Josh Piterman (pictured) is known for his impressive musical theatre career, which includes An Officer and a Gentleman and West Side Story, but he’s also an Ambassador for the Australian Institute of Fitness. Now he’s combined his two loves of performing and fitness to create PITFIT; Australia’s first fitness centre tailored for hardworking entertainers; dancers, actors, and everyone in between.
“We often hear people comparing dancers to athletes,” Josh explains, “but unlike athletes, performers like myself have never had access to completely tailored strength and conditioning programs designed to help them move more dynamically and powerfully.”
On top of improving fitness levels, PITFIT is about specific strength and conditioning training to improve mind-muscle connections and avoid injuries.
PITFIT’s current clientele list reads like the program of a play, so don’t be surprised if you recognise a few faces when you walk in the door. Cast members from Wicked, Grease, King Kong and Les Misérables are already signing up to get in on the fitness action.… Read more
Time to buy a gleaming white T-shirt, because tickets are on sale now for the annual Swisse Color Run. If you haven’t done this before, you’ll likely have seen the glowing pink, green and blue faces of those who have, leaving paint splotches all over Melbourne’s public transport system. The premise is simple: book your tickets before they run out, and run (or walk) five clicks around Flemington Racecourse as you get coloured paint chucked at you. Oh, and there’s pumping music, too.