Inflammation, The Cortisol Cycle And Its Contribution To Weight Gain

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Inflammation, The Cortisol Cycle And Its Contribution To Weight Gain

Inflammation and cortisol play massive roles in contributing to weight gain. Both are reactions that occur within the body in response to certain triggers. These triggers are caused when the body perceives that there is a threat or stress. We can avoid these outcomes and ensure optimum health and body composition by making certain lifestyle choices.

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Outdoor Activities

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Outdoor Activities

With warmer weather on its way, now is the perfect time to get out and explore Melbourne, so we’ve put together a list of our favourite spots for an outdoor workout. We’re not saying ditch the gym but a change of scenery and some vitamin D could be just what you need to boost your workout routine this summer!

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Meet our Trainer Zana

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Meet our Trainer Zana

Zana, also known as A to Z PT, is a force of positive vibes and energy at Ascot Fitness. Her dedication to her clients and passion for the fitness industry are some of the qualities that make her a fantastic personal trainer. We picked her brain about some stuff.

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Meet our Trainer Giulian

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Meet our Trainer Giulian

You may have seen Giulian around the Ascot Fitness studio. He’s the tall one, known around the traps as the guy who’s always busy and late for team meetings. Whether you’ve met him or yet to have the pleasure, get to know him better in this interview.

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Getting to know the Life Athlete

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Getting to know the Life Athlete

If you’ve been to Ascot Fitness, you’re more than likely to have run into Marcus White. The talented trainer is hard to miss with his vibrant personality and charm. We decided to get to know him a little better…

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Periodisation Of A Training Program

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Periodisation Of A Training Program

High intensity training can not be achieved year round, and training for a sport that requires multiple fitness components can't all be trained at once. Therefore periodisation is required to help achieve best results and peak performance.

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Why The Modern World Is Breaking Your Back (Literally)

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Why The Modern World Is Breaking Your Back (Literally)

Have you ever wondered why you get back pain?? Or pain in the knee, hip, ankle or even headaches! Are a physically active person, training most days of the week and still  experience one of the theses pains. You pay countless dollars to Chiropractors, Physical Therapists and other medical doctors and still the problem isn’t solved. The next day you wake up in pain and you are back to square one. Have you ever thought why this happens?

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Mental strength in training.

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Mental strength in training.

How much of a role does your mind play in your training?
Many people don’t realise how often we talk to ourselves, constantly working through our own issues, making day-to-day decisions. One thing I have learnt over the years, is that hard training can take us to our most vulnerable points, we second guess ourselves, we panic, we give up.  -> Read More

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