Looking for Strength & Conditioning in ACT
Are you looking to improve your physical performance and progress to your next level?
Do you want to ensure your training is aligned with your desired outcomes?
Do you need a periodised program that reduces risk of injury and ensures maximal progress?
As Exercise Physiologists we understand the demands required of the body to train for high level performance. We assist you to improve your strength, power, speed and functional capacity, enhancing your ability at your desired level. Our programs are individually tailored to fit within your training and playing schedule. We can help you to better understand the differences between max strength, strength endurance, hypertrophy and power development. As well as being more than happy to consult with coaches to help identify target areas to further improve performance and reduce risk of injury.
How can our dual accredited Strength & Conditioning Coaches/Exercise Physiologists help you?
Our Strength & Conditioning Coaches are also Exercise Physiologists and are experienced and knowledgeable in being able to help you achieve your goals either in the gym, your chosen sport or, in your given area.
Under the guidance of our Strength & Conditioning Coaches, you’ll be able to improve your knowledge around what exercises work well for you, understand why you do specific exercises, and increase your overall performance.
Unfortunately some strength & conditioning coaches have a reputation for just telling you to lift weights and run, but it’s much more than that. Luckily enough, we have strength & conditioning coaches that specialise in being able to safely and effectively bring out the best in your performance!
Strength and conditioning coaches not only get you performing at your best but also look after a wide range of other areas, such as:
- Returning to sport
- Injury rehab and injury prevention
- Improving strength and power
- Improving running technique
- Improving speed, acceleration and agility
- Improving lifting technique to suit you
If you decide to work with our EmPower Exercise Physiology Team you will have access to multiple Club Lime state-of-the-art facilities, modern gym equipment, large studio floor space, outdoor training areas and onsite hydrotherapy and indoor heated pools. In turn, providing you with the ideal environment to achieve your physical performance goals.
Frequently Asked Questions
Exercise Physiologists are university qualified allied health professionals. We specialise in the prevention, treatment and management of injuries and/or chronic disease through exercise prescription. The aim of Exercise Physiology interventions are to restore one’s optimal physical function, health and wellness. These interventions are evidence-based and include health and physical activity education, advice and support, and lifestyle modification with a strong focus on achieving behavioural change. In addition, we can also assist athletes with sporting performance, strength and conditioning, as well as injury prevention techniques.
Medicare, DVA Health Cards (Gold & White), NDIS, Workers Compensation and Private Health rebates are available for Exercise Physiology services. We have HICAPS for on the spot claiming for your convenience.
You may be eligible to be referred by your GP to receive up to 5 Medicare rebated sessions every calendar year
Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) are allied-health professionals with Medicare Provider numbers and are trained members of the health and medical sector. They have completed a 4 Year University Degree and are accredited with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA). Exercise Physiologists specialise in graded exercise therapy and lifestyle interventions for persons at risk of developing, or with existing chronic and complex medical conditions and injuries.
Personal Trainers are members of the sport and recreation sector. They are required to complete a certificate III & IV in Fitness, which enables them to work with general healthy populations. Personal Trainers are qualified and insured to design and deliver fitness programs to persons of low risk and provide ongoing motivation and support to assist with reaching fitness goals.
In general, your consultation will include the following:
• An initial assessment to understand your current health, capabilities and physical status
• Assessment of your exercise history
• An explanation of how exercise can assist with treating or improving conditions/quality of life
• An opportunity to determine and discuss goals relating to health and exercise, with strategies to achieve these goals
• Development of an individualised exercise program, home or clinic based, in a group or individual setting
• Discussion and instructions on how to complete the prescribed program, instructions on correct techniques, intensity and frequency of the exercises in your program
• A detailed written report back to your referring GP, specialist or other health practitioner
• Discussion of your goals, regular monitoring in the clinic or periodic reviews and program upgrades
Anyone is welcome to make an appointment with one of our Exercise Physiologists. All patients under Medicare, DVA, Workers Compensation and CTP claims will need a referral prior to attending an initial consultation to receive a rebate. Rebates are available through private health insurance, no referral is needed for this.