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…

Go Queensland Firebirds – the Fitter Futures Community is Behind YOU!

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We are so honoured to have hosted the Queensland Firebirds for training throughout their pre-season training! They have put so much hard work, preparation and training in and they are looking STRONG for the upcoming Suncorp Super Netball competition. GO FIREBIRDS, the Fitter Futures community are 100% behind you!!

Celebrating the Wins!

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Hi it’s Sam Mathers & I just wanted to share some AMAZING good news stories this week. Tune in to hear these 3 amazing stories and how Fitter Futures is impacting lives and making a difference. Hearing feedback like this is what motivates us to do what we do, as all the coaches really put…

Queensland Firebirds Training at Fitter Futures

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When the Queensland Firebirds train in your facility and the athletes and coaching team tell you THEY LOVE 😍 IT we can’t help but feel proud of what we have created. We had the pleasure and honour of hosting the Firebirds for training this past week at Fitter Futures. They were inspired and motivated by our world class facility…

Why kids and teens should exercise before school

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Sam Mathers, Founder of Fitter Futures explains the benefits of exercise on the brain and learning, and why kids & teens should exercise before school.

If you’re over 40 you should be doing strength training regularly. Here’s Why.

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We all know that exercise is important to maintain our overall health. As we age, however, physical fitness can easily be put on the back burner as our priorities shift with family life and work. If your exercise routine doesn’t already incorporate strength training, then we recommend you get started because there are many benefits…

Fun Fitness Activities To Do as a Family

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Thanks to Brisbane’s great weather and active culture, our city is packed with events that focus on fitness. Throughout the entire year, you can find fun activities to take part in as a family that will get you and your loved ones moving. Not only is participating in these events fun and physically rewarding, but…

Focusing on Healthy Behaviours is the Key to Good Health

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In many people’s minds, being healthy is linked with being a certain weight or seeing a specific number on the scales.  If you are a professional jockey or an athlete competing in a weight division, then achieving a number on the scales may be a necessity.  For the average person, however, a mindset of “I…

How labelling kids as “non sporty” can negatively impact them

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PLEASE do not let your child or teenager hear you describe them as “not a sporty kid”. In my experience, kids/teens identifying themselves as being “not sporty” or “not a sporty kid” often goes hand-in-hand with a lack of self-confidence and self-esteem particularly with regards to physical capability, limiting beliefs about what they can do,…

Goal Setting Versus Resolutions

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We have all done the New Year’s resolution dance. We swear that this year will be different, that we will stay resolute and lose weight, exercise more, or learn a new skill. We give it a red hot go for about a week or two, but without fail we gradually lose motivation and by the…