Here is a great workout you can do in 30 minutes with no special equipment. If you are not familiar with any of the exercises you can easily google them as I have used their most common names.Before you start this workout do a dynamic warm up – about 5 minutes of moving stretches and maybe a short jog.Set a timer to 45 seconds work and 15 seconds rest for 30 rounds.I...Learn More
Forget about “motivation”. Just do it because that is what you do.You might have seen a series of posts I have done on instagram lately on the subject of consistency (see @dellafit.sydney). For women who are into their 40s and beyond CONSISTENT TRAINING AND CONSISTENT CARE WITH NUTRITION are the answer to achieving a stable and healthy body weight, feelings of well...Learn More
Daisy the dog has joined the crew .Earlier this year I finally relented to the kids’ pleas and we got a dog. A beautiful rescue puppy from Kempsey called Daisy. I drove a long way to pick her up from her country foster parents (which was a big deal for some one who is a self confessed bad driver). Border collies need a LOT of exercise so I was a little apprehensive about...Learn More
I am always being asked for advice by women about how to stop the feeling of being “bloated”. By “bloated” they mean that their abdomen in distended – it feels uncomfortable – like something is not quite right. That feeling when your waist band feels tight, your abdomen protrudes and you feel “fat”. It is not the way you want to feel. It...Learn More
We often tell our kids “Just try your best”. I recently tried something a second time because I was not completely satisfied with my efforts the first time.Not surprisingly, my story comes from the world of Crossfit. Some of you may have heard of the world wide online competition “Crossfit Open”. Crossfit devotees all over the world compete every week...Learn More
I have recently qualified as a Level 1 Nutrition Coach through Precision Nutrition. What exactly is a nutrition coach and why might you need me?The best way of explaining it is to think about the role of a sports coach. The coach is someone who knows the game well. They are usually knowledgeable about all aspects of the game and can give the players guidance on the rules. A...Learn More
You may have heard of HIIT. It has been around for a while now. There is a good reason why HIIT looks to be here to stay. It is not a passing fad. For women in their late 30s, 40s and beyond HIIT can be a powerful weapon in curbing weight gain that seems to happen around this time.
What is HIIT?
HIIT (high intensity interval training) is a type of training that...Learn More
LINDSEY’S HEALTH SCARE
Lindsey is one of our most loved Dellafit clients. She was actually at the first Dellafit session we ever had in mid 2013 and she is still with us! This is the story of how Lindsey beat high cholesterol through sheer determination.
In January 2018 Lindsey went for a routine visit to a new doctor who ordered a full blood test. The test revealed that Lindsey had very...Learn More
I stay away from the scales because in my 50 years I have wasted too many days walking around with a sad face because of a silly number I saw when I jumped on the scales in the morning.
Don’t get me wrong. I haven’t given up. I still care about maintaining a healthy body and not being too heavy so that I don’t put too much pressure on my joints. I just...Learn More
Being the “new girl” when you are starting a fitness program is not fun. It can be even worse when we feel vulnerable because we know we are not in good shape. We worry that the instructor will give the command and the whole group will go dashing off, leaving us gasping for breath and feeling embarressed about our lack of fitness.
Here is the thing – everyone had...Learn More