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Crossfitter Wins Gold – So Why Do People Still Hate Crossfit?

Posted on April 13th, 2018

Congratulations to Tia-Clair Toomey winning gold at the Commonwealth Games in the 58kg weightlifting event with a combined total weight lifted of 201kg. What a cracking result! For those who don’t know … Tia-Clair is also one of the worlds best Crossfitters. Taking out first place in the Crossfit Games […]

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Exercising? This Could Prevent A Painful Injury! [AROM & Why It’s Important]

Posted on April 9th, 2018

If you’re new to the gym, listen up, what I’m about to share could save you a lot of pain. If you’re a more experienced person then pay attention also … you might learn something new. No doubt training in the gym can be hard on your body. Particularly if […]

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First Pull Ups In Her 50’s! – What’s Next For Margot?

Posted on February 19th, 2018

Check Out Our Amazing Member Of The Month For February Margot Sawyer is an absolute inspiration … in 2017 becoming our fittest women by taking out Unity Gym’s Fittest Female award. This year it’s looking like she has the Strongest Female wrapped up too! To say we’re proud of this […]

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Boy That Hurt … BUT Uncomfortable Feedback = Growth!

Posted on August 15th, 2017

Just finished a really productive Personal Development Session (PDS) with Rad this morning and here’s what happened … Recently we initiated a great initiative to collect monthly feedback from our clients. We did this via a simple five (5) questions monthly survey. The first survey went out on Friday last […]

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How To Avoid Annoying Injury When Training

Posted on August 14th, 2017

I just finished a Fitness Strategy Session with another person wanting to lose weight for summer. This is a pretty common goal this time of year. One of the things I have to consider during these Fitness Strategy Sessions is physical capability and current fitness level. Sure, it’s easy to […]

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Are You Creating Barriers To Disease Or Are You Opening Doors To Them?

Posted on May 10th, 2017

What If We Lead Lives That Created Barriers To Disease Instead Of Opening Doors To Them? The wise words of Paul McCarthy during his fantastic TedxUCLA talk. (Don’t worry, I’ve shared it below) It’s an interesting question. We know that exercise, healthy nutrition and plenty of sleep are all essential […]

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Is Exercise & Eating Your Veggies Totally Overrated?

Posted on January 13th, 2017

If you have big health goals and ambitions in 2017, this will be a good read! True story … Today I drove past an old school Mr Whippy van in the middle of North Sydney. Needless to say, a huge line gathered in front; loads of people waiting patiently in […]

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Scientific Breakthrough: Could Lifting Weights Actually Make You Smarter?

Posted on November 4th, 2016

If you follow me on social media you’d have noticed a little more excitement in my demeanor this week. That’s because a recent study has indicated that weightlifting can have quite incredible benefits on degenerative brain issues. Having invested half my life lifting weights at various gyms, and now owning […]

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Are You Following A Fad Exercise Program?

Posted on October 19th, 2016

More specifically, are you on the “Muscle Confusion” … fad? P90X online personal training program has again prompted the concept of “Muscle Confusion”, which means, to constantly change the stimulus of exercise so as to create constant variety for the muscle. But is the “Muscle Confusion” concept worth it’s popularity? […]

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

Posted on September 6th, 2016

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 […]

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WARNING: Exercise Machines Can Ruin Your Body!

Posted on May 8th, 2016

It’s absolutely obvious that we sit down too much and that prolonged sitting is affecting our physical appearance and our ability to live a healthy life. In 2014 an average adult spent up-to ten hours per day seated, increasing their mortality rate by 34%. Daily time spent seated is also […]

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One Of The Biggest Secrets Of The Foundation Movement System Revealed

Posted on April 7th, 2016

This Is Why You Will Get Incredible Results At Unity Gym You hit the gym two or three times per week. You’ve got a great trainer and the program you’ve been given seems legit. So why isn’t your body changing much? I’ll tell you why. Research on weight management and […]

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The Secret To Weight Loss Is Really NEET!

Posted on September 2nd, 2015

Summer is almost here, or at least it feels that way; beautiful warm sunny days mixed with epic thunder, lightening and hail storms. All the terrific wonders of an Aussie summer. The beauty mixed with the stormy chaos sums up my life at present. Moments of absolute joy when I’m […]

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Deadlifts – How To Perform The Barbell Deadlift Properly Every Time

Posted on October 15th, 2018

So you want to learn how to perform the barbell deadlift … well in this video I’m gonna show you how, plus i’ll show you some of my essential deadlift equipment. Now make sure to stick around to the end because I also reveal the biggest mistake people make that […]

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Shona Vertue – Interview With Author Of The Vertue Method Book

Posted on October 11th, 2018

Interview with shona vertue, David Beckham’s trainer and author of the Vertue Method *** Download our Mobility Blueprint *** SUBSCRIBE  to our Youtube Channel for more epic interviews. Unity-V Ep.009 – Interview With Shona Vertue (Author) “The Vertue Method” and personal trainer to celebrities like David Beckham among many others […]

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Strong Is An Understatement – Interview With Powerlifting Champion Sebastian Oreb

Posted on October 2nd, 2018

Today I share a recent interview with good friend Sebastian Oreb (aka Australian Strength Coach) we recorded for the ‘Sound Of Movement’ podcast … the day after he broke three all Australian Powerlifting Records in the squat, bench press and total weight lifted. Seb is now officially the strongest man in the […]

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Brad Gerlach Interview – Former No.1 Pro Surfer Joins Us For Unity-V & The Sound Of Movement Podcast

Posted on September 25th, 2018

What’s up Tribe … I know I haven’t been communicating enough lately. Long story short … I just dropped the ball. But I made up for it by taking a running dive over shark infested waters to make classic catch of all time by orchestrating todays epic interview with non […]

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Should You Squat Arse-To-Grass Deep? [Risks, Rewards & Who Qualifies]

Posted on August 22nd, 2018

This is a highly debated topic in the health and fitness industry. The deep squat advocates (I’m one of them) will cite the obvious benefits to squatting full range of motion. A deep squat activates a lot more quads and glutes due to the stretch shortening cycle. Deep squatting also […]

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What’s Best – Straight Back Vs Round Back Lifting?

Posted on August 20th, 2018

It’s no secret that how you use your spine during lifting is important … but ‘the optimal way’ might not be what you think. For as long as I can remember the consensus has been the same … keep your back straight when you lift. You know, we’re told to […]

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This Is Why We Changed How We Exercise [Generalist vs Specialist Explained]

Posted on August 8th, 2018

Why do so many people hurt themselves doing the very thing that’s meant to prevent injury? I’m not talking about freak accidents … I’m talking about those annoying issues you pick up when you’re exercising. Before I share our take on training injuries, let me quickly explain my absence from […]

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Yes, Or No … Do You Believe In A God?

Posted on January 10th, 2018

Serious question … yes, or no … do you believe in a god? Or how about this … do you believe in yourself? Before I get to why I ask … I’d quickly like to throw a shout out to our new subscribers and members to the Unity community. Rad […]

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2018!!! What’s your plan?

Posted on December 20th, 2017

Exciting times here at Unity Gym … yesterday we hosted an advertising agency who were here photographing for a revolutionary new cancer treatment. The exciting part (for me atleast) is that this specific treatment works best in conjunction with exercise. (hence why the shoot was in our gym). And they […]

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