6

6

When you start a new business, you genuinely just hope that it survives. You may have grand aspirations of where you’d like it to end up, but in the first year all you want is to be the exception to the rule, namely a new business that makes it past 12 months. I...
7 Minutes That Changed My Life

7 Minutes That Changed My Life

2000 meters. 7 minutes. How hard could it be? Those were my initial thoughts when I first rowed 2000 meters for time. The ‘standard’ for this distance for men is sub 7 minutes, and sub 8 minutes for women. Think about how many 7 minute periods fly by in a...
Why Not Winter?

Why Not Winter?

By the time Summer sets in, so too does the panic to get back in shape after months of not exercising. So, we beg the question… What happened over Winter? Why were you not training through it? Everyone wants to be in shape for Summer and so we have the most obvious...
Fear

Fear

When it comes down to it, much of what prevents people from embarking on a journey to become more fit and healthy is fear. Fear of the unknown, fear of failure, fear of getting injured, fear of not fitting in, fear of embarrassing yourself. Years of coaching has...
Like Mindedness

Like Mindedness

If you train at Roark, chances are quite high that you work a 9-5 job and only get an hour or so a day to put in some hard work at the gym. To go to a gym and train alone can get very tedious and demotivating, but when you are smashing a session with twenty other guys...