20 Minute Interval Training

A great way to burn body fat is to incorporate resistance training, good nutrition and interval training into your weekly routine. See Lose Body Fat. I know that our fat loss clients get the best results when they do their ‘homework’. We generally see our clients 2 to 3 times a week. We will do…


quit sugar

These are very wise words on sugar from Josie Andrici (PT and Innervate Trainer). Josie is a fully qualified naturopath as well as being a kick ass Personal Trainer. You have not “quit sugar” by replacing with it other alternatives including: Agave syrup – sweeter than sugar and high fructose – yup that sounds great,…


how to plank correctly

Here’s a picture of this mornings Coogee group session. I am showing the guys how to plank correctly. Lenka’s chin should be tucked just a little bit more in this picture. When doing a plank or a push up imagine you have a rod on your back like this. There should be three points of…


shut up your inner sabateur or sneaky motherfucker

Shut up your inner saboteur AKA your ‘SNEAKY MO FO’ and move your ass regularly! I was going through some old files recently from a personal training mentoring business I used to run with another personal trainer. One of the sessions I used to cover with our apprentice personal trainers was ‘How to deal with…


energy is infectious

Don’t let angry, aggressive and negative hounds upset your mood. I walk my black Lab Leroy Brown every morning and afternoon. On these walks if Leroy sees a dog that he doesn’t ‘like’ he will sense the energy from over 5m away. He will pull his lead and move out of the dog’s path in…


what i would tell the girl in the red tank top

Lisa Brown Personal Trainer tells us what advice she would give her 20-year-old self My Dad is here in Sydney at the moment visiting me from the UK. He carries a picture of me in his wallet. It is the picture above. I am around 20 years old. Check out the long brown hair!!!!! I…


my dad and the Dalai Lama

I love to read inspirational quotes and I love to share them on my Facebook Page and here on my Jibber Jabber page. I came across this amazing quote from the big Dalai Lama a few months ago: “Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a…


how i got the monkey off my back

How I got the monkey off my back re dealing with bulimia. I received this message last week: Hey Lisa, Just read some of your story on your meet the trainers page, saw you struggled with an eating disorder till into your 30’s. Thanks for being honest, I have had a massive struggle with bulimia…


tripping up arse over tit at the supermarket

Tripping up arse over tit at the supermarket. Not literally guys…..although there was the time I slipped and fell over some spilt yogurt in the fridge aisle while checking out the hot, straight chick picking out some hummus with her boyfriend (but we can save that for another jibber jabber I think). No, I am…


let positivity punctuate your dreams

Let positivity punctuate your dreams Dr. Wayne W. Dyer: ‘As you lie in bed preparing for your nightly slumber, remember that the last thought you have in your mind can last up to four hours in your subconscious mind.’ I read, watched and listened to Wayne Dyer’s stuff a lot a few years ago when…