BodyPlan Blog

Home Game 1

At BodyPlan we are excited to see the first round of the 2017 NRL season tomorrow (2nd March). To celebrate we are having a prize draw where you can be in the running to win two tickets to the Brisbane Broncos’ first home game of season, the always impressive...

Beating the Plateau Part 1: Metabolism

We hear so many stories about people who have been to professionals or trainers and start off by getting amazing results…to only have them attenuate with time causing them to drop out, quit or just give up. Sound familiar? What would you do if I told you that you...

Eating Salad and Not Getting Results?

So many of our clients start with us and tell us they are really good eaters.  They eat fresh salad or veggies with most meals every day.  Our response is ‘great, you have a head start!’ When they finish working with us however, they realise that there is SO much more...

Don’t Take Your Body Composition Test Standing Up

“Body Composition Testing” is a phrase that is being overused and grossly misunderstood across the health and fitness industry. Even when you choose a gold standard test, the different methods of application can still yield differing results. DEXA Body Composition...

Rediscovered Classics: Cauliflower

The humble cauliflower has been rediscovered in all its versatile glory - steamed, roasted, stir-fried, grilled - you name it the cauliflower can (and will) handle it. Aside from its versatility it offers a whole host of nutritional benefits as well. Cauliflower...

Wholemeal Banana Pancakes

Welcome the weekend (and the cooler weather) with Wholemeal Banana Pancakes! Wholemeal Banana Pancakes: Serves 4 (1 serve is 3 pancakes). Ingredients: • 2 large bananas. • 1 ½ cups wholemeal self-raising flour (try buckwheat flour if wanting gluten free). • 1 ½ cups...

Why Work With an Exercise Physiologist?

Before I developed BodyPlan, I asked myself the same question. Are they a personal trainer….NO… but they can work with them. Are they a physiotherapist…NO…but they can work with them. An accredited exercise physiologist (EP) is an Allied Health professional who...