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A few weeks ago, I mentioned I’d be offering free online sessions to anyone in need of it! Since then I have been in touch with the Flourish group. I’ve worked with them before,

As you may have seen. The service was established in April 2018 by Dave McMahon and offers clients access to local amenities and community interaction. Aimed at young adults with learning disabilities who are unemployed and not in full time education.


Today I got the pleasure of working with the incredible clients from flourish, again! to offer them a fun and interactive training session in which they all absolutely smashed it!


Throughout this lockdown we’ve seen a lot of incredible people shine and help the community out. From delivering school meals to children’s doorsteps, to our very brave NHS workers grafting day in and day out!


The one good thing that has developed from this virus is the incredible community spirit and the strength in which we have developed. Aiding each other when in need! With gyms closed our physical health has suffered although we can keep active in some form, what we can’t improve is our mental health. The gym, the football club, the tennis court. All of these things are a way out. There downtime, as proven time and time again. Mental health and exercise go hand in hand. At a time where our mental health is suffering stuff like this is incredible.


The sensational clients at flourish love their fitness and strive to keep active, today we made it that little bit easier by bringing the exercise class right to their doorstep.


Thank you Flourish! It’s always a pleasure !


So once again my offer is on the table! Wether it’s one to one online pts or group sessions, this is free ! Get in touch, I’m qualified and can help you massively!

#begreat #zoom #fitness

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Let’s talk about Boxing for a second...


But first, If we look at a couple of issues amongst our youth, there are two sides I’d like to talk about.


Crime and mental health,


In the year ending March 2019: There were just over 60,200 arrests of children (aged 10-17) by the police in England and Wales.


If we look at children and young people aged 5-19, we find that 1 in 8 (12.8%) have at least one mental disorder.


These two statements don’t shock me, but they do concern me.


Luckily I never had to deal with crime, I never faced these issues, although I did have to deal with poor mental health, boxing saved me it showed me a release, a way out and taught me many skills I use in day to day life. I’ve touched on my past before and mentioned how I was out of school for just over a year, it was due to boxing I managed to get my head on straight and sort my life out, leaving me in a much better place now.


What frustrates me is many others have gone through the same, wether it be crime or mental health there are youth out there suffering. Boxing has proven to decrease crime in some of the worst areas and increase mental health. So many people rely on boxing clubs to keep them in good health or off of the streets.


Let’s help amateur boxing survive!

Clubs around the Uk could be forced to shut down, close their doors never to reopen them. When school finishes at the end of the day these kids spend their evenings in these clubs but some of them will have nowhere to go if boxing is left out of this package which will ultimately see an increase in poor mental health and crime around the Uk and Wales, with no where to go, what do you expect?


This is why it is crucial to sign petitions such as this one!☝🏻

so please take 2 minutes to sign it. It doesn’t cost a thing and will help so many clubs around the Uk to stay afloat during these dire times. I will leave the link in my bio and just below 👇🏻




https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/553619



#englandboxing #amateurboxing #mentalhealth


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What an absolute honour it was to be invited over to Flourish who do some incredible work with some real inspirational people!


We talked about training, dedication, how to keep focused and many more key aspects of life. While there I was even taught about weighing out food and what goes into meal preparation at Flourish. Flourish have some of the most dedicated, Healthiest clients I’ve seen. I love their dedication to looking after their health. From keeping fit to meal prepping, Some serious thought goes into the mental and physical well being of the clients at Flourish and it’s exactly what we love to see here at BeGreatFitness!


The service was established in April 2018 by Dave McMahon and offers clients access to local amenities and community interaction. Aimed at young adults with learning disabilities who are unemployed and not in full time education. I very much look forward to working with Flourish and hope we can deliver some quality sessions to the incredible clients who attend Flourish’s service !

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