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5 fitness myths busted

Social media and the Internet bombard us with a vast amount of information about fat-loss secrets, fitness videos and diet fads. It is difficult to separate myth from the truth with this information overload. Here are a few myths that we have recently seen: 1. You need to do detox diets Detox diets and juice

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Why being fit makes you a better version of yourself

Being fit goes beyond the number on the scale and a dress size. Fitness is a mindset; you feel stronger, faster and more energetic. Developing a healthy routine that includes exercise, a balanced diet and rest will make you into a better and happier self. 1. Being fit improves your mood Being active releases “happy

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Create a strong brand for your gym

Did you know that brands began as a stamp used on cows to distinguish one herd from the other? Today brands have evolved in to a differentiating factor between businesses, persons and products. A brand is more than a logo, name or slogan. It encompasses a personality, emotions and an identity. To build a brand

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Vegan protein sources

If you follow a plant-based diet, you will probably be tired of hearing the question “how do you get enough protein in your diet?” Protein is abundant in plants and other non-animal sources, you just have to know where to find it and how to combine it. Vegan and vegetarian diets have grown in popularity

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Common mistakes new gym owners make

Starting a gym studio is a dream for many who are passionate about fitness. Owning a gym can be a great career path for individuals who seek to be their own boss and have the freedom to make their own schedule. Even though owning your own gym will be an amazing experience, there are a

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Conflict in your gym and how to manage it

Creating management processes to quickly resolve any feuds is an important step in your gym management process. Conflict is something that arises in any business. When people are put together in a working situation, opinions are bound to differ and disagreements can break out.   Constructive conflict can be an instrumental part of creating a

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Introducing BoxChat with Al and Jaimie

BoxChamp’s new podcast   We are eager to announce that BoxChamp is launching their new podcast, BoxChat with Al and Jaimie, this week! Our hosts Alan Foulis and Jaimie Mackenzie will be speaking to you about anything fitness and CrossFit. We will also have guest speakers come chat with you about gym management and affiliate

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Come in, it’s The Open

The CrossFit Open is finally here   The Reebok CrossFit Open starts this Thursday 22 February and will run until 26 March. The open is the first set of competitions, which determine what athletes and teams will make it to the Regionals and the CrossFit Games. This is not, however, the ultimate goal for most

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