Why Women Need Strength Training

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If you are a female in your 30’s, 40’s, 50’s or 60’s you need to be doing strength training! In this video I explain why, and how. It’s a fact that past the age of 30 women start to lose lean muscle, strength, bone density, and our ability to produce power. It’s not easy to...

Help! My child does not enjoy team sport.

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Sport is deeply entrenched in Australian culture.  There is no shortage of choice for our youth to participate in team sports.  Team sports make up the vast majority of sporting programs at schools, and outside school (club sport). So what if your child doesn’t like sport?  Especially team sports? We have a LOT of parents...

Sonja’s Story

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Training at Fitter Futures with such qualified and amazing coaches has changed my life.   Before I started at Fitter Futures I was... I have been training at Fitter Futures since November 2020.  Before I started at Fitter Futures I was coming out of a long time doing zoom workouts at home and felt I needed...

Juana’s Story

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I have hope for my future and that is so powerful.   Before I started at Fitter Futures I was... Struggling and in pain.  I felt I’d done things to help myself and had a different PT and did Pilates but I trained within my comfort zone and so often if I pushed myself, I’d pay...

Fitter Futures & Swimming Queensland: Athletic Development Program

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Swimming Queensland is partnering with Fitter Futures to deliver an Athlete Development Program (ADP) to deliver strength & conditioning support to athletes identified by Swimming Queensland. The goal of the program is to develop the general athleticism of youth athletes based on long term athletic development. By providing ADP Athletes (and their coaches) with access...
6-Week Challenge

3 Reasons Why “6-Week Challenges” Won’t Give You Long Term Results

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It’s that time of year again. Resolutions are being made and millions of people around the world are thinking the same thing: This will be the year that I get my dream body. In January, 6-week challenges skyrocket. Everyone wants their ideal body and they want it fast. Gyms are all too happy to help, promoting…

Moody teenagers – how movement helps

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Got a MOODY TEENAGER? Let me share a small win with you … how getting her to move improved her mood. They say pick your battles … so this time I chose to stand my ground and I’m glad I did. Our teenager is less than impressed with the menu of a cafe we go…

Do you have a 12 year old girl or boy who has given up on sport?

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At Fitter Futures we work with many girls who are feeling anxious, insecure, and low in confidence about themselves, their bodies and their physical capability. Some have dropped out of sport. Others have never liked sport or exercise generally. Sam Mathers, Founder of Fitter Futures, talks about why parents are enrolling their teenage girls (and…

Happy 4th Birthday Fitter Futures!!

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So much has happened in 4 years … so much progress has been made … from humble beginnings renting floor space by the hour with 14 kids in our program … to what we now have at Indooroopilly, Brisbane with a world class facility, constantly growing member base of kids, teens and adults, and Olympians…

Teenage girls and exercise – how Fitter Futures is helping girls build confidence and motivation

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At Fitter Futures we work with many girls who are feeling anxious, insecure, and low in confidence about themselves, their bodies and their physical capability. Some have dropped out of sport. Others have never liked sport or exercise generally. Sam Mathers, Founder of Fitter Futures, talks about why parents are enrolling their teenage girls (and…