Strong Heart = Healthy Heart

Strong Heart = Healthy Heart

It has been a long-held belief that doing aerobic endurance based exercise was the best form of exercise for preventing and treating congestive heart failure (CHF). However, recent studies out of Luxembourg have shown that resistance strength based training is just...
5 Reasons Why Most Workout Programs Fail To Produce Results

5 Reasons Why Most Workout Programs Fail To Produce Results

It is common for people to start a workout program and become disappointed when they don’t see results…Here are 5 reasons why most workout programs fail to produce results. 1: Too much rest and not enough work You’ll see this all the time in the big...
Laurie’s Rant: The Harm Of Poorly Designed Studies

Laurie’s Rant: The Harm Of Poorly Designed Studies

I really must stop watching health themed TV programs… The ABC recently aired a program regarding the science of slowing down the aging process. They reviewed a number of studies in a very professional and entertaining way. But therein lies the problem. Viewers...
Resistance Training Now A Must For Australians

Resistance Training Now A Must For Australians

Regular participation in muscle strengthening activity such as weight training has many health benefits. However, this mode of exercise has been largely overlooked in Australian health promotion. Research shows a large majority of Australians do not engage in any...
Laurie’s Rant: Do You Even Lift?

Laurie’s Rant: Do You Even Lift?

There is a catch-phrase which originated in body-building circles and has gained notoriety through social media over the last few years. “Do you even lift?” is a question that’s usually thrown around in big gyms full of...