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Don't put on weight, Christmas, fitness
November 14, 2019

Don’t stack it on this festive season

Stay fit this Christmas and love who you are! Fretting that you have social engagement after social engagement?  Stay fit and keep the weight off this festive season. It’s time for you to shine and feel confident this year at every family gathering.  We’ve got the tips to help you feel great. It’s time to […]

Salad, recipe, simple
September 7, 2019

Spicy Paprika Chicken Salad

Spring has Sprung!Spring has sprung and it’s time to start getting into the salads now that the weather is starting to warm up. This recipe makes for a nice light dinner or a satisfying lunch. IngredientsServes: 4500g of Chicken Tenderloins1tbsp Paprika ¼ Tsp chilli1 tbsp Olive Oil½ tsp Garlic Salt1 Ear of corn1 can of no added […]

Crispy Spiced Nut Slice
August 13, 2019

Crispy Spiced Nut Slice

Crispy Spiced Nut SliceCrispy Spiced Nut SliceThis slice was made with Moroccan flavours in mind. The combination of almond, pistachio, cinnamon, turmeric, cumin and paprika give these a unique tasty flavour. If you haven’t been on a holiday for a while, they are also perfect as a day dream trigger material. These are the perfect […]

Simple Tuna Salad
August 13, 2019

Simple Tuna Salad

Simple Tuna SaladSimple Tuna SaladThis tuna salad is cheap, easy to make and highly nutritious. It provides a decent amount of protein, complex carbohydrates and fibre to keep you nice and full without feeling heavy, making in the perfect lunch or light dinner. Serves 3-4 | Cook time 10minIngredients:1 head of broccoli florets 200g of green beans2 […]

Salmon Recipe
August 13, 2019

Delicious Salmon Recipe

Delicious Salmon done right!This recipe can be prepared quickly and packs a lot of flavour.  It’s 100% delicious and provides an excellent mixture of protein, heart healthy fats and fibre to fuel and nourish your body right. Seared Salmon with Blanched Green Bean Salad and Herb Cashew ButterServes 4 | 30 mins to cookIngredients:400 g sweet […]

Breakfast Burrito
August 13, 2019

Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast Burrito These breakfast burritos are warm, satisfying and packed with protein to keep you full all morning. They are surprisingly quick to make on the spot or can be made ahead of time and reheated ready for serving. Breakfast Burrito​Serves 4 | 15 mins to prepareIngredients: 4x Small size wholegrain wraps8x Eggs¼ cup Low fat milk4x pieces […]

sleep
August 7, 2019

Feeling tired? Try these tips for a better nights sleep

Sleep is important for your overall healthWe dare you to ask anyone how they’re feeling and guaranteed 50% of people will say they feel tired.  This isn’t a myth, it’s the world in which we now live.  You hit that slump in the afternoon, or you just generally struggle to get out of bed.  There […]

lose 5kg, weight loss
July 31, 2019

How to lose that first 5kg’s!

Get moving to lose that first 5kg’s.One thing we’ve noticed from discussions with clients is that how hard it seems to lose weight the older we get.  Where to start?  What do you need to be doing?  How often should we be doing it?  All very valid questions, but unfortunately the answer will be different […]

July 23, 2019

Garam Masala Carrot Soup

Winter Warmer WonderlandSick and tired of boring pumpkin soup?  Try this amazing Garam Masala Carrot soup to spice up your life this winter. It’s quick, easy, super cheap and anyone can make this at home! Recipe :  1.5kg carrots 2 onions 400-600ml Coconut milk/cream 2 tbsp Garam Masala 1 tbsp Cayenne Pepper 2 tsp Salt Extra Virgin Olive Oil Instructions :  Dice all Carrot and […]

healthy foods, healthy habits, good food,
July 16, 2019

5 Healthy Eating Habits to Try

Try some new healthy habitsWe are obviously huge advocates for exercising and moving more.  But it isn’t just exercise and movement that is going to help you achieve your fitness goals.  Whether it’s losing weight, or wanting to gain muscle/strength a big portion of achieving these goals are getting your food intake right.  So where do […]

fitness, personal training, diet, lifestyle
July 9, 2019

Dieting vs Lifestyle changes.

Which is better?  Dieting or lifestyle changes?The word diet is so easily thrown around these days.  Let’s be honest, the fitness industry loves the word diet because it generates millions of dollars in sales every year.  However should we be changing our terminology to ‘lifestyle change’ instead?  With all these crazy diets and fads is […]

Winter Fitness Personal Training
June 24, 2019

Winter and cold? Yeah … and?

You can beat the cold!Ok so all your friends are making their way to Europe.  You have to sit by watching (being jealous) seeing their social media.  It just doesn’t seem fair does it?  Pictures of the warm oceans of the Mediterranean.  Selfies in front of the Eiffel Tower or laying on beaches around the […]

fitness, personal training, Melbourne, St Kilda, Point Cook
June 5, 2019

Don’t Blame Others

It’s Your GameMany times as fitness professionals we come across clients who like to play the blame game.   You know those excuses like, I just can’t lose weight, my life is too busy, work is crazy, genetics.  Some clients even go as far to blame their fitness professional for the lack of results.  It […]

home made ginger ale soda
May 31, 2019

Ginger Ale Soda – Home made

Simple and Easy – Home made Ginger Ale SodaIn the world of convenience, sometimes it’s just far too easy to go and grab a bottle of soft drink or soda off the shelf of a supermarket.  But today we wanted to put to the test to see if we could make a Ginger Ale that’s […]

fitness foods
April 8, 2019

Simple Quick Salad

Select a Quiz Insert Call to Action Insert Custom HTML Get your tastebuds salivatingThis looks great and tastes even better.  If you aren’t a fan of salads it’s time to change your tastebuds for the better.  Salads are low in calories so perfect for weight loss food options.  Adding your favourite portioned protein will have […]

fitness clothing personal training
April 8, 2019

Shop your way to fit!

Dressing for successWith the weather becoming cooler it’s time to reassess your workout wardrobe.  Derailing your fitness program over winter is the reality for a lot of people.  The weather becomes darker, cooler and drearier and your cravings for comfort food dramatically increase.  So today we wanted to talk about shopping your way to keeping […]

fat free, personal training
April 2, 2019

Do Eating Low Fat Foods Help Weight Loss?

Watch what you’re eatingA lot of clients will always be confused when it comes to what foods they should be eating when trying to lose weight.  It’s so bloody confusing, we hear you!  The food industry is hard to get your head around.  So let’s try and give you a little bit of information to […]

healthy habits, consistency
April 1, 2019

Stop with the quick crash diets and learn proper healthy life skills.

Stop being a yo-yoIt’s easier said than done for most people.  You know what we are talking about.  It’s simple right?  Weigh your food, count your calories, shop healthy, cook and prep all your food and exercise daily.  If talking that out loud wasn’t a mouthful, well writing it in a sentence was just as […]

no gym needed
March 18, 2019

Fitness for Travellers

Travelling and Staying FitYou’re heading away for work or you’ve been planning your holiday for a while now.  That suit, dress or swimming costume is looking sharp from all the hard fitness hours you’ve been putting in.  But one thing is left which is still a concern.  How do you actually keep fit on your […]

March 12, 2019

Get Ready Guide

Whoosh Get Ready Guide​Starting a new fitness program can be really daunting.  Whether you’re a fitness guru or a first timer we know it can be mentally and physically hard to get going.  At Whoosh we wanted to give you some solid pointers with our ‘Get Ready’ guide to help kickstart your new fitness routine […]

Wellbeing Training Personal Training Exercise
February 25, 2019

Why are you scared of Health and Fitness?

Why does your past keep haunting you?Personal trainers can make clients sweat, that’s what we do.  However the big achievements are when we can tap in to why our clients are the way they are now.  What’s happened in your life? Why did you stop exercising?  What bad memories or scars are you carrying around […]

Changing Habits Now
February 11, 2019

Form Great Life Habits Now

There’s no better time to startChanging habits can be hard.  It’s easy to sit on the couch on a Sunday night and tell yourself tomorrow is the day.  Tomorrow is the day I change for the better.  But how many people know how to create that change and make them sustainable life habits?  Most people […]

Outdoor Fitness
February 4, 2019

HIIT Training for Weight loss. Does it really work?

There is always a lot of hype around HIIT training.  Do you even know what it stands for let alone what type of exercise it means?  Well simply put HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training.  It’s designed to get your heart pumping, your body sweating, breathing heavily and burn calories in a short amount […]

health and wellbeing
January 21, 2019

When was your last rest day?

Why Rest Days are ImportantIt may come a surprise to many people that may have just started new workouts that rest days are important.  As trainers we want people to always give 100% in sessions.  The problem is if you aren’t resting properly you’re going to struggle always giving your all.  You may start to […]

stay fit this summer
January 14, 2019

How to stay Healthy this Summer

Create longstanding healthy life changesStaying healthy can be hard.  Especially in summer due to our social catch ups with friends and family, bbq’s, drinks and too much food.  But why is summer one of the best months to get fit and stay healthy?  One of the main reasons summer is so good to get fit […]

Fitness, Health, Mobile Personal Training, Melbourne, St Kilda
January 7, 2019

Top 5 Tips – How to stay Committed to your New Year Health Goals

Why do we set New Years Resolutions?What’s the infatuation of people thinking that because one year is over that we can go to bed, wake up the next day and be a different person?  Well to hit the nail on the head and saying it how it is… you can’t.  However, it’s not at all […]

Stay fit this december
December 3, 2018

December = Maintenance

Recognise the Hurdles of DecemberIt’s December again and here we are wanting to drop weight for the festive season.  Feeling good in ourselves for family catchups, beach holidays is what we all want.  How many of us will actually achieve dropping weight or increasing tone over this hugely social month?  It’s easy to start off well […]

quick easy breakfast healthy food
November 15, 2018

Pear & Blueberry Overnight Oats

Quick and Easy Breakfast Oats RecipeWe always hear people struggling for time and struggling to eat healthy.  However are you just making excuses?  People that eat well have the same amount of time as every other person but someone have managed to learn to fit in good nutrition into their lives.  Breakfast is a key part […]

Dogs mental health fitness
November 7, 2018

Cute Doggo’s, Fitness and Mental Health

Can dog’s really help with your mental health and fitness?Stressed?  Over worked?  Overweight?  How do all these words make you feel and do they resonate with your current life?  What we are wanting to discuss today is dogs and do they have the power to help us live better lives?  We realise not everyone can […]

healthy eating low calories healthy food
October 30, 2018

Cucumber Thai Salad

Quick and Easy Cucumber Thai SaladIf you’re looking for a great tasting refreshing summer salad you can’t go past this winner.  Not only is it super cheap to create but it totally packs a punch with flavour too!  Because of it’s simple base of cucumber it allows you to add more yummy things to it […]

food weight loss
October 29, 2018

What are good and bad carbs?

Are Carbohydrates all built the same?Considered getting on board the Low Carb diet hype?  Not sure what it really means and how to go about achieving it?  Well over the coming article we are going to de-mystify what a low carb diet actually means, why they work and how to get started.  It isn’t for […]

fitness healthy wellbeing
October 25, 2018

Mango Buzz Smoothie

Quick Realness – Mango Buzz SmoothieFresh good food doesn’t have to take ages to create.  This quick and easy Mango buzz smoothie is perfect for anyone who struggles with getting a fresh home made breakfast into their day.  After enjoying this smoothie we can guarantee you will get a cool and groovy hop skip into […]

survival of your fitness
October 22, 2018

How to survive this years social events

Survival – Keep your fitness on track through the social seasonStop…Think…What are you doing?  That’s usually what your mind is telling you when you’re about to punish some drinks at this years social events.  You go in feeling strong willed and planning on only have 1 or 2 and somehow end up nearly paralytic by […]

sitting at a desk
October 15, 2018

What is Sitting really doing to you?

Our Top 5 reasons why sitting is bad for youIt’s no secret that as an overall population we are sitting more.  Sitting down for work, sitting down to watch TV, sitting down on public transport are just a few things we’ve flagged here.  So what are the risks of sitting more and why is it […]

personal trainer good food good health
October 12, 2018

Greek Infused Salad

Our version of a Greek/Aussie infused saladIsn’t it nice to finally feel this weather warming up?  For the people up there in the northern states we know you’ve been enjoying some warmer temps for a few weeks now.  However down here in Melbourne it’s only been the past few days where we have started thawing […]

can kill intensity
October 8, 2018

Social Media can kill your intensity

Social media, is it killing your workout?Has social media made our lives more connected or is it actually sabotaging ‘what could be’?  When it comes to finding the motivation and time to get fitness in our lives that in itself can be a huge struggle.  Life seems busier, work hours feel longer and the pressures […]

fitness personal trainer healthy drink
October 4, 2018

Mango Strawberry Smoothie

Mango Strawberry SmoothieWhen we use the words mango, strawberry and smoothie in one sentence how does it make you feel?  Good fresh food shouldn’t be something that costs a fortune and nor should it take ages to create.  As humans we LOVE to use excuses and when talking about food and fitness we certainly can […]

health, fitness, personal trainer, personal training,
October 1, 2018

Fitness NOT Fatness

Fitness NOT FatnessFitness and Fatness.  What does it mean to you?  Guaranteed if we put 100 people in a room and asked them this question that most answers will be different.  This isn’t a bad thing.  The stigma that is attached to the health and fitness industry is a huge problem.  Conforming to one type […]

healthy smoothie summer
September 27, 2018

Summer Breeze Smoothie

Whoosh Summer Breeze SmoothieIt’s that time of year when we feel that first hint of a warm summer breeze through the air.  We can feel the seasons changing and scarily it means December really isn’t that far away.  With December comes the feelings of social events maybe cursed with anxiety about how you’re feeling and […]

low motivation, consistency
September 24, 2018

Low Motivation – What to do when you’re not feeling it

Low on motivation? Do you do it or skip it?Low motivation kills results but choosing do you do it or skip it can make all the difference.  Regardless whether you’re an elite athlete or someone who just enjoys walking daily for 30mins, you can’t always be 100% motivated for every single workout.  You might think […]

fitness health
September 18, 2018

Enjoy the benefits of a Mobile Personal Trainer – what makes it great?

Helping Aussies with FitnessWhy do we think a mobile personal trainer can help Aussies with their fitness goals?  It’s not hard to see why Aussies are becoming more unhealthy and overweight.  For most, the use of technology has slowed our bodies of movement and merging that with the convenience of food and our lifestyles means […]

peanut butter smoothie bowl
September 14, 2018

Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl

Peanut Butter Smoothie BowlSometimes it’s nice to start a day with something a little sneaky, great tasting and a little decadent.  Our peanut butter smoothie bowl is quick to make and easy for you to prepare the night before of the morning of.  To top off the nuttiest you can add your own berries or […]

Personal Training, St Kilda, Fitness, Melbourne
September 10, 2018

How to get Fitness Motivation?

Fitness Motivation – How do you get it?Life has got you feeling a little flat and you’ve packed on a few kilos and potentially lost your fitness motivation.  You know that you need to do something about the weight gain but where do you start?  You’re head space where you just aren’t ready to commit […]

September 4, 2018

Raving over Cauliflower rice

Raving over Cauliflower rice Firstly the question we need to answer is why are we trying to replace rice for cauliflower rice?  Isn’t rice ok for you?  I mean, it’s not like its chocolate or ice-cream nor is it deep fried, so why are we trying to find an alternative to what seems to be […]

fitness fresh food smoothies
August 29, 2018

Smoothie Magic

Great Tasting Smoothie Combo Dull boring breakfast’s can be a thing of the past thanks to these awesome great tasting smoothies.  They don’t need to be hard nor do they need to take ages to prepare.  As you can see from our below ingredient photo we have awesome fresh foods ready to prepare a couple […]

personal trainer, personal training, group training
August 27, 2018

Personal Training – What’s the go?

Do you need a Personal Trainer? You’ve been thinking about creating some positive change in your life.  That’s AWESOME!  But you’ve been questioning what the extra value a personal trainer may add to your journey.  So today’s chat is going to be about what a personal trainer can do for you.  How do you find […]

August 21, 2018

Peanut Butter Green Smoothie

Peanut Butter Green Smoothie You’ve woken up late, you’re stressed about getting out of the house quickly.  Although your stomach is grumbling from hunger and you just need something quick and simple to get you moving for the day ahead.  Well look no further than this awesome quick smoothie.  It’s wholesome, healthy and filling. Most […]

Choices, Whoosh Fitness, empower, motivation
August 20, 2018

Get on top of your choices

Empower yourself with personal made choices Last week I touched briefly on one of my Instagram vlogs about the power of making great choices in your life.  I wanted to go in a little bit deeper to extend on what I was talking about.  I think it’s hugely important in life that when you make […]

Smoothie for Fitness
August 9, 2018

Immunity Booster Smoothie

Immunity Booster Smoothie There is no excuse anymore for skipping breakfast.  This super quick and super easy to create smoothie is a great immunity booster for your system and will help to keep you fighting fit.  We know there is under 4 weeks left until spring, however the cool weather is still around.  So keep […]

weekly menu healthy
August 6, 2018

Your healthy menu this week

Healthy planned menu’s will help you hit your goals. If you’re currently on a fitness journey then having a great planned menu for the week ahead will pay you dividends.  Too many times we see people killing themselves with fitness but lacking a good stable and consistent healthy food menu.   But why is a […]

banana & oat slice
July 12, 2018

Banana and Oat Slice

Banana & Oat Slice Sometimes recipes are just too full on to try and make yourself at home.  Usually with heaps of ingredients required you finally get enough made after 2 hours to last you 1 week of snacks.  Well we are here today to show you that making a home made snack doesn’t have […]

hotel breakfast buffet survival
July 9, 2018

Hotel Breakfast Buffet Survival

Survival of the hotel breakfast buffet What is your survival plan to save you from the dreaded hotel breakfast buffet?  For many people in the corporate world air travel is unavoidable which secondly means hotels and hotel foods.  While your away from home, these short stints are super easy to lose track with your food […]

spice training motivated
July 3, 2018

Spice up your training

Spice up your training and stay motivated. Spice up your workouts and stay motivated this winter to keep motivated and on track with your fitness goals.  There is good reason why fitness professionals will change up your training program on a regular basis.  Boredom can almost guarantee that you will lose all interest in your […]

June 25, 2018

Post Holiday Blues

How do you get over post holiday blues? Post holiday blues are totally real!  You’ve spent months planning your holiday and departure time as finally arrived.  You’re excited, energised and ready for some sun, sand, excitement for the weeks ahead.  Holidays are awesome, but you know when you get back to reality the potential to […]

May 21, 2018

Fitness and Excuses just don’t go together

How to overcome excuses and stay on track with your fitness. As a fitness motivator (aka personal trainer), there really isn’t any excuses that I haven’t heard before.  Excuses are they have the power to not just derail you for a day, but potentially days, weeks and sometimes months.  I get it, the fitness thing […]

sick winter food
May 14, 2018

Foods to help the common cold

Foods do help recovery from being sick with a common cold and flu As temperatures drop we know it’s the time of the year where the common cold (and more severely the flu) can affect a lot of people.  Yes, if you have the flu or severe cold symptoms a trip to the doctor is […]

Recipe is quick and easy
May 10, 2018

Cherries and Smoothies that help you Sleep!

Cherries help with sleep! Cherries are here to help you!  From time to time we have all struggled getting to sleep.  At Whoosh Fitness we absolutely understand the need for a great sleep.  This quick and easy recipe is so simple it will have you feeling relaxed and ready for a great nights sleep. There […]

music fitness exercise
May 7, 2018

Exercise Fitness Music

Music and Exercise.  Smash your fitness goals. Exercise and fitness trends are all very unique to each individual. Music however is the one thing that we are universally connected to.  Music absolutely has the power to bring together friends.   Not only that though, but it has the power to motivate and give you a […]

avocado recipe
May 7, 2018

Avocado Yumminess

Avocados… For the love of food! Food doesn’t have to be hard to create.  Use this quick and easy avocado recipe to create a simple base for so many different meals.  The best part of all is that it’s totally healthy!  From utilising this recipe for a sauce base for pizzas and pasta’s, to using […]

Importance of Rest Days
April 30, 2018

Rest Days Relaxation

Rest days mean exactly that! As if you need rest!  Your motivation has hit 100% and you’re back in the game!  Everything is powering at full blast.  Your program is on point, you’re hitting your weekly goals and you’re feeling bloody awesome.  Training is seemingly great too and across the week you are smashing at […]

April 26, 2018

Wearable technology, is it really all what it’s cracked up to be?

Is wearable technology going to make you fit? Wearable technology seems to be the “in craze” but is wearing a technology wrist band going to make you fit?  It’s certainly a great thing that people are starting to realise how sedentary their lives have become.  By now I would say most of us have heard […]

Weight Loss Journey
April 17, 2018

Personal experiences and weight loss can be powerful!

Personal Experiences, Weight Loss and what it feels like to turn your life around. Unless you have been overweight I don’t think you can truly ever fully understand the personal experiences that people go through. Weight loss journeys bring out plenty emotions from the highs and lows to the overwhelming feelings of achievement that can […]

overweight obese
April 10, 2018

Obese / Overweight? What are you going to do?

Why are overweight and obese figures continuing to rise? Everywhere you look you will notice overweight / obese adults and children all around us.  So what’s going on with our lifestyles to be creating this massive issue?  Is it because life is just about convenience now or is it just far too easy and cheap […]

Top 5 Tips
April 4, 2018

Mind and Body – Top 5 tips to get back on track!

Mind and Body feeling blah after easter? Here’s our tips on what you can do to get back on track. You might just think it’s simple to get over a long weekend but how does it really affect your mind and body?  We think that eating and drinking for 4 days straight is manageable but […]

self motivation, weight loss
March 28, 2018

Self Motivation is Key to Weight Loss

Self motivation is a major key in being successful with weight loss. There are so many of us out there that have shed tears and  become angry about trying to lose weight without achieving the desired goal.  It feels like you’re doing everything right.  You’ve reduced calories, increased exercise and yet still nothing seems to […]

group fitness is great for weight loss
March 19, 2018

Lose weight without having to join a gym, YES PLEASE!

Our TOP 5 list – How you can lose weight without having to join a gym Are you feeling low and know it’s time to do something about your weight but wondering where do you start?  Do you need to join a gym to get results?  If you could lose weight and start achieving your […]

group fitness is great for weight loss
March 13, 2018

Is addiction to Exercise bad?

Are you becoming too addicted to exercise? So it’s pretty clear that we fully advocate a healthy lifestyle. Feeling better from the inside is almost certainly going to give you more confidence which in turn will make you feel better on the outside. Our clients are amazing everyday people, those who want to lose weight, […]

February 23, 2018

Elephants vs humans vs weight loss

Can humans learn from elephants to help better our lives in regards to weight loss? So you probably think that I’m crazy comparing our lives to that of elephants, however I wanted to see if there were similarities between how we consume food verse how a wild animal consumes it’s food and how does this […]

January 23, 2018

Successful keys to weight loss

Why are consistent small weight losses the key to success? Are your clothes a bit tighter than usual? Have you been considering a crash diet while weather is still calling for you to have a beach body? Have you been Googling the best ways to lose a few quick kilos? For most of us when […]

January 21, 2018

Don’t get ripped off

Why gym’s offer you the world…. It’s a new year and that means one thing for sure: we are being pummeled with advertising from the health and fitness industry all about getting fit and losing weight! But, how much do these businesses really care about YOU, or are they simply promising you the world, while […]

January 14, 2018

Why measuring BMI is wrong

So what is BMI? BMI is how the health industry has been measuring people’s Body Mass Index for years, however a lot of recent information is coming to light in regards to whether or not this is the best way to figure out if someone is classified as underweight, healthy, overweight or obese. There is […]

January 4, 2018

There really are GOOD and BAD FOODS!

There’s always so much confusion surrounding food. What should you eat? What shouldn’t you eat? Are there good foods? Are there bad foods? It’s bloody confusing and really frustrating! One minute you think you’ve been doing all the right things, only to read an article or see a segment on breakfast TV which ‘shatters a […]

January 2, 2018

You need to GET REAL

New goals for the New Year So the Christmas feast is over, and we’re now just a few days out from the start of a new year. It’s around this time that many of us start thinking about our new years resolutions. But, before you look towards a new set of goals, I think it’s […]

December 14, 2017

Injured? Stay Motivated with these tips!

Our TOP 5 TIPS for staying motivated while recovering from an injury I get it: an injury can absolutely kill your motivation to train! It totally sucks! One minute you’re on a high, training hard and smashing your goals, then BAM you’re struck down with an injury. But if it happens to you, the trick […]

December 8, 2017

Surviving the party social season

The festive season is fast approaching, and for some of us it’s already well underway! So how do you go about being social and enjoying yourself, but not say goodbye to the healthy gains you’ve worked so hard to achieve? We’ve all given in to making excuses for overeating and excess alcohol at this time […]

December 5, 2017

Your bathroom scales are lying to you!

If you’ve got a new set of bathroom scales on this year’s Christmas list, scrub it out right now and replace it with something that you’re going to actually enjoy using! TV programs and the ‘dieting industry’ have a lot to answer for in feeding our obsession with jumping on a set of scales every […]

November 27, 2017

Knowledge is Power

When it comes to starting your fitness journey (or continuing your great progress already made) knowing your stuff is what will make the big difference between achieving what you want to achieve or falling off the bike and not getting back on. The health and fitness industry is really good at selling people quick fads […]

Exercise
November 22, 2017

Making S*%^ Happen!

The last couple of years have been pretty full on. But it took some pretty big changes back in 2014/2015 to start me on my way to making some pretty drastic changes in my life. After spending a couple of hard years working the corporate grind I finally made the decision and had the guts […]

November 17, 2017

How to Run your first 5km run

Running your first 5km?  Check out our top tips on how to achieve this. So you’ve set yourself a goal of wanting to run your first 5km fun run. So where do you start? For fresh beginners to running this could be a super scary situation to be in. I can tell you from my […]

Exercise
November 6, 2017

Protein options that aren’t meat

Other ways to get a great source of protein. So we all know that protein intake is essential in any well balanced diet to help keep you feeling full and satisfied, and helps muscle repair in your body to helping you increase muscle size over a longer period of time, however most of us only […]

October 23, 2017

What Should I Eat?

Cut through the confusion I get it… I really do… As a personal trainer I am faced daily with the discussion surrounding food with my clients and what they should and shouldn’t be eating to achieve their goals. Whether it be bulking up, leaning down, dropping weight, toning without getting muscly and the list goes […]

October 16, 2017

Tips to Training in the Heat

Running or Exercising in Hot Temperatures It’s that time of year again when in Australia we are starting to experience our warmer temperatures of the year starting to come through, so it’s always a good reminder to have a think about the tips and signs you need to look out for to ensure you keep […]

October 14, 2017

Top 4 benefits of eating salad

It’s salad season! With the warmer weather fast approaching (with some states already experiencing extreme heat) there is nothing better than sitting down to a meal when it’s cool, refreshing and 100% satisfying. Most people tend to use the saying “You Don’t Make Friends with Salad”… well I’m here today to smash that myth! Not […]

October 3, 2017

Bring on a Positive Mind

A Positive Attitude and Positive Mind is the BEST Training Partner you need! Let’s face it, having a training partner is great. They help with motivation when you’re feeling a little flat, they can help you increase your weights and help you push your body further and it’s great to have a laugh with someone […]

September 27, 2017

Holidays are Important!

Why is a mental break so important? With reports showing that 30% of full-time workers in Australia have accrued 5+ weeks of annual leave.  Does this propose the question… why is a mental break so important and what is stopping people from utilising their annual leave. We are very blessed in this country within most […]

Exercise
September 19, 2017

When is it the right time to upgrade your runners?

How do you know when it’s time to get a new pair of runners? Most shoe suppliers will usually have a ‘distance’ attached to most shoes in regards to how long they are supporting your feet for maximum comfort. This range is usually anywhere between 500-800km of use. It’s just as important for walkers to […]

September 4, 2017

Our Top 5 Resistant Band Exercises

Sometimes All You Need is a Resistant Band It’s funny how most people see someone using a resistant band and think… *that person must be super weak* *who would waste their time using a band* *what purpose does it really have in a workout*. Well let me tell you, it has heaps of great purposes […]

September 1, 2017

Are you ready to love the skin you’re in?

Are you Ready? It doesn’t matter who you are, where your journey is up to or even if you’re just getting started. Everyone reaches a point in their lives where they wake up realise… OK I’m ready, let’s do this! For some of us the place that happens is standing in front of a mirror. […]

August 26, 2017

Getting Fit on a Budget

You Don’t Need all the Bells and Whistles to get Fit People seem so hung up these days on needing the top of the range of everything to get fit… but why? From top of the range gym memberships, top of the range fitness equipment, iconic labelled sportswear, expensive sports supplements which are getting plugged […]

Exercise
August 23, 2017

Running Shoes – The signs of needing an upgrade

How do you know when it’s time to get a new pair of runners? Most shoe suppliers will usually have a ‘distance’ attached to most shoes in regards to how long they are supporting your feet for maximum comfort. This range is usually anywhere between 500-800km of use. It’s just as important for walkers to […]

August 16, 2017

Do you need a Wintervention?

What’s a wintervention all about? It’s winter… It’s cold… It’s windy… It’s wet… How does this make you feel? Would I be right in saying that your motivation levels are at an all-time low? If you’re anything like me, you’d probably prefer to hibernate as much as possible over these winter months. If you’re caught […]

August 9, 2017

Leg Strength and it’s Importance

Why Is Leg Strength So Important? It’s that time of the week and you know its been coming…. DON”T SKIP IT! Leg day to most seems and feels like a chore, along with knowing how your legs will feel the following 2 days after the workout. Hopefully though after reading our top 5 tips on […]

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July 29, 2017

Emotional Eating

So I hit day 7 and 8 of the 28day no sugar and alcohol challenge, and I must admit these 2 days were a challenge… The 2 days just weren’t going to plan. Throughout the day I was really craving chocolate. I know right, like who would have figured.. you’re having a bad day and […]

Exercise
July 22, 2017

Group Training and your Fears

I’ve heard it time and time again… I want to start training in a group but I have so many fears that I don’t think I can do it.. -I’m scared that I’m going to look like an idiot because I really have no idea what I’d be doing -I don’t think I’ll be fit […]

July 19, 2017

5 Tips to a healthy mind!

There is heaps of hype at the moment going around about why it’s so important to have a healthy mind. But let us give you our top 5 reasons to why having a healthy mind is so important in keeping you feeling great and fully motivated. 1. Indulge yourself in your guilty pleasures every now […]

June 25, 2017

Encouragement Always Wins!

Everyone that works out has their own reasons for it. From taking your body to the next level, becoming the fittest you’ve ever been, a specific fitness goal, to feel better about yourself, de-stresses your day or allows you to have a glass of wine over dinner, everyone has their own reasons for fitness. But […]

June 23, 2017

Stay Healthy This Winter

Stay Healthy This Winter! So the weather has turned… that’s right it’s winter all over again, and it’s back with a vengeance feeling even colder then the last. So what are the tricks to staying healthy whilst continuing to keep your outdoor training schedule on track? Here is my top 10 points on how to […]

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June 19, 2017

10 Points to Balance your Life

So here’s the dilemma… you are totally into your fitness – you run, you gym, you’re active but your partner is just not that into it. How do you balance your life (work,fitness, family, partner, friends, social outings) so everything doesn’t just implode in your face. Here’s my 10 points on how to keep all […]

June 6, 2017

Getting Over Your Big Weekend

So it’s been a long weekend and you’ve hit the partying hard, but hang on… where did it go? Did you wake up Tuesday morning feeling a little worse for wear? If that’s how you’re feeling today then here are our top 5 tips on how to get back on track after your big boozy […]

June 1, 2017

Strengthen that Back!

Why is Strengthening Your Back So Good For You! So many people today have poor posture. From sitting at desks all day, looking at computers, looking down at your phone. Everyone one of these actions is making you round your neck, shoulders and back. Bodies were designed to be moving machines. From reaching to jumping, […]

March 29, 2017

6 Tips on how to stay in control this Easter!

Here come’s the bunny and along with it’s happy bouncing you know there is baskets full of chocolate on their way.  WATCH OUT WAISTLINE!! We dread the thought of it, knowing we are going to get showered with chocolate eggs everywhere,  however… secretly we can’t wait to eat some much loved chocolate and write it […]

February 8, 2017

Sleep Vs Technology

It’s 1:26am on a Thursday morning… your alarm is set to start buzzing in 4hours and 4mins from now… ARGHHHH why am I awake and not asleep. Why won’t my brain switch off… 2 hours from now after laying in bed frustrated and annoyed you finally get back to sleep for what seems 2 minutes […]

February 8, 2017

GOAL SETTING

How important is goal setting, what’s the purpose and can it make a difference? Goals are a great starting point! They help to provide motivation and direction to allow you to see where you are wanting to head and keep you on track throughout your journey. But can they also have a negative impact if […]

February 8, 2017

FAD WORKOUT EQUIPMENT vs PERSONAL TRAINING

We’ve all seen them on infomercials, Shake Weights/Vibrating Platforms/Toning Shoes/Vibration Belts/Thigh Masters/Ab Circles. Do these pieces of equipment (if you can even call them that) actually provide benefits to people’s lifestyles and help improve their fitness? Last year Australians spent in excess of $8 billion (Suncorp Bank Cost of Being Fit report) on all things […]

February 8, 2017

Time To Get Serious

There is nothing like getting on board and doing a fun run for a really great cause! It gets you up and training (even in the depths of dark and wet winter days), keeps you on track and helps you accomplish something that will help others… What more of a reason do you need to […]

February 7, 2017

Cashless transactions protect you from risk

Fees are automatically charged to the customers credit card, so trainers can avoid the risk, hassle and awkwardness of dealing with cash transactions. This includes processing any cancellation fees.

February 7, 2017

Trainers Rate Customers

Trainer feedback counts, too. We’re not OK with any customer behavior that endangers themselves or others, or makes trainers concerned for their own safety. Customers who violate our terms of service may lose access to the Whoosh system.

February 7, 2017

No anonymous Customers

Before training with Whoosh, customers are required to create an account with their personal and payment information —and sessions can only be requested through our secure booking system, so there’s a detailed record of every customer and every session, including automatic pinpoint of your location.

February 7, 2017

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February 7, 2017

CHOOSE YOUR TRAINER

When you search for a Whoosh trainer, you’ll see their name, photo, a short bio and current star rating. You’ll be able to select your trainer in full knowledge of who they are and their training specialties.

February 7, 2017

FULLY QUALIFIED, HIGHLY TRAINED

Whoosh trainers are fully qualified personal trainers to Australian AQF standards. They’re also subject to a rigorous induction period and regular ongoing training, to ensure they meet our strict standards.

February 7, 2017

BACKGROUND CHECKS & INSURANCE

Whoosh trainers are required to undergo a thorough screening process, which includes work , qualifications and criminal history. All trainers are fully insured and members of Fitness Australia, the health & fitness industry association.

February 7, 2017

HONEST RATINGS & ANONYMOUS FEEDBACK

After every session, we encourage you to rate your trainer, provide comments, which remain anonymous to your trainer. We use your feedback to coach our trainers to improve the Whoosh experience they deliver. Trainers work hard to keep their ratings high, and our Whoosh culture is built on strong personal accountability.

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February 7, 2017

Marathon Training Week 1

With 12 weeks to go until marathon day, my training plan was set and I was ready to go. All my training runs were loaded into my calendar, my food plan was prepared, and I was focused! I’d already been on a couple of really great runs, putting in good distances with pretty great times […]

February 7, 2017

Winter Is Here So What’s Your Plan?

It’s that time of year again where we dig out our jumpers, pants, gloves and throw on an extra pair of socks to keep our feet warm and toasty. That’s right it’s winter…. It comes around the same time every year. Yet it feels like we try to bury the feeling of winter to the […]

February 7, 2017

Sore Neck and Shoulders?

Do you have poor rounded posture and get constant pain or headaches around these areas? Human bodies were designed as fierce moving machines… lot’s and lot’s of multi-functional movement (running, jumping, leaping, bending, squatting, throwing etc) but overtime with the advancements of technology it seems that we have somewhat lost this ability to get up and get moving.

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No Ongoing Rent

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Flexible Working

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No Cold-Calls

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Quality equipment

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Automatic Payment

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February 7, 2017

Easily add payment methods

Load you credit card details into the app and have stress free payments and transactions with your Whoosh PT. No need to carry cash or worry about bank transfers etc.

February 7, 2017

Multiple locations

We understand that your life doesn’t revolve around 1 location. Easy! Set as many locations as you like that coincide with where you are at the time or where you will be in the future.

February 7, 2017

Message trainers

Once you’ve booked a session it’s easy to contact your trainer directly through the app.

February 7, 2017

Check your Booked Sessions

Book you sessions in advance and easily see your scheduled sessions directly through the Whoosh App.

February 7, 2017

Confirmation Notifications

Be easily notified when your sessions are confirmed by the requested Personal Trainer.

February 7, 2017

Quickly search high quality trainers

Type in the name of your preferred Whoosh PT or search easily for all trainers in your area at the touch of a button.

February 7, 2017

Personal Training

Allow our trainers to motivate and inspire you with a complete focus on accelerating your fitness and getting you to your desired goals. Train solo or with friends. Download our app to find and book a PT to get started today!

February 7, 2017

Group Training

Whoosh group fitness caters for all fitness levels and work schedules. Our group fitness classes are super flexible, and most importantly super fun. Make new friends, get fit and have a good laugh. Download our app to find and book your nearest Group Fitness Training sessions and get ready to enjoy super fun workouts that […]

February 7, 2017

Corporate Training

At Whoosh, we’ve seen firsthand the benefits of injecting a healthy dose of wellbeing into the workplace! Get a group of your work colleagues together and let us show you how easy it is to structure an active session into your working hours.

February 7, 2017

Running Club

Whether you already love running or you’re looking to improve your stamina, or you’ve got a specific goal in mind to run a marathon, half-marathon, fun run or hit a new personal best distance, let us guide you in how to get to the finish line safely. Find your next running club session by downloading […]

February 7, 2017

Boxing

If it’s high energy cardio fitness you’re after, boxing will make you fitter, burn heaps of calories, make you sweat lots and it’s heaps of fun! Join one of our personal or group boxing sessions and see what the fuss is all about! Download our App to find and book a boxing session now.

February 6, 2017

Boot Camp

Whether you’re preparing to get your beach body ready for that tropical island holiday, or counting down to a special occasion when you want to look and feel your very best, or you’re just looking to shake up your health and fitness routine, our seasonal boot camps are the perfect option to get you there!

February 6, 2017

Rank & Review Trainers

After every session, we encourage you to rate your trainer. You can also provide comments, which remain anonymous to your trainer. We use your feedback to coach our trainers to improve the Whoosh experience they deliver. Trainers work hard to keep their ratings high. Our Whoosh culture has no room for big ego’s and is […]

February 6, 2017

Qualified & Specialised Personal Trainers

Whoosh trainers are fully qualified personal trainers to Australian AQF standards. They‘ve worked through a rigorous induction period and receive regular ongoing training to ensure you’ll never be subjected to outdated or repetitive training methods.

February 6, 2017

No Lock In Contracts Or Hidden Fees

Problems such as lock in contracts, exorbitant fees and crowded gyms are just a few of the issues we have aimed to eliminate. Whoosh pricing is clear up-front, with no hidden fees.

February 6, 2017

GEO Location Based Services

Find trainers and training sessions in your area! Whether you’re looking to train in the city you’re visiting, or literally in your own backyard!

February 5, 2017

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August 9, 2016

When Did I Get This Big?

It’s always interesting sitting down and watching the opening segments of the Biggest Loser. No matter what country is being recorded the same words come out of nearly every contestants mouths… “I didn’t realise I was getting so big until it was too late…” I am honest and open and will admit that I have […]

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July 19, 2016

Healthy Eating

Where along the way did we get so off track and lose sight from eating and exercising a natural healthy lifestyle? From fast food, calories, saturated fats, trans fats, sugar, colour additives, preservatives, copious amounts of letters and words that can’t even be pronounced or understood to the overall dreaded word “DIET”. What has happened […]

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February 18, 2016

Whoosh blog – Welcome!

Welcome to our Whoosh blogs Finally a place for honest fitness blog contentWe know that sometimes it can be hard to find real honest articles to read and fresh recipe inspiration.  We want to make your life easier.  You will find all our fitness, wellbeing and food blogs all in one place.  Welcome to our […]

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