Helpful training advice and pro conditioning secrets from our Instructors

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Helpful training advice and pro conditioning secrets from our Instructors

Dont Skip Leg Day Training Unit 27 Fitness Phuket Thailand

DO NOT MISS LEG DAY!

Who knows that type of person who wears the singlet, gets that pump on walks around the gym think they’re hot s**t, however conveniently wears long shorts to hide their suspicious chicken legs? I think we’ve all seen those people in our life time and if you haven't you have not been to the gym in some time. When asked they’ve blurted out the reason being that “I’ve gotta get that pump man!”, or “My knee’s hurt when I squat”, when in reality, the majority of the time these are actual excuses and why is that? Well, because it’s damn hard work training the lower extremity of the human body, and some people just d [...]

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Flexibility And Fitness Training By Unit 27 Fitness Phuket Thailand

Flexibility – What Is The Benefit?

Flexibility is the the range of motion of your joints or the ability of your joints to move freely. Furthermore the mobility of your muscles and the allowance of movements around the joints. Flexibility is something that always comes up during a coaches’ brief, or pre gym talk, and it can be a great hindrance to individuals who’re looking to get started on their fitness journeys, but do not fear, it’s not something that can’t be fixed. Almost every athlete, whether beginner or elite, will partake in flexibility work prior to working out, to prevent injury and give themselves the best chance of performing. As a wh [...]

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Creatine And Fitness Training By Unit 27 Fitness Phuket Thailand

Creatine: What, Why & How?

Creatine Monohydrate is one of the most renowned supplements in the world and is used commonly within the fitness industry, the benefits have always been open to speculation, nonetheless, the majority of people have heard of it. The dominant amount of creatine in our bodies is found in skeletal muscle, and is produced from amino acids, the process being performed in the kidneys and liver. The most common place for our bodies to find creatine is via food, meat to be exact. Now, what’s the role of creatine in the whole grand scheme of things? Well in reality it’s a form of energy known as phosphocreatine. Which you may h [...]

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Training Heart Rate Percentages Fitness Traiing Blog Phuket Unit 27

Weight Loss Training Zones

So what is a training zone? When looking at training zones, we are in fact discussing the percentage of your maximum heart rate you’re preforming your fitness exercises at. The percentage of which you’re performing at is vital to determine which energy system you’re operating under and what the metabolic effects will be throughout the session. The simplest and most renowned way to discover your maximum heart rate by deducting your age from 220, so for example, if you’re 35, your maximum heart rate would be 185 bpm. When discovering out your maximum heart rate, its then very easy to discover what zone you’re training in, by [...]

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Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Training Advice Unit 27 Phuket Thailand Gym Weight Loss Fitness

What Is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness?

First and foremost lets explain what DOMS is: DOMS is simply exercise related muscle pain which is developed after excessive exercise and even more so after unaccustomed exercise. Hurts to walk? Hurts to wash your hair? Hurts to get out of bed? This is simply the effect of DOMS, which usually reaches its peak at around the 48 hour mark, however depending on the individual it can certainly vary. Those who partake in fitness normally associate DOMS with the lower tier of the body, however, as you’ll realise after an effective chest session, you’ll struggle to wash your hair! So, what causes DOMS? Well, the majority of indiv [...]

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Rest & Recovery – How Much & When?

R&R (Rest & Recovery) is often overlooked by athletes, however it is an essential element of any training program. We as athletes find ourselves engaging in a specific customized program, and from there become fully invested in it, leading to the possibility of over-doing it and potentially going backwards and not forward. It is common sense when you really start to think about it, do you really think that our bodies can continuously push themselves to their limits over and over again? The answer if you’re wondering is no, eventually it’ll break no matter how tough you think you are. Every evening we need to go to sleep, th [...]

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Pricing & Packages

We have always worked very hard to keep our pricing system here at Unit 27 simple & inexpensive. If you want to do a single class or session, that is no problem, drop in anytime! But if you are interested in a more serious training program while you're in Phuket, Thailand, then check out our packages for fitness training, strength & conditioning, weight loss & body transformation goals, intelligently packaged all under the one plan.

If you haven't visited us at Unit 27 yet, then come and try us out. If you tell us at the end of your first visit that it was not at the standard you expected from a dedicated Strength & Conditioning gym here in Phuket, then we'll give you a full refund on the spot, no questions asked !!!! So, all you have to do is commit to a session, then be prepared to sweat a little!

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