Fitness Tips

Coach Adam vs Everest Base Camp

Have you ever dreamed of climbing Mount Everest, but thought you’d never be able to do it? That you’re not fit enough, or strong enough? Well don’t give up on yourself just yet. In October last year Coach Adam from EFM Health Clubs North Melbourne set out on the gruelling trek to Everest Base Camp,… Read more

Carbs – to eat or not to eat is the question….

What are we supposed to believe? One day carbs are the root of all evil and now new evidence is telling us that perhaps they are all right after all. Australian and American research has surprisingly found that there can be room for pasta, rice and potatoes in our diet, if they are served cooked… Read more

Is Boxing Good For Fat Loss?

How Boxing Helps You Lose Weight There are many exercises which can help you burn excess fat in the body, and one of them is boxing. This form of exercise is effective since it works both the anaerobic system and the cardiovascular system. During any form of boxing training, participants undertake elements of running, skipping,… Read more

Is Running Good For Weight Loss?

Running is one of the best ways to lose weight because it is a rigorous exercise that burns a significant amount of calories, compared to lower-intensity exercise. In general, performing physical exercises assists people to lose weight, as the physical activity burns calories, as compared to when an individual is resting. Is running or walking… Read more

Is Yoga Good For Weight Loss?

How Yoga Helps You Lose Weight Yoga is a way of living that promotes physical and mental health and practicing Yoga is beneficial to the body. A person can achieve self-control, become physically fit, reduce stress and become mentally sharp also through the practice of yoga. Weight loss methods usually involve crash diets and medications… Read more

Resistance training for weight loss

Resistance training- what is it, and how can it help you? Here’s a quick rundown of why certain exercises are incorporated into your workouts, but as always, seek out your Coach with more questions! How does resistance training help with fat loss? Your daily energy expenditure is largely determined by your “resting metabolic rate” (RMR) which… Read more

Is Rowing Good For Weight Loss?

  How rowing helps you lose weight One of the most effective ways to lose weight is to use a rowing machine. To maximise the benefits, you should combine rowing with a healthy diet. Many rowing enthusiasts also use a heart rate program to keep the training at optimum level and lose weight fast, but… Read more

Is Cycling Good For Weight Loss?

  How Cycling Helps You Lose Weight Cycling is a fantastic aerobic because that works out your heart as well as your lungs and gets your blood pumping! It’s great for improving fitness and anyone can do it! Cycling can become an important part of your overall health, wellness and weight loss plan. Calories Burnt… Read more

Is Skipping Good For Weight Loss?

  How Skipping Helps You Lose Weight Everyone is looking for fun and effective ways to lose weight, and skipping is one of these ways. Do you remember when you were young, skipping rope with your friends and didn’t have extra weight to shed? Ahhh the memories… And the good news is, you’re never too… Read more

Postural Alignment

Why is correct posture so important? Quite often poor posture or weakness in postural muscles is a large contributing factor to conditions such as neck, shoulder & back pain. Improving posture is also one of the most important common goals of our EFM members.  How can pilates movements improve posture? Strengthening the main stabilising &… Read more

Is Walking Good For Weight Loss?

  How walking helps you lose weight Do you need a simple yet very effective way of losing weight? Try walking! Walking is a great way to burn extra calories and even if you’re just walking around your neighborhood it’ll still fire up your fat burning and help you along the way to weight loss…. Read more