The New Renaissance Fitness

We've moved into something bigger and better. Renaissance fitness is now no longer a PT studio, but a fully functional 24-hour gym with a built-in PT area. Taking the leap from a bespoke training studio to a 4000 sqft gym with 4 separate training rooms certainly wasn't easy. Transforming into a 24-hour gym with enough equipment to please everybody took some hard toil, sleepless nights and a fair bit of blood, sweat and tears. We only had 2 months to transform the building, there were man...
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Is the deadlift really the king of exercises?

Is the deadlift really the king of exercises? It's touted as the king and ultimate exercise for building muscle, strength, power and core stability. However this is debatable at best... In head to head comparison with the trap deadlift, multiple studies show the trap deadlift is better for maximal force and power. Next for building hamstring strength needed in athletic ability such as sprinting. Nordic curls may be a better option as they allow higher eccentric overload. For use as...
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What is “Nutrition: Without The Bullshit” all about

What’s the difference between "Nutrition: Without The Bullshit" and every other weight loss book?   The big difference is this isn’t a fad diet book or pseudoscience book. I don't try to convince you the cause of fat-loss is sugar, toxins or eating breakfast.   In fact, I pretty much do the opposite. Spending a 3rd of the book debunking much of the BS around nutrition.   Most nutrition books like to convert you into a certain way of thinking and restrict your lif...
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Why the scales won’t budge (even when you do everything right)

Sometimes you can be doing everything right. Eating healthy, not drinking much if any alcohol, following a well-structured exercise program, but you step on the scales and they haven’t budged, no even a gram. Undeterred, you push even harder, exercising more and be even stricter with your food. One week later you get the scales out again. You are excited and ready to see all your hard work pay off. However you get on the scales and still nothing, you haven’t even lost half a pound, how...
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Intermittent fasting explained

Intermittent Fasting is all the rage at the moment. Every celebrity is doing it and everyone is talking about it. Unfortunately, it's also pretty confusing, with everything from 16 up to 36-hour fasts. Figuring out what or if you should fast is pretty difficult. Luckily in today's video we break down everything there is to know about intermittent fasting. Including all the potential benefits and downsides to it.
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