10 Reasons Why There Are No Quick Fixes In Health And Fitness.


Curls in the squat rack, endless weeks of HIIT, fasted training, skinny teas….⁠

There are no quick fixes and there is no one exercise that will help you look better in the mirror, have more confidence and energy, sleep better and deal with what life throws at you.⁠

In 2002, Greg Glassman wrote his seminal piece, What Is Fitness? , in which he laid out the building blocks for his version of a common topic.

Our approach to health and fitness follows very similar lines. The ability to cope with life for next 20-50 years comes from a balance of many factors, including the 10 below:⁠

Cardiovascular/respiratory endurance –

The ability of body systems to gather, process, and deliver oxygen. 

Stamina –

The ability of body systems to process, deliver, store, and utilize energy.

Strength –

The ability of a muscular unit, or combination of muscular units, to apply force.

Flexibility –

the ability to maximize the range of motion at a given joint.

Power –

The ability of a muscular unit, or combination of muscular units, to apply maximum force in minimum time.

Speed –

The ability to minimize the time cycle of a repeated movement.

Coordination –

The ability to combine several distinct movement patterns into a singular distinct movement.

Agility –

The ability to minimize transition time from one movement pattern to another.

Balance –

The ability to control the placement of the bodies centre of gravity in relation to its support base.

Accuracy –

The ability to control movement in a given direction or at a given intensity.


You may be able to become efficient in one of these over a short period of time, but achieving all-round health and wellness is going to see you need to apply yourself to all of these over a longer period of time.

Our most successful clients are the ones who’ve committed 12 months plus to achieving their health and fitness goals.

If someone tells you their way is the only way, they’re trying to sell you something. When we meet a new client for the first time, we discuss their goals and aspirations and prescribe an individualised solution that matches their desired outcome.


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