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Unit 27 Fitness Blog: 7 - 12

Island Battleground Competition

Tiger Muay Thai held the IBG (Island Battleground Competition) last month, February 16th and 17th 2019, and we had 6 individuals from Unit-27 CrossFit Phuket attend and fly the black and white flag of Unit-27 and man did they do well: Adrian Allen & Natalie Bruynooghe Ryan Fryer & Jibby Nichapha Tamika La Toya & Wayne Simcoe Over the space of 2 days Unit-27's team went and competed amongst an elite level of athletes. With an array of workouts including complex movements from pistol squats to double-unders and max efforts on Ski Ergs and Wall Balls, all athletes that competed were pushed to their absolute limits, [...]

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5 top tips to get the most out of training at Unit-27!

One of the common mistakes keen trainees make when arriving on the Soi is thinking more is better. We understand you want to maximise your time here, but your training is only as good as your ability to recover from it. Remember during the workout is not when we are making progress, just creating the stimulus for progress to be made, it’s when we get outside the gym, we start the recovery progress and make the positive adaptions we’re looking for such as improved fitness, strength levels, muscle mass etc. From a calorie burning standpoint more classes will burn more calories initially however try to look at the week as a whole not an [...]

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Sonny Webster Seminar

Unit-27 is proud to announce that Sonny Webster - Olympian Athlete will be holding a day long seminar at Unit-27 CrossFit Phuket. At only 5000 Baht for the entire day, and limited spaces, it really is an event you do not want to miss out on. Sonny is a former Team GB Olympic Weightlifter who has represented Great Britain in over 40 internationals, most notably the Commonwealth Games 2014 and Olympic Games 2016 where he finished 14th. The seminar will last for 7 hours, and will include the following: In-depth mobilisation for Olympic Lifting, including hints and tips. 60 minute mobility flow progression. Overhead S [...]

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The Ultimate Fitness Retreat!

The ultimate fitness retreat designed to take away all the stresses of traveling alone, and be part of something extremely special! This is now your chance to fly to paradise, improve on yourself and do it alongside a group of others with your own host! I've had the best two weeks of my life. It's been the most incredible experience from start to finish and I'm heartbroken to see it come to an end - Laura Shortall Each tour differs from the next due to each host having their own specific tilt - This can range from a professional fitness individual who has been through the grind of Unit-27 taking you to a profession [...]

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Understanding Your Bmr Basal Metabolic Rate

Understanding Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)

Understanding your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is important because it explains when generic scales are an important form of measurement and where they're not. Maybe you’re currently eating dinner, or sat in a coffee shop, or even 30,000 ft up above the rest of us, but wherever you are, whatever you’re doing, every living being on this planet as a Basal Metabolic Rate, which is referred to commonly as ‘BMR’. Your BMR is the amount of calories your body expends per day just literally living, carrying out its daily functions to survive, and this is important to understand due to knock on effect it has to the amount of calories [...]

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Carbohydrates When To Use Them For Weight Loss And Training Effectiveness

Carbohydrates For Fitness & Weight Loss

It’s a common theory that carbohydrates are the enemy, and the simplest form of editing your diet in order to achieve fat loss is to just lower the amount of carbohydrates in your diet. In reality, lowering the amount of carbs can help slightly with weight loss, but that depends heavily on how much you were or are consuming in the first place. First and foremost it’s very important to understand the role in which carbohydrates play in the overall performance of an individual. Their main responsibility is to provide the host consuming them with energy. They’re the body’s main source of fuel, needed for physical activity, brain [...]

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