IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - NSW COVID RESTRICTIONS 23rd JUNE

In accordance with NSW Government restrictions, as of today 4.00 pm Wednesday 23rd June 2021, it is mandatory for all members, staff, and coaches to wear a mask at UFC GYM in NSW. Until 12:01 am on Thursday 1st July 2021 you must wear a fitted face mask when you are in the specified indoor areas in the Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Wollongong, and Shellharbour local government areas.

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MAINTAIN THE MOTIVATION! SIMPLE STEPS TO KEEP THE MOMENTUM GOING WHEN YOU FEEL STUCK.

You’ve been consistent and you’ve established your workout routine for quite some time, but now that trusted routine is making you feel like you’re in a slump. As creatures of habit, we find comfort in consistency, but how do you shake it up and get excited again? Many of us use life events or vacations to keep the momentum going but there’s not always something on the calendar to help you strive for long-term health and fitness benefits. Here are some ways to reinvigorate your drive and keep that motivation strong.

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UFC GYM PODCAST EPISODE 02- CUB SWANSON

You finished your boxing workout at UFC GYM and are getting ready to whip up a healthy post-workout meal in the kitchen. What better way to entertain yourself while cooking with UFC GYM's podcast?

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BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU FOR KIDS

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a self-defence based martial art that forces the practitioner to work out their entire body and mind. While adults may come first to mind when thinking of this sport, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is also a great practice for children. While the list of reasons you should sign your child up for UFC GYM’s Youth BJJ Program is endless, here are a few of the program’s key benefits:

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WHY YOU SHOULD GET YOUR CHILD INVOLVED IN TEAM SPORTS

As a father of two teenage kids, i have felt the various emotions that come along with watching my children compete in an organised sport. as a parent, it is common to feel nervousness and anxiety as if we were the ones on the field. it is very nerve-racking to think about the possibility of injury, the potential failure, or the chance of an embarrassing mistake that can negatively impact the success of the team. the flip side of these crazy emotions is the joy of witnessing your child experience a big win and pride of watching your child make the game-winning play.

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AT HOME D.U.T INSPIRED WORKOUT

You’re having “one of those days” when all you want to do is go home, but you know you need to work out. No gym mojo today? No problem! We have an at-home workout inspired by UFC GYM’s world-famous Daily Ultimate Training (D.U.T) class that delivers the perfect full-body challenge. We get it. Not everyone can make it to the gym every day, but don’t let that sabotage your goals. Use this at-home D.U.T inspired workout to keep you on track during those busy days when you just can’t make it into UFC GYM. So, who’s ready to get sweaty?

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Time for a Fitness Assessment?

A fitness assessment by a UFC GYM Personal Trainer evaluates your overall health and physical fitness levels through a series of tests.

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4 Unexpected Reasons You Get the Best Workout at a Boxing Gym

Movies have created some memorable images of boxing gyms as places where trainers scream at street-tough boxers, and the stripped-down equipment is usually a lone punching bag and a jump rope. While those places certainly exist, more modern gyms have tons of equipment and resources that make boxing more appealing — and trainers that guide instead of bully. Best of all, you can get what boxers have had for decades: a truly killer workout.

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Kickboxing Classes for Beginners: What to Expect

Whether you're getting back into fitness, hitting the gym for the first time, or just looking for a way to switch up your workout, kickboxing can be an excellent way to get a whole body workout.

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UFC GYM PODCAST EPISODE 01- MIKE BISPING

UFC GYM's Podcasts will give you insight into the unique training offerings at UFC GYM, teach you things about our special guests that you would never know, and of course, provide a few laughs. In this kick-off episode, UFC GYM President, Adam Sedlack sits with Bisping to discuss the benefits of Boxing Conditioning and training at UFC GYM, how Michael turned a violent upbringing into massive personal success, his experience on TUF, and so much more. Listen closely and you'll even find out who Bisping's Hollywood crush is!

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12 minute core workout with Coach Bella

Reaching our fitness goals requires consistency in both diet and exercise. But do you ever feel like you just don’t have enough time in the day to get to UFC GYM for a Boxing class? We all have those days, and that’s why we created this quick, yet effective 12-minute core workout that you can do from home. So, keep your eye on the prize and let’s get to work!

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Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

HIIT training, which stands for High Intensity Interval Training, have become one of the most popular methods of training in recent years. It focuses on pushing participants to their maximum effort level for short periods of time followed by recovery…then repeat, repeat, repeat.

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WHAT TO EXPECT IN A UFC GYM BOXING CLASS

It’s a new year and you’re ready to transform your body for the better. Finding the motivation to workout can be difficult, but it’s a lot easier to get yourself to the gym when you LOVE what you are doing. At UFC GYM, we understand this, so we’ve developed fitness classes that are not only going to deliver results, but make the process fun! One of the most popular exercise classes at UFC GYM is Boxing Conditioning, and it’s easy to see why it is a member favourite. UFC GYM Coaches take basic boxing moves and combine them into sets of killer rounds that teach you new techniques, challenge your endurance and leave you dripping in sweat. The best part - you actually get to HAVE FUN!

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ACPE Open Day - Saturday Feb 6th

Passionate about Sport, Heath, Fitness, Education or Dance? Learn how to turn this passion into a career with the Australian College of Physical Education at their upcoming Open Day. Taking place both online and in person, do not miss this opportunity to hear from the ACPE team. Register your interest here: http://acpe.edu.au/ufcgympartner/”

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3 Exercises to Address Neck Stiffness & Pain

Did you know that up to 70% of people experience neck pain at some point in their life? If you can relate or know a family member that can relate, this short clip is for you. Feel free to comment with questions or reach out to us to find out more.

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WHAT TO EXPECT IN A UFC GYM KICKBOXING CONDITIONING CLASS

Many are seeking new fitness challenges & personal growth. The better we feel, the better we perform in life, whether it is at our jobs, in academics, sports, the list goes on. At UFC GYM, we offer Kickboxing Conditioning to give members a consistent full body workout that will create motivation! This fun but challenging class is accessible for all fitness levels & backgrounds. It’s a great workout with a sense of community, making Kickboxing Conditioning one of UFC GYM’s most popular classes. Here are a few things you can expect next time you sign up for Kickboxing Conditioning!

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WHAT TO EAT BEFORE A CONDITIONING STYLE WORKOUT

To eat or not to eat before workouts? Kickboxing Conditioning at UFC GYM is a high intensity workout.  Here are some things to consider when deciding what and when to eat before a full body, high-intensity workout: When was the last time you ate? Do you have a body composition goal – such as losing body fat or gaining muscle? What gives you the highest energy levels during your workouts?

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ONE TOO MANY CLASSES THIS WEEK?

Given the luxury we experience at UFC gym of having a state-of-the-art facility with multiple types of classes. With so many options available, it can be easy to get lost in the volume of training and the benefits that it brings. However, just with anything good in life, there is a point of diminishing returns we reach with training too much. This is where the concept of load management comes into play.

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UFC Gym and ACPE Announce Partnership

The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) and UFC Gym have announced a partnership that unites two organisations who share experience, passion, and dedication to delivering excellence.

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BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU FOR WOMEN

Do you have any idea how good it feels to physically stand your own against a man more than double your size? Jiu Jitsu was designed to use technique to overcome brute strength. A weaker and smaller opponent can dominate the big tough guy by using technique alone.

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ACPE's Virtual Open Day

Thinking about your study options for 2021? ACPE's Virtual Open Day is here to help! Taking place over three consecutive days, this event is the perfect opportunity to find out where a qualification from ACPE can take you!

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What to Expect in a UFC GYM Youth Class

When someone first hears the letters, UFC, many people assume violence. But at UFC GYM, that is just not the case, especially in our Youth Programming.  UFC GYM’s Youth MMA classes are designed to keep kids active, motivated, and confident.

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THE RECOVERY CORNER

Collaboration between UFC Gym and COLAB PHYSIO to help members take control of their own recovery and get more out of their training.

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12 MINUTE HIIT WORKOUT WITH COACH CAMERON

The UFC champion is the best-trained athlete in the world. To succeed in the Octagon, these athletes work daily to master multiple martial arts with supreme strength and stamina. And though their disciplines differ, their determination to get back up and be better tomorrow never wanes.

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FOUR ROUNDS WITH CUB SWANSON

We hit the gym with “Killer” Cub Swanson, UFC Featherweight and owner of UFC GYM Costa Mesa, to talk about the road to the Octagon, from fight prep to the importance of proper recovery.

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WHAT TO EXPECT IN A UFC GYM BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU CLASS

One of UFC GYM’s most unique offerings is our Brazilian Jiu-jitsu program. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or BJJ, is very popular among our members because not only does it provide a full-body workout, but builds character and mind power as well. UFC GYM’s BJJ program allows you take what you learn on the mat and apply it to your everyday life.

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UFC GYM Ultimate Fitness Games 2020

WHEN: 6th of October - 20th of November The UFC GYM Ultimate Fitness Games incorporates fitness testing with daily training to help achieve one’s personal best.

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SEVEN ROUNDS WITH KRZYSZTOF SOSZYNSKI

UFC GYM sat down with Krzysztof Soszynski, Director of MMA and Fitness for UFC GYM Middle East, to talk fitness challenges and trends, training tips and more. Currently based in Dubai, Krzysztof is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Contender and he holds NASM, Kettlebell and TRX certifications. Read on and up your knowledge.

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We are Open! Let's get back at it.

Before we jump into the detail, we want to firstly thank each and every one of you for your ongoing support. The time has come to open our doors and we could not be happier! Whilst you may have been keeping busy exercising at home with our 31 Days of home workouts via our YouTube Channel, we are adhering to the guidelines set by the Government in regards to re-opening the gym. One big advantage we have with our gyms is they are spacious and hence allow social distances to be kept more easily.

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Let's Move More in May

FREE 31-Day Workout + Push-up Challenge
#letsmovemoreinmay
Start Date: 1 May 2020
All gyms are closed, normal social activities disappeared and many of you maybe working from home. We all know how important physical activity and exercise for your physical and mental health and wellbeing. So, to help keep you on top of your fitness and stay motivated during this unique period of time UFC GYM AUSTRALIA has put together ‘Let’s Move More in May’ - FREE 31-Days of Workouts plus 25 x PUSH-Ups Day Challenge. This includes:

• Instructional summary booklet
• Daily workout calendar for 31-days of Workouts (linked daily)
• Daily Exercise Videos (on UFC GYM Australia Youtube Channel and associated social media)

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UFC Gym Bushfire Relay for Relief

Huge thank you to everyone that supported our Bushfire Relay for Relief to help raise funds for the Shoalhaven City Council

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WHAT TO EXPECT IN DUT CLASS

Boring workout? Not here! Expect the unexpected when you sign up for Daily Ultimate Training, UFC GYM’s signature high intensity interval training class. Lingo alert: high intensity interval training is commonly known as HIIT.

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Bushfire Relay For Relief

We are deeply saddened by the devastating bushfires that have affected our communities in Australia. A community that was burning for 74 days has been affected immensely and we at UFC Gym Australia, wish to give back to the community, by holding the "Bushfire Relay for Relief”.

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30 minute D.U.T inspired workout!

You dropped the kids off at school, picked up the dry cleaning, caught up with a friend, and before you know it, it’s almost time to pick up your little one from pre-school! Where has the day gone? Trying to stick to your goal of dropping a pant size, you know you need to get a workout in but you only have 30 minutes. Luckily for you, we’ve created a quick at-home workout inspired by the UFC GYM Daily Ultimate Training class, a high-intensity, full body workout that is designed to get your heart rate up while increasing strength and shedding unwanted body fat. So, let’s grab a pair of dumbbells and get to work!

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Functional Fitness Means Training for Your Real Life

You may have heard the term “functional fitness” or the term “functional training” before, but what you might not know is how functional fitness can benefit your real life. The goal of any functional fitness program is to strengthen body parts that help you perform different activities throughout the day.

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Why a Gym Membership Helps You Achieve Fitness Goals Faster

There’s something the fitness equipment commercials never tell you: that treadmill, elliptical trainer, or exercise bike doubles as an excellent clothes rack. Sound familiar?

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Should your Gym offer Exercise Classes for your Kids?

Many gyms rely on an adults-only environment when it comes to training and classes, and relegate kids to daycare or “freeform group exercise” that's mainly running around in an open space. But giving kids the opportunity to build skills and enjoy fitness, both in and out of school, will always be important.

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The Best Group Exercise Classes for Full Body Results

There's plenty of value in working out certain parts of your body to build muscle in those areas (we're looking at you, triceps). But when it comes to efficiency and results, a full-body workout can take you to new levels of endurance, flexibility, strength, and skills.

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Is Kickboxing a Good Workout? All the Data You Need.

When you’re serious about dedicating time to the gym and fitness classes, one question always comes to mind: Is that really a good workout? If you’ve never tried a kickboxing class before, but are considering taking one, this question is very likely at the top of your mind.

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How to Get the Most Out of Exercise Classes

Exercise classes can be a great way to get in shape, and burn tons of calories very efficiently. For the most part, they offer a great whole body workout - but, like anything in life, you only get out what you put in.

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Ready to Rumble?

With a new emerging Australian market centred around women and children, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) GYM franchise appears to be here to stay.

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Is an MMA Workout the Best Full Body Workout?

There are so many different workout routines out today, but how can you find the workout that best suits your body type? MMA athletes are trained and conditioned to use their entire body for a successful outcome in the octagon and a full body workout is the best way to your ideal body.

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How to Incorporate MMA Conditioning into Everyday Fitness

When you commit to exercise, it’s easy to get into the routine of doing the same things when you workout: You run a couple kilometres every day, you lift weights, you practice yoga or hop on a bike for a cycling session. While these exercises do work, they can get a little...repetitive.

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Nutrition Seminar with Fortitude Nutrition Coaching

In collaboration with the guys at Fortitude Nutrition Coaching we are running Nutrition Seminars held at our UFC Gym clubs between the 16th - 30th January.

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Anderson Silva Seminar

In conjunction with Fast Track Events Australia we are giving you the opportunity to learn from UFC living legend Anderson Silva. Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to train with one of the greatest fighters of all time, ANDERSON SILVA this Thursday 14th Feb. ONLY $150 per person to get up close and learn some tips and techniques from the Master.

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MARCH 4-WARD 8 Week Nutrition Program

Do you want to learn more about nutrition? Unsure about what foods you should and shouldn’t eat based on what you read or see on social media? Sick of fad diets that help you lose weight but don’t teach you how to keep it off? Do you want to consume foods you enjoy without feeling restricted?

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Get Your Fitness in With This 20-Minute Workout

Hitting the gym every day for a solid one-hour workout is well-intentioned. The truth is, life can throw obstacles in your way, making it not always possible to get your workout in. Business trips, vacations, family time, and even weather can play a role in diverting you away from your scheduled workout..

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Boxing for Kids

Boxing…It’s the go-to workout for models, actors, busy mums, millennials and more. Boxing as a workout has become popular because it provides the best full body, fat burning workout and challenges you both mentally and physically. With benefits like muscle toning, torching calories, and relieving stress, it may seem like a workout fit for adults, but Boxing is actually an extremely effective workout for kids as well.

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Why Kickboxing is a Great Full Body Workout

UFC GYM's Kickboxing Conditioning class is a 50-minute high calorie burning, high intensity workout that incorporates all your limbs and muscles. It starts with a 10-minute warm up, preparing the body to move, followed by bag work which includes punches, kicks and knees within 7 three minute rounds. Between rounds, expect active rest movements for maximum calorie burn.

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