2015
Aug
31

Head Coach Alex’s August Quiz

At the moment, with Coach Shyvers and myself getting ready for the move to the new premises, my days are absolutely hectic. I did think about writing a really glamorous description of what people might expect to see in a Head Coach’s ‘Day in the Life’, but I’ve decided to go...

2015
Aug
31

Coach Will’s August quiz

Coach Will guides us through a typical day from dawn to dusk! I’m usually up and about between 6-6.30am, and I start my day with a hot water with freshly squeezed lemon. Great for re-hydrating after a nights sleep. If I feel brave I will get up 30 minutes earlier and do a sprint session in the...

2015
Aug
31

The SCI becomes Coach Kirsty’s HQ!

At The SCI we’ve hand-picked our team for their knowledge, passion, and dedication towards our shared goal of improving the health of every single person who walks into our building. We’re delighted to announce that Coach Kirsty will soon be changing more lives here, as The SCI will be her main base...

2015
Aug
27

signing on the dotted line

The plans for The SCI 2.0 have been in the works for a while now, but something really REAL happened today … We signed on the dotted line to agree the final plans and the work schedule for the fit-out project. Seeing the plans in detail on a huge scale is so exciting, and we can really visuali...

2015
Aug
26

Coach Kirsty’s August quiz

This month we’re delving into our Coaches’ daily schedules and asking them to share how they manage to cram in work and training and study and (most importantly) eating! Here’s a glimpse into a ‘normal’ day in my life! Wake at 6.30am – drink hot water with lemon (yes th...

2015
Aug
24

the big news!

We are bursting with excitement as we share the news that we will open a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Tonbridge’s modern Blossom Bank development later this year! The 3,500 square foot premises on Cannon Lane will allow us to double the size of the gym from October 2015. Our new facility...

2015
Aug
18

Coach Craig’s August quiz

What does your day look like? We’re sharing a ‘Day in the Life’ of each of our Coaches, starting with Coach Craig! It’s fair to say that Craig gets to see his fair share of sunrises … 04:45 I wake up and get ready for work, jump in the van and drive up to Richmond. 06:0...

2015
Aug
07

The SCI to sponsor 2015 Tonbridge Half Marathon

We are excited to share the news that The SCI is to sponsor the Tonbridge Half Marathon this autumn! The popular sporting event is entering its fifth year this year, and has quickly become a favourite event on the calendar for both local and touring runners. The 2015 event on 4th October is set to b...

2015
Aug
03

Head Coach Martin’s July quiz

Coach Martin shares his holiday essentials, and an innovative way to train whilst you’re away – with just one piece of very basic equipment: Q: What fitness essentials go in your suitcase for holidays? A: Always my trainers. I do like swimming and surfing, but if I just had to pick one t...

2015
Aug
01

Stay supple this summer

Wearing different footwear or walking barefoot on a beach for example can cause tightness in the calf muscles. A stretch to prevent this is to face a wall with one foot in front, keeping both pointing towards the wall. Ensure the heel of the back foot is fixed on the ground and lean in towards the w...

SCI Opening Times
Mon – Thurs
6:30 AM - 9.00PM
Fri
6:30 AM - 8:00PM
Sat & Sun
8:00 AM - 4:00PM

"I’ve got a huge passion for training and learning. One is useless without the other. Martin and I both started fitness careers in our teens, and have learnt every single day. We’re proud to bring this together to create no ordinary gym."

Alex Shoebridge - Director & Head Coach

"I’ve been at the heart of the fitness industry for 15 years and am so excited to be able to offer the best of everything I’ve learned. Alex and I are dedicated to improving the health of every single person who walks into The SCI."

Martin Shyvers - Director & Head Coach

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