Are Deep Squats Bad For The Knees?

  If you asked me when I first started as a trainer I might have had a different answer. No, knees going over the toes is not bad… Why not?   Highest compressive forces typically happen around 90 degrees knee flexion (thighs parallel to floor). This is, in part due to surface area contact between the femur…

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Are The Knees Going Over Your Toes When Squatting Bad?

  Isn’t my knees going over my toes bad when squatting??   If you asked me when I first started as a trainer I might have had a different answer. No, knees going over the toes is not bad…   Why not?   To descend below parallel thighs, your knees will go over your toes…

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Does Your Exercise Make You Happy?

If exercising or your activity does not make you “face-painted toddler on a jumping castle happy”, then it’s time for a change. It can. It should. It just means that you haven’t found the program, style, coach or community that suits you. We will be changing the health of South-West Sydney yet do it in…

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Does The Equipment Matter?

Yes and No. Yes: We have acquired some of the best quality equipment on the market for our rigs, racks, bars, dumbbells, kettlebells, benches and weight machines. We even have a custom sled track. We’d love for everyone to test out our gear on our open day. We feel the quality equipment feels better, lasts…

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Gym Joining Fees Are Ridiculous

I don’t get it… Why would a gym charge a joining fee on top of their membership? Then charge another joining fee to re-join if you don’t maintain your membership? I’m surprised (or not), that they won’t think how can we do better so this doesn’t occur? Those fees never used to happen, yet when…

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