Congratulations to Fitness Institute graduate Kurtis "Dingo" Pegoraro for taking our the QLD Heavyweight Boxing Championship last Friday Night (7/10/2016) in Brisbane! Kurtis completed his Cert III & IV in Fitness with Fitness Institute in February 2011 and has since gone on to running the Corporate Box Gym. Kurtis now has a large set of professional [...]
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is an advanced form of flexibility training that involves both the stretching and contraction of the muscle group being targeted. PNF stretching was originally developed as a form of rehabilitation, and to that effect it is very effective. It is also excellent for targeting specific muscle groups, and as well as increasing [...]
Our face-to-face students doing some practical activities in last nights class. Can't believe week 2 is done and dusted - time fly's when you are having fun!!! Meet more Fitness Institute students HERE as well as on our Online Facebook and Townsville Campus Facebook pages. Learn more about our course HERE.
A Townsville first, The Health Hub opened December 2016! The Venue, formally known as The Lion Brewery was first built in 1894 by Madsen & Watson and designed by John Beauchamp Nicholson. It was later founded by Albert Lanfear and his partner Samuel Nesbitt Allen as The Lion Brewery. The building has also been a nightclub (The Venue, Play [...]
A big congratulations to our latest graduates! We are just about to let this bunch out into the wild! They had their last practical session today with an intense workout followed by some cold water immersion (AKA an Ice Bath) to help with their recovery. Well done to Reuben, Dylan, Alex, Jarred, Jason, Dani, Bec, Jacob, Adam [...]
How to row effectively - Aim to keep a straight back and neutral head (back inline with neck) in order to keep your shoulders in a strong position. The row could be summed up into the cues: KNEES, HIPS, ARMS, ARMS, HIPS, KNEES!!!! 1. Starting position (above) 2. Maintain a straight back and extend the [...]