STRENGTH OVER SHORTCUT

The concept of the following post is not my idea. I saw it somewhere and can not remember where or to whom to give proper credit. Whoever deserves the kudos for it, thank you! So who got trumped in the …

OPEN STRUGGLES

The CrossFit Games Open is a bitter sweet time for me. As an affiliate owner it is a great time to see my members push themselves, get outside of their comfort zones, achieve some firsts and PB’s and come together …

HOW TO STAY WARM (AT THE GYM) THIS WINTER

The most commonly used phrase in England for the next few months will undoubtedly be, ‘It’s bloody freezing’. The summer has well and truly disappeared and we seem to have skipped Autumn altogether and dived straight into the misery that …

MEMBER OF THE MONTH – TIM

The Saxon coaching team are stoked to announce our October Member of the Month as the awesome Tim Barger! Tim joined Saxon in February this year and he’s been crushing it since day one. He works hard, is keen to …

SOMEONE FROZE MY MOJO.

Summer has well and truly done one. It’s cold, it’s wet, there’s a bit of frost knocking about, it’s pitch black by 5pm and the need and desire to be beach body ready is again months away. Hands up if …

FITNESS FEARS

So, we all get scared sometimes, it’s perfectly natural to be scared of certain things in life. We also all have irrational fears, things that we are scared of for absolutely no reason. For example, I am terrified of moths, …

MEMBER OF THE MONTH – ROBYN

It’s always a pleasure naming our member of the month. We love recognising the hard work, commitment and effort our members put in week in and week out to improve their fitness and be the best versions of themselves they …

RECOVERY – SLEEP

So, you want to train harder, lift heavier, move better and generally be a fitter you. You’ve got your training dialled in and your nutrition on point. It’s all systems go. But how much thought have you given to your …

THE FUTURE OF FITNESS

This weeks blog post should be on sleeping patterns and the effect they have on your training. But I had an interesting conversation the other day that I wanted to share and get you guys talking about. The subject was …

RECOVERY – DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

‘Muscles are torn in the gym, fed in the kitchen and built in the bed’ is a saying I’ve heard chucked about for years and it’s not a bad way to sum up the best way to make progress. Whilst …