Importance of the lateral gluteal muscles

Overview The glutes play an important role in many daily functions and sporting movements; from getting up from the couch, to explosive movements like sprinting and jumping. More specifically though, this blog will focus around the importance of the lateral gluteal muscles – gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. The lateral gluteal muscles’ primary functions are […]

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Long-Term Fitness: Results Don’t Happen Overnight

Hi all! This week’s blog is a follow up to one of the points raised in Matt’s previous post, specifically that there are no quick fixes to achieve your body composition goals. Whether your goal is to lose body fat or increase lean muscle mass, results do not happen overnight. Period! No ifs or buts. […]

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Why would I see a physio?

Name your least favourite exercise. Now think for 10 seconds – why do you hate it? Often when you ask someone this, the answer is ‘it hurts’ or ‘it’s so difficult I just can’t do it.’ Burpees or Bulgarian split squats, anyone?? I’m a guest on Matt’s blog today (thanks Matty!) to let you know […]

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Exercise During Pregnancy

Hi all, By reading this week’s blog, I hope to dispel any myths or preconceptions you or someone else may have regarding exercise during pregnancy. I need to note though, the below information is based upon research conducted on healthy pregnant women. Do not undertake or recommended any exercise before an obstetrician is consulted. Firstly, […]

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Strength Training for Women

Hi all! This week’s blog is targeted towards our female clientele and any woman who may be considering starting strength training. Today, there are more women engaging in regular strength training than ever before. Whereas previously, women were rarely seen in the weight room. Instead, women tended to be isolated to the aerobics room. A […]

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Own your mindset and help control your outcomes.

“If it comforts you in the short term, it’ll likely weaken you in the long term” It’s been noticeable that over the last few weeks, as the weather has started to cool off, the typically positive, optimistic outlook synonymous of the Max Results members is not as prominent as it usually is. When it’s cold […]

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Community and Mental Health

Recently, Marco Serruto explored the link between exercise and improved mental health outcomes. Here he investigated the physiological and chemical benefits stimulated by exercise and how this can aid emotional distress. However, it is important to also emphasise and explore the social determinants of mental ill-heath, in particular, those benefits related to the increased sense […]

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Exercise and Mental Health

Recently, I have had several friends suffer through mental health issues and made me wonder and dig a bit deeper into the benefits that exercise provides for such circumstances. In Australia, around one million people have depression while one in five between the ages of 16-85 experience a mental illness in any year. Traditionally, medication […]

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