much choice, so many opinions, quick fixes, big goals, diets etc.. we can easily feel overwhelmed … Read More

I AM FIT Philosophy #2 Movement Variety & Skill

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Why is variety of movement so important? Moving in a variety of different ways and challenging our bodies and minds to learn new skills are critical for many reasons. First and foremost, playing and moving in a variety of sports, exercises, groups or locations help keep us excited and motivated. If you have ever battled the boredom of the same … Read More

Don’t ignore your pelvic floor!

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If you’re a woman who has had a baby or two, then you would have no doubt heard all about the importance of keeping your pelvic floor muscles strong and active.  Why?  Because wetting your knickers when you cough, sneeze, run, jump, lift or push, is not NORMAL!  This issue of LBL (light bladder leakage, or heavy in some circumstances) … Read More

How to stop the yo-yo diet and exercise effect!

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Low fat, no fat, small dinners, smoothies, juices, strength, HIIT, triathlons, home workouts, gym membership, high protein, carbs after 5, 1 starving day per week, meditation, yoga…… OMG the choices in how we eat and exercise are endless! Unfortunately so is the yo-yo effect of adopting an eating and exercise regime that you can’t maintain and leaves you bouncing from … Read More

Mothers Guilt

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“Why would you put your body through that?” questions the husband as he quizzically looks at his wife, bending and stretching through her final set of push ups and squats.She replies through breaths, “If you have to ask that, then you really don’t get it”. Do we need any justification to exercise and if so why? Has exercise really become … Read More

MOVEMENT IS A MUST

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Oh the dilemma of another failed yo-yo diet or fitness program that you couldn’t quite commit to. It seems that life is filled with the ups and downs of eating plans and fitness programs that are either leaving you on an extreme high or in the depths of depression. There’s no other more exhausting process then being constantly on, off … Read More

PRESSURE AND RELEASE

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If you have anything to do with managing animals then you’ll no doubt be very familiar with Low Stress Stock Handling and the concept of pressure and release. Yes, get ready because I’m going to relate it to how we manage the people around us and especially coach them to creating sustainable change.   As a mother, business partner and Fitness … Read More

You can’t outrun a bad diet!

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No amount of huff and puff will ever make up for eating crap food! It’s a well known perspective throughout the health and fitness industry and society in general.  If you are one of those people that think exercising is your opportunity to eat whatever you feel you want to shove down your throat, then you need to take a good … Read More

Ya Fat Bastard

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Look at you; you fat bastard! Isn’t this just the most delightful way to greet a mate? NOT! There’s a reason why this kind of line would never be said to a woman; it’s because women really do care about how they look, no matter what they say. Some really do care more than others but in general we all … Read More

Get A Life – Off The Track Training

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If you think I’m one of those fanatical freak fitness trainers that eat, think and breathe exercise, then you are sadly mistaken. Don’t get me wrong, I love doing fit things and I love talking, and helping people feel and look fit too, but I’m not a “fit-at-all-costs” type of chick. I want you all to know that, just so … Read More

Weather Or Not Ladies Weekend, Kooroorinya QLD

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Off The Track Training headed along the dusty road off the beaten track to Kooroorinya Reserve, south west of Hughenden, where a bunch of outback women were hosting a weekend retreat on August 29. There was oodles to indulge in, from bra fittings to fascinator making. It was also a fantastic opportunity to provide some huffing and puffing among the ... Read More