The confidence that our girls now have around barbells and heavy ass weights is unparalleled. When they travel for work or holidays they know they have the tools they need and the inbuilt confidence around a weights room that they can train even when they’re not near our gym…
Instagram is a tricky little vixen. It can be an amazing source of useful, informative, thought provoking content OR it can be brutal, drawing you in and then sending you spiralling down a rabbit hole of comparison and self doubt. To help you navigate this minefield, I’ve compiled a list of 5 top notch chicks that are harnessing instagram for good, not evil.
Learning a new skill can be daunting. I decided to learn a little bit about how to do a barbell snatch (the art of throwing a barbell above your head and balancing it there in a catch), audio setups for a podcast (not as fun when you teach yourself) and finally, I’ve dabbled in boxing.
Hands up if you’ve ever started an Elevate or Warrior workout with a pair of 10kg dumbbells confidently in your hands only to run to other side of the room and exchange them for some 8kg’s halfway through… Everyone? Awesome.. You should read on.
Ah my old friend Google how I love you so. You help me when I need to figure out who the voice of Elsa in Frozen is (Kristen Bell) or when I need to know why I keep killing my indoor plants (not enough sunlight) and even when when I need to find the capital of Botswana (Gaborone - I mean who knows that?)
Understanding these incorrect movement patterns can take time. And not being a Chiropractor or Physiotherapist means that us coaches need to work within our scope to help clients move better, safer and stronger.
Before I found Treign I was actively searching and waiting for a gym like ours to open up. My first thought when I stumbled across our Instagram page wasn’t that I wanted to coach here (okay so it was my second) but was that I wanted to train here.
Going all out at the gym everyday for a week then burning out and not going for a month isn't going to make fitness a part of your lifestyle, nor is it going to get you the 'results' that you're looking for.
How you face an injury says a lot about how you show up in other areas of your life. If your broken toe is stopping you from bench pressing then you’ll probably pack up and head home as soon as something gets hard at work or in a relationship…