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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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Meet our new Gymnastics coach, Fatih Ortak!

Meet our new Gymnastics coach, Fatih Ortak!

We took a minute to sit down and find out all about our awesome new gymnastics coach, Fatih Ortak! What an awesome gymnastics career he has had!

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Meet our new Gymnastics Coach, Lumi!

Meet our new Gymnastics Coach, Lumi!

Get to know our awesome, new gymnastics coach, Lumi! She has some incredible experience in the gymnastics world and we're really looking forward to having her on board with the team at SGAC!

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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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The Golden Ticket could be yours!

The Golden Ticket could be yours!

We bet you’ve heard the chatter around the gym over the last few weeks about our awesome Golden Ticket promotion! Have you swiped your membership card at the terminal to enter yet?

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The Friday Feel Good Smoothie

The Friday Feel Good Smoothie

We love Fridays for so many reasons. The fast approaching weekend, the awesome motivation to train hard until the end of the week and, most importantly, the excuse to drink our incredible Friday Feel Good Smoothie. We aren't kidding when we say, this smoothie is packed with tonnes of nutritious goodness and tastiness! 

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How much exercise should I really be getting?

How much exercise should I really be getting?

We all know the drill. You get up in the morning and sometimes, the last thing you want to do is launch into an hour of exercise. When you get home from work, the enthusiasm can be lacking at times too. Finding the time to work out can seem like a chore, but the fact is, it doesn't have to be!

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Healthy Valentines Day Chocolate Recipe

Healthy Valentines Day Chocolate Recipe

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, there’s no better excuse to tuck into decadent, delicious chocolate and share it with your loved ones!

However, all chocolate isn’t created equal, and you know just as well as we do, although it tastes good, it isn’t necessarily good for you and achieving your fitness goals. 

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Supercharge your training with the Fit 3D Body Scanner!

Supercharge your training with the Fit 3D Body Scanner!

We’re excited at SGAC Fitness to have the Fit 3D Body Scanner back in the club on 29th February– 5th March. We have to admit, this is one impressive machine!  Check out all it’s cool features. We know it’ll help you make the most of your fitness regime and reignite the fire in your belly to work harder!

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Time to get running! Your guide for Sydney Running Races in 2016 (and how to train for them)

Time to get running! Your guide for Sydney Running Races in 2016 (and how to train for them)

One of the biggest perks of being a Sydney resident who is passionate about fitness is that there are a number of running events to attend throughout the year. Planning your gym workouts around these events can help you train for them, especially by focusing your workout regime around cardiovascular exercises and endurance training. In this article, we look at which running events are happening across the city this year, and how you can train to ensure you blitz them! 

 

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5 tips and tricks to get motivated to train

5 tips and tricks to get motivated to train

Everyone knows how hard it can be to find the motivation to work out regularly. Unfortunately, it's all too easy to get stuck in a rut, where you neglect your local gym for weeks, maybe even months on end. It's an unhealthy habit - the Australian Department of Health stresses that sedentary behaviour can increase your risks of obesity or chronic diseases.

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Can physical exercise reduce your stress levels?

Can physical exercise reduce your stress levels?

Everyone is always talking about how exercise and personal training benefits the body physically. Of course, it is a definite help when trying to lose weight, build muscle or strengthen the heart, but can it have an effect on your mental health as well?

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3 tips to help you drink more water

3 tips to help you drink more water

Water.

It's a fat-free, sugar-free liquid that helps to keep you hydrated, especially during exercise.

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Sweat it out: Why being sweaty is good for your health

Sweat it out: Why being sweaty is good for your health

Working up a sweat? Chances are, so is everyone else at the gym. Instead of hiding your sweat bib, wear it proudly. It's good for your health! 

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Why Stretching is so important

Why Stretching is so important

Stretching is an extremely important practice to add into your daily routine for everyone. I often hear people say that “only people with injuries should stretch” or that “it’s only for people who are out of shape”. Well, it’s time to learn some truths about stretching and how easy it is to incorporate stretching into your daily routine.

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3 simple ways to ensure that your workouts are kept both effective and efficient

3 simple ways to ensure that your workouts are kept both effective and efficient

When you're exercising at SGAC Fitness, it's important that you're getting the most out your visit. Here are three ways to ensure you're getting it right.

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Top 3 Tips for staying on the health bandwagon during the festive season!

Top 3 Tips for staying on the health bandwagon during the festive season!

We know what it’s like, with the holiday season fast approaching, us health nuts can begin to get a little bit antsy about the dreaded holiday blowout that can sometimes take months to recover from! Do not fear, the experts at #TeamSGAC are here to help you navigate through the holiday season and ensure you and your goals remain intact!

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