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Video: Winter Olympian Donates To NSC

Video: Winter Olympian Donates To NSC

Thanks to the generosity of Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Dr Tucker Murphy, people can now train like a cross country skier. Dr Murphy, who competed as a cross country skier in the Winter Olympics at Vancouver in 2010 and Sochi four years later, has donated a SkiErg to the National Sports Centre’s gym.“The equipment is very similar to cross country... Read more of this article

Video: Bodybuilding, Physique & Bikini Contest

Video: Bodybuilding, Physique & Bikini Contest

Some of the island’s fittest people took to the stage as the Bermuda Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation’s [BBBFF] hosted their 30th annual Night of Champions on Saturday night, and their pre-judging show that morning in the Mid-Ocean Amphitheatre at Fairmont Southampton.Melissa Smith won in Women’s Physique while Sabrina Burgess was the... Read more of this article

Physique: Hafid James Wins IFBB Pro Card

Physique: Hafid James Wins IFBB Pro Card

Hafid James has been awarded an IFBB Pro Card following his impressive showing at the 2017 Ben Weider Legacy Cup in Aruba earlier this month, where he won his height class and was named the overall men’s physique winner. An International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness [IFBB] Pro Card allows bodybuilders and physique athletes to compete... Read more of this article

New Aries Sports Center Set To Open In July

New Aries Sports Center Set To Open In July

[Written by Don Burgess] The Aries Sports Center will have an open house next week ahead of its grand opening in July. The Sports Center, located on the second floor of Windsor place, is a joint venture by the Whitter family and business partners Gina Monroe and Erin Lovell.Cyril Whitter III said: “We are very excited at the prospect of opening... Read more of this article

‘Summer Shake Down’ Health Fair On May 21

‘Summer Shake Down’ Health Fair On May 21

Three young entrepreneurs have partnered with CrossFit BDA to present the Summer Shakedown health fair to help start your summer off on a healthy note. Yoga Instructor Megan Mahoney and Health Coaches Clare Panchaud and Katie Titterton are hosting the Summer Shakedown health fair at CrossFit BDA on Sunday, May 21, from 11am to 1pm. Nutrition advice,... Read more of this article

100 Day Challenge To Hold Free Boot Camp

100 Day Challenge To Hold Free Boot Camp

People are being given a chance to get a taste of the challenges faced by contestants in The Colonial Bermuda 100 Day Challenge with a free public boot camp. The Challenge last took place in 2013 and is now being sponsored by Colonial with 25 people taking part, who were chosen following rigorous selection process. A spokesperson for Colonial said:... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier’s Youth Fitness Programme

Photos: Premier’s Youth Fitness Programme

Premier Michael Dunkley recently visited West Pembroke and Francis Patton primary schools respectively as part of the Premier’s Youth Fitness Programme. The Premier was joined by Health & Seniors Minister Jeanne Atherden and Education Minister Cole Simmons for the West Pembroke visit. To date, since the programme began, the Premier has attended... Read more of this article

Studio One Weights Class, Raise Funds For WRC

Studio One Weights Class, Raise Funds For WRC

Studio One will host a fitness class for women this Saturday, March 11 to raise funds for the Women’s Resource Centre [WRC]. The 30 minute class starting at 9.30 a.m. will be an introduction to a new program for women offered by Studio One Certified Personal Trainers Randy Brangman and Nicole Rozon. They have designed a special weight training program... Read more of this article

Minister Attends ‘Beyond Lucky’ Ribbon Cutting

Minister Attends ‘Beyond Lucky’ Ribbon Cutting

Minister of Social Development and Sports Nandi Outerbridge delivered opening remarks at a ribbon cutting ceremony for Beyond Lucky fitness studio recently, saying “I am excited when I hear of a new gym opening up.” Minister Outerbridge said, “As the Minister responsible for Sports and a former competitive athlete, I am excited when... Read more of this article

Derek Fisher Offering ‘X-Body’ EMS Technology

Derek Fisher Offering ‘X-Body’ EMS Technology

Fitness instructor Derek Fisher is helping to pioneer a new wave in get fit techniques with a unique body suit. Mr Fisher is using the Island’s only X-Body which uses Electronic Muscle Stimulation [EMS] technology, originally developed in the former Soviet Union in 1971 by Dr. Y. Kots. “The reality is that the concept goes back 2,000 years to the... Read more of this article

Photos: Youth Fitness Initiative At Heron Bay

Photos: Youth Fitness Initiative At Heron Bay

Yesterday, Premier Michael Dunkley, Health & Seniors Minister Jeanne Atherden and Education Minister Wayne Scott visited the Heron Bay Primary School as part of the Premier’s Youth Fitness Programme. “The public will recall that last September, as part of a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Education and the Department of Health,... Read more of this article

Weigh In Is Done, Now The Hard Work Begins

Weigh In Is Done, Now The Hard Work Begins

Participants in the 100 Day Challenge have taken their first steps towards reshaping their lives after being ‘officially’ weighed in. Now the hard part is set to start as they are put through rigorous exercise and diet regimes, much of it recorded for everyone to see on TV. Among those taking part was Katharyn Albouy, who said: “I am doing... Read more of this article

Beat The Couch Programme Launch Season 9

Beat The Couch Programme Launch Season 9

Beat the Couch has launched registration for Season 9 of their beginners running program alongside sponsor Digicel & BTC, the third continuous season for this partnership. Robin Seale, CEO at Digicel & BTC said, “We’ve committed to sponsoring several emerging and established athletes in our local community across a wide range of sports,... Read more of this article