What is Meditation

History What is Meditation? Well, it’s been part of Eastern Culture, Philosophy and Religions for thousands of years for spiritual purposes, before the birth of modern civilization. It has been found in ancient Hindu scriptures with the intention to understand the true nature of Brahman (“God”). During the 20th century it became popularised in the…

The BEST Music Playlist

Upgrade your playlist for fresh new tunes that’ll keep you working out longer and harder. Listen to this playlist created by our very own members.   Add your favourite track today! Listening to music when you hit the gym to improve your workout isn’t exactly a new concept. But understanding how your favorite tunes enhance…

Why Exercise with Friends?

“Friends make you laugh a lot more, cry a little less… and workout harder!” There are so many reasons why you should exercise with friends, but here’s my top 4:   1. Competitive Working out with a friend can bring out the competitive side in all of us, helping us to complete that last kilometre…

George’s Seasonal Workouts

Having joined the Odyssey fitness team in late 2018, we wanted to catch up with George Ariss after his latest skiing trip to see how he enjoyed his time on the slopes. “Although I am a big ski enthusiast and have just come back from a superb holiday full of skiing by day and partying…

The SKILLMILL – What exactly is it?

“A completely new way to accomplish professional sports training in a highly effective solution,” – blah blah. That’s great, but what exactly is the SKILLMILL and why should we care? The SKILLMILL from Technogym is a great piece of kit to help with your training. Situated next to our function fitness area, we have two…