Author Archives: Luke Scott

Personal Trainer South Melbourne

Luke is our Personal Trainer in the South Melbourne area. He has always been an active person so the career of a personal trainer seemed like the perfect choice. Now after 8 years in the fitness industry and 6 years with Revolution Personal Training he could not imagine doing anything else. He works in and around the South Melbourne area, both studio and mobile based.  So no matter what setting you are looking for he can help you out.

Luke also works extensively with company’s providing corporate fitness solutions on site.

Luke is one of the founders of Revolution Health & Lifestyle Personal Training and has worked in many varying roles in the fitness industry.

To view Luke’s full personal trainers profile click here.

Personal Training South Melbourne

Luke is our South Melbourne Personal Trainer. He has always been an active person so the career of a personal trainer seemed like the perfect choice. Now after 8 years in the fitness industry and 6 years with Revolution Personal Training he could not imagine doing anything else.  He works in and around the South Melbourne area, both studio and mobile based.

Luke is one of the founders of Revolution Health & Lifestyle Personal Training and has worked in many varying roles in the fitness industry.

To view Luke’s full personal trainers profile click here.

Low Fat, Low Carb Ricotta Cheesecake with Lemon Drizzle and Pine Nuts

Ok.

I have a customer doing some very great things at the moment with her diet.

She has requested this recipe from me as it is one of my favourites. So I thought rather than simply send it to her I would make her work for it (she is particularly technologically challenged).

If you have found this.  Well done!  You know who you are.  🙂

Enjoy.

Low Carb and Fat Ricotta Cheesecake with Lemon Drizzle and Pine Nuts

Ingredients:

Tablespoon of Pine Nuts
6 Large eggs, separated
3/4 teaspoons cream of tartar
1/3 cup + 1 teaspoon granular sugar substitute
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 container 100g low fat ricotta cheese
1 tsp finely grated lemon zest
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

Method:

1. Position rack in middle of oven and heat oven to 140 degrees. Lightly coat 30cm springform pan with cooking spray. Spread nuts on a baking sheet and toast until lightly golden, about 10 minutes. Cool. Increase oven to 180 degrees.

2. In large bowl, with electric mixer at high speed, beat egg whites until frothy, about 1 minute. Add cream of tartar and continue to beat until stiff peaks form, about 3 minutes more. Set aside.

3. In another large bowl, beat egg yolks, 1/3 cup of the sugar substitute, and vanilla extract for 1 minute. Add ricotta and zest, and beat on high until smooth.

4. Gently fold one-third of egg whites into yolk mixture. Add the rest of the whites and gently fold until well combined. Pour batter into pan, place pan on a baking sheet, and bake until cake is golden and mostly set, about 1 hour 10 minutes. Remove cake from oven and cool on tack 20 minutes.

5. Combine lemon juice and remaining 1 tsp sugar supstitute in saucepan. Bring to simmer over low heat. Remove from heat and gently brush surface of cooled cake with two-thirds or mixture. Drizzle remaining mixture into cracks. Sprinkle cake with pine nuts.

6. Cool completely, then run a knife around the edge before releasing from pan. Chill, loosely covered, 4 hours or overnight. Serve chilled.

Bon Appetit!

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Body Weighted Squat

If I had to reccomend one exercise for anyone to do this is it.

For general strength and postural stability the body weighted squat is the absolute essential for any training program, or at least to nail as your progress up to more difficult exercises.

This compound movement has a high degree of relevance to day to day life is particularly good for people who require a lot of lifting in their professions, and anyone looking to improve performance in most sports.

Once your technique is flawless move on to weighted squats but ensure that you can perform this movement well and that you are placing emphasis on the correct muscles groups.

The muscles groups this exercise should focus on are: quadriceps and glutes.  This exercise will also benefit your core muscles and lower back.

Follow Prochaska’s Stages of Change Model And Save Australia’s Future

Prochaska’s stages of change model:
Prochaska’s Stages of ChangeMany would say big deal but as business people this model reflects the buying process that your customers go through before making a purchase. They move from not even considering your product, to thinking they ‘should’ get it, to ‘going to’ to get it and then finally they act and make the purchase form you, whereby they maintain their new behaviour using your product.
So what does this have to do with leading a balanced life . . .
Simple . . . the majority of business owners and senior managers are either in pre-contemplation stage – not considering it at all or thinking they ‘should’ do something. FYI – if the majority of business owners and managers were not in these stages but rather action or motivation then we would not have:
Pressure on our hospitals with sick people;
An obesity epidemic;
World domination in fat kids; and
A population so unfriendly and unhappy!
As living people we are making the world for our kids and our grand kids. And if you don’t give a stuff about the rest of the world then consider our country, your state or even just your community! The unhealthy choices we are making will have a direct impact on where future government money is needed not to mention your personal health.
Stop being so selfish . . . make a decision to today to make healthy choices.
Eat fruit.
Reduce the fried food.
Go to bed at a reasonable hour & get 8 hours sleep.
Exercise – just walk!
Don’t make a commitment to me or Dynamic Business that you will do something. Make a commitment to your family and loved ones . . . they will thank you! As will future Aussies!

About the Author

Justin is Australia’s leading fitness business management consultant. He’s worked in the industry since 1989, as a personal trainer, sales manager and health club owner. In fact, he is Australia only consultant who has ever owned a health club for 15 years or more! As an international sought after speaker he really understand how the fitness business works and as a result is the only fitness business coach in Australia. He practices what he preaches with the unique “JT’s Quality Assurance Guarantee: pay what his advice is worth to you!” Follow him on Twitter @JTActiveMgmt or check out his personal blog www.JustinTamsett.com or become a Facebook fan: www.facebook.com/ActiveManagement

Our 10 Best Posts… So far.

We have been focusing on our blog for around a month now and I think we are starting to get a few things right.
We are getting around 600 visits a month on our blog now and it’s growing at a rate of over 100% per month so things are looking up!
So after as bit of a re-cap we thought we would bring you a list of our best blog posts so far.
1.  How I lost 60kgs.
2.  Why Mobile Personal Training Rocks My World (And How It Can Rock Yours Too).
3.  How to lose weight.
4.  The Problem of Illegal Performance Enhancers. Pt 1.
5.  The Problem of Illegal Performance Enhancers. Pt 2.
6.  Visualisation
7.  Tuesday Newsday: Caffeine in Sport
8.  Functional Fitness Training
9.  Is MasterChef making Australia fatter?
10.  How to get a body like Elle Macpherson’s
So whats your favourite?