{Christmas Prizeapolooza 2017} It’s an Anytime Fitness Christmas

Recently I have developed a real love of the gym, I may not be particularly good at it and may threaten to pee myself more often than not, but it really is a great place to find a better version of yourself.

Our gorgeous mates at Anytime Fitness Bathurst are friendly, approachable and fun. Owned by Brook Bowyer and managed by Karly McDonald, these girls will have you reaching your goals before you know it! 23782421_10155789843606760_2063068784_n

Anytime Fitness Bathurst will be celebreating their 8th birthday in February. Owner, Brook is from Bathurst and has been in the fitness industry for 12 years. She has opened many Anytime Fitness clubs before opening her own in 2009. She has also worked in the Anytime Fitness Corporate team in America in 2012 after winning a National award with Anytime Fitness Australia. Karly has been in the fitness industry for 8 years teaching classes, Personal Training and now club operations. She also has a Diploma in Fitness.

The best part of Anytime Fitness Bathurst is that they are a 24 hour gym offering access 24/7, 365 days a year. They are locally owned and operated in Bathurst and provide personal training and small group classes in a community club. Members of Anytime Fitness Bathurst also have access to the Anytime Workouts App that has over 1,100 workouts! 23845252_10155789843626760_1295397909_n

With Anytime Fitness Bathurst  you’re not just getting a gym but much more. You are joining a community. They like to have fun and make actual personal connections with their members. They have Christmas parties, awards nights as well as other opportunities to meet those around you. They offer bootcamps and classes and are always looking for new ways to give back to the community. They even make healthy snacks to be enjoyed by their members (YUM!). 23782415_10155789843581760_2057674354_n.jpg

Anytime Fitness Bathurst sponsor their members’ local sporting teams and fundraising events including Men’s Mental Health and on a national scale, Suicide Prevention Australia. In January many Anytime Fitness clubs across Australia including Anytime Fitness Bathurst are partnering with The Heart Foundation to help raise funds against the number one killer in Australia as they believe together, we all have a responsibility to help challenge the biggest health issue in Australia.

They really strive to make a difference in their members lives everyday by getting them to a healthier and happier place.

In case you want to try before you buy Anytime Fitness Bathurst  offers free 7 day trials to all local residents and because they love me if you mention The Central Nest they will up that to a 14 day mini membership! WOO HOO!

If you want to find a better version of you then get in contact with Anytime Fitness Bathurst today:

| Visit: 241 George Street, Bathurst |

| Phone: 6332 2505 or 0418 988 044 |

| Email: bathurst @anytimefitness.com.au |

| Website: http://www.anytimefitness.com.au |

| Instagram: @afbathurst |


Anytime Fitness Bathurst is going to help one VERY LUCKY nester kickstart their 2018 by offering a 3 month full membership!

To be in the running all you have to do is be a ‘liker’ of Anytime Fitness Bathurst as well as The Central Nest’s facebook pages and like the ORIGINAL competition post on our facebook page.

Remember to ‘tag’ a friend and ‘share’ the post for an additional entry.

Winner will be drawn 5pm (AEST) Wednesday 20 December 2017.

To see the full terms and conditions go here -> Christmas Prizeapolooza 2017 Rules



PRIZE Donated: 3 months full access gym membership.

{The Nest Health} Quick Kettlebell swings anyone can do

Every one knows how good swinging your kettle can be for you, but it’s always WAY too much effort, plus you don’t know what exercise to do and it is so time consuming.

Well I am about to smash your excuses with 3 Quick Kettle Bell Exercises Anyone Can Dokettlebell

Now swing your bell and call it a day.

You’re welcome.


{The Nest Health} October special

The days are longer, the skirts are shorter and it is official that summer is FINALLY on its way!

Our resident health expert, Riss from Larissa Beer Personal Training has a fantastic October special for all the Nesters out there!

If you have been thinking about trying out a personal trainer then here is the perfect opportunity!

Larissa Beer October Special

Riss is friendly, approachable and professional. She can create a workout plan that allows you to reach your goals and push your boundaries, while still being in safe and comfortable environment.

Happy working out Nesters!

{The Nest Health} Get your best body forward

Our brilliant, resident personal trainer, Riss from Larissa Beer Personal Training, has some great advice regarding getting your best body ready for summer.line4

Hi again Nesters!

Summer is fast approaching and will be here before you know it!

Soon will be the time to shed your clothes, put on your swimmers, and hit the beach.summer

People always come to me around this time of the year and ask “how can I get into shape for summer?”, the answer: “You need to start NOW!!”

The weather is already starting to warm up and the days are getting longer so the motivation to get off the couch will be greater (there goes all the good excuses for not not exercising).

I’m going to give you  a program you can do at home, outside in the park, in the gym or basically wherever you like to workout. I call it Operation Bikini Body (you will need a set of dumbells for this workout unless you lift on a regular basis I would go no heavier than 2kg)

Step 1: Jog on the spot

Step 2: Deep squats

Step 3: Star jumps

Step 4: Walking plank (get into a plank position on your elbows then come up onto your hands and back to your elbows alternate this action for 1 minute)

Step 5: Jump squats

Step 6: Deep alternating lunges

Step 7: High knees

Step 8: Squat with shoulder press ( hold dumbells in each hand and bring arms out in front so the elbow and shoulder create a ninety degree angle as squat down as you come up from the squat raise arms straight in the air performing the shoulder press)

Step 9: Mountain climbers

Step 10: Lunge with bicep curl left leg

Step 11: Lunge with bicep curl right leg

Step 12: Burpees

Step 13: Reverse crunch

Step 14: Bridge with a chest press (lie on ground raise bottom off the ground getting into a bridge position, hold this position whilst performing a regular dumbbell chest press)

Step 15: Twist (this is my favourite! Go old school daggy dancing and do the twist…its great for cardio and the core)

Step 16: Bicycle crunch

Do each exercise for 1 minute then repeat circuit.

Of course, make sure you speak to your doctor before starting any new health regime.

As always, if you have any health or fitness questions please email me at centralwestnest@outlook.com

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Happy health Nesters!

{The Nest Health} Work it baby – in the comfort of your own lounge room

Our brilliant, resident personal trainer, Riss from Larissa Beer Personal Training, has some great advice regarding at home exercising. line4

Hi again Nesters!

I love exercise! Really I do. Everything about it. I especially love the feeling of my muscles burning and working up a sweat.

Yet, like everyone else there are days, particularly on the frosty and cold winter days when the temptation to stay inside by the fire with a warm cup of tea seems much more ideal than braving the elements!

BUT winter and cold weather are no excuse for not getting your daily dose of exercise. There are plenty of simple and effective exercises that you can do at home that require no gym equipment.

Today I am providing some of my favourites with you. This is a quick 30 minute circuit – because surely you can fit 30 minutes of exercise in, especially when it’s in the comfort of your own home.

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Each exercise will go for 1 minute which you will then repeat after you have gone through the circuit once.

  1. Jog (just a simple jog on the spot to get the heat rate going and warm your muscles up)
  2. Squats
  3. Mountain climbers
  4. Push ups (if you can’t do a full push up, then a modified or wall push up is perfectly fine)
  5. Alternate lunges (lunging from one leg to the other rather than your standard static lunge)
  6. Burpees
  7. Bicycle crunches
  8. Tricep dips (for this one you will need a chair or coffee table)
  9. Skipping (no rope required just pretend you have a rope and start skipping)
  10. Prone hold (if you can’t do the whole minute on your toes then come down to your knees)
  11. Lying side leg raises right side (lying on your side bend the lower leg, keep top leg straight and pulse up and down)
  12. Lying side leg raises left side
  13. High knees (just like jogging on the spot but bring your knees high and pick up the pace
  14. Sit ups
  15. Star jumps

Make sure you remember to repeat the circuit and then 30 minutes later you are done!!

Finish with some stretches and your at home workout is complete (and you haven’t even had to leave your lounge room!)

Of course, make sure you speak to your doctor before starting any new health regime.

As always, if you have any health or fitness questions please email me at centralwestnest@outlook.com

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Happy health Nesters!


{The Nest Health} Work it, Baby (and look good)

Don’t just resolve to work out more, resolve to look good doing it.

A new wardrobe can help make you feel better, push harder and motivate you.

Here is a small collection of our favourite new workout wear.Pump it, pump it real good

Red racerback tank – Etsy.com – $27.00

White top  jades24.com – $93.00

Juicy Couture cropped pants – juicycouture.com – $59.00

NIKE clothing – nikestore.com.au – $40.00

Juicy Couture sports bra – juicycouture.com – $43.00

Adidas sneaker – karmaloop.com – $93.00

NIKE sport shoes -mytheresa.com – $185.00

Drawstring bag – amazon.co.uk

Converse Canyon Duffel – office.co.uk – $74.00

Duffle bag – delias.com – $45.00


Happy exercising Nesters x