HOW TO ADAPT TO ONLINE TRAINING WITH YOUR MEMBERS gyms, studios, dojos, personal trainers, and the WIDER sports and fitness industry Overnight, gyms and clubs were told to close doors, and thousands of small business owners and their employees were out of work Mitch Davis, Owner of CrossFit Kirrawee (@crossfitkirrawee) spoke with us about the moment they heard the news they would need to close, how they have adapted, and what their member response has been. On March 23rd, 2020 just over 1 week ago, the Australian government announced the first round of a wave of social distancing and business...
With gym membership fees on the rise, and health, safety and proper maintenance being a concern - have you considered configuring your own home gym? You need less space then you think, and a simple, effective home gym is less expensive then you probably think! The key is to focus on versatile, quality equipment. A 2018 study showed the average yearly gym membership was nearly $1200 - and 27% of those people were using their membership less then 1 time per week, and some less then 1 time per month. Thats a per visit cost of $144! Studies show even...
We’ve all seen them… just hanging on a hook or draped over equipment, looking more like colourful gym confetti rather than a powerful training tool. Perhaps you’ve even used them to stretch, help with pull-ups or even tie down weights (impressive!!!). However, the benefits and application of resistance bands are huge and applicable to everyone. 1. Straight Leg Raise Setup Lie on your back, loop the band around one foot and hold the other end with your hands. Pull that leg to vertical position and hold Execution Lift your free leg from the ground to vertical position to meet your...
When was the last time that you woke up and you felt energetic, energized, excited? Think about it, when we were kids, it was so much easier to have abundant energy. However, when you look at most adults, they’re tired, fatigued or low in energy. I noticed that I’d got to a point where I was waking up and feeling sluggish. I wanted to get up and train, but my energy levels weren’t there. I had to use will power to do so. Will power is a muscle, and it can't last long. You burn out. Furthermore, by the end...
We’ve all seen them… just hanging on a hook or draped over equipment, looking more like colourful gym confetti rather than a powerful training tool. Perhaps you’ve even used them to stretch, help with pull-ups or even tie down weights (impressive!!!). However, the benefits and application of powerbands are huge and applicable to everyone. At BaiMed Performance we use and program powerband-based exercises on a daily basis; whether it's for an elite basketballer, a rehabilitation program post-surgery or for our youth development programs. The How + Why Now I could dive deep into the world of powerbands and talk of the...
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