Clubfit Blog

The Best Years of Your Life

The Best Years of Your LifeWhat is the definition of a great life? Even though western society says that 65+ years of age is considered ‘old age’, being in this age group doesn’t automatically mean that physical life becomes harder or less rewarding. In fact, having...

What’s the point of exercising at my age?

What’s the point of exercising at my age?Following my last column, debunking the myth that ‘skinny is healthy’, in this month’s column I want to explore the myth that you don’t need as much physical activity as you age. Many people assume they are too old to exercise...

The Skinny on Health & Wellbeing

The Skinny on Health & WellbeingThere are so many health and fitness myths out there, it’s hard to know where to start! But, in my next series of columns, I’ll try to debunk a few of these for you and give you the motivation to re-start your wellness journey. The...

Time to action your healthy ageing plan

Time to action your Healthy Ageing Plan!After four Healthy Ageing articles, we’ve been invited to speak to several community groups, with some individuals choosing to join us at Clubfit. We’ve also learned of a lady who threw out her margarine, a gentleman taking off...

Winter Sports at Bay Venues

Winter sports doesn’t have to mean standing on a muddy sideline getting soaked by the rain! At Bay Venues we like to move it indoors in winter, keeping active and keeping warm. We’ve got a range of sporting options for the young and young at heart: Winter Sports...

Getting help to succeed

A little help to succeedEmbarking on your Healthy Ageing Plan is a choice that starts with just you, but will quickly impact on those around you, so why not include them? There will be times when your motivation will wane. Excuses like “it’s raining outside, again” or...

Let’s Build Your Healthy Ageing Plan

Let’s Build Your Healthy Ageing PlanA gym member recently came back to Clubfit after 18-months off and complained about how much weight she’s put on. How her health has deteriorated and how disappointed she was in herself for being so slack! It made me wonder…who...

Meet Personal Trainer: Monique VanDijk

Hi, I'm Monique VanDijk, a personal trainer and fitness instructor at Clubfit. I started my journey as a group fitness instructor and was passionate about sports performance so completed a degree in sport science. I'm also really passionate about strength training,...

Five markers of healthy ageing

Five markers of healthy ageing...Following our last article, which introduced the concept of healthy ageing, this week we’ll look at ‘starting from exactly where you are’. We’ll draw a line in the sand as a starting point for your healthy aging lifestyle plan. The...

Benefits of Regular Massage

Benefits of Regular Massage Massage has benefits for people in both the physical and mental/emotional components of health. Physically, massage is shown to reduce blood pressure, loosen tight muscles, help with the clearing of metabolites and calcification from within...