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Why You Have To Go

If getting up early to hit the gym, or getting to an evening group fitness class after a long day at work was easy, the world would be a much healthier place! It’s not easy, is it? But that’s just you right? Wrong! It’s EVERYONE. Hang on, what about those people...

Dealing with DOMS

The affectionately termed, DOMS - delayed onset muscle soreness is one you will become all too familiar with when you are new to exercise and/or continually changing up your training regime. DOMS are a good sign, it means you’ve worked hard and that your body is in a...

What is it with goal setting?

Being ‘successful’ has a variety of perceptions, so for the point of this blog, let's consider ‘successful’ as someone who is healthy, fit and happy in their own skin. Why this focus? Because this is a version of success we can ALL achieve, whatever our bank balance....

Challenging the 8 Week Challenge

Challenging the 8 Week Challenge

With New Year’s upon us, 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 the fun bit,...

The Ultimate Present? Your Presence

The Ultimate Present? Your Presence

Christmas is a crazy time of year for parents and children. In the ‘perfect Facebook family’ posts, we see happy holidays, everyone smiling and an abundance of Christmas trimmings. From the antics of many ‘Elves on Shelves,’ to the piles of presents and delicious...

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,...

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!

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Bust-A-Burpee

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

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