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Understand Your Inner Voice

Your inner voice is your friend. If you’re hearing it you know you’re still alive… It is wired for survival and it is your biggest…

Why do we teach the Snatch?

The Snatch is one of the two Olympic Weightlifting movements. It is a highly technical movement that requires the lifter to move the bar from…

One Step at a Time

Almost everyone is starting or re-starting their fitness routine. Even if you kept training during lockdown by running or doing online workouts, you’re still re-starting…

The Gym Isn’t Dead

As a gym owner, I’ve been targeted with lots of social media advertisements selling their online programs for coaches to train clients online. It often…

Build Your Armour

Do you have a nice home? Do you have a nice car? What does your retirement fund look like? I’m sure you have put some…

Open for Business!

I drove to the gym this morning at 5am. It felt like our first day of opening all over again. The final touches to our…

Who willingly does 100 burpees?

A legitimate question. Who willingly does 100 burpees? Very few people actually like burpees. Even those who are good at them (can do them fast)…

The Fitness Industry has Changed

There are generally two classifications when it comes to gyms, studios, fitness centres, etc. Those that charge for access… And those that charge for coaching….

What are we really doing in the gym?

When people first come to the gym they often have the goal of losing weight. Almost everyone wants to look better and feel better in…

What is Functional Fitness?

We have had a look at running and weight training over the last two articles. Now I want to talk about Functional Fitness. My own definition – “functional fitness…

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