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After becoming interested in exercise as a teen athlete in a number of sports, at the age of 18 Daniel moved onto a career in the Australian Army as a paratrooper. Following his training, Daniel was deployed on active service a number of times and enjoyed the mental and physical rigour that came with the realities of armed conflict.

Tools of the Gym – Resistance bands

Resistance bands are one of the most versatile tools in the gym. There are 3 main uses for training with bands: 1.Providing accommodating resistance (makes barbell movements more effective). Like chains, bands can be used to make certain barbell exercises more effective by providing ‘accommodating resistance.’ This means that the bands increase the load at [...]

By | October 9th, 2018|Fitness, Health, Strength|0 Comments

The Science of Training Biceps

There is no such thing as ‘the best exercise’ for any particular muscle group. Any one exercise is only effective as long as it provides the body with an effective training stimulus. Unfortunately, after an amount of time (generally between 2-6 workouts), the body accommodates (resists further improvement) to an exercise. In addition, the joints [...]

By | October 1st, 2018|Strength, Weights|0 Comments

Bodybuilding for weight loss?

So…….. can it be done or will you just turn an already overweight person into a more overweight person who’s fat-muscly? In short, yes, absolutely, it CAN be done. In fact, I’ll go as far to say that while there’s more than one way to skin the cat, this is without doubt my [...]

By | June 25th, 2018|Health|0 Comments

The Body Achieves What The Mind Commits To!

The Body Achieves What The Mind Commits To! When Carly truly decided it was time to stop dabbling and fully commit, her whole life changed. This is not an unusual story. Trying, doing a bit or just going through the motions will get you nowhere. Carly was and is proof of [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

Matt Hill

Matt Hill, proof that at any moment, a single decision can change the course of your life! I’m often struck by how often people can be ‘doing the thing’ that’s really going to change them if they stick at it for a long enough time frame. Problem is though, they can’t [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

How to Lose the Muffin Top

How to Lose the Muffin Top Muffin top, love handles, belly fat. No matter what you call it, we don’t want it. If there’s one thing EVERYONE does want, it is to have lean abdominals Can it be done? Yes, it can, but only if you adopt a well-orchestrated and holistic [...]

By | September 27th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

The Best Training For Fat Loss

When it comes to the best kind of training for fat loss, it’s hard to go past metabolic weight training.It is a method of weight training based around performing large multi joint movements (squats, presses, lunges, pulls and pushes), coupled with moderate rep ranges and short rests.When we perform these movements in the presence of [...]

By | September 4th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

Some of The Other, Other Stuff You Need For Fat-Loss 

GTT Co- Founder Alana Lowry's inside tips on what it takes to get a lean, athletic physique.   Firstly, if you're not getting your nutrition right, then it's very hard to make significant progress. They say you can't out train a bad diet…. I don't believe this is 100% true as you can, most people [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|Health|0 Comments

Pro Tips For Building Muscle

Building muscle. It’s the holy grail of male training. It’s also extremely beneficial for women, especially if they want to be strong, lose body fat or just look smoking hot (so yeah, all of you). Whilst this is not an exhaustive review on the topic, it is a good rule book to play by. [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Strength|0 Comments

Motivation, Sch-motivation

SELF-MOTIVATION is one of those enviable qualities that is possessed by approximately 0.0001% of the population. Or, so it can often seem. Who are these people who climb Mount Everest or walk the Kadoka Track? It’s even hard to understand those who are able to pull themselves out of bed at [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments