2018
Oct
30

SCI supports Olympic champion

Kent boxer Karol Itauma has won a gold medal at the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. 17-year-old Karol, from Chatham, beat athletes from Puerto Rico and Egypt to claim a spot in the Olympic final. Karol took on Russian reigning two-time European and World Champion Ruslan Kolesnikov in the...

2018
Apr
30

Taking membership to the next level!

We are already proud to offer a membership that’s bursting with benefits, and free from tie-ins and clauses. Now we’re taking membership at the UK’s top functional training gym to the next level, and adding in access to our cutting-edge online platform, the SCI Smart Coach! With a...

2018
Apr
23

NEW GROUP TRAINING: Saturday Session

Join the UK’s top functional training gym for a top functional training session 8.30-9.30am every Saturday morning!   We’ll be using our 800 sq ft conditioning area for 60 minutes of interval and resistance training. This will include a warm up and cool down, and will use some of the great kit...

2017
Sep
03

Next date: Hypertrophy Workshop

Following the success of the first educational seminars held at The SCI recently, we’re looking forward to inviting 12 more participants along to our next day-long Hypertrophy Workshop. With Award-Winning Head Coaches & SCI Directors Alex Shoebridge & Martin Shyvers, as well as Senior...

2017
Apr
12

Coach Pete: Kettlebells and Back Health

Kettlebells get a bit of a bad rep in some training circles, which is a shame as they can be a valuable strength training tool. Over the coming weeks I’ll offer some pros & cons, as well as training tips and program ideas. You can add them to your current training plan, or just knock out a...

2017
Mar
29

Next date: Hypertrophy Workshop

Following the success of the first educational seminar held at The SCI recently, we’re looking forward to inviting 12 more participants along to a second day-long Hypertrophy Workshop. With Award-Winning Head Coaches & SCI Directors Alex Shoebridge & Martin Shyvers, as well as Senior S...

2017
Mar
03

Hypertrophy Workshop: How To Build Muscle

It’s been a while in development, but we are very excited to announce the details of our first hypertrophy workshop, to be held here at The SCI. This full day seminar is exclusively available to current SCI members, and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Hypertrophy...

2016
Nov
01

Reserve your transformation place now!

Christmas is fast approaching, and before we know it 2017 will be here. What are you going to do to improve your health, happiness and vitality next year – and for all the years thereafter? We are now taking bookings for clients wishing to start our hugely successful 8 Week Transformation prog...

2016
Sep
22

Oscar is fit for the forces!

A local Royal Navy recruit has stepped up his preparation for joining the armed forces, by enrolling on one of our tailored 8 Week Transformations. 23-year-old Oscar planned his preparation for the Royal Marine Commando entry tests carefully, and knew that being in top physical condition would give...

2016
Sep
17

COACH’S TIP – GET FLEXIBLE!

Basic flexibility and mobility are important to our health, resistance to injury, and athletic performance, and yet in our experience they are often neglected. An absence of mobility and flexibility work leads to hypertonicity – a state of high muscle tension – in chronically shortened m...

2016
Sep
01

Back to school season

Regardless of how many years ago it was that you left school, September always brings with it that “back to school” feeling. Everyone’s getting back to “normal”, with Autumn routines, looking ahead to Christmas (yep, we said it!) and a slightly calmer social/travel sche...

2016
Aug
31

COACH’S TIP – BODY COMPOSITION vs BODY WEIGHT!

Many people will use the scales, and therefore their total body weight, as the sole indicator of fat loss. But your total body weight can be VERY misleading. When you begin training, your body becomes much better at taking up both glucose and fluids, which are essential for exercise performance. In...

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"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

"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

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