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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…

Author: Peter Koopmans

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Health and wellbeing: Why we sleep?

I recently read the book ‘Why we Sleep’ by Mathew Walker and though I knew about the importance of sleep, this book was a real eyeopener. And if you are serious about your health, fitness and wellbeing, then sleep should be your number one focus ahead of anything else you do. It has an absolutely fundamental role on your…

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Strength Training and Exercise Selection for a Full Body Workout

Whereas last month I told you about a minimal equipment set up, in this article I will explain the different components a strength workout should have to make it a full body strength workout. First a couple of words why strength training is an important part of your overall fitness and benefits and why people of all ages should…

Author: Peter Koopmans

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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…

Author: Peter Koopmans

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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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My experience after 2 months of Individual Programme design

Some of you might know about it and some of you might already have participated, but on top of the daily classes provided by CrossFit B3F, Peter also offers an individual programme for our members. As its name indicates, it is an individual tailored 6 month programme, where together with Peter you concentrate on working towards your specific goals….

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