• Making Strides

MONTHLY MISCHIEF - APRIL EDITION

Happy and excited to celebrate Easter we were all looking forward to a long weekend. and then the COVID cases emerged in Brisbane sending some of the SE QLD area into a snap lockdown. Times like these we are so very happy to be a part of a community like this one, everyone cooperated, did what was necessary including wearing masks for xta further 2-weeks and beat the spread. Allowing us to still enjoy Easter celebrations and continue attending exercise sessions. So, THANK YOU all for your cooperation during yet another unpredictable turn of events.


WHATS ON AT MAKING STRIDES

No, we are not having a boat party. But we are this excited about the events we have coming up in the next few weeks.

  • PCSRF Gala fundraising ball - May 15th - currently - Sold Out Event

  • Gold Coast Marathon - July 3/4th - some of our crew are pledging to run either the full, half or 10km run to help raise awareness with PCSRF. If you too want to run/push/ride with us please get in contact

  • Heleena is getting married may 15th and Jess is due to have her baby at the end of the month!!!!!

You may have seen our 2021 service agreement pop into your inbox. This Service agreement is to ensure everyone is up to date with our T&C's and to help ensure complete transparency. Please read, sign and return this form at your earliest convenience. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact info@makingstrides.com.au

JESS IS HAVING A BABY!

It is time for our amazing Practice Manager to take on a new role and leave us for a little bit. Jess has always thrived at everything she puts her mind to, pregnancy being no exception. We know she will be a natural Mum and we wish her all the best. She will be missed immensely until she returns to us when she is ready. Her last day will be Friday May 30th.

NEW FACES

As our team grows we grow, we are proud to be a collaborative team with a large variety of experience and expertise. All with the same passion and love for this community. Next time you are in be sure to catch up with the few new faces around - Ebonie, our EP assistant extraordinaire and Georgia Carter an Accredited EP.

TEN WEEK CHALLENGE

The first ten-week challenge of 2021 is off to a flying start, you may see a little more excitement in the gym of a Monday afternoon when we hold the group exercise class. If you want to join in on the fun, please contact us. You can participate in the group session without joining the 10-week challenge.

We are pleased to have partnered with MASLOW to deliver the home program portion of the challenge, if you are interested in finding out more about Maslow check out their website!

ANZAC DAY + LABOUR DAY LONG WEEKENDS

This year Anzac Day falls on a Sunday, in lieu of this day there was a public holiday on Monday the 26th. We hope the weekend allowed you time to pay your respects and remember the soldiers past and present. Closely following this we also have the Labour Day long weekend, falling on Monday the 3rd June, time for everyone to enjoy some R&R.



BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION (BFR)

Blood Flow Restriction training is used to partially restrict the return of arterial blood flow from skeletal musculature, this creates an environment in the muscles that increases the metabolic response with the use of a low mechanical load (20% 1RM). The light loads mean participants won’t be exposed to the heavy strain on joints and muscles that often require heavy loading for musculoskeletal adaptations. To find out more or to see if BRF is suitable for you - please talk with your trainer next time you are in!!



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