HIIT – What is it and how can you benefit?

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)… you either love it or you hate it, but chances are you choose it anyway, at least for 1 or 2 of your weekly workouts. HIIT is a very popular way of training to achieve some of the most commonly sought after results including weight-loss, improved cardio, increased muscle endurance and better overall movement and agility. 

Tips For Adjusting To Daylight Savings

Everyone gets excited when we spring forward into Daylight Savings time, it marks the end of winter, and lighter evenings with more sunshine to bask in. But, there are downsides when it comes to staying on track with your training through this transition period, especially if you like to work out in the mornings. Losing an hour of sleep may not seem like much but your body only needs small changes to potentially send it into chaos…

What is the “Core” anyway?

One of the most common sayings across all areas of the fitness industry is when a yoga teacher, lifting coach, Pilates teacher, HIIT trainer, Les Mills Instructor, Dance teacher, boxing coach etc will say; “Turn on your Core muscles”. But what is the ‘Core’ anyway and why do so many people talk about this magical Core?

Building Community

Evolution was founded on the whole idea of communities of people training together in their local beach or park and supported by a lead trainer who was as much community connector as they were fitness trainer…

What makes an Evo trainer different? Trainer Stories Part 1

I am 26 years old, Adelaide born and raised and I drinks green smoothies for breakfast. So far so good? Although only 3 years young as a community leader and trainer for Evolution my relationship with Evo delves much deeper. I first found Evo (or maybe Evo found me) when I had just moved to Sydney after living in Perth for 3 years. Upon arrival I only knew the friendly face of my sister and my two new housemates…

Controlled focus is like a laser beam

Two weeks ago I finished the blog by paraphrasing George Zaluki, saying, to be consistent with who you are, the machinery of how you are made, is compelling and we need to be compelled to reach out and achieve. That there is clearly something attractive and inspiring about people who are setting out to achieve and the focusing of your energy to achieve is harnessed by goal setting…

Goals of a Champion Winter Warrior

In the process of creating any champion of Winter Warrior, it is impossible to not bring up the idea of Goals. When I talk about Goals, I think it is incredibly important to connect them with your mind and emotions as well. Let me tell you straight, when I was going through school and used to hear about goals when I never liked them…

Resiliance

“Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult-once we truly understand and accept it-then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact that…

Self Image (Part 2)

In last weeks blog I spoke about how our limiting beliefs have generally come from well-intentioned people in our lives, and this has shaped our self-image in the present day. Today I want to talk about how we might improve the self image…

Self Image (Part 1)

As we get further into our Winter Warrior challenge, we are now getting into some of the juicy components of the profile of a Winter Warrior. After desire, the next thing we see in the profile, is Self Image. Self image is an area where people often absolutely destroy themselves…

Winter Warrior – Born to Succeed

There is so much in the Winter Warrior challenge that connects to the core of what we do at Evo. The whole competition centre’s itself around connecting to people we train with, working together to keep each other engaged with what is happening in our training and connecting with the natural environment around us…