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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 understand this...

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...

You Get What You Accept

You Get What You Accept. This phrase rings true in just about every element of my life. Whether it be teaching, parenting, training or running a business. Five simple words that we can all consider to improve our own selves, the lives of our children and the loved...

Why do an 8 Week Challenge

Why do an 8 Week Challenge

With New Year’s just around the corner, we see the fitness industry spiralling into overdrive, jumping on the ‘New Year’s Fitness Resolution’ bandwagon. Well let’s face it, for those of us that set resolutions, health and fitness goals tend to rank pretty highly! Now...

#FITSPO OR #NOGO

#FITSPO OR #NOGO

This blog is written from the perspective of a gym. However, the message can easily be applied to any outdoor bootcamp or group training session. When you first step into a gym, it can be an extremely intimidating and confronting moment in your life! Yes, you are also...

Is Personal Training For Me?

YES - PERSONAL TRAINING IS FOR YOU Why? There are so many ‘whys’ to this answer, so many reasons more than the blaringly obvious, ‘to get fitter and lose a few centimetres or kilograms.’   Those of you who know me well, or are getting to know me through these...

Making Healthy Choices

Making Healthy Choices

It seems wherever I look these days, it is so hard for our kids to make healthy choices! Halloween has just been, encouraging children to knock on doors and ask for lollies and chocolate - I’ve seen kids with BUCKETS of junk food! I hate to think of the effects of all...

Michelle is the co owner of Family First Fitness and the brains behind Bust-a-Burpee, the kids fitness program seen on Channel 9.  A mother to a 3 year old, her focus is on creating happy and healthy kids and families!

Family First Fitness

Your family's ultimate fitness playground

Bust-A-Burpee

Developed by leading teachers and fitness industry experts, this program turns learning on its head, literally!

Lift Up Autism

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