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How many times have you heard someone in the office say that they perform better under pressure? In sports we hear this all the time. The most famous case being Michael Jordan, who was praised by the basketball world for being level headed and more...

Mens sana in corpore sano is a Latin phrase, usually translated as ‘a sound mind in a sound body’. When people think of exercise they often view it from the perspective of how it can change us physically. However the biggest benefit of exercise is how...

Many people use exercise to improve body shape, improve performance and decrease their pain. However, it is well known, and gaining further interest on the benefits to your mental health. Stress, anxiety and depression amongst other mental health issues are extremely complex, yet a simple...

Why is it when we have busy periods of work, such as end of financial year, the first thing we let slip is our exercise routine? Closely followed by our sleep, food choices and finally our sanity. Sure we are pushed for time and priorities must...

Conventional wisdom has been to train harder, for longer in order to get the best results. However this is not the case and this approach not only leads to poor results but can have the completely opposite desired effect. By better understanding how stress impacts...

With many clients returning from their European summer vacations, they often struggle with more than just the post holiday blues. Studies have found that people often underestimate the impacts of flying with a 20% decrease in physical and mental performance. It can often take people 2-3...

From the physical to psychological, mindfulness is fast becoming the magical solution to all our health and performance problems. Studies have shown that mindfulness can reduce stress, increase focus and improve productivity in the workplace. But mindfulness doesn't have to be all happy clappy, sitting...

The other day one of our trainers was telling me about the programs they were running at a national rugby league club he was working at. The NRL are known to have a high number of suicides among young men for a number of reasons....

I had a very interesting conversation with my uncle the other day who said to me that if it wasn’t for smoking he would have died from work related stress many years ago. I agree with him to some degree. My uncle has been retired...

Do you ever feel the harder you train the less results you see? But how is this even possible? Surely more is better. More intensity, more duration, more resistance surely equals greater results? More calorie restriction, more measurement, more time training so less sleeping should be a good...