I Had to Sign a Waiver to Do a Bootcamp-Style Workout in the Barry’s “Red Room” – And Now I Know Why

I’ve been inside a gym once in my life – on a family trip to Mexico where making use of the hotel amenities seemed like a good way to pass time between Mojitos. My gym aversion comes from a place of intimidation. I’d rather pound the pavement than stand awkwardly, idly trying to work out… Continue reading I Had to Sign a Waiver to Do a Bootcamp-Style Workout in the Barry’s “Red Room” – And Now I Know Why

An Unusual Swiss-Born Gym Lands in Fitzroy North

Written for Broadsheet You’ll notice there are no mirrors at Kieser. There’s no blaring music, either, and phones aren’t allowed on the gym floor. “[It’s about] really focusing on exercise, sort of like mindfulness – you’re really in the moment,” says Fitzroy North centre manager Jess Hiew. There are no free weights, and no cardio… Continue reading An Unusual Swiss-Born Gym Lands in Fitzroy North