Category: Coach’s Corner

Get in the right headspace for your session!

Get in the right headspace for your session!

Are you busy at work, with some serious pressure from your boss? Or maybe you’re trying to get 1000 spreadsheets done, with a big meeting Friday! These are all the kinds of distractions that can clog our brain. These things can keep us up at night, prevent us from doing […]

The VANDA way is the SMART way

The VANDA way is the SMART way

What if we told you that the SMART wearables you have and are encouraged to wear at VANDA, not only improve your chances of reaching fitness success but will help you get to know other members too?! Let us explain how these wearables can propel you to legendary status and […]

The VANDA Way!

The VANDA Way!

At VANDA we have designed our classes are YOU and your lifestyle. We want you to get as much out of every class as possible, therefore we have a few simple rules we ask so that you and the rest of our members have the best experience possible! Be Punctual […]

What to Expect from a Boxing Workout

What to Expect from a Boxing Workout

When you make the decision to try out a new gym or a new type of exercise, you’ve already broken down a major barrier. However, many people feel nervous about trying a new workout when they don’t know quite what to expect. In this post, we’ve provided an outline of […]

Five Signs that your Muay Thai Workouts are Working

Five Signs that your Muay Thai Workouts are Working

Muay Thai builds a comprehensive skill-set and functions as a super-powered workout that can totally transform the body and mind. As a popular combat sport also known as Thai boxing, it is sometimes referred to as ‘the art of eight limbs’ because participants use fists, shins, elbows and knees, to […]

Boxing Myths Exposed

Boxing Myths Exposed

Boxing has seen a huge increase in popularity over the last few years as many more gym goers have become aware of its unique range of benefits including strength training, overall body conditioning and stronger mental endurance. However, as with anything that gains a high profile, a number of myths […]

Tracking Your Workouts For Maximum Results

Tracking Your Workouts For Maximum Results

Most fitness trackers involve inputting the time you’ve spent on an activity and normally, the device’s app calculates the average effort an adult would expend on the activity. Of course, unless you’re the ‘average’ normal person (and who is?!), this isn’t accurate for you and therefore could actually mislead you […]

How Boxing Can Get You the Body You Want In 2018

How Boxing Can Get You the Body You Want In 2018

Whether your goal is to lose weight, burn fat, build muscle, tone up, release stress or just feel better about yourself with a more energised body and mind, boxing is the way to go. Here’s our rundown of how you can get the body you want in 2018 by going […]

How to Stick to your Gym Resolutions

How to Stick to your Gym Resolutions

One of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions is to get fit. Gym membership soars every January as many people approach a fresh new year with the aim to live a healthier life, lose that excess weight gained over Christmas and just feel better about themselves. Exercise is hugely valuable […]

7 Ways to Measure Your Fitness

7 Ways to Measure Your Fitness

MYZONE fitness wearables are now available to all new and renewing Vanda members, and as a chest strap, they focus mainly on your heart rate activity and the levels of effort you exert to achieve the different training zones. However, there’s lots of other tools available on the MYZONE app […]