A spin on Autism

A spin on Autism

Autistic, Asperger’s Syndrome, ASD, ‘on the spectrum’, ‘high functioning’, ‘melt-downs’. These are all terms we hear these days in relation to ASD – Autistic Spectrum Disorder. But do you really know what these mean? Are we doing enough as a society to...

Skipped a day, skipped a month?

Have you ever had a rest day at the gym turn into a rest week? Or even a rest month? It’s very similar to having a cheat meal turn into a nutrition blowout. Insert ‘all the excuses under the sun’ here…. Family First Fitness is a gym full of mums and their gorgeous...

Own your workout

As many of you know, I am a competitive person. So to me, YES, every workout is a race hahaha. All jokes aside, our programming, along with many other gyms, is designed with a variety of goals for our members. One workout may be aiming to complete a controlled number...

Reward or Punishment

When I was pregnant, I made some pretty grand calls about the way I’d raise my child. For example, he would sit quietly colouring at restaurants with no need for technology, he would wear what I told him to wear and I would never use food to quieten him down. Well,...

What is programming?

Most people that step foot into a gym are partaking in one form of programming or another, whether they’re aware of it or not. Programming ranges from week by week installments of a Les Mills Pump or Spin class, to the consideration given to producing athletes in a...