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Weight Loss Tips

Weight Loss Tips

"I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks."- Totie Fields   Does this sound like something you would say? Have you tried a fad diet, only to put most of the pounds back on afterwards? It is not only what we eat but times of day and portion...

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New Class Instructors

You might have seen a few new faces teaching classes recently, so here’s their formal introduction…   We’d like to welcome Anthea, Elaine, Hayley & Helen to the tfd team, following the success of our class auditions held by Lisa and Steffi before Christmas. They’ve...

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Upper Body TRX

The benefits: TRX uses your body weight and gravity as resistance to build strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, core and joint stability. It is accessible for everyone no matter your fitness level as the angle of exercise and reps can be adapted to make it...

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Core Conditioning

Our Core Conditioning classes have three aspects to them: the BOSU, the FITBALL and FLOOR ABS. The combination of these ensure that your core is worked and strengthened to enable you to progress.   Bosu The bosu is primarily used for balance training where you need to...

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New Equipment: T-Bar Row

Have you seen our new top of the range Technogym T-bar? Chest supported T-bar Row Starting Position With a slight bend in the knees, find a comfortable position where the T-bar row machine's chest support pad is pressed against your entire sternum. Plant your feet...

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New Equipment: Lat Pulldown

"NEW YEAR, NEW GEAR" - Have you seen our new top of the range Technogym lat pulldown machines? New Cable Lat Pulldown In addition to our original lat pulldown machine we have now purchased the new and improved model by Technogym at tfd! This is an extremely versatile...

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New Equipment: Bench Press

Have you seen our new top of the range Technogym bench? The bench press is a compound movement that targets the main pushing muscles in the upper body – the chest being a primary mover, with the shoulders and triceps as secondary movers. As you are recruiting force...

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New Equipment: Squat Racks

Have you seen our new top of the range Technogym squat racks? The squat rack is any gym goers go-to piece of equipment. Despite what it's name suggests, the “squat” rack is versatile and is very easy to get the maximum potential out of. The squat rack has been used...

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Blake’s Back!

Blake is back!  You can now find even more classes with Blake as he returns to the tfd team. His ever popular classes range for Spin to Kinesis and from Circuits to Cardio HIIT. Monday 9.30am TBW Monday 6.00pm Cardio HIIT Tuesday 10.00am Kinesis Tone Tuesday 10.30am...

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New Year, New You

How to make and keep your New Years Resolution... Make sure your goal is specific to you and you set out exactly what it is you want to achieve. Adjust goals regularly to reflect your achievements, knowledge and experience. If a goal is no longer important to you,...

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