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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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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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How To Make Changes, When Change Is Hard

Posted on August 11th, 2017

Recently in a conversation with my brother Rad, I was reminded of what we call the environment concept. You are the reflection of your environment. We were discussing what caused people to lose control of their health. For many people this will cause conflict. You probably won’t agree with me. But […]

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How To Tackle The Herd Mentality To Avoid Self Sabotage

Posted on August 10th, 2017

In my life i’ve faced some pretty hard situations … Each offered unique opportunities to grow and develop myself as a person. Along the way I’ve learned that these situations were essential to my success. Sure they were hard. In some instances life threatening! But they were necessary in making […]

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How Your Brain Decides What Is Beautiful?

Posted on August 9th, 2017

Beauty is thought to be in the eye of the beholder. And I wouldn’t blame you if you agreed with that statement. It’s what we’re lead to believe right? What if I told you we we’re actually genetically programed to be attracted to certain factors. Factors that were sculpted by […]

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If It Doesn’t Challenge You, It Doesn’t Change You

Posted on August 8th, 2017

I’m just wrapping up my midday study break. I am lucky because I have the opportunity during the day to have lunch at home, from the comfort of my couch. Recently I’ve fallen into a habit of watching famous TED talks by people whom I respect or aspire to whilst […]

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