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 […]continue reading.
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 […]continue reading.
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 […]continue reading.
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 […]continue reading.
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 […]continue reading.
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 […]continue reading.
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 […]continue reading.
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 […]continue reading.
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 […]continue reading.
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 […]continue reading.
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 […]continue reading.
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 […]continue reading.