Fit for Living Blog

Congratulations Cassie! Our March 2017 Member of the Month!

Every month we highlight the progress and achievements of one of our Geelong personal training members; someone who has reached and exceeded their goals for the month just gone. This month we are excited to share that Cassie is our Member of the Month! Cassie has been extremely dedicated to eating well and giving 100%... Read more
group training with personal trainer

The importance of warm-ups!

Sometimes warming up can feel like a drag and you just want to get right into exercising.  However, particularly if you live in Geelong where it can get pretty cold, we believe that to avoid injury and to get the most out of your personal training or group training workouts, preparation is pretty important! There are... Read more

Geelong Personal Trainer headed for ‘World’s Strongest Man’

Fit for living’s Geelong personal fitness trainer Vernon Van Schalkwyk started competing in strong man lifting just 2 years ago and since then he has won back to back Victorian strong man titles and just more recently on Sunday March 19th 2017 he won The Prestige Arnold Schwarzenegger classic event for Amateur Heavy weight! He... Read more

1. Weekend Warrior Workouts Geelong

Workout Number 1 The Fit For Living Geelong weekend workout to do in your spare time. Warm-up and cool down for 5-10 minutes each Complete 3 rounds for time 30 Alt reverse lunge + press (1-2) 30 Side plank dips (per) 30 Sprinter sit ups 10 Tuck jump burpee EMOM 8 MIN (every minute on... Read more

Personal Trainers find New and Improved methods!

In the Personal Training world, sometimes it can be difficult to assess a person and know exactly what to do next in terms of programming, dealing with injuries, and discovering the limitations in movement and strength that the client may have.  The human body is complex, and it takes great skill and knowledge to understand... Read more
Weights and jogging

So Why Aren’t You Losing Body Fat?

I’ve been a Personal Trainer in Geelong for 10 years now and have met many people along the way who have battled their whole life to lose body fat.  As part of the consultation process, we will sit down with someone who is interested in Personal Training or a similar program, and  we ask them how... Read more
Fit for Living member of the month

Sometimes you just have to say yes!

Congratulations to Ellie who is our October Member of the Month!  She’s kindly shared her story with us and we think you’ll find it inspiring too: I decided that I wanted to start a fitness program when I moved to Geelong earlier this year, but felt like I was lacking the motivation to do so.... Read more
Runners prepped for Run Geelong with advice from Fit for Living (http://fitforliving.com.au)

How to Survive Run Geelong

Your partner or your mates talked you into Run Geelong. Or maybe you just want to support the hospital. Good for you!  But the problem is you haven’t run since school. Where to begin? How to prep so don’t fall on your face? Here’s advice from the staff at Fit For Living to help you... Read more
Well done Personal Training clients

Fit for Living Stars!

We like to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our clients each month, and although it’s always difficult to choose because everyone does so well, we have some that really stand out for their amazing results and efforts!  Let’s introduce some of them: In a short 16 weeks Tye lost 22kgs, increased his energy... Read more
Mums Group Fitness

Postnatal Exercise: Many benefits for mums!

keep you fit and mobile reduces the risk of injury in everyday life can help you lose weight and will boost your mood. This can be through brisk walking, swimming, Pilates, Mums Group Fitness classes, and light running. Even just 10-20 minutes a day can be effective and will assist you in healing and adjusting to... Read more