Our Health Club Memberships are the easiest way to integrate across our Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Exercise Physiology & Personal Training services and access to our world-class gym and group classes! When you become a member you even get personally assigned a Mindset Coach, who is there to help plan and coordinate your health and fitness routine, so you can achieve any goal you can set your mind to! So what’s the difference between a membership and standard care?
- Standard care can equal someone having an issue and having that one thing addressed. This can work well if the person is regularly active, eating well and does not have any chronic health or medical conditions. But oftentimes that isn’t the case and is why practices that operate in silos don’t work in helping people get long term outcomes.
- Our Membership Program allows for you to get the regular exercise that you need, and we offer it at all levels. You’ll also get access to discounted sessions to see the right health professional that can help you at the right time. These professionals will work together seamlessly to ensure you have the best care and experience possible. We also host health-related events and nutrition courses that present you with the latest health information by leaders in the industry – this improves your health literary. And makes you feel part of a healthy community.
- We’re a results-based business. Missing appointments can disrupt your progress and final outcome and we’re only in this business to help you get the result you want to achieve.
- We have really busy practitioners, so there is a good chance someone else really wanted to book the time we put aside for you.
- It should deter you from re-booking if you can’t keep appointments. We don’t want you wasting your money on sporadic treatment and cancellation fees. If life is too busy right now and you can’t stick to our rehab plan, maybe it is better to try another time where we can deliver the FIX we’ve promised you.
- Lack of motivation or excitement to exercise
- A busy schedule prevents you from exercising
- Feeling sore from previous workouts
- Understand and implement the WHO recommendations of physical activity
Current guidelines on physical activity for Australian adults are:
- 2.5-5 hours per week of moderate-intensity exercise
- 1.25-2.5 hours per week of vigorous-intensity exercise
- Or a combination equivalent to the above
- At least 2 days of strength training
- Activity on all days
- Sit less and move more!
By using these recommendations as a guideline to build your training schedule, you’ll easily hit your activity goals. Achieving the recommended activity guidelines will enable you to live a long & healthy lifestyle.
- Find an exercise that you love!
If you’re going to be exercising for over 7 hours a week, it better be something that you enjoy doing otherwise you’re not going to do it! Finding movement that you enjoy is half the battle and requires some trial and error. By being a Health Club Member, you have a variety of group classes available to you, so you can easily trial different types of exercises. Your Health Mentor can also guide you to work out what sort of movement your body enjoys. Our only recommendation is to make sure there is an element of strength training in your routine to hit that WHO recommendation!
- Don’t go from 0-100 too quickly. Take your time and build up your exercise regime!
When you’re commencing an exercise program, we recommend utilising an exercise professional to help plan your training loads to maintain your motivation and prevent injury. This could initially look like: 1 PT session and a couple of group classes or independent training sessions each week.
Then once you start to feel comfortable, start to incorporate more classes or training sessions gradually. Try adding 1 extra workout in each week over a month to get up to 5 exercise sessions. When you’re at this stage of exercising, it’s important to balance your training loads to avoid injury and severe muscle soreness. A balanced exercise regime can look like 3x intense sessions (e.g. strength class, HIIT, long run) and 2x restorative sessions (e.g. pilates, yoga, bush walks). As your fitness levels increase you can include more intense sessions as long as your recovery is on point!
- Prioritise your recovery!
Your recovery post-exercise is just as important as your actual training session. By recovering effectively, you’ll be able to consistently train every day without severe muscle soreness or injury getting in the way! If you’re participating in group classes, we always recommend staying for the cool down component of the class to calm down your breathing and stretch out your muscles before going about your busy day.
Sleep, nutrition and stress are also things that can impact your exercise recovery. We recommended working with a Dietitian and your Mentor for advice on how to manage these factors to improve your performance and achieve your goals!We hope you found this blog helpful in guiding you to achieve your 2022 goals. Feel free to chat about this with your Mentor and any of our team members. See you in the gym soon!
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If you love your free trial experience (we know you will😉), then you can sign up for a Health Club Membership and utilise all of the perks in our program to achieve your health and fitness goals. Here’s what we offer to our valued members:
Our Health Club Memberships are not your average gym membership. We understand that you’re an individual and that a ‘cookie cutter’ approach to health and fitness is ineffective in helping individuals achieve long-lasting health outcomes. That’s why our Health Club in North Sydney is designed to be a supportive & comfortable environment for all people to come and work on achieving their long-term health goals, no matter what levels of fitness.
From $65/week you can access
- Unlimited group fitness classes. Including foundations of fitness, muscle and strength, pilates, yoga and athletic performer.
- Virtual fitness classes
- World class gym facilities
- Health Mentoring sessions with one our our experienced mentors
- Nutrition courses led by our dietitians – Currently we are learning about Gut Health!
- Community events and initiatives to meet like-minded individuals.
- Upgrade your membership for discounted sessions with our physiotherapists, dietitians, exercise physiologists and personal trainers!
For limited time only, we are giving all new members a free health mentoring session! This session is valued at $130 and will set you up with an achievable plan to achieve your health and fitness goals.
Fill in the form below for one of our friendly team members will reach out to help you get started today!
As of December 15th, the NSW government has eased restrictions for our community to return to our ‘new normal. Here is a summary of main changes that impact your sessions at Healthfix:
Other ways the Healthfix team are keeping you safe, include:
If you have any questions, concerns or comments surrounding our Covid Policies and procedures. Please give our team a call on 02 8065 0446 and we would be more than happy to discuss.
In our brand new Gut Health Diet Course, you can expect to walk away with improved knowledge around dietary fibre, prebiotics, probiotics, resistant starch and so much more. You will not only learn the knowledge and practical tips from our Healthfix dietitians but also an array of delicious recipes specifically chosen to nourish your own microbiome (and that of your friends and family!)
Interested in joining us for the journey into your gut health? Here’s the logistics:
- Course starts Wednesday 13th of October and goes for 7 weeks.
- Classes are held via zoom on Wednesdays at 12:30PM and Sundays at 5:15PM
- Classes are recorded and dietitian approved recipes are sent out to you every week!
- Join our Facebook community with your fellow course participants and support each other through this journey.
- Classes are designed to keep things engaging, by cooking dietitian approved recipes as a group while learning about all things gut health!
- This course is included in all Health Club Memberships or you can access the course for $275
Fill in the form below to sign up and we look forward to sharing our knowledge with you all this October!
Jordan Kain – Your DietitianMeet Jordan!
Jordan is one of our Dietitians and Nutritionists in North Sydney, passionate about utilising food and nutrition to enhance her client’s health and wellbeing.
It is Jordan’s core belief that nutrition is incredibly personal, therefore she utilises an individualised approach with each and every client that she sees. Jordan strives to guide, educate and empower her clients toward a place where they feel happier and healthier, confident in their own food choices and are progressing toward the best versions of themselves that they can be. “Love the food you eat. Live the life you love” is Jordan’s mission, striving to reduce the uncertainty around dietary science, and bring the JOY back to food, cooking and nutrition.
Jordan studied Exercise and Sport Science and holds a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney. She has been practicing dietetics in the private space in Sydney since the completion of her degree. Jordan prides herself on continuously learning and keeping up to date with the latest nutrition research through professional development opportunities.
Jordan is an enthusiastic “home chef”, constantly experimenting to create new, delicious recipes for her clients (and family!) or working to optimise the nutrition of other’s recipes. If not in the kitchen or working with clients, Jordan can usually be found walking with her fiancé and beautiful Baby boy, Cooper, alongside one of Sydney’s beautiful beaches or harbours.
Jordan has worked successfully with a wide variety of clients with a broad scope of chronic conditions and health goals in her career. Jordan’s specific passion lies in working with her clients to reach their nutrition-related goals whilst improving their relationship with food. She has found that this combination approach, encompassing mindset and physical healthy changes, elicits long-term, sustainable results. Finally, having previously worked extensively in a DEXA clinic, Jordan has also had significant experience assisting individuals to reach body composition-related goals through dietary change.
Why Women’s Health?
Jordan completed her Master’s of Nutrition & Dietetics in 2018 at The University of Sydney where her foundational knowledge of utilising diet to support and improve women’s heath originated. She since has gained extensive clinical experience working with females throughout the lifespan and in a wide range of areas including child & adolescent health; sports nutrition and athletes; pre-conception, pregnancy and post-partum nutrition including gestational diabetes; weight management; hormonal and autoimmune-related conditions; women’s cancer; menopause and older women’s health.
In her practice, Jordan sees each and every client as unique and thus prioritises the individualisation of recommendations and dietary strategies in order to best support her clients. Jordan believes that optimal health and wellbeing is inexplicably linked to good quality food and nutrition and that improving one’s nutrition has profound effects on treating, managing and preventing diet-related health conditions and diseases.
Alongside her clinical practice, Jordan enjoys unleashing her creative side in the kitchen, creating new recipes and ‘healthifying’ classic ones. She believes that discovering fun and an interest in food preparation and cooking is a much more enjoyable and sustainable way to optimise the nutrition of one’s self and their families for life.
Jordan holds a strong value that nutrition and dietetics is one part of the holistic process to enhance client’s health and wellbeing. She shares this ethos with Healthfix and their approach to client success through an integrated health approach.
- Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD)
- Current membership with the Dietetics Association of Australia (DAA)
- Dietitian’s Unite Conference (2021)
- 3-day Lifestyle Medicine Conference (2020)
- First Aid and CPR Accreditation (2019)
- Mental Health First Aid Accreditation (2019)
- Working With Children Check (2019)
- ANZAED 2-day Workshop on Management and Dietetic Treatment of Eating Disorders (2019)
- ‘Talking to Parents About Weight’ Course for Health Professionals (2019)
- Dietitians Unite Conference Volunteer (2019)
- Go4Fun 2-day Health Coaching Course (Theory and Exercise Training) (2018)
- Child Protection Training Course, Sydney (2018)
- Cultural Orientation Certificate for Health Professionals, Broken Hill (2018)
Interested in booking in to see Jordan? Click book now to start your journey today!Want to meet the rest of our Womens Health Team? Check out their profiles here:
Amy Yeoland – Your Personal Trainer & Pilates InstructorMeet Amy!
Amy is an enthusiastic, energetic certificate 4 Personal Trainer, with 10 years of coaching experience. Amy has completed her Bachelor of Exercise Sports Science at ACU and has a passion for health promotion and helping her clients to reach their personal best. Amy’s passion for working with women commenced at the early age of 16, where she coached various girls sports teams in her favourite sports, waterpolo and netball. This passion motivated Amy to continue working with women when studying nursing at Notre Dame University and in teaching mums n bubs swimming classes.
Amy has been apart of the Healthfix team for the past 5 years and her clients appreciate her friendly and supportive nature that motivates them to perform at their best. Amy enjoys working with clients of all backgrounds, but in particular she finds working with women of all ages and stages in life to unleash their greatest potential through fitness, the most rewarding.
Amy is a dedicated athlete, training in a combination of strength training, Pilates, sprinting and netball. She finds that Pilates is the perfect exercise routine to complement both her athletic performance and strength goals. This fondness of pilates has led Amy to become a qualified Pilates instructor and she is currently the Lead Pilates Instructor at Healthfix. Amy encourages everyone to include pilates in their weekly exercise plan, as the principles of pilates supports all types exercise and even helps us move freely and comfortably in everyday movements like bending, walking and stretching.
Why Women’s Health?
Due to her varied life experiences in healthcare and fitness, Amy has always had a fascination with the sheer power that women’s bodies have. She prides herself on being able to utilise her studies in body mechanics and anatomy and physiology to create training approaches that are specific to women in any stage of life. As a woman, Amy has the natural sense of empathy and relatability when it comes to the challenges that women face with exercise and self confidence, and has therefore dedicated her career to working with individuals on building healthy relationships with exercise and strong sense of self. Amy truly believes that tailored exercise and the right type of motivational coaching can give any woman the tool kit to set themselves up for long-term, self-sustaining success.
Amy’ s chosen to work at Healthfix due to our holistic approach to health. “Not having a one size fits all mentality, understanding the need for individualised plans for people and most of all looking at long term solutions! Knowing other clinics where you would see clients coming back again and again without any real direction or end point to their treatment, it is a relief that Healthfix is discharged focused & inspiring to work in a space were clients needs are met, wanting them to be ‘fixed’ & out the door long term.”
This year, Amy has become an integral part of our Women’s Health team. Working with our physiotherapists and dietitians to develop a well-rounded integrated women’s health service for our community. In particular, Amy has led the development of our new Antenatal and Post-Natal Pilates classes. Our Antenatal Pilates classes have been developed to allow you to continue to exercise through the entirety of your pregnancy, even if you’re a beginner! And our Post-Natal Pilates classes are designed for mothers to get back into exercise, in a safe and supported way. Our women’s health physiotherapists highly recommend giving one our pregnancy or post-natal classes a try if you’re expecting or a new mum, they are truly fantastic!
Amy’s Qualifications, Areas of Expertise and Interests
- B. Exercise Sports Science
- Certificate III in Fitness
- Certificate IV in Fitness
- Programming For Pregnancy- Polestar Pilates Course
- Training prescription and recover to optimise your menstrual cycle
- Female adolescent training specific to minimise sport participation drop off’s. Managing growth spurts, puberty, motor control and physiological changes that affect movement & exercise
- Exercise Prescription specific for when TTC, Pregnancy & Post Natal
- Optimising training prescription for specific physiological & hormonal changes in relation to menopause
- Promoting positive body image and healthy relationships with exercise