Written by Kirsty Nield. WOW!! The last month of Group Fitness classes have been HUGE!! Class numbers are amazing and all our members are making the most of all the fantastic classes and skilled instructors. Working out in a group makes exercise FUN and effective which means you are much more likely to come back
I am super proud of the calibre of instructors we have at Blackwood Fitness. When you attend a class, you can be safe in the knowledge the instructor is fully qualified, up-to-date and could even be a National Fitness Presenter. The fitness industry is constantly changing. New research and trends continue to change the way
We have so many temptations nowadays and so many stresses that influence our choices. The fast pace of life has brought us to convenient fast food options and irregular exercise routines. We lose the ability to gauge what we need. Whether it be thirst, hunger, rest, training or fun. If you are smart you can
Are you still doing sit-ups or crunches? If so, here are some reasons you need to change things up: 1. Crunches Only Work the Surface This is a problem for two reasons. Firstly, this creates an imbalance and overlooks the most important muscles, the inner and outer obliques. We all like that ‘six pack’ muscles
Have you ever wondered what a hack, sissy or Bulgarian split squat actually was? Or what a gym mirror is really used for?
Did you ever consider strength training and what it actually entails?
Are you doing the same exercises every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and not seeing any results?
I want to introduce you to several of my favourite training techniques; techniques that you may not have heard of or may not know much about. While the techniques vary greatly in their objectives, they all have one thing in common: they absolutely destroy fat and build muscle at the same time. Some of them
I have worked at Blackwood Fitness for the last few years following a passion in health and fitness and have since found my niche for client transformations. 5 years ago I found myself in the same place as we most do — feeling plump, having tight clothes, moving slower, eating unhealthy, terrible posture and all of my energy
If you’re already looking forward to the new year and the clean slate that comes with January 1st, it’s time to start planning ahead and creating the environment you need to succeed. Here are 5 things to do now, to set yourself up for an AWESOME 2017 and achieve all of your health and fitness
Get excited, your 2017 New Years 8 Week Challenge is here and it’s going to be a good one! I recently finished my last challenge “8 Week Turn Around” and even as the Personal Trainer, I was blown away with the results. Not only were the physical results AMAZING but the challengers mind set became
We’re hoping you’ll start 2017 keen as a bean, and to help you get lean in the new year we’re giving away a 6 month membership plus a bottle full of beans! All you have to do is be the first to guess the correct number of jelly beans in the bottle, enter your details