The Wonder Woman effect

Even the science is getting behind the girl power movement. Shortly after Wonder Woman was released, a Waterloo University...

Hard/slack training

The secret to successful endurance training might be to slacken off in some sessions so you can train insanely hard in...
Girl on row challenge

How fit are you? Take our New Year Fitness Test

How fit are you, really? These 12 seemingly simple challenges often used by Fitness First personal trainers to test their clients reveal your...

The toughest workout in Australia isn’t what you think…

With all the hype around Ninja Warrior and the Crossfit Games over the last few months, people are looking...

Ninja Warrior warm-up exercises

 1  Push-up with rotation https://vimeo.com/281209876 Begin in push-up position, with your hands placed slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Lower your body to...

Top 7 ways to break your fitness plateau

Training hard and feeling you're not making gains like you used to? It's no mystery, it's what happens if...

Fitness trends we followed in 2017

Every year fitness trends come and go, but some stick around for the long term. These are the ones...

Under your skin

Health and fitness tracking devices that are inserted surgically into the body are being developed by a Fitness First...

Intensity: the secret to training success

If you can do your exercises easily, your body is not forced to adapt and your training is largely...

The secret to balance for surfing: group classes

As anyone who’s attempted to balance on either a surfboard or a skateboard can attest, it’s no easy feat...