Eat more protein! Don’t waste time with cardio, HIIT’s the way! Sleep more, stress less! These days, we’re pretty much bombarded with information on how to get shredded faster and reveal that sexy, toned body in time for summer. But, do you really want to know how to get results in the gym? As a…

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Have you ever heard people say that your metabolism starts to decline when you hit 25? While you’re young, you might be able to get away with eating and drinking your way through the weekends without much effect on your waistline. But, as get older, the foods we eat and the activity we do (or…

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That row of kettlebells in the gym might look like old school gym equipment, but they are not to be underestimated. Kettlebells, being incredible versatile, can be incredibly effective in helping you achieve all sorts of health and fitness goals. So just what are these fantastic kettlebell benefits? These kettlebell benefits outweigh any doubts you…

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Unfortunately, the word ‘boxing’ might conjure up some graphic images of gory fighting and bloodshed. We have Hollywood to thank for that. What I’m talking about here is boxing training. It’s not about gratuitous violence. It’s about taking advantage of all those boxing benefits to add another dimension to your fitness routine. Boxing has been…

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If you follow this blog then you’ll know that at Tighten Up we’re proponents of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Now, Tabata is a type of HIIT that we also use with our clients. Why? The results are nothing less than fabulous! What exactly is Tabata? Tabata is nothing new. It was developed in the…

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In a previous post I debunked the myth that weight training will lead women to look big, bulky and masculine. Ladies, if you want to lose weight and look lean, toned and sexy then you need to build muscle. Build muscle without fear The first important thing you need to do is let go of…

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Weight loss is a very real issue for many women. As is getting lean, toned and fit. So I’m always surprised by how many women focus their training exclusively on cardio workouts. Sure, beating it out on the treadmill or attending cardio classes will get you fit. But it won’t get you that body. You simply…

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Julie Griffiths

Get Results with Personal Training in St Kilda Tighten Up offers individualised personal training sessions to help you get maximum results in the minimum amount of time. We put the personal back into personal training – we simply don’t take the approach that ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to our clients. We recognise…

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