On Being A Co-op Member

Anyone who trains with us is welcome to become a member of our co-operative and help us make our dream gym. If you’re not sure if membership is for you, Rachel Hahn has written an article describing her experience of joining.

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Floating: My Experience Of Sensory Deprivation Therapy

Flotation sessions have been getting quite a bit of attention in the press recently, but they still seem pretty mysterious and strange. Our coach Guy wrote this article about his experience that describes in detail what a session is like and which of the hyped benefits are supported by evidence.

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Understanding Protein

Some of the most-asked questions we get at the gym are around protein – how much do we need? Where should we get it from? This great article by Alex Holding explores all this and more:

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If You Can’t Sit Less, Sit Differently

Our coach Guy presents the anthropologist Gordon W. Hewes’s pioneering work from the 1950s that explored resting postures across the world, and relates it back to our working lives and an exciting workshop we’re hosting in a couple of weeks:

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Understanding Programming: Volume, Intensity & Stress

In this wonderful article, Alex Holding introduces the foundational principles behind any effective training programme. This is highly, highly recommended reading for making sense of your programme sheet and informing your training in general.

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Getting Stronger with Bristol Women Climbers

Rock climbing is a great way of developing strength and we are fortunate in Bristol to have some great indoor centres and outdoor routes. Steph Weise tells us about her training with Bristol Women Climbers, and why she enjoys climbing so much.

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