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Introducing our new wellbeing room

In these unprecedented times it has become increasingly important to start thinking about our own health and wellbeing.  It is time to put health (both physical and mental) first even if only for a short period. Taking care of your mental, physical and emotional health must be taken seriously and become part of your daily

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Meet The Member – Mike Cass

What was your lifestyle/motivation like prior to joining the gym? A: I’ve always been active, but not as motivated as I am at The Edge. After starting at the gym, I always want to be fitter, faster and stronger. Most importantly, I just love the atmosphere at The Edge.   What were your initial goals

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Meet The Member – Anthony ‘Chico’ Jackson

What was your lifestyle/motivation like prior to joining the gym? A: Having been involved in some sort of sport nearly all of my adult life, keeping fit should have been at the forefront of my mind. Alas, this was not the case! Even though I was involved with many different types of misadventure running, hiking

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Gareth Ellis – Interview

Thanks for taking the time out of your hectic schedule to do this interview for us Gaz. Tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Gareth Ellis. I’m 38 years old and I’m a professional rugby league player. I’m married to Rachael and have three children – Isaac, Eva and Florence. How did

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Meet The Member – Emily

What was your lifestyle/motivation like prior to joining the gym? A: I have always liked playing sport, exercising and challenging myself. I’ve never been one to just go to the gym on my own though. I prefer doing classes and anything that involves being outdoors.   When I was at University, I just stopped doing

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Meet The Member – Richard Fisk

What was your lifestyle/motivation like prior to joining the gym? A: Before joining the gym I spent a lot of time (12 years) as a volunteer grassroots football coach. I coached children from the age of four through to U17’s using the coerver coaching philosophy.   Once my son was old enough to play for

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Meet the Members – Dennis and Shelly

What was your lifestyle/motivation like prior to joining the gym? A: I’m Shelly, a fulltime working Mum to son Dennis. I was asked to get in touch with Paul via another gym member – a friend of ours who assured me this would be another piece of the puzzle to help with Dennis’s training. I

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Compression recovery systems – how do they work?

Muscle Soreness Muscle soreness or Delayed onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is the pain and stiffness in the muscle several hours/days after high levels of Exercise. This is thought to be caused by eccentric exercise, which causes microtrauma to the muscle fibres, which results in an inflammatory response, increase in intramuscular fluid, creatine kinase and lactic

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Monitoring wellness and overtraining through the ithlete system

It is proven by research that you don’t get stronger or faster and fitter through the exercise you do, but by recovering from it effectively. This is called super-compensation. Despite this, we often neglect rest days and create a never ending stimulus – always training with little rest. The ithlete system uses daily heart rate

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Meet the Members – Shona

What was your lifestyle/motivation like prior to joining the gym? A: I’d always been sporty and enjoyed exercising a lot, but before I joined Edge EPT I was battling with myalgic encephalomyelitis, back problems and sciatica. I was extremely fatigued and had gone from exercising six times a week to barely being able to walk

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