Becoming a Personal Trainer pretty well come around by accident but has been the corner stone of being able function daily pretty well pain free. For over two decades I worked as a tradesman with its physical demands keeping me fit and strong. Growing up in an era of being outdoors kept me out in the
HIIT Boxing with Personal Trainer Jennifer Gallant is a surefire way to get you pumped up, release any tension and sweat it out! At 6.30pm every Tuesday night at Blackwood Fitness come and try your first HIIT Boxing class free! It is recommended that you call Jenn on 0405 647 283 to let her know you’re
I’m sure, like me, many of you have been let down by a disloyal gym buddy who has a long list of fantastic excuses as to why they can’t go to the gym with you today. Or maybe you’re the one who’s making the excuses? Either way, it needs to stop. No longer can we
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
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
For want of a better tag I am what they call a “mature age” PT, however, my initial aim when I started training was to help those of you out there in the over 40s bracket to get your body strong, flexible and moving in the right direction. Now, I might be mature age, but