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8 Tips to staying healthy when you’re on holiday/travelling.


It’s coming up that time of year where holidays and trips away are the most common. When you have been working hard to stay in shape, or achieve your goal; and eating as clean as possible the last thing you want to be doing is going away and indulging so much that it ruins everything you’ve worked so hard to achieve. So we have developed a few tips and tricks to help keep you on track to the best of your abilities whilst you’re away.

Importance of Foam Rolling


What is it? Foam rolling is a form of Self Myofascial Release (SMR); SMR will keep trigger points and scar tissue broken up within the muscle and fascia, allowing greater tissue extensibility and the normal functioning and motions of the muscles.

Why Commando Tough HIIT Training


HIIT training not only helps performance, it also improves the ability of the muscles to burn fat. At CT our HIIT classes incorporate military style movements to make it different from your typical HIIT class using a variety of different exercises performed at maximum effort.

Vinegar - A miracle Elixar?


Struggling to shift weight or put on muscle? You might not be having enough Vinegar in your diet....

Combat - A Grant 'The Bomber' Barker special!!


Grant ‘Bomber’ Barker has reinvented the combat classes here at Commando Tough. No longer is it just strict boxing class where you punch a bag or focus mits. Combat is doing its name justice - hardcore old school self-defense.

Did you know... Strength?


Did you know… How good Strength Training is for you? Strength Training does so much more than just tone and sculpt muscles. It goes further than just bodybuilders lifting weights. Studies show it can help people of all ages and even aid in preventing serious health issues!

Gym Etiquette 101


At Commando Tough we like to think of ourselves as more of a family than a gym. However comfortable you feel at the gym there are always a few rules you should follow to make everyone’s training experience the best it can be.

Benefits of Boxing training


Fighting can be seen throughout history and has been said to be one of the oldest recorded professions. Hand to hand combat has forever been a crucial part in military training and boxing champions themselves are athletes at peak physical condition. Why is it such an amazing form of exercise?

Summer is coming - Where's your head at?


The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer and summer is just around the corner. Are you ready for the beach? Not only is now a good time to start any training – but if you want to reach your goals before summer hits now is your last chance.

Evan McCormack - Taking on the Commandos to raise awareness for Fabry Disease!!


Help raise awareness about Fabry Disease - and follow Evans progress towards the 24 Hour Tough Event

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