Are you tired of being skinny fat? Had enough of being told that you have nothing to worry about because you aren’t overweight and your body fat levels are acceptable? And whilst you might not be tipping the scales, no matter how hard your work out your body remains soft… undefined… lacking tone… with no…

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After a good workout your body continues to burn calories. You would have experienced it as the buzz you get after an intense workout, when it takes a while for your breathing and heart rate to return to normal. This feel good phenomenon is known as Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC). You might have also…

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Everyone seems to have an idea or opinion about personal training. Unfortunately, personal trainers are generally grossly misrepresented in movies and the like. We are essentially in a helping profession – we are in the personal training industry to help others. Let’s reveal the real truth about personal trainers and what we do… The real…

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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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AMRAP is a training technique favoured my many personal trainers. It stands for As Many Rounds/Reps As Possible, which you have to complete within a set length of time. It can be regarded as a type of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Whether you want to lose weight, rehabilitate, or look more toned and sexy,…

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Have you ever stopped to consider what exactly is meant by an effective workout routine? Probably the simplest answer is the gym workouts that deliver the results you are looking for. The thing is, not everybody is looking for the same results. Sure, we’d all like to be healthy and fit, but how we interpret…

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It’s difficult to believe that we’re in October and it’s already time for the Tough Mudder this weekend! For those of you who don’t know, the Tough Mudder is a race that takes place on an insane obstacle course. So, yes, there’s mud. And yes, it’s tough. Run solo, run as part of a team,…

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Strength and fitness training St Kilda by Tighten Up provides astonishing results in a very short space of time. The results include not just increased fitness, but improved weight loss and confidence too. Not to sure if you need strength training? Read my previous post about the 6 Reasons Why You Need a Strong Body.…

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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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