Term 1 FITTREK for women comes to a close…what a TERM!

Term-Pics-Term-1-b

Monday Week 7 with Lisa

The rain that started earlier in the morning completely cleared and there was not a drop during our session The girls kept saying how gorgeous it was – because it was!!!! Quiet, still and warm with light cloud cover after the rain…. leaving us perfect trekking weather and gorgeous fresh nature!
WE had an extended warm up at the water’s Edge at Bobbin Head which was just so calm and quiet.  Over the hill to Apple Tree Bay and out along the river completing
14,100 steps and 9.62 kilometres.
650m ascents / descents.
Happy energetic and enthusiastic girls all loving being out on the trails.

Thursday Week 7 With Rozzie

The beautiful Bobbin Head on a sunny day.  Up and over to Apple Tree Bay and up, up, up to Mt Ku-ring-gai. Rewarded with morning tea on “morning tea rock”.  Back down and along the water and another climb up and over The Gibberagong track back to Bobbin Head.
The girls climbed high and walked far!!!
Distance: 11.85km
Steps: 16,668
Flights climbed 119

Monday Week 8 – With Lisa

Yay!! – truly a day of “5 mins from the city and 1000 miles from care”. With perfect walking weather – a little dryer, a little cooler  – the meanderings of the Lane Cove River offered wonderful surprises at every turn. From boardwalks through mangroves, open sunny banks, quintessential Sydney sandstone outcrops to a cove filled with the distinctive Bellbird call. Just magical…and all in the heart of our city.

Thursday Week 8​ – With Rozzie

From Lane Cove National park through “Fairy Lands” and onto the Great North Walk to the boardwalks over mangrove swaps to Sugar Loaf Point a gorgeous hidden beach on the river …… so much to see on out trekking adventure. Nearly 1000 stairs where climbed and 12kms trekked.  An awesome way to finish off our first term.  Well done girls!!


West Side Adventure Walk in St.Ives

12809696_1082463101805718_5582140695041492347_n

Lisa’s Monday Session – 7th March

Location: Kitchener Street, west side, St Ives
Goal: Intervals, hills, pushing out
Stats: 8.5 km’s. 12,400 steps. Elevation +700m /   – 656m.
4 weeks in and the Fittrek Femmes are most definitely getting in the groove. We are all appreciating these stunning bush locations on our doorstep. I  love that every Fittrek session is such a different  experience – from location to endurance, interval, hills, steps and always new things to learn. Being in nature is truly a privilege.

 12814299_1081640491887979_4694889465502422061_n

 

Rozzie’s Thursday Session – 10th March 

Cunningham’s Rest, Mueller Track, Wild Flower Garden in St Ives was our playground for week 4.
500m up to the top of Cunningham’s Rest, not just once but 4 times! Weaving our way through the Wild Flower Garden to find the Mueller Track to circumnavigate, rocky outcrops to plank on….
Distance 11.5km
Steps 14,000
Flights climbed 74 floors

See how the girls took on the Lane Cove National Park

12794350_1075816762470352_2193545043242966329_n

Monday 29th February with Lis
Location
: Lane Cove National Park

Stats: 10.8 km’s. 12,500 steps. Elevation +850m /   – 825m. Amazing how the little ups and down add up over the session – especially when you are moving quickly.

The girls  were happy  with goal of moving quickly and a loop with the target of 11kms.  Temperature was brilliant. Shade fab. Quickly got into rhythm. Changing leaders and making sure we worked hard to achieve our goal! The amount of wildlife and large lizards took the girls by surprise….what a glorious backyard we have

 

Thursday 3rd March with Rozzie
Stats:
11km, 16,200 steps, 67 floors, 877 calories burned

IMG_0912Week 3 and lots smiling faces excited to be off on an another adventure walk.  Lane Cove National Park this week for our endurance walk where we covered 11km, 16,200 steps with a little bit of interval work on stairs and hills.

A new leader every 10 minutes gave everyone the chance to walk at their fastest pace and everyone behind them to keep up.  From the weir to De Burghs bridge walking along the river and over to the other side and back.  Beautiful bush, caves and rocky outcrops to discover, not to mention the abundance of Eastern Water dragons, adult and babies that we saw makes us realise how lucky we are to be out there exploring this beautiful bushland we have right on our door step.

 

Contact North Shore Gym