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3 Top Fitness Tips From The World's Best Athletes

3 Top Fitness Tips From The World's Best Athletes

With all eyes on Rio, here are a few top tips from some of the worlds very best athletes. Read on, and channel them in your own workouts. 

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The three key things it takes to be an Olympic champion

The three key things it takes to be an Olympic champion

There’s no doubt that with the Rio Olympics well and truly underway, many of us have been inspired to revamp ourselves, rethink about how we train, what we do and push even further in the hopes of one day too reaching for gold (whether it’s in life or in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics!)

To be an Olympic champion, however, there are three key things that must be done.

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Swimspiration: Get motivated to swim with these 3 facts

Swimspiration: Get motivated to swim with these 3 facts

Get inspired to make the most of your swim workout in our Olympic-sized pools with these three motivational facts!  

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Three Reasons to Work With a Personal Trainer

Three Reasons to Work With a Personal Trainer

While the primary role of a personal trainer may be to help with motivation and form, there are plenty of other benefits too. Read on to find out more. 

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Spinning 101: Exercise Bikes

Spinning 101: Exercise Bikes

The gym is a place full of different types of exercise equipment. One of the most popular machines is the exercise, or spin, bike. Read on to learn more.

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Trampoline gymnastics 101

Trampoline gymnastics 101

If you're feeling inspired by the Olympics and want to find a new way to workout, why not try trampoline gymnastics? Read on to find out more.

 

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Eating these foods could help you catch more zzz's at night

Eating these foods could help you catch more zzz's at night

Sleep research from the University of South Australia has found which foods can help us sleep better and longer. Fill up on these for a good night indeed! 

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Can regular exercise make you smarter?

Can regular exercise make you smarter?

Medical research has found on several occasions that taking the time to workout regularly boosts brain function. Can

this make us smarter, though? 

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Breakfasts to warm you from the inside out this Winter!

Breakfasts to warm you from the inside out this Winter!

With winter well and truly here, there’s nothing more comforting than sinking your teeth into a delicious, warming breakfast to kick-start your day. We’ve compiled our top 2 favourite winter warming recipes that will make you feel seriously warm and toasty (pun intended) on even the coldest winter mornings.

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What are the best foods to eat before swimming?

What are the best foods to eat before swimming?

Before you jump in the pool for a swimming session, it is important to fuel your body with the right food. So, what is on the menu?

 

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Gym equipment 101: Treadmills

Gym equipment 101: Treadmills

There are many different pieces of equipment in the gym, but the one that people gravitate towards most is the treadmill. Read on to learn more about it. 

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Doing absolutely nothing in your active wear? Work out with your BFF!

Doing absolutely nothing in your active wear? Work out  with your BFF!

Activewear, activewear! Sing the popular song as you exercise with your best friend or partner, as studies prove their company helps you get fit faster. 

 

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Three sure-fire ways to ensure you don’t stop training during winter

Three sure-fire ways to ensure you don’t stop training during winter

With winter now well and truly here, sometimes getting out of bed and jumping into your training regime can be a little more difficult than usual. However, with these top tips in mind, we know you’ll be able to push through the winter blues and SMASH through your goals!

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6 warm-up and cool down exercises for your next gym session

6 warm-up and cool down exercises for your next gym session

Warming up before you work out and cooling down after intense exercise is essential to keep your body healthy. But we all know that having a crazy busy life means that we often cut corners when it comes to doing these. Here at SGAC Fitness, we want to do our best to make sure you're well looked after and enjoying your time as a Fitness Club member. With that in mind, this blog will give you the low down on the value of warm-up and cool down exercises for your overall fitness, as well as provide some useful exercises to try during your next gym session.

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How your #socialmedia page can help you get fit!

How your #socialmedia page can help you get fit!

One of the best parts of living in a world with advanced technology is that we can use it to our advantage for productivity. This includes making the most of our fitness regimes. Social media is an ideal platform for fitness gurus to share their wisdom, not to mention an inspirational visual medium with plenty of photos to motivate you to work harder at the gym.

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Why it's okay for women to train 'like a man'

Why it's okay for women to train 'like a man'

Our awesome Personal Trainer, Leah gives us the inside scoop on why it's okay for women to train like a man! In fact, she shows us that weights training and 'pumping iron' can indeed, be great for building a feminine physique.

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Our Top 6 SGAC Aquatics Pool Questions Answered!

Our Top 6 SGAC Aquatics Pool Questions Answered!

So, you've been an avid attendee at SGAC Aquatics for a while now and you want to know all about our awesome facility and what it’s really like. That, or you’re just curious to find out more about what the SGAC Aquatics pool is all about? Not to worry, our top 6 questions are answered below.

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The food you’ve been eating has a dirty little (sugary) secret…

The food you’ve been eating has a dirty little (sugary) secret…

It’s no secret that sugar is the hot topic on the tips of the tounges of nutritionists, bloggers and pretty much, everyone at the moment! In fact, so much so, there seems to be an uprising of people who are eliminating sugar from their diets completely.

In essence, this could be for a good reason. Did you know a number of foods you could be eating and thinking were indeed ‘healthy’ have a lot of sugar hidden within them?

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St Angus School Program at SGAC Gymnastics!

St Angus School Program at SGAC Gymnastics!

This month SGAC Gymnastics has been hosting a school program for St Agnes Catholic High.

Check out the video showcasing the awesome time they've ben having, learning a range of different gymnastics skills! 

 

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Mouth Watering Raw Salted Caramel Balls!

Mouth Watering Raw Salted Caramel Balls!

Okay, we’re not kidding when we say, this Fit Friday recipe is seriously MOUTH-WATERING! These Raw Salted Caramel Bliss balls are a taste sensation. You’ll be finding it hard to stop at one (or two, or seven). Trust us. Best of all, these use nothing but raw, wholesome ingredients, so not only will you be loving the how they taste, you’ll be loving how they make you feel!

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