Roark Endurance Training

Roark Endurance Training

What Does It Entail? We will teach you how to train for endurance events using weight training and high intensity workouts. Who Is It For? Anyone who currently does, or is going to do, half-marathons, marathons, trail running, cycle tours or triathlons. The training...
I’m a Roark Guy

I’m a Roark Guy

I have never been a gym guy. It’s not like I hate exercise, I grew up playing sport. As long as someone else was organizing it, I was there. And that’s kind of what school does. Then I left school and there was no-one to arrange my sport for me so I spent all my free...
5

5

The fitter you become, the bigger your heart grows. Your heart literally becomes larger because of regular exercise and the demands this exercise places on it. Over the past 5 years, my heart has grown. I’ve become stronger and fitter, certainly, but this...
Food and Happiness

Food and Happiness

It seems, tragically, that food and happiness have become mutually exclusive. Many people have developed a confused, frustrated and unhealthy relationship with food (and to a large extent because of this – exercise). Our focus this week is going to be on...
The Power of 9

The Power of 9

You can fundamentally change your body in 9 days; This applies to you if you’ve never trained consistently OR if it’s been a while since you did; From our experience you will need 9 days of training in order for your body to get used to training; This is...
A Genuine Man

A Genuine Man

I remember the very first candidate I interviewed for the position of General Manager of our men’s gym in Johannesburg like it was yesterday. I had never conducted an interview, and I don’t think he had been to one, but somehow we both knew that ten...