Tools of the gym – The Nautilus Glute Drive

By |2019-02-01T13:16:25+10:00February 1st, 2019|Fitness, Strength|

We now have an AWESOME tool for glute isolation and development, the Nautilus Glute Drive!!! Glute development is VERY IMPORTANT for the following major reasons: Postural improvements Injury prevention Improved athleticism, strength & power BIGGER BOOTY Horizontally loaded hip extension exercises (like the glute drive) are superior to axially loaded exercises (like squats and deadlifts) [...]

Five Different Bench Presses

By |2018-11-12T16:01:34+10:00November 12th, 2018|Strength, Weights|

Mid Grip Guillotine Press Whilst bench pressing isn’t necessarily the best activity for building the Pecs, it’ll certainly make you strong. It can be made better for building pecs with a few little adjustments. This example is just one of those. Instead of lowering the bar to the base of the sternum, start with a [...]

Tools of the Gym – Resistance bands

By |2018-10-09T15:46:39+10:00October 9th, 2018|Fitness, Health, Strength|

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 [...]

The Science of Training Biceps

By |2018-10-01T17:53:54+10:00October 1st, 2018|Strength, Weights|

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 [...]

Bodybuilding for weight loss?

By |2018-06-25T16:46:36+10:00June 25th, 2018|Health|

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 [...]

The Body Achieves What The Mind Commits To!

By |2017-12-10T07:01:23+10:00December 8th, 2017|Health|

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 [...]

Matt Hill

By |2017-11-15T08:43:10+10:00November 15th, 2017|Health|

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 [...]

How to Lose the Muffin Top

By |2017-09-27T17:26:09+10:00September 27th, 2017|Health|

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 [...]

The Best Training For Fat Loss

By |2017-09-04T22:07:22+10:00September 4th, 2017|Health|

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 [...]

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

By |2017-08-21T15:36:57+10:00August 21st, 2017|Health|

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 [...]