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The results of the UNAIDS Fitness / B3F General Assembly

          The COVID-19 situation continues to affect us all, and for the UNAIDS fitness association, it has meant stopping the organized fitness sessions, and at times even halting access to the facilities. Due to  COVID-19 situation, an annual in-person meeting of the association was not possible to organize. Instead, online voting took place in November-December. …

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Stress makes you fat

After having spoken to some of you following the survey I have sent out to see what people are struggling with (especially in this period of teleworking and pseudo confinement due to the Covid pandemic), two of the ticket items that systematically popped up were: ‘ I have the feeling that with teleworking, my workload has increased and I…

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Training the aerobic energy system: the principles

In the previous newsletters, we’ve spoken about the equipment you need for a minimalist gym set-up and we wrote an article on the exercise selection for a full body strength workout. Today we will tell you a little bit more on how to train the aerobic (or oxidative) energy system and how to create workouts for it. Let’s do…

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The future of fitness: Becoming independent

The coronavirus has impacted every aspect of our society, and the fitness industry is no exception. Gyms and fitness studios across the world — have had to close their doors to customers and take steps to navigate the pandemic. Some gyms didn’t survive and there was at least one CrossFit Box in the Geneva area that has filed for…

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The B3F October workouts

Since Covid seems to be sticking around for now, we’ve decided to continue with our ‘Open Gym’ regimen for the time being. However given the fact that some of you may have a lack of inspiration we will publish 3 workouts per week, so that you can still maintain a workout regimen. As per usual we will work in…

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Waiting for that perfect moment

Many of us wait for the “perfect time” to get our health, nutrition, and fitness back on track. But this approach rarely gets us the results we hope for…. More than often it gets us rather nothing at all.   Did you ever feel you were putting off that dream trip, or a new project, or that skill you’ve been…

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Anniversary BBQ and General Assembly

Our apologies for the last-minute postponement of the summer barbeque. Our new plan is to kill three birds with one kettlebell by combining the potluck BBQ, the 2nd anniversary party and the General Assembly into one big weekend event. The tentative date is Sunday, 23 September.  We will confirm that date and provide details in the next newsletter. As…

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