How To Do A Deadlift

How To Do A Deadlift

THE MENS HEALTH GETTING STARTED VIDEO SERIES We recently collaborated with Mens Health on a series of Getting Started Perfect Form videos, where you can learn the fundamentals of the functional training we do at Roark Gyms. Once you’ve mastered the various basic...
How To Diet

How To Diet

Food occupies an enormous part of our psyche. We measure time by it, we celebrate occasions with it, we are often at war with it. So how do we learn to manage the problem food has become for so many of us? We don’t advocate a ‘paleo lifestyle’ at Roark. It’s...
Gym Jones vs Crossfit

Gym Jones vs Crossfit

Crossfit was founded by a man named Greg Glassman. It took many years for it’s influence to reach main stream exercise, but with Reebok coming on board and sponsoring the Crossfit games, it has exploded and expanded like nothing else in exercise before it....
The Muscle Myth

The Muscle Myth

Throughout the past year we have had a lot of interest in our gym from women. They have however, almost without exception, all expressed the same concerns with regard to weight training. Girls don’t want to get ‘big’ or ‘bulky’, and are...