1. Bear Grylls Teams Up With Jordan Fitness

    Bear Grylls Teams Up With Jordan Fitness

    The Bear Grylls survival race which kicks off  in August in Cambridge has officially teamed up with Jordan’s Fitness. Who is Bear Grylls? To many Bear Grylls is the face of survival and outdoor adventure. He was a soldier in the SAS where he perfected many of the skills that he teaches today.

    Bear Grylls aim has been to encourage as many people to develop their physical and mental strength by taking part in a series of challenges. The survival race will enter its second year and includes 4 events in Cambridge, Manchester, Edinburgh and London.

    What is the Survival Race?

    The Cambridge event will include jungle,

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  2. How to Budget for Your Home Gym

    How to Budget for Your Home Gym

    Buying your own fitness equipment can be a liberating affair. But you must choose what you buy and what your budget is going to be before you jump in with both feet and your wallet. We can help and guide you if you need us to, so read on.

    Why Do You Need to Plan?

    You want to be able to fill the room you have, with the best gym equipment you can afford. Be sure to plan ahead as investing in the right equipment will see you achieve your fitness objectives quicker and you'll also save money in the long term. You’re also likely to be left with a gym that will last a long time.

    It is important to note that you can start with almost any home gym budget. The key part is making sure you choose machines/equipment that will get you the results you want to see - whether that's losing weight, getting fit or gaining muscle. There is no sense buying a bench and stacks of weights if you’re training for a marathon.

    Do your research and find out the best way of spending your home gym budget.

    New vs Used Equipment

    It's the age old question, whether to buy new or used equipment. First off, are you serious about your fitness? If you are, then you should only really be considering new equipment, unless it's second hand from the manufacturer as a reconditioned piece of equipment (this will be higher end commercial stuff in reality).

    Buying new allows you to buy exactly what you want, get a warranty and also know that the equipment has not sustained any damage or has been sold due to a defect. All we recommend is that you compare a

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  3. What is Commercial Gym Equipment?

    What is Commercial Gym Equipment?

    How does commercial gym equipment differ from the models designed for the home?  The biggest difference is in the quality – commercial gym equipment

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  4. Home Gym Design Considerations

    Home Gym Design Considerations

    So you're now seriously thinking about a home gym. From the constraints of space and budget to the need to have a sufficient variety of equipment to make your workouts varied and effective, what's next to think about?

    Plan Wisely

    The best piece of advice we can give you is to start by thinking about what you enjoy doing and will use but as importantly what is practical in the space you have. That water rower may look amazing but will you use it enough to make it cost effective? You may love a treadmill but will it end up taking up too much space? So consider what you need and the space that you have available. To help your thought process we would suggest that the following are often seen as good essential gym equipment but as we have said this

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