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newsletter APRIL 2009

New Group Exercise Program On Monday May 4 we will be relaunching our exciting new and improved Group Exercise Program. The main feature of the program is that all sessions will be 30 minutes in duration. At the time of writing, we are still finalising the roster, but there will be around 50 sessions a week to choose from. The new structure is perfect for busy people, provides greater variety of class type and caters for both beginners and the experienced. The session structure will change slightly by spending more time on the actual conditioning phase during the sessions and less time warming up and cooling down as was the case with the one hour classes. We will also be using our team of full time Personal Trainers to deliver the sessions, which will allow you to get more personal instruction and follow up, to ensure you get the most out of your training. The old favourites of aqua and spin cycling will remain as well as some new styles outlined below:



Exercise outdoors using our fitness trail obstacle course, including some of the functional training activities we use in our boot camp sessions. The trainers will modify the session to suit all fitness levels.

Boxing As announced previously we will be adding some punching bags to the fitness trail area and offering a boxing only session.

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You will need to purchase your own set of boxing glove inners for use in the classes.($5)



Lifestyle Modification Program

Using our new circuit gym, this has proven very popular with our senior members. Great way to get both strength and cardio benefits.



Reshape is a Federal Government funded lifestyle modification program delivered at Oceana Health & Fitness upon referral from your GP. We are endorsed by the Federal Department of Health & Aging to deliver Reshape and the program is administered by the Australian GP Network.




Outdoor Training

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Learn how to include interval training and specific swimming drills that will provide variety and results.

Using local streets and bush areas. These will only be held during the day until next summer.

Hydro Warm water exercise to assist with increasing joint range of movement and for those needing to rehab an injury.

We believe that this new approach to group training delivers the best possible support to members, which is what makes your Oceana membership such good value for money. The proposed roster will be available on our web site and from reception within the next 2 weeks so keep an eye out for that.

With budgets tightening and people getting worried about the effects of the economic crisis, we are doing our bit by allowing 2 people to train together for the price of one throughout May and June. That applies to all current and new Personal training clients and means that a session can cost under $20 per person. This represents fantastic value. So find a training partner, make an appointment today and you will start seeing results you never thought were possible.

Participants must be aged between 40 to 49 and have been identified as being at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Your level of risk is determined by completing the Australian Type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool, which is on our website, or talk to your GP. Reshape is a small group program where you will learn more about the risks and effects of diabetes as well as • Healthy eating • Physical activity & Exercise options • How to make healthy lifestyle choices • Stress Management • Setting appropriate Goals to improve your health The program is theory based but participants can join as a member with a 30% discount on our normal rates. All participants will develop their own exercise program with an aim of meeting the minimum requirement of 30 minutes a day, plus 2 strength training session a week.

New WEB SITE We revamped our web site last year and have continued to add new features. The site provides us with a way of communicating with you about changes around the club and you can also find links to various staff members for feedback. We can only deal with issues that are brought to our attention so please let us know if you have any suggestions. You will also find our most recent group exercise timetable, fitness tips and links to research articles and information about new programs such as Reshape. So please log on and see what is going on at your club.

Change of Address If you change address or contact details, please ensure you let us know. You can either see reception on your next visit or send us an email to

Electra Place, Mornington | Phone 6244 4444 |

Seniors Off Peak Membership For those aged over 55 and not working Full Time. Use the club at our quieter times and enjoy the benefits of regular exercise surrounded by others of your own age. Seniors Off Peak Times 11.30 am to 3.30 pm Monday to Friday

“Seniors members enjoying an aqua class - they look like they are having fun!”

8 am to 4 pm Saturday 8 am to 1 pm Sunday Special seniors friendly small group training sessions are included in our new timetable including circuit and hydrotherapy. We will also be holding regular social functions to help you to make new friends and enjoy your exercise in Hobart’s only senior’s friendly club. Save up to 60% Special rates apply for all senior members with further discounts for pension card holders. Rates start from $5 a week for pool and $7.50 a week for full club membership.

Exercise Physiology Services We can now provide this service through Personal Trainer Jess Webb who is an accredited Exercise Physiologist.

for appointments with Jess.

Patients referred by their GP will be able to be bulk billed through Medicare, and we do not charge any extra payment. Department of Veterans Affairs will also cover program design and supervision costs and membership for ex-servicemen and women. Health funds may provide rebates

We provide rehabilitation programs for those undergoing workers compensation or for MAIB claimants. Once someone is referred by their GP, Physio, Specialist or rehab provider, we can liaise with the Insurance Company or MAIB to set up a suitable program. All you need is a referral and we will do all the rest to ensure you get back to normal as soon as possible.

New Fee Structure




6AM Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Monday, Wendesday Mornings x Evenings 3 week at 6pm $99 $139

6PM Monday & Wednesday

Evening x 2 week


Our Boot Camp program as from Monday

First Session Free!

(May 4) has continued to be very popular in

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For those who want to book into multiple boot camp programs, you can pay by a fortnightly debit. This works out to $11 a week on top of your club membership. Free First Session still



10 pack



Non Members



We will review the roster when spring comes around again and after we asses We will review the roster when spring comes how the 30 minute group exercise program around again and after we asses how the 30 impacts on club usage. minute group exercise program impacts on club usage.

camp is all about.

For 9 to 13 year olds with a focus on having fun while improving fitness, strength and basic coordination skills. Sessions will be held in our Outdoor Fitness Trail and they will be 45 minutes in duration.

Members kids

$89 similar format, but$69 reduced to 30 minutes.

applies to all those who want to see what Boot

structure will be. each program. Bookings are essential.

Session Times: Monday & Wednesday at 4 pm

Members Non Members

Access Changes You will have noticed that Bunning’s have now opened their new trade depot above Oceana. The one way link road between Electra Place and South Arm highway will also be completed soon, which will also allow us to complete the landscaping that is needed to tidy up our site. We will also be constructing a new ramp and path to this upper section of Electra Place to assist with access for school groups and members who will be able to park in this area once the roadworks are complete. Please ensure that you observe all signage in regards to permitted parking areas.

newsletter APRIL 2009


April 2009

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