Veronica was a frequent gym user before she had children but once she had babies she found it hard to get motivated. She was naturally tall and slim but she knew as she approached her mid 40s that she needed to do strength work to maintain her muscle tone. A friend from her mother’s group (yes one of those mothers groups that existed for years after the babies were little) suggested...Learn More
Simone is a very busy woman. I don’t call someone “busy” very lightly. But Simone IS busy. She has a career in law with demanding clients in different time zones. She has 2 teenage children and a preschooler. She also moonlights on the radio with her own “What’s On” segment which means that she has to go out to see a lot of performances and meet up...Learn More
It seems to be a badge of honour during this strange time to “get stuff done”. The reality for some strange reason is that even with good intentions we are getting less done than ever.
My daughter read me a message from a Uni friend who quickly relocated to Northern NSW once Uni went online. “How have your quarantined days been looking like?” the message...Learn More
One of my clients was telling me how much work she had to get through that day. She wondered why she had chosen to spend one hour of her precious time at the park doing physical exercise when this would reduce her time to complete her work. I was able to comfort her by reminding her of the cognitive benefits she would experience (better focus and retention) following her regularly...Learn More
This Friday is International Women’s Day. YAY.
At Dellafit we believe that in most respects training for women is really no different that training for men. We do not give women light weights and less strenuous workouts because they are women.
We are aware though, that there are a few things that might have an impact on women’s training which do not affect men...Learn More
Resistance training has so many benefits particularly for women who are 40 and beyond. I am always going on about this to anyone who will listen. The reason it is so dear to my heart is because it actually does work. It plays a key role in assisting you to avoid the slow and stealthy weight gain which is almost inevitable post 40. This is good news for anyone that enjoys eating food and...Learn More
Over the break you might be making a new year’s resolution to get fit and strong in 2020. Here is some inspiration from some of the women who trained with me over 2019. I asked them to let me know in a few words what they got out of Dellafit this year. Here is what they said:
ANNA – excellent primary school teacher and mum of 3 – “I’ve loved...Learn More
What if you could enjoy yourself this Christmas and avoid the extra kgs? It is possible and you might enjoy it even more because you won’t be feeling bloated, slightly ashamed of how much you ate and able to move the next day. Here are my top 5 tips.
PAY ATTENTION This is my top tip. Think about what you are eating and drinking. I don’t mean you need to...Learn More
HOW CAN I MAKE SURE I DO WHAT I SAY I AM GOING TO DO?
For most of us it is easy (particularly if we are feeling very lazy after a huge meal) to say to yourself: “From today I am going to change the way I eat and train for the better.” It is much harder to summon the discipline required to stick to the plan for the long haul. Accountability to yourself or to others can...Learn More