Fitness Tips

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. Walking… Read more

Honesty

Today I thought I’d talk about something very close to my heart; something paramount in maintaining a good relationship with your gym: HONESTY. EFM is a very personal business. It’s not a 24 hour gym where you’re just a number and a wallet. I feel I have a great relationship with all of my members,… Read more

Is Cardio Good For Fat Loss?

How cardiovascular exercise helps you lose weight In simple terms, cardio exercises increase metabolism and burn calories, hence helps with weight loss. But beyond the weight loss benefits, by doing regular cardiovascular exercise, you will improve both the health of your heart and lungs. There are many cardiovascular exercises that you can include in your… Read more

Does Resistance Training Help With Weight Loss?

How resistance training helps you lose weight Resistance training is all about using a counter force to exert against your body movements. This may come in form of weights, elastic bands or even your own body weight. The main idea of resistance training is building and toning muscle strength though most people confuse this with… Read more

Coach Roger’s 2018km’s in 2018

It’s Christmas week of 2017 and a New Year dawns. I start to think, what challenge can I present myself this year? It’s been a lean couple of years for me with running, so why not a running goal! But what? A marathon? Probably not. Half marathon? Yeah, but I’d probably do that anyway, along… Read more

The benefits to training at an EFM

My name is Sam and I am the Coach at EFM Health Clubs Torrens Park. Recently I was asked what I think the benefits are to training at an EFM, compared to a regular gym. I broke it into three parts- the benefits of personalised training, the importance of variation, and the EFM club culture, which is… Read more

11 Best Anti-inflammatory Foods: What Foods Are Anti Inflammatory?

  Inflammation causes dozens of health problems ranging from the frustrating-but-not-fatal things like acne and psoriasis to serious diseases like cancer and heart disease. In fact, almost every serious disease is caused directly or indirectly by inflammation. The good news is that we can avoid most of this inflammation simply by modifying your diet to include… Read more

5 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism During The Day

  A fast metabolism means the body gets to torch more calories. The more you burn, the faster it is to drop the unwanted pounds. The speed of your metabolism is affected by your genes and gender, but you have plenty of control over your metabolic rate. Here are five effective ways to speed up… Read more

7 Ways To Prevent Ageing Naturally

  There are many natural ways to fight against ageing, so you don’t really need to invest in expensive creams or spa therapies. From drinking more water to exercising regularly, take a look at the simple things you can do to give yourself a youthful boost, naturally. Hydration, hydration, hydration It is especially important to… Read more