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Services funded under the NDIS

The following services are funded under the NDIS: Exercise Physiology – NDIS participants can work with our EP's to: increase functional capacity & resilience reduce injury and chronic disease risk with targeted risk assessments & exercise programs provide exercise therapy & exercise rehabilitation to reduce the impact of disability increase feelings of wellness and confidence with development of fitness & strength // You can view more details of the Exercise Physiology support budget types here Therapeutic supports - provide individualised assessments, therapy & training services to identify & quantify effective and sustainable outcomes, including type and frequency of therapies. Personal training - assist participants improve cardiovascular fitness, strength, & muscle tone/control Physiotherapy – facilitate therapies to restore mobility, and assess specific functional needs Dietetics - provide participants with nutritional advice and meal plans Information for NDIS participants on developing your first plan You may have a few questions about developing your first plan. We understand that every person living with a disability has different needs, and we’re here to help you develop a plan that you have choice and control over. Watch this video for more information on developing your first plan. MVFIT is a Registered NDIS Provider Learn more about the NDIS services MVFIT provide here. NDIS Online Referral Form - Complete our online referral and a member of the MVFit Allied Health team will be in touch.

The NDIS rollout for Victoria

As of July 2019, All eligible Victorians now have access to the NDIS. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was rolled out in Victoria first started in July 2016. Initially it was rolled out in stages so current and new disability service providers had time to prepare. Victoria statistics as of 31 March 2019 - 71,770 people in Victoria are benefiting from the NDIS - 14,698 people are now receiving support for the first time - 5,895 children are being supported by the ECEI program All eligible Victorians now have access to the NDIS. To become an NDIS participant a person must: Have a permanent impairment Be aged less than 65 Live in Australia in an NDIS area Be an Australian citizen We are a recognised NDIS service provider based in Melbourne for Exercise Physiology, Personal Training, Physiotherapy and Dietetics. For more information of our NDIS services visit - https://www.mvfit.com.au/our-services/ndis/ call our clinic (03)9996-0790 or fill out our online NDIS referral form. Finding where to access the NDIS in your area of Melbourne. The areas listed below are local areas to Moonee Valley Health and Fitness, and we are a registered NDIS service provider. Brimbank Melton Brimbank Melton Hume Moreland Hume Moreland Western Melbourne Hobsons Bay Maribyrnong Melbourne Moonee Valley Wyndham // The Local Area Coordination (LAC) partner for these regions in is the Brotherhood of St Laurence // The Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) is the Brotherhood of St Laurence If you are yet to be approved as a NDIS participant and live in any of the areas of Melbourne mentioned above, your main contact point should be the Brotherhood of St Laurence to begin the process and help you on your NDIS journey. [...]

Xmas Carols 2018 in Queens Park

Christmas Carols in Queens Park Come on down to the 2018 Carol's in Queen Park in December and enjoy the free entertainment that the Moonee Valley City Council has organised. Saturday, 8 December 2018 When: Saturday 8th December 2018 Where: Queens Park, Moonee Ponds Kid’s activities: Free children’s activities from 5pm Carols Concert: 7pm It's a wonderful time of year Christmas, so if you are in the Moonee Valley area and looking for something to do why not join us all with a free evening of carols, children’s activities and festive cheer in Queens Park. Pack a picnic, gather your family and friends and enjoy an outstanding line-up of local performers, schools and community groups including Moonee Valley Brass Inc and Moonee Valley Community Choir. Candles, food and refreshments will also be onsite for purchase. Performing at this years Xmas Carols: Teeny Tiny Stevies is a children's music group established in 2015 by sisters Bethany 'Beth' and Sibylla 'Byll' Stephen, who also perform as the indie folk band The Little Stevies. https://www.facebook.com/teenytinystevies/ Aydan Calafiore is an Australian singer best known for being one of the four finalists in the seventh series of The Voice Australia in 2018 and for his role as main cast member in Network Ten's 2012 reboot of Young Talent Time. https://twitter.com/aydan_music Lisa-Marie Parker will be performing Moonee Valley Brass is one of the local community’s longest running community groups. Originally Essendon City Band, they have been performing at local community events like the Christmas Carols in Queens Park for over 100 years. http://mooneevalleybrass.org/ The Moonee Valley Community Choir is made up of members of the local community. No experience necessary to join. https://www.facebook.com/mvcommunitychoir/ Essendon North Primary School is a coeducational [...]

Group PT Feedback 2017

Group Personal Training / Boot Camp Feedback Results Thank you to everyone that took the time to provide us with valuable feedback on our Boot Camps and how we can improve our services to you all. Below is a breakdown of the results, the improvements we will be looking to make as well as the winners of our prize draws. I am a member of MV Health and Fitness because... Achieve a certain fitness goal Socialise, meet new people, train in a group enviornment Lose Weight, Tone Up, Get Stronger Maintain / Improve Fitness Level Rating our Boot Camp Sessions Scale of (1 - 10) rate our Boot Camp Sessions overall. 1 - Terrible 10 - Love It, Best Thing Ever. Rating (1-10) Average Score (8.93 out of 10) 8.93 Enjoy MOST about Group PT... Variety Positive Atmosphere Sessions are Always Different The Results I have gotten so far :) Support & Encouragement from Everyone Fun, Trusting Environment Being Pushed / Challenged Trainers are all personable and approachable The people in the groups. Love the MVFit Community Enjoy LEAST about Group PT... The Airdyne Bike Running lol Classes I like are offered at limited times That bloody bike! Dubious music selections The sled kills me Non-structured Sessions Can get repetitive at times 10,000 Rep Workouts. Race to do as many reps rather than timed exercises What type of sessions / workouts would you like more of? [...]

Travancore gets a mention in The Age

Travancore and MV Health and Fitness get a mention in The Age It was good to see Travancore and MV Health and Fitness get a mention in an article in The Age today.It mentions the great range of fitness services available in our tiny suburb, and how we are nice and close to the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail bike path which runs alongside the CityLink walls.In the latest census, it only list Travancore with a population of 2480, up from 1700 in 2011 and a tiny 839 in 2006. The article itself focuses on the property and housing in the area and if you have never been down the streets near our Personal Training studio, I do suggest going for a walk or run as some of the houses are beautiful. Read the article as well as MV Health and Fitness (personal training) mention MV Health and Fitness At our gym we have personal trainers, boot camp, private group training and corporate fitness programs. If live or work near North Melbourne, Flemington, Travancore, Moonee Ponds, Essendon, Ascot Vale area come on in and get started today.Moonee Valley Health and Fitness is right on the edge of the small suburb of Travancore. We are located at 378 Mt Alexander Road, Travancore VIC 3032.  Read The Age article as well as MV Health and Fitness (personal training) mention

Winter Fitness Sale

1 MONTH UNLIMITED BOOTCAMP ONLY $59 *Offer Ends 31st August 2017 Over 70 Sessions Fully Equipped Indoor Bootcamps All Fitness Levels Functional & HIIT Strength & Toning Bootcamp & Boxing No Session the Same Fun & Challenging RESULTS RESULTS and MORE RESULTS! Come to as many sessions as you want to for ONLY $59! Got any questions? Please fill in the form below, Call 9996 0790 or come in and chat to our team.

Diabetes Week 2017

Diabetes Week 2017 Diabetes Week is a great opportunity to raise awareness about all types of diabetes and how this condition affects Australians. This year, Diabetes Victoria and Exercise & Spots Science Australia (ESSA) have both launched digital awareness campaigns to coincide with National Diabetes Week 2017 (9-15 July). Diabetes Victoria - Our Invisible Condition Directed to all people affected by, or at risk of, diabetes. ESSA - Don’t Sugar Coat Diabetes Aims to raise awareness of risk factors leading to the development of diabetes. Diabetes Victoria - Our Invisible Condition Diabetes is an invisible condition that doesn’t discriminate. People with diabetes can affect all ages, genders and ethnicities. You cannot see if somebody has diabetes with around 1.7 million Australians living with diabetes. This includes over 1.2 million people registered with the National Diabetes Services Scheme, as well as an estimated 500,000 with undiagnosed type 2 diabetes. Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) - Don't Sugar Coat Diabetes Don't Sugar Coat Diabetes aims to educate the Australian public on how implementing exercise into their everyday life can reduce the risks of developing related chronic conditions, as well as make symptoms more manageable for those already diagnosed. One of the most effective ways to prevent and treat diabetes is through regular exercise. In general terms, exercise improves the body’s ability to regulate blood glucose. It is important for people to consult their health professional to learn more about exercising safely with diabetes and to find the dose that is right for them. Do You Know What Diabetes Is? Diabetes is a group of conditions in which there is too much glucose (sugar) in the blood. Glucose is the body’s main source of fuel or energy. [...]

Heart Week 2017

Heart Week 2017 - 30 Apr to 6 May This year Heart Week is 30 April to 6 May, and the focus is about the importance of diagnosing and treating high blood pressure. We want to encourage you and your friends / family / work colleague to talk to your local health and fitness professionals about blood pressure testing, what the results mean and what the next steps are in managing the results if they are high. The National Heart Foundation of Australia has released new hypertension guidelines that will give you the most up-to-date advice on the diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure. Learn more about: How to keep your blood pressure down Learn what is hypertension Our Melbourne Exercise Physiology Clinic Exercise is Medicine in the Melbourne Community Moonee Valley Health and Fitness is an exercise physiology clinic in Melbourne that aims to promote exercise and movement in the local community. All our exercise professionals work closely with the medical community to help provide support with patients who have chronic diseases. Exercise is medicine, and our health professionals are proud to be members of EIM Network Have a question for our team? Book a consultation with a qualified Health Professional Starting an Exercise Program at MV Health and Fitness Starting an exercise program can sound like a daunting task, but it can be made easy by booking an initial consultation with one of our health and fitness professional and having our team guide you. Our Melbourne Clinic is set up in a private personal training studio, and has access to all the training equipment and rehabilitation tools need for [...]

High Blood Pressure and Exercise

Heart Week 2017 - 30 Apr to 6 May This year Heart Week is 30 April to 6 May, and the focus is about the importance of diagnosing and treating high blood pressure. We want to encourage you and your friends / family / work colleague to talk to your local health and fitness professionals about blood pressure testing, what the results mean and what the next steps are in managing the results if they are high. The National Heart Foundation of Australia has released new hypertension guidelines that will give you the most up-to-date advice on the diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure. You won’t know you have high blood pressure until you have it checked. There are no signs and symptoms. The good news is that high blood pressure, or hypertension, can be controlled. High blood pressure, or hypertension, remains the leading risk factor for heart disease. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to a heart attack, stroke or kidney disease. Speak to your doctor or come into our clinic and speak with our Exercise Physiologist today about checking your blood pressure and keeping it heart-healthy. Why is my blood pressure measure important? Blood pressure is the pressure of blood on the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps it around the body. It naturally goes up and down all the time adjusting to the heart’s needs and what you’re doing. Your health professional takes your blood pressure to check it is at a normal healthy level. A blood pressure reading between 120/80mmHg to 139/89mmHg is in the normal to high normal range. If your readings are higher, you may be diagnosed with high blood pressure, or hypertension. This condition [...]

Medicine Ball Pass with a Squat

Medicine Ball Pass with a Squat - Exercise Library Sets: 1-3 Reps: 8-12 Rest: 1-2mins Exercise Description: - Standing with your feet shoulder width apart Feet slightly turned out. - Keep your chest up and eyes forward. - Have your partner throw a medicine ball to you to catch before performing a squat - To squat, push your hips back and bend the knees and don’t hunch at your back as your lower down. - As you come out of the bottom position of the squat throw the ball back to your partner Medicine Ball Pass with a Squat Video - Our YouTube Channel For more exercise variations and other great exercises, visit our Exercise Experts | Fitness Library page. For more information about Moonee Valley Health and Fitness please come into our Personal Training Studio and Melbourne Exercise Physiology Clinic or call our team on (03) 9996 0790. We are a personal training studio and Exercise Physiology Clinic located near Essendon and Ascot Vale, at 378 Mt Alexander Road, Travancore VIC 3032. We provide all your health and fitness needs, including one on one personal training, group fitness and boot camps as well as exercise physiology. Personal Training and Exercise Physiology in Melbourne, VIC Moonee Valley Health and Fitness 378 Mt Alexander Road, Travancore, 3032 VIC Ph. (03)9996-0790 http://www.mvfit.com.au Disclaimer: Make sure to contact Registered Exercise Professionals with Fitness Australia or Physical Activity Australia or book an appointment with our Accredited Exercise Physiologist to provide you with instructions on correct form for all exercises.