Activate Blog

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Watch out! “BBB” is on the way!

RANT ALERT!   “Down with that sort of thing, careful now!”   I’d hate to upset what seems to be the status quo in the fitness ‘industry’ at present, but here it goes....   Why is it called the fitness industry first of all? Are we mass manufacturing fitter people? No,...

The CrossFit Open

Well done! It’s the end of the Open!   “How we do anything is how we do everything.”   That’s a motto that we firmly believe and live everyday here at Activate. Ask any of our members, we care about how you move first before talking...

What’s the right gym for you?

It’s so great to see the emphasis on health and fitness nowadays, with new gyms opening up all the time giving people more opportunity and choice in their fitness endeavours. With all the choice of gyms, should come questions for you as the client spending your...

Enjoy your Christmas

  I've been struck recently by the amounts of posts on social media around Christmas from fitness professionals. Many of these posts contain the words: "Guilt", "Good food/bad food", "Overindulgence", "Regret", "Losing all the hard work". Seeing all this, I wonder,...

Follow a leader, not a follower.

Be true to you. We've said this before, but nothing new has been created in the world of health and fitness in a long long time. Anyone preaching that they've found a new revolutionary way of getting stronger, fitter and faster, is probably selling a repackaged...