Meet The Only Person To Ever Win Member Of The Month Twice

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Every member of Unity Gym has their own important story and their own reasons for joining our community … I find this one especially inspiring because this month’s member of the month has become the beacon to what we hope to achieve in every new member.

He originally came to us after gaining weight and becoming relatively unhealthy with no daily exercise routine and with a little help, he completely transformed his lifestyle to becoming possibly our most consistent member.

That’s a big call amongst a group of people, some who travel kilometers across the city or from the far reaches of the Northern Beaches to train under our supervision in the FMS program five or six days per week.

Despite rigorous professional commitments at Vodafone, Australia, and a devoted and loving commitment to his beautiful family, this super inspiring friend turns up every single day! What’s even more impressive to Rad and myself (Yani), he doesn’t just completes his FMS training program each day.

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Oh What A Night! Happy 3rd Birthday Unity Gym

tumblr_obxbkpl3YS1vdshq5o5_1280We Celebrated Our Birthday In True Unity Fashion

In case you missed it, on Saturday August 13th we came together to unite and celebrate Unity Gyms third birthday.

Thank you all who could attend. Rad, myself, Richard, Kaliesha, Lea and Koby thoroughly enjoyed spending an tumblr_obxbpsGPax1vdshq5o8_1280evening with you to share a meal and a few drinks.

Such a night would not have been possible without the incredible support from Hamish. I caught up with him after the party to get his personal rap up and find out more about what he does at Mentor1, here’s what he had to say …

Ps. you’ll find the full photo album link in hamishes rap up below.

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Read This Before Starting An Exercise Program Or Employing A Personal Trainer!

Sports equipment - sneakers, skipping rope, dumbbells, smartphone and headphones. Sport background on wooden floor, top view.Finally Spring Is Here And It’s Time To Get In Shape …

Firstly, I congratulate you for wanting to start a new personal training program … It’s a big, bold step towards better health and Spring is a great time to get refocused or started.

I also understand that for many of you, it’s going to be scary. Starting with a personal trainer or at a new gym is a high level of commitment, often with little to no guarantee of success at the end.

I don’t blame you for being nervous or even apprehensive.

Gyms in general can be horrible places for an inexperienced person who’s new to exercise or personal training. Especially if you’re a little self conscious or uncomfortable in your skin.

Cropped shot of muscular young woman taking a self portrait from the reflection in the mirror using her smart phone. Fitness model taking selfie in gym.Particularly the big chain gyms filled with massive sculpted units that prance around posing half naked in the mirror to take a selfie … and don’t get me started about the men!

Teaming up with such an individual feels like the best option sometimes. They must know what they’re doing right? Just get a look at their damn abs!

Well, I’m here to warn you – be extremely careful who you trust your precious body with.

Here’s why.

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QUICK! Use This Powerful Emotional Management Tool

Trekking through rice fields in UbudWhy Losing My Suitcase Whilst Travelling Made Me Happier.

True story … in a moments complacency I lost my suitcase minutes before boarding a flight to Bali. Although initially there was a moment of panic, I was easily able to overcome the emotional nightmare of losing all my belongings with little, if any frustration or anger whatsoever.

Seriously!

It’s seems only fitting that one of the four books I was left with after losing my suitcase at the airport in Sydney was called ‘Essentialism, The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, by Greg McKeown.

It would seem that I was going to be thrust into the life of an essentialist, not by choice, by destiny!

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Meet August Member Of The Month Simon Baldock

Simon Baldock (1)Like So Many, He Was Frustrated After Having An Extremely Horrible Experience At Another Local Gym.

Frustrated and in pain he had suffered a severe back injury after performing supervised deadlifts at Fitness First and he literally limped in for his fitness strategy session with Rad.

After joining, Simon faced more frustration when we insisted he start in our beginner kickstart program even tho he had previously been able to advance onto more difficult exercises and programs.

In this article you’ll find out what went wrong, plus why what happened next totally changed him!

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Are You An Addict? 

Be Honest … Because If You Can Answer ‘YES’ To This Question Then You Can Also Use This Insanely Simple Strategy To Create Levels Of Success Most People Only Dream About.

What I’m going to reveal in this article has the power to totally flip your addictions around by utilising the chemical reactions that occur in your brain as highly effective tools to harness incredible levels of productivity and personal success!

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True story … I was once seriously addicted to recreational drugs and alcohol, and I used this exact strategy to create incredible levels of success in health and fitness and in my profession.

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STOP Beating Yourself Up!

Fight Club Movie PosterThe BIG Mistake Commonly Made By Most Corporate Professionals That Completely Derails Any Health Program

We’ve all seen the movie Fight Club right?

But I don’t think Brad and Edward really wanted you to mimic their behaviour or take them seriously.

What am I talking about …

So many corporate professionals and business executives are making a solid effort to regain their health by exercising.

Normally I’d say great! Continue on the path to better health my good friends.

But the problem is …

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Ultimate Exercise 4 Toning & Strengthening Your Legs

This Blog Shows You Exactly How To Do One Of The Most Popular And Most Effective Physique Transformation Exercises EVER!

The High Barbell Back SquatIncludes Video Tutorial

I’m talking about the highly popular High Barbell Back Squat.

It’s true … squatting is the mother of all exercises, and we absolutely love them at Unity Gym. In the Foundation Movement System we use a myriad of different squatting techniques to tone and strengthen the lower body.

But did you know, squatting actually trains most of the core muscles too?

Let me explain why, and how …

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Stop: Anyone Who Sits At A Desk MUST Read This!

If You’re A Corporate Professional Who Sits At A Computer Desk During The Day For Periods Longer Thank 20 Minutes You Really Need To Take 5 Minutes And Read This Important Post.

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Your working conditions can be seriously painful … No I’m not referring to your crazy long

hours or annoying work colleague.

I’m talking about the risks you face due to environmental adaptations.

Whether you exercise or not, here me out.

If you fail to establish some very specific strengths you put your body at extreme risk of injury or joint and muscle pain.

Guess what?

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Meet July’s Member Of The Month – Julie Hilder

File 5-07-2016, 9 16 44 PMThis month was extremely tough because we had five people in the running for the member of the month award. In the end, we had to look at all areas including who had put in the most effort, was the most consistent with their training, who had embraced the principles of the Foundation Movement System and who had brought the best energy to the gym community every single visit.

It was exceptionally close, between a few great, energetic people, but we are thrilled to award Julie the coveted foundation movement system member of the month trophy, having ticked all the boxes!

Julie joined on the 17th Mar 2016 and in the past 3 months she has come a long way. Originally starting in the Kickstart program and recently graduating into our Fitness Elite advanced FMS program.

Although she tells me she hates the spotlight, I was able to get a little time with her and this is what she said …

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