FitEx 2015 Conference Highlights

on Monday, 07 December 2015. Posted in Motivation, Wellbeing, News

In this video I share with you my top highlights from my time at NZ's premier fitness and wellbeing conference "FitEx 2015".

I believe in life long learning. Here I share my own personal takeaways with you to help keep you up to date.

I hope that some of these tips that help you boost your own health and happiness! 


In a nutshell

  • Create a healthy lifestyle by anchoring new habits with tactile reminders to keep you on track
  • Be incredibly aware of the effects of long term stress and rather than treating the just the symptoms, treat the cause! 
  • You body is desgined to move, keep yourself feeling great by moving and mobilising yourself. One of the best ways to do that is via play!
  • When thinking about making a dietary change, ask yourself what you would feel most comfortable with and make that adjustment (without a deprivation mentality or feeling as though someone has told you what you MUST do.)
  • Take great care with HIIT (high intensity interval training) not to overdo it as it can be more detrimental than beneficial - this links back to stress again and the importance of recovery and regeneration.
  • Most of all, be the BEST YOU, you can be!

Here are some of the relevant links I mention in the video..

For more on adrenal fatigue see Sunshine Coast based Dave Liow of Kaizen Institute of Health and their Food Sensitivity Testing website.

Check out OD on movement's 10 mobiliser exercise videos (these are all free). OD demonstrates these essential mobilisers to help alleviate pain and create freedom of movement throughout the body.

Ian is based in Noosa This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Gareth is based in Melbourne This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

John Polley (JP) is also a movement expert on movement, play and connection. His team are doing great stuff over in Perth at Be Free

Candy Wegener (pronounced Sandy) – is a nutrition coach based in Golden Bay, NZ. Check out her inspiration on facebook.

Andrew Chadwick who is based in Melbourne, spoke on the importance of rest, recovery and regeneration highly recommended two excellent videos, Fit in 6 minutes a week and Movement Heals.

I also had the privilege to attend outstanding business sessions with the likes of ever-inspiring Broni McSweeney of Catch Fitness and ever-humble Dr Bill Sukala.

As always, it was a fabulous opportunity to re-connect with incredible fitness professionals from around the globe and to be re-inspired that together we truly can change the world.

If you are a fitness and wellness professional (or you want to be) believe in yourself and keep going, you have a huge legacy to leave in this world!


Please leave a comment below... What are your best tips to share?

Or if you attended the conference what was you favourite takeaway? 

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