How MAFS is every person in the gym

If you're not watching Married At First Sight (MAFS)...you're probably a very productive person: The Sam's of the gym world are generally the ones we would classically consider douche-bags, who position themselves in front of the mirror. Their exercise regime typically consists of bicep curls and bench press (incline, decline, narrow grip, wide grip, dumbbell, … Continue reading How MAFS is every person in the gym

5 stages of joining the gym for the first time

If you survive this, you’ll survive the gym floor. STAGE 1: Fear It’s normal to fear a facility where people swan in-and-out at ungodly hours, in unforgivable outfits, drinking unidentifiable liquids. If you weren’t afraid, your fight or flight instinct is broken and you need to see to that before you proceed any further. This … Continue reading 5 stages of joining the gym for the first time

5 ways to make your boring AF workout more interesting (without trying)

Different face Got a fav class but getting bored AF of late? Try going to a different instructors/trainers class for a delish fresh perspective on a class you have been doing for aaaaages. Change of place If your gym is part of a chain, try going to a location you don’t normally go to. A … Continue reading 5 ways to make your boring AF workout more interesting (without trying)

How to try something new without looking like a dick

HIf you’re anything like me you will thoroughly enjoy the idea of trying something new in an effort to mix up your fitness routine. In reality you won’t. Mostly out of fear of looking like a dick. Here are 3 surefire ways to try something new, without looking like a pee-pee. Go with a friend … Continue reading How to try something new without looking like a dick

3 things I’m not ashamed of as a fitness professional

As a fitness professional I feel like I should have a good grasp of *most* fitness related things. I don’t. I have no fucking idea what half the equipment is on the gym floor either Pull that pin, adjust this height, put your hands here, place your feet there, sit this way – but not … Continue reading 3 things I’m not ashamed of as a fitness professional

3 ways to accidentally exercise at the gym

It’s about the art of distraction. Group fitness diversion Working out with a bunch of people, with music blaring, trying to master the art of choreography, while trying not to look stupid, avoiding bumping into anyone and generally not standing out for the wrong reasons are all wonderful ways to distract yourself from a workout. … Continue reading 3 ways to accidentally exercise at the gym