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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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How To Do Side Splits If You’re Not Flexible

Posted on December 18th, 2018

Add This To Your Mobility Goals In 2019 … & Watch Your Performance Skyrocket! Mobility and flexibility is a game of millimeters and the biggest obstacle that you face is breaking down (often) decades of inhibitors in your nervous system. The reality is that if you don’t move it, you […]

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5 Best Hamstring Stretches [2019 Updates]

Posted on December 18th, 2018

Hamstrings Are Extremely Hard To Get Flexible If You Don’t Know These 5 Drills! Hamstring stretching has been one of my most hated exercises because after suffering a spinal fracture my hamstrings completely locked up … as I mentioned in a recent article, your brain often inhibits movement after injury. […]

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Mindset Training – How To Think More Positive Thoughts

Posted on December 9th, 2018

Powerful Mindset Hack: Why do some people see the glass half full when others always seem to see it as empty? Taking an empowering is an essential step to overcoming negativity in your life. The best part is, anyone can do it with a little practice! This is a snippet […]

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How To Fix Your Banana Back Handstand (2019 Best Tips)

Posted on December 9th, 2018

We recently had a request from one of our Youtube channel subscribers Carlo LM to help him fix his banana back handstand … so in this video Rad walks you step-by-step through four of our favorite progressions to develop a perfect straight line handstand. If you haven’t already, level up […]

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5 Best Rotator Cuff Exercises (2019 Essentials)

Posted on December 9th, 2018

We’ve realised that there are major limitations to the popular Internal and External rotation isolation exercises. Sure, they’re ok in the beginning … but overall, play a pretty basic and minor role in shoulder cuff strength. These five exercises have helped us level up much more! If you haven’t already, […]

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How To Increase Overhead Mobility (Step-By-Step Guide)

Posted on December 3rd, 2018

Step-by-step guide to increasing shoulder overhead mobility – Level up your flexibility by DOWNLOADING our FREE Flexibility Blueprint … and remember, if you like this video consider SUBSCRIBING to our Youtube channel.  Thanks Darren Sharpe for your question (“Can you help me increase my overhead shoulder mobility”) … here you go my […]

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How To Fix Scapular Winging (Step-By-Step Guide)

Posted on December 3rd, 2018

Step-by-step guide to fix shoulder scapular winging – Level up your flexibility and DOWNLOAD our FREE  Flexibility Blueprint … and as always, for more videos like this one SUBSCRIBE to our channel and join the movement tribe. [Shout Out] Thanks Ahmad Mansour for your question (“Plz we need some exercises for scapular […]

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How To Strengthen Shoulders For Pull Ups [Great Scapular Pull-In Drill]

Posted on November 26th, 2018

Here’s how to strengthen your shoulders for a pull up – Level up your performance – Improve your flexibility with our FREE Flexibility Blueprint DOWNLOAD … and for more videos like this posted weekly consider SUBSCRIBING to our Youtube channel. No doubt pull ups are an epic movement that should be […]

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EPIC Fitness FAQS Bodyweight Strong Workshop Collaboration

Posted on November 26th, 2018

The trainers became the trainees over the weekend as Team Unity headed to Infuse Health in Newcastle to meet up with Daniel Vadnal from Fitness FAQ’s for an epic Bodyweight Strong workshop. Daniel is highly regarded as one of the most impressive calisthenics athletes in the world. I (Yani) were […]

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Press Handstand – Advanced Press Handstand Compression Drill

Posted on November 26th, 2018

Advanced compression strengthening drill for the press to handstand – To master this drill you’ll need to level up your flexibility ***  DOWNLOAD our FREE Flexibility Blueprint – And remember, for more epic tutorial videos like this one join our tribe by SUBSCRIBING to our Youtube Channel. This is our latest press handstand […]

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How To Strengthen Your Wrist For Gymnastics and Calisthenics

Posted on November 26th, 2018

Here’s our latest follow-along routine that will teach you how to get stronger wrists for calisthenics and gymnastics. To level up your flexibility, download our FREE Flexibility Blueprint … and remember, if you like this video and would like to see more like it, SUBSCRIBE to our Youtube channel. Continuing in […]

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Wrist Strengthening – Critical Press Handstand Wrist Prep

Posted on November 12th, 2018

Last week Rad and I (Yani) got busy creating two more great exercise tutorial videos in our recent press to handstand series to help our tribe nail that elusive straddle press handstand. In this video Rad is going to walk you through a critical wrist strengthening and wrist prep for […]

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