Why Gyms Have Shifted The Focus To Wellness & Recovery

You know what they say – exercise is medicine. So then, if exercise is an endorphin-loaded natural remedy, then recovery is the means to embracing all the great benefits from that medicine. Recovery has been a buzz word in the health and fitness industry gaining more and more prevalence over the las...


How To Overcome Self-Imposed Barriers To Exercise

“I wish I could drop my body off at the gym and pick it up when it’s ready.” If you can relate to this quote, then you have a common mindset. If working out was easy, it wouldn’t have “work” in the name, right? There is a reason why even frequent gym goers cringe at the sound of doing burpees- becau...


Recognising a Local Hero

What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘Hero’? A stereotypical answer that your 10-year-old self would have agreed with would be Superman, but nowadays it’s easier to spot super qualities in everyday people. An attribute we could recognize in an everyday hero is the compassionate desire to h...


More Mental Than Physical: A New Era of Fitness

After 12 weeks apart, the reunion between gym’s and their members have been a special one. You can feel the positive vibrations of energy in the air. Gym goers are seeing familiar faces, keeping their social distance, wiping down equipment after use, and openly talking about the similar struggles we...


Keeping Fit at Home

 As social distancing and self-isolating are becoming common, and we are no longer able to offer our members our clubs to train in, we’ve been coming up with ways to help Novocastrians stay fit and healthy at home. From virtual workouts to making the most out of your home environment, here’s how the...