Client Testimonial: Adeesh

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The hardest part for an individual seeking a lifestyle change is to walk through the gym doors. For me, it was walking into RITUAL. It requires a commitment of time and an investment in oneself. My journey started 6 months ago when we were discussing healthcare issues at work and…

The hardest part for an individual seeking a lifestyle change is to walk through the gym doors. For me, it was walking into RITUAL. It requires a commitment of time and an investment in oneself. My journey started 6 months ago when we were discussing healthcare issues at work and…

Work hard, play hard(er)

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I don’t know about you, but I find it extremely difficult to simultaneously train like a champion and eat like one too. Long term intensive training generally puts a lot of stress on the body, and eating clean 6 days out of 7 mentally f*cks with me. Of course, the…

I don’t know about you, but I find it extremely difficult to simultaneously train like a champion and eat like one too. Long term intensive training generally puts a lot of stress on the body, and eating clean 6 days out of 7 mentally f*cks with me. Of course, the…

Separating ourselves from (and defending) Crossfit

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I’m often seen as an expert in the fitness industry.  I’m not.  I don’t have any sort of education in the field; I’m not even certified as a personal trainer.  Luckily, that other guy that runs Ritual, Ian Tan, not only has the most amazing hair in the fitness world,…

I’m often seen as an expert in the fitness industry.  I’m not.  I don’t have any sort of education in the field; I’m not even certified as a personal trainer.  Luckily, that other guy that runs Ritual, Ian Tan, not only has the most amazing hair in the fitness world,…

My Health Journey: Oli Pettigrew

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Basically, I’m you – Brad is some superhuman freak and Ian might be a wizard. I, on the other hand, am YOU – or at least I used to be you. Let me explain… I was the everyman. Until 18 months ago I was like a majority of people, I…

Basically, I’m you – Brad is some superhuman freak and Ian might be a wizard. I, on the other hand, am YOU – or at least I used to be you. Let me explain… I was the everyman. Until 18 months ago I was like a majority of people, I…

How my views on fitness have changed

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I have always been the avid gym-goer. My day just wouldn’t feel complete without a thorough toxin sweat, and of course, that amazing release of endorphins that always keeps my head in check. I would go to the gym about three to four times a week, each time for about…

I have always been the avid gym-goer. My day just wouldn’t feel complete without a thorough toxin sweat, and of course, that amazing release of endorphins that always keeps my head in check. I would go to the gym about three to four times a week, each time for about…

Be more human

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Hi, I’m Ian. I’m the guy responsible for all of the exercise stuff that goes on at Ritual. We live in a very weird time, don’t you think? Pretty sure the spry 70 year old lady I buy vegetables from thinks it’s ridiculous that I run gyms. I bet she…

Hi, I’m Ian. I’m the guy responsible for all of the exercise stuff that goes on at Ritual. We live in a very weird time, don’t you think? Pretty sure the spry 70 year old lady I buy vegetables from thinks it’s ridiculous that I run gyms. I bet she…

Health is a journey – not a destination

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April 21st 2008 was a momentous day in my life.  Walking into the operating theatre to be there for the birth of my first child, Garrett.  What a special day – mommy was nervous, daddy was a wreck.  She badly wanted a natural childbirth, but the little man wasn’t cooperating. …

April 21st 2008 was a momentous day in my life.  Walking into the operating theatre to be there for the birth of my first child, Garrett.  What a special day – mommy was nervous, daddy was a wreck.  She badly wanted a natural childbirth, but the little man wasn’t cooperating. …