“FINDING THE RIGHT HOME” – KEIRA

Between sets during Volumize sessions she can be found getting her eagle on, and post workout in her element socialising in the Fuel Bar area. But there is no denying the work, consistency and commitment that Keira has demonstrated since joining the GRIPT community...

TAKE THE CHALLENGE WITH BESSEL SLEIMAN

We caught up with Bessel Sleiman who is another personal training client of Tyler Smith's who took on the challenge of getting himself in the best shape of his life.   What was your original motivation to get started with Tyler? I’m a goal driven person,...

“VOLUMIZE CHANGED MY LIFE” WITH SARAH GATES

I came to (aka crashed) the GRIPT Christmas party in 2016 with my friends who were members there. I was unhappy with my current training routine and they told me how great GRIPT was, so I spoke to Drew that night and arranged to come in for a free Energize trial. I...

GET TO KNOW KIM

We're sitting down with the newest member of the GRIPT Team, Kim Leggett to go behind the scenes of the quiet but hard working coach.   Where did you grow up?  On a little island called Penang in Malaysia! Miles away! Growing up what did you want to be? I...

MEET THE CLIENT – ADAM

GRIPT Coach Tyler Smith recently finished a 3 month training phase with his personal training client Adam Beagley. Over the course of the 3 months Adam lost 11kgs, but more importantly learned some valuable lessons surrounding his health that he will be able to...

WHY SELF COMPASSION IS NECESSARY FOR PROGRESS

It’s time to give yourself a mental break and show yourself some love and support for the work you put in everyday. What is we told you that some seemingly simple self-compassion was the key to achieving your goals?

MEET THE TRAINER – DANIEL

Born and raised 100 metres away from the South Yarra studio, to a South African Father and Sri Lankan Mother. Daniel Mogoai has observed the transformation of the area over the last 20 years, including the establishment of GRIPT in 2014.   Daniel has officially...

PROGRESS & PREGNANCY

On the come back trail from delivering a healthy baby boy, we sat down with Personal Training client Emily Smith to discuss pregnancy, progress and getting back on track. What did training look like during pregnancy? My training goal has aways been to build on my...

MEET THE CLIENT – JOE KURDYLA

Joe Kurdyla is the Owner/Operator of Kings Domain, Prahran. He has just finished a 12 Week Training & Nutrition Program with GRIPT Coach Nic McWilliams. We caught up to him prior to him flying out to Vegas for a holiday. Q1. You've just come off a 12 Week Program...

SHORT TERM THINKING

7 DAY DETOX TO KICKSTART YOUR HEALTH LOSE 10KG'S IN 28 DAYS TRANSFORM YOUR BODY IN 8 WEEKS TURN YOUR LIFE AROUND IN 10 WEEKS...   The above might sound familiar because social feeds, magazine covers and newspapers are all covered in short term promises selling...

MEET THE TRAINER – LIV

AGE: 24 LIVE: SOUTH YARRA ORIGINALLY FROM: PERTH, WA WHAT BROUGHT YOU TO MELBOURNE: THE BIG CITY LIGHTS YOUR FIRST JOB: PROPERTY MANAGER IN RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE CURRENTLY LISTENING TO: 6LACK OR ANY R'N'B CURRENTLY WATCHING: THE OC SEASON 2 FAVOURITE MOVIE: HE'S...

BEAT THE WINTER BLUES

Waking up in a dark room, with the alarm blaring, and a chill on the shoulder from where the doona has come down overnight, makes getting out of bed at 5:30am seem more difficult, and hitting snooze, pulling the doona up and rolling over to get another hour of sleep...

BREAKING DOWN THE BARRIERS

GRIPT was established in 2014 out of the frustration Jack was having in the fitness industry. With commercial gyms having a low level of care towards their clients' training, safety and results, and Personal Trainers treating...

MEET THE CLIENT – MOLLY

I joined GRIPT in August 2016. When I first walked into the studio I weighed 105kg and struggled to perform a single body weight squat, let alone a set of lunges! I was embarrassed by how I looked, paralysed by my lack of confidence and mentally fatigued by an...

GLUTAMINE

IMPROVE GUT HEALTH & NUTRIENT ABSORPTION Glutamine is the most common amino acid found in your muscle tissue and can assist with muscle repair and immune recovery due to having a positive effect on the body’s nitrogen levels. Glutamine is the main substrate...

MEET THE CLIENT – HANNAH

Prior to coming to GRIPT I had begun to feel frustrated and stagnant with my training regime having become like so many before, just a membership payment. I heard about GRIPT through a close friend who absolutely raved about the classes, so thought why not give it a...

CREATINE

INCREASE STRENGTH & TRAINING VOLUME Creatine is one of the most researched nutritional supplements on the market used by gym members and athletes alike. Creatine Monohydrate can help users gain strength and increase muscle volume, through creatine’s role in...

BRANCH CHAIN AMINO ACIDS

Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAA’s) are predominantly the three amino acids (building blocks of protein) L Leucine, L Isoleucine, L Valine. BCAA’s have long been studied, showing benefits in reduce muscle soreness, preventing muscle breakdown and...