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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12 Week Lifestyle Program

In today’s blog I decided I’d talk a bit about where the fitness industry is at today and how we need to change and evolve and what we are trying to do at Max Results. 8 years ago we started our 30 day challenge. I was one of the first in the industry to start […]

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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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Importance of Progressive Overload for Adaptation

Hi all! Questions we often get asked by our members is “how much weight should I lift?”, or, “how many repetitions should I do?” These are great questions as both weight and the number of repetitions are important training variables in eliciting improvements in muscular strength. Both work in tandem with the principle of progressive […]

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HIIT and LISS training simplified

If you are across the latest fitness lingo then you would have heard those two buzzwords being spoken about Especially HIIT or high intensity interval training. It has grown in popularity in recent years to the point where it’s seen by many fitness pros and enthusiasts as the only way to “get results”. LISS or […]

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A simple overview of Tendon Pain

Tendon Pain Have you ever run a couple of laps of the block and felt a dull ache in the Achilles that seemed to ease once you warmed up, only for it to return much worse hours after you’d cooled down, leaving you hobbling around in significant pain? Have you ever been hesitant to jump […]

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Protein supplementation – What are the different types?

Protein powder or supplementation comes in many different types and from different sources, so the question needs to be asked, which is the best one to take? We will give you a brief overview of some of the common protein supplements on the market. Whey The most popular and well-known protein is whey, which is […]

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Strength Training Versus Cardio for Weight Loss

A common misconception for many gymgoers is the idea that performing tons of cardiovascular exercise is the only way to lose weight effectively. Of course, a good nutrition plan focusing on a calorie deficit is critical to weight loss, too, particularly when complimented with a regular exercise routine. However, strength training is also beneficial to […]

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