Want to try something that pushes you out of your comfort zone? Then do as our writer Tom Wheatley suggests, and give Bartendaz a whirl. If I mention I’m going to Bartendaz to anyone who isn’t a member of Gymbox I’m normally faced with a confused look. Firstly because of the name; most people asking if it’s some sort of cocktail mixing course. Then when I’ve explained what it actually is they often appear even more confused. “So you just do pull-ups for 45 minutes?” they generally say, followed (...)
Mina Kitsos, 35, an Australian living in London, is a member of Gymbox Holborn. An avid sneaker collector for the last 20 years, she currently works as a sales account manager for Converse UK, and is a lover of burgers and tattoos. "I once flew from Australia to Berlin to pick up a pair of limited edition Nike Berlin Vandals. I had to have them" she says. We meet her. How long have you been in London, and how does it compare to Australia fitness-wise? I’ve been in London for five years (...)
I love legs. Pure and simple. Legs (and glutes) are by far my personal favourite body parts to train. I always look forward to “leg day” in the gym, and the feeling - that lasts for days - of amazingness after doing a really good leg session. A sure-fire way to give myself a really good boost of endorphins is to go in to the gym and blitz out my favourite leg exercises. What’s the deal with the “thigh gap”? Before I go on to list my favourite leg exercises, I’d like to make one thing clear: (...)
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