Why barbells suck… and dumbbells rule!

Fitness & Training Tips
By Dan

Most of the world’s strongest people (gymnasts excepted) use barbells religiously. There’s a reason for that – barbell training works. Barbells allow you to handle maximal loads, use progressive overload and train virtually any muscle group you want.

If they’re so good, then why use dumbbells at all?…

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Why we warm it up & stretch it out

Fitness & Training Tips
By PJ

Doing a proper warm up at the start of your workout and and addressing your flexibility deficits at the end of your workouts can make a big difference to your movement patterns, workout performance, injury prevention and ultimately the results you reap from your time in the gym.

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Christmas Opening Hours

Fitness & Training Tips
By darren

December
Friday 21st : 6am-2pm
Saturday 22nd : 8am-12pm
Sunday 23rd : 9am-1pm
Monday 24th : 6am-12.30pm
Christmas Day & Boxing Day: CLOSED
Thursday 27th : 7am-1pm, 5-8pm
Friday 28th : 7am-1pm
Saturday 29th : 8am-1pm
Sunday 30th : 9am-1pm
Monday 31st : 6am-12.30pm
New Year’s Day: CLOSED
January
Wednesday 2nd : 7.30am-2pm
Thursday 3rd : 6.30am-1pm, 5-8pm
Friday 4th : 6.30am-1pm
Saturday 5th : 8am-1pm

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Why discipline trumps motivation

Fitness & Training Tips
By Marek

Nothing worthy comes easily or quickly. Many of you will look to motivation whilst planning and trying to fulfill your goals. Motivation can feel great, it can give you the little push forward you ‘needed’.
The trouble with this is that after these external forces stop driving you, you will soon run out of momentum. What you need to keep that momentum going is discipline.

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Preparing for the Unknown & the Unknowable

Fitness & Training Tips
By Jade Loney

The 2018 Crossfit Games have come to a close. I have to say that this year’s Games was one of my favourites so far!

It’s hard NOT to be inspired watching the seemingly superhuman Games athletes and I truely believe anyone and everyone, whether you do Crossfit or not, can learn a thing or two from these insanely fit humans.

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