The Most Epic Journey In The World

Helping Our Member with The Most Epic Journey In The World: Ross Sea Antarctica   Celene Pickard re-joined Odyssey Health Club in September 2019 with one very clear goal in mind: to improve her fitness to complete the semi-circumnavigation of Antarctica, a journey of epic proportions. Celene’s story starts 2 years ago when she was…

How to Win at the Gym

How to WIN at the GYM? Okay, you’ve taken the big step and actually joined the Club – welcome on board! We have picked up some great ideas about how to achieve the body you want, maintain a healthy lifestyle and actually enjoy doing it! We want you to succeed, and will do everything in…

7 Reasons to Join

Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle, tone up or improve your overall health, New Year resolutions are the No. 1 reason people of all fitness levels decide to join a conveniently located gym. Here are our TOP SEVEN reasons to join Odyssey Health Club right NOW!   Discover our membership options here  …

How to Run Faster

An article by Lianne Andrews, Fitness Coach here at Odyssey Health Club.   Something I have been looking into recently is things you can do to increase your running speeds. There are a mix of things in gyms, outside and also general lifestyle changes you can make for improvements. Use the Skillrun. This isn’t replacing…

Train 90% of Your Muscles at Once

The reason behind Skillrow Rowing machines allow you to train up to 90% of your muscles in one session, by activating your legs, arms, back and core all at the same time. However, only with Skillrow can you train all your muscles, by mixing and switching between aerobic capacity and anaerobic power. Cardio and power…

Opting for a Plant-based Diet

Whether it’s for concerns about the environment, animal welfare, or just wanting to try to be healthier, increasing numbers of people are choosing a diet that minimises animal produce or cuts it out entirely. More recently, cutting out animal produce entirely is something that has been actively promoted by the charity Veganuary, which asks people…

Strength Training for Older Adults

Strength training for older adults is beneficial because these exercises help build muscle strength and muscle mass and preserve bone density. Strength training has the ability to combat weakness, fragility and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. But at some point, in your 30s, you start to lose muscle mass and function. The cause is age-related…