Competition Prep and Coronavirus | The Bloq

Competition Prep and Coronavirus | The Bloq

Many of our fans are fitness competitors. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the world of bodybuilding and physique competition, it requires months upon months of hard work and dedication. Lexie Clarke and Francisco Cicila are two Quest employees who have been undergoing that same rigorous training. From adhering to a very strict diet plan and hitting the gym two to three times a day in order to be ready for the stage, it was a full-time job on top of a full-time job. Like many of you Questies, we’re coping with the realities of coronavirus and what it means for our personal and professional goals. We originally planned to share Lexie and Francisco’s journey with you, from their early days of preparation through ramping up for competition to the final results. Then everything changed. But just because gyms and fitness competitions are closed or cancelled across the... Read More
Down Dog, Alo Moves, Glo, Yogaholics

Down Dog, Alo Moves, Glo, Yogaholics

Find some inner-calm from the comfort of your lounge room with 6 of the most popular places on the internet to practise yoga.  Sure, the gyms have closed. But there are a slew of great online workouts around – from free livestreams to app-based cardio challenges. Plus, there’s always the allure of simply hitting the pavement (even if the fun run you were training for’s been canned). But you’re going to need to balance all of that high intensity training with something softer. Something that stretches and revives those achey muscles. Anyone else sore from sitting at their dining room table while working from home, or is that just me who feels like they have the hunched spine of an 80-year old? Either way, you’re going to need some online yoga classes to bend you back into shape. So, in service to you dear reader, here are some of the... Read More