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  1. MEET OUR TEAM: DANIEL GEORGE, PRODUCT SUPPORT ADVISOR

    MEET OUR TEAM: DANIEL GEORGE, PRODUCT SUPPORT ADVISOR
    Our Product Support Advisor, Daniel George, recently participated in a White Collar Boxing match in Northampton. Raising money for Cancer Research UK, the event saw him facing against an opponent who, like Dan, had no prior boxing experience. We caught up with him to get some insight into his 8-week training schedule, and to see how he fared... When did
  2. Meet our team: Laura Betts, Senior Content Executive

    Meet our team: Laura Betts, Senior Content Executive
    Continuing our “Meet Our Team” series, hear from Senior Content Executive Laura Betts, as she discusses all things fitness… Have you always been into fitness? What inspired you? I’ve never been anti exercise, but my passion for fitness definitely developed as I got older. I was an overweight child – at 12, I weighed about 10st, so, as I got into my
  3. Meet our team: Rory Sheen, Leeds Store Manager

    Meet our team: Rory Sheen, Leeds Store Manager
    We’ve featured some guest blogs from our staff in the past, such as bodybuilder Olu from our South London store and marathon-runner Heather, so we thought it was time we heard from a few more of our fitness-loving staff members. We had a chat with Rory Sheen, our Leeds store manager to find out more about him and what his
  4. Success Story – Ian Runs 153 miles in under 30 Hours in Epic Spartathlon Ultra-Marathon

    Success Story – Ian Runs 153 miles in under 30 Hours in Epic Spartathlon Ultra-Marathon
    In the latest of our success stories, we talk to Ian Hammett, Fire Service fitness advisor and passionate runner, who recently took on one of the most iconic and demanding races in the world, the Spartathlon Ultra-Marathon in September 2017. Ever heard of the Spartathlon Ultra-Marathon? This epic test of endurance is one of the most iconic ultra-marathon races in the
  5. Guest blog: Training for Strongman

    Guest blog: Training for Strongman
    When we found out our very own sales advisor, Andrew, had taken part in a gruelling Strongman competition, we jumped at the chance to find out all about it. Turns out, he’s now got the bug and is in training for more UK Strongman competitions. Here’s what he had to say when we pinned him down for a chat… When did
  6. Professional Dancers James & Ola Jordan Visit Us In-store

    Professional Dancers James & Ola Jordan Visit Us In-store
    We were thrilled to welcome professional ballroom dancers and ex-Strictly Come Dancing stars, Ola and James Jordan, into our Tunbridge Wells store this week. Shopping for fitness equipment to kit out their new home gym, we took the opportunity to get a photo of the husband and wife dancers. James also managed to ansswer a quick Q&A inbetween trying out
  7. 5 Minutes With International Rugby Star Richard Hibbard

    5 Minutes With International Rugby Star Richard Hibbard
    When international rugby star, Richard Hibbard, paid our Gloucester store a visit, we jumped at the chance to pin him down for a quick chat. So what inspired this Gloucester rugby player to follow a career in rugby, how does he train, what’s his ultimate comfort food? What inspired you to follow a career in rugby?  Being the youngest of four boys,
  8. Guest Blog: Bodybuilder Olu Talks Competition Prep

    Guest Blog: Bodybuilder Olu Talks Competition Prep
    Ever wondered what it’s like to prep for a bodybuilding competition? We chat to our very own South London Showroom Manager, Olu Amao, to get the lowdown on what it takes to get stage ready… When did you first get into fitness? I would say I first got into fitness at a very young age, around 10 years old. I loved martial
  9. Local Boxing Club Trains GB’s Future Champions

    Local Boxing Club Trains GB’s Future Champions
    When James Conway stopped by our Northampton showroom to shop fitness equipment, our sales reps got chatting to him about his role at Kings Heath Boxing Club. Just 15 minutes down the road from Fitness Superstore HQ, the club boasts huge popularity with amateur boxers driving in from far afield, as well as great success with national title holders, and
  10. Guest Blog: How the Max Trainer Changed My Life

    Guest Blog: How the Max Trainer Changed My Life
    As you may know, we're currently exhibiting at the Ideal Home Show at Olympia London, and on the opening day we had a visitor to the stand who had a little something to say about his experience with the renowned Bowflex Max Trainer M5. Meet Philip Herlihy! We took this opportunity to find out a bit more about Philip's story,

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