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Sunrise Segment 2019
Jan 11

Sunrise Segment 2019

January 11, 2019 - one year ago

The weary eyed surfaced this morning for an exciting cross on national TV.  With plenty of members and staff in tow, we put on our game face and joined Sam Mac for the weather and seven consecutive crosses as part of the weather segment. 

Here they are...

5:30am (Intro & Hello from us awkward people)

6:00am (Soccer, and the epic save in goals)

6:30am (Basketball, and kicking people out!)

7:00am (Dodgeball, and Diane’s epic throw)

7:30am (Flag Gridiron)

8:00am (Cricket, and an epic catch from Tim)

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Calories Burned Playing Sport
Jan 7

Calories Burned Playing Sport

January 7, 2019 - one year ago

It’s a sad fact that sport often get overlooked as a serious contributor to your fitness. People scramble to sign up for marathons and bootcamps, but seldom aknowledge that their weekly game of Netball is in fact a MAJOR part of their fitness and health journey. 

We have seen HUGE transormations of members who have gone from not being active at all, to playing 3-4 nights a week, and shedding the kg’s. 

Not just that, we are passionate about the element of incidential excerise.  Running on a treadmill for 45 minutes is a CRAP idea, compared to sprinting around a Dodgeball court with a huge smile plastered on your face.

But here are the facts. We did some research and looked into how many calories, on average you burn in a 45 minute game of sport. Of course, this is based on the average age and weight of an average joe. 

Sport Calories burned per 45 mins Calorie equivalent
Softball 280 kcal McDonalds cheeseburger
Touch Footy 449 kcal 3.5 beers
Basketball 449 kcal Half a box of pizza shapes
Cricket 280 kcal 3 paddle pops
Flag Gridiron 505 kcal 2.5 bags of (single serve) doritos
Dodgeball 300 kcal (a guesstimate) 2 Margartia’s (Ole)
 Frisbee 449 kcal 2 ciders
Volleyball 168 kcal 1 packet of skittles
Hockey 449 kcal 1.5 hotdogs
Soccer 393 kcal 2 Krispy Creme donuts
Lawn Bowls 168 kcal 1 bubble o bill
Netball 449 kcal (a guesstimate)  4 Gin & Tonics

Do you agree with these numbers, do you disagree? We would love to hear from you. If you play sport please share with us how many calories you have burned at your fave sport!If you want to get specific, you can go here, enter your age, weight, height etc and it will spit out a good estimate for you. But even better, is a fitness watch. Your heart rate can determine the calories burned. Go hard or go home. 

Choose a nearby location, find a sport you used to love, and join us for a 10 week season, starting in the next few weeks.

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North Sydney Leagues This Summer

January 4, 2019 - one year ago

North Sydney and North Shore leagues are starting soon, here is a list of what’s on offer this Summer. 


Multisport North Sydney [Wed] – Link to register
Recreational, Intermediate  [North Shore] North Sydney Tennis
Starts 30 Jan 2019 10 weeks 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM $995.00 per Team or $135 per Individual


Fast5 Street Netball North Sydney [Wed] – Link to register
Recreational [North Shore] North Sydney Tennis
Starts 30 Jan 2019 10 weeks6:00 PM - 8:00 PM $855.00 per Team or $135 per Individual


Street Soccer North Sydney [Thu] – Link to register
Recreational, Intermediate [North Shore] North Sydney Tennis
Starts17 Jan 2019 10 weeks 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  $885.00 per Team or $135 per Individual


Flag Gridiron Cammeray [Sun] – Link to register
Recreational, IntermediateSYD [North Shore] Tunks Park, Cammeray
Starts 20 Jan 2019 10 weeks 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM $995.00 per Team or $135 per Individual


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