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Despite years of media coverage on the harmful effects of anabolic steroids, use of performance-enhancing drugs continues to be a major problem in the UK. These drugs cause rapid muscle gain and fat loss, making for a more muscular and defined physique. People are drawn in by the promise of results that go beyond the… Read more »

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Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 13th – 19th May 2019. We’re keen to support this initiative, here at The Thames Club, because we’ve long since recognised the link between mental and physical health. This year’s theme is highly relevant to us too, as the campaign is shining a spotlight on ‘body image’ and… Read more »

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Running a marathon is something everyone should do at least once in their life. If you enjoy jogging, it demonstrates a high level of ability and endurance. For those who are trying to improve their general fitness, the training regime provides long-term structure and an end goal for motivation. However, a frequent complaint amongst marathon… Read more »

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Did you know that Spinning is one of the most popular group classes in the UK with both men and women? For those of you who don’t know, Spinning is a studio cycling workout that gives you an intense interval training session. The Thames Club fitness trainers really make this class in the dark lots… Read more »

Free fitness open weekend

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We’re celebrating the official launch of Les Mills GRIT classes right here at The Thames Club. Come along if you haven’t started on your new year’s resolutions yet and need something to motivate you into action. It’s open to members and non members and designed to inspire people to try something new and kickstart their… Read more »

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Be honest with yourself. How many times have you started the year by making a list of promises to yourself? Promises that you’d drop a dress size, lose weight or gain more lean, toned muscle mass. Promises that you’d stop turning to food for comfort and making poor lifestyle choices. Promises that you’d push yourself… Read more »

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Here we are again. Another New Year’s Resolution. Another New You. The fitness team at The Thames Club have seen it all before. Every year it seems that we make the same promises to ourselves. This will be the year we shed those unsightly pounds, achieve a leaner, more toned physique or form healthier eating… Read more »

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If you’re serious about the gym, then you need to be on top of what you’re eating because your body won’t be able to perform if it’s not properly nourished. We’ve already blogged about the importance of protein (https://thethamesclub.co.uk/everything-you-need-to-know-about-protein/), so today we’re going to talk about how you can work it into your diet. Balance… Read more »