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FIT NE SS HEALTH & FITNESS IN ONE DESTINATION

You won’t find more health and fitness services and facilities under one roof anywhere else in the country.

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A PURPOSE-BUILT GYMNASIUM AND AQUATIC CENTRE IN OUR OWN BACKYARD THE SYDNEY GYMNASTIC & AQUATIC CENTRE (SGAC) AT WEST HQ IS MORE THAN JUST A STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY: IT’S A WORLD-CLASS EXPERIENCE. There is something for everyone. The beautiful space has been open to the Western Sydney public since August 2013, and features two 25 metre 5-lane swimming pools, a stunning Gymnastics Stadium built to Olympic International standard, a café, viewing area, and generous seating arrangements. It is also next door neighbours with Sydney West Sports Medicine, as well as a host of dining and entertainment venues in the hub of West HQ. The SGAC Aquatics Hall caters for a 25-metre Program Pool, specially designed to support general lap swimming, school sports and activities, and Aqua Aerobics, as well as Competitive swimming squads where swimmers can train at both state and nationalqualifying levels. For those among us who are new to swimming, the Learn to Swim Pool is purpose-built with in-water seating and heated to a Hydro standard of 32 degrees. Everyone from little ones just starting out, to keen adults

learning the joy of swimming for the first time, will feel comfortable and safe to splash around and make their first strokes. Over 2,700 participants join in the Learn to Swim programs every week – and that’s only during the winter! Running all year round, on some weeks, SGAC welcomes 3,000 people through its doors and into its pools. It runs programs continuously across the year, with assessments every eight weeks, and progression reports for all swimmers. Everyone will find a home at SGAC, with its state-of-the-art, purpose-built Gymnastics Stadium boasting 1,200 seats onsite, capable of accommodating all types of events. The three halls of operation cater to a range of Women’s

Artistic, Men’s Artistic, Acrobatics, and Trampoline Gymsports in both National and International levels; not to mention school sports events, school programs, gymnastics State events, special needs programs and even end of year functions and showcases competitions. Through the Gymnastics Halls, it runs extensive programs from Beginners, to Kindy Gym, right up to Adult Gymnastics. Seeking a large, multi-disciplinary facility that provides services to enhance our own or our family’s health and wellbeing, or even rehabilitation, SGAC is the destination at West HQ. We have a purpose-built Gymnastic and Aquatic Centre, in the middle of our own backyard.


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MEET WEST HQ’S OWN WORLD CUP CHAMPION: EMMA NEDOV TELL US WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO FOLLOW A SPORTING CAREER IN GYMNASTICS AT SUCH A YOUNG AGE

I started gymnastics when I was 6, purely because my mum thought I’d enjoy it. I apparently cried in the car on the way to my first trial because I didn’t want to go, but as soon as I entered the gymnasium my mouth dropped and I was in awe. It’s been my life ever since! It was a hobby and a sport I was doing for fun in the beginning. I didn’t realise where I could go with the sport until I was about 9 or 10 when the Australian National coach started recognising me. WHAT DOES SGAC MEAN TO YOU?

I started training at SGAC in 2014, when it had just opened and I attended my first World Championships that year. SGAC has been so supportive to me throughout the past few years I have trained there. I’ve been through ups and downs struggling with injury and questions of retirement and no matter where I end up I know I have the support of SGAC behind me every step of the way and for which I am very grateful. YOU HAVE A REMARKABLE COLOURFUL CAREER SO FAR WITH NO SIGNS OF SLOWING DOWN. WHAT DRIVES YOU?

Thank you! I have a larger goal in mind which ultimately drives me. However, I find that setting smaller goals in order to achieve the bigger ones is the key to keeping things going at a steady pace. I’ve been competing pretty consistently this year and there’s more competitions to come so I focus on each step at a time. I’m also extremely fortunate to have the best support system around me, from my family and friends to coaches and mentors who also contribute to keeping me motivated.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE GYMNASTICS SKILL AND WHY?

My favourite gymnastics skill is a ‘front aerial’ on beam. I just find them really easy to do and have been doing them for roughly 10 years now! CAN YOU NAME SOMEONE IN THE SPORTS WORLD AND SOMEONE IN THE REAL WORLD WHO INSPIRES YOU AND WHY?

There are so many people both in and out of the sports world who inspire me. To pick one, for me in gymnastics I’ve always looked up to a Romanian gymnast Catalina Ponor, who was an Olympic champion on beam. I admired her style and the way she trained and competed. Outside gymnastics I’d have to say my mum. Now that I’m older I can look back and realise how much she did for me and I can honestly say I wouldn’t have been able to achieve what I have without her or my dad. She is a real life superwoman. WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD FOR EMMA?

At this stage, I’m obviously hoping to make the Tokyo Olympics next year which could bring a number of exciting things for the future. After that, I’ll be moving on to new things! I’ve got my side business ‘Artium Sport’ that I’d like to build on, and I’ll possibly start studying again. It’s been a long 17 years in gymnastics so this will be my final cycle.


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ONE55 FITNESS OFFERS THE LARGEST FITNESS FACILITIES IN WESTERN SYDNEY.

LOCATED AT WEST HQ WITH MORE THAN 70 CLASSES PER WEEK. WITH PERSONAL TRAINERS, WEIGHTS & EQUIPMENT, A DEDICATED 25 METRE POOL, STEAM ROOM, PRIVATE FITNESS STUDIOS AND CRÈCHE, ONE55 IS A STATE-OF-THEART WESTERN SYDNEY GYM.

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Spartan Warrior Workout A comprehensive training program that will improve your strength, power, muscular endurance, aerobic capacity and anaerobic capacity.

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Zumba We take the ‘work’ out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party.


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SHIFT YOUR MIND At One55 West HQ, you’ll find something to shift your thinking. At 2,600 square metres of pure energy, One55 have one of the largest gym floor spaces in the whole of Western Sydney. With 65 cardio machines to choose from, a spacious stretch zone, a generous supply of pin-loaded machines as well as free weights, functional training space, and a sled track, there will always be a new and exciting way to get moving. The group fitness space is host to 7,000 members every month, playing host to over 70 classes. Every day, members of One55 find muscles they never knew they had, lose weight they thought they’d never be rid of, or break a record on their personal bucket list. It’s these achievements that keep us smiling, and coming to work every day knowing that we will see people walk out the door fitter, happier and the best version of themselves. Members have the huge advantage of having the Sydney Gymnastic & Aquatic Centre (SGAC) on site, allowing them to take a break from the gym if they ever need to, or at least make use of the extensive programs on offer for aquatics, gymnastic classes, and events. A holistic support of our health, One55 are also lucky to count Sydney West Sports Medicine – a large, multidisciplinary facility providing services for enhancing all aspects of health and wellbeing – as one of its closest neighbours. Any gym can tell you they have round the clock timetables, motivational teachers, or a range of innovative exercise styles encompassing everything from new techniques to time-worn favourites. Any gym can say they cater to every fitness level and exercise preference, from Yoga to BodyPump, SPRINT, RPM, BodyAttack and BodyCombat classes from LesMills. But there’s no other gym that can capture the heart and soul that is One55. It is more than just a fitness space. It’s a welcome mat at our front door; a safe space to try new and exciting things, to challenge yourself, to become a better version of you. It doesn’t support the toxicity of comparison. It tells its members to focus not on what they look like, but what their workouts feel like. Every experience at One55 should feel like its best; because it believes your best is always enough.

Inside One55, there’s no reason to look or move a certain way. It is about trying everything - at least once. Workout at your own pace, find your own level. Not everyone goes to the gym for a purely physical or aesthetic result. What matters is not to try and look good – it’s about feeling better; relieving stress; empowering yourself to overcome the weighing-down of anxiety, depression, or addictive behaviours. Everyone has a story, and everyone has a reason for being here. One55 speaks to those reasons, acknowledging and accepting everyone who wants to be here for their bravery and commitment, and the service they are doing themselves simply by showing up.

AT ONE55 WEST HQ, YOU ARE INSPIRED TO MOVE YOUR BODY, SHIFT YOUR MIND TO A BETTER STATE OF BEING. SHOULDER TO SHOULDER, SIDE BY SIDE, STRENGTH TO STRENGTH; NO MATTER WHAT AGE, SIZE, GENDER, OR BACKGROUND, EVERYONE IS WELCOME AT ONE55.


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RECOVER YOUR BODY AND LIVE WELL WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU TOLD SOMEONE, “I’M WELL, THANKS,” AND REALLY MEANT IT? We’re good at a lot of things these days. We multitask and micro-manage, tending to the needs of many, and taking care of conflicting priorities. We live by our morning and night routines, sorting our days into colour-coded blocks of capacity and availability. We are good at communicating, maintaining connections across dozens of different platforms and technologies. We’re all so busy with multiple priorities that looking after our own health and wellbeing is often seen as a luxury; an unnecessary indulgence even. But if we’re not at our best, how can we continue to live at the same pace? Sydney West Sports Medicine can help you make yourself the first of your priorities. Whether you’re looking to improve your own health and wellbeing, recovering from an injury, or an athlete improving your sporting ability, our world-class facilities and experienced practitioners will keep you feeling your best and performing to your greatest.

Sydney West Sports Medicine offer an extensive range of high-quality treatments ranging from Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Sports Medicine, Dietetics, Orthopaedic Specialists, Occupational Health, Massage Therapy, Chiropractic, and Podiatry, with special members’ rates available for West HQ customers. Services include Diabetes classes, Hydrotherapy, and fracture management solutions, administered by a multidisciplinary team of NDIS-registered professionals. A belief in wellness combined with evidencebased practices makes Sydney West Sports Medicine the ultimate location to receive effective, individualised, and holistic treatment. To make your health and wellbeing a priority, come in and meet the team at the West HQ Clinic, or visit their website today.

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Be part of Western Sydney’s biggest fun run event, culminating in the incredible Finish Festival at West HQ. Registrations open late 2019.

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RUNWEST – A FESTIVAL OF THE BEST FOLLOWING THIS YEAR’S BIG SUCCESS RUNWEST IS SET TO RETURN TO WEST HQ IN MARCH 2020. It is Western Sydney’s premier annual event and a major running festival in its second year running in Western Sydney. The region’s biggest fun run that brings everyone together culminating in the incredible finish festival at West HQ. Organised by West HQ in partnership with Athletics Australia, Athletics NSW, Blacktown City Council and the NSW Government, this event is bringing the best the west has to offer. This year RunWest’s inaugural event attracted thousands of participants of all ages and abilities who walked, jogged and ran through iconic Western Sydney locations. It is no surprise how popular this event has quickly become – it caters for all and welcomes

the whole neighbourhood to join the fun and experience the thrill of crossing the finish line and enjoy the festivities. The 12km fun run offers entrants the opportunity to run a lap of Sydney Motorsport Park while having a sneak peek at the soon-toopen Sydney Zoo! The 4km family run is an exciting family day out in Western Sydney.

THE END OF THE RUN AND WALK IS JUST THE START OF THE DAY! The free-entry festival will offer live music with an incredible line up of homegrown music talent on the festival’s main stage. There is plenty of action to keep the kids entertained too with rides, acts and more. A feast of food trucks celebrating the cultural diversity of Western Sydney will spoil you for choice with healthy options and authentic, aromatic and rich flavours from fresh street food and spicy sensations.

REGISTRATION FOR RACE REGISTRATIONS AND TO STAY UP TO DATE VISIT RUNTHEWEST.COM.AU AND FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA @RUNWESTOFFICIAL


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Be sure to visit West HQ on Saturday nights during the months of August and September to experience all the destination has to offer. Draws from ‘A NEW WORLD AWAITS’ will be performed each Saturday at 8pm.

Premier 5 holiday packages to destinations around the globe. These include Thailand, New York, New Zealand, Italy and China. Major 4 lucky winners will walk away with a $3,000 holiday package to experience some of the country’s most iconic and landmark destinations. Chance The 5 lucky Premier Prize winners will also receive the chance to win an additional $100,000 each.

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The Fitness section of the West HQ VIEW Magazine shines a spotlight on West HQ's Health & Fitness offering. From Sydney Gymnastic and Aquat...

West HQ - View Magazine - Fitness Section  

The Fitness section of the West HQ VIEW Magazine shines a spotlight on West HQ's Health & Fitness offering. From Sydney Gymnastic and Aquat...

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