Sit or stand. Your choice. But keep moving!


For those individuals who are in the process of, or have done so already, the standing desks are the new trend in office setups. There are many pro’s and there are some con’s s well. Space would be a big pro but space might be a con.  Let’s delve into the musculoskeletal arguments for and against  stand up desks/workstations. Research … Read More

Your strength is really behind you!

michael winter

You might be concerned about sculpting a strong booty to fill out your favourite pair of jeans, but there’s so much more to a tight butt than the way your pants fit! Being able to use the glutes to their maximum will benefit you greatly with your movement. Your backside consists of three major muscles: the glute maximum, glute medius, … Read More

Stress less to better recovery


No one does a workout with plans to burn out and invite injury. We eat well, and drink well  then we’re done training. We do everything we can to recover…or do we?  IF YOU FIND YOURSELF IN AN OVERTRAINED STATE, IT ISN’T THE STRESS OF YOUR LIFTING PROGRAM. IT’S YOUR LIFE. Are you in a job you hate? Does the presence of … Read More

The smart ways to combat injuries when working out.

michael winter

As you go about your workout program, one thing that you’ll need to make sure you’re doing is working to prevent injuries. Injuries often happen due to be careless and not fully paying attention to how you’re approaching your fitness workout. Fortunately, if you keep a few key tips in mind, you can prevent them before they hit you. Let’s … Read More

Strong bones, healthy body! 3 tips for Healthier bones.


A new house is going up down the street from me. I pass the construction site almost every day, and sometimes I’ll stop and chat with the crew. They’re busy framing the house, and apparently, they tell me, this is the most important step. And it makes sense, right? The foundation has got to support the structure.  The Same goes … Read More

Personalised Fitness Training to your door!!

Hi, Here is something to get you going for the week. Do something everyday to make your goals happen no Matter how small it might seem, it is always going in the right direction. “Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out.”   Have a great week and I’ll see you all soon. Yours … Read More

Slips Don’t Have To Be Setbacks

michael winter

Hello everyone, I hope you are having a fantastic day. As a Personal Trainer, I come across, and have have programs to help manage people’s weight loss and food planning. It always starts off well and they all jump on with great enthusiasm and zealousness. And then the slip up.   Oh poor Lord. It is as if you have … Read More

Band vs Weights. What is the difference?

michael winter

Greetings Superstars, A few weeks ago I posted a video about the difference between Elastic/Band training and using weight. I love my bands and band training and they have a big place in my training and those of my clients, but I also use other forms of resistance. But I feel I did not fully explain and get the message … Read More

Get up and Stand up for your Health


Greetings one and all, Are you sitting down to read this? If so, you may be engaging in one of the major health problems of the 21st century! Sitting, as it turns out, burns little in the way of calories, and may well be the cause of the obesity ‘epidemic’ that we are struggling with in Australia at the moment. … Read More