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Launching you into Spring...

...with a FREE stability & mobility class, a fantastic trail running experience, a GREAT review of KONA IRONMAN 2019 and a heads up video as to what TLA's up to in July...ENJOY!
STABILITY & MOBILITY

STABILITY & MOBILITY


Stability and Mobility are often forgotten parts of our training programs, yet they are so important and help us to become stronger, fitter and healthier. This will in turn help us to achieve our goals and progress with our training further.

What is Mobility and Stability? 


Mobility relates to movement while stability relates to control. Stability is defined as the ability to maintain control of joint movement or position by coordinating actions of surrounding tissues and the neuromuscular system, this is hugely important to our training and day to day activities.

Mobility and stability unlock better human movement. Flexibility can benefit movement by increasing the range of motion within a joint. Working to improve movement in as little as 10 minutes a day can lead to healthier joints, less pain, and decreased risk of injury.

Any time you improve stability, you improve the likelihood of better performance across the spectrum of your fitness and health goals.

If this is a class you would be interested in, or for more information please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to secure your place for the 4 weeks, there is only 10 spaces so be sure to get in quick. This class starts on 2nd March 18:15-19:00 and continues every Monday to 23rd March.
 

TRAIL RUNNING SESSIONS:


Jim Thorn is currently running some trail running dates on Saturday mornings meeting at TLA Studio, Saturdays 0900 this group operates actively via a Whatsapp group please call 07554 400401 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you'd like to get involved.
YUKON 1000
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THE CHALLENGE:


A totally self-supported 1000 mile paddle over 10 days from Canada into the Arctic Circle, finishing in the Alaskan backcountry. Team Wapiti will be on Stand Up Paddleboards the whole way, paddling 18hour days to the finish line.

PURE ISOLATION. TOTAL EXHAUSTION. ABSOLUTE SELF-SUFFICIENCY.

The Yukon 1000 follows the footsteps of early adventurers, immersing in the raw, untouched wilderness that few humans ever experience. No phones. No sat navs. There is zero communication during this trip.

WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?


The project will be raising money and awareness for two excellent charities: The Royal Marines Charity and ROSY (Respite Nursing for Oxfordshire’s Sick Youngsters). As a supporter and sponsor of this project you will be helping to raise money and awareness for these two superb organisations and the invaluable work they do, now and in the future.

If you’re interested in discussing sponsorship opportunities and the rewards you would receive from that, please do get in touch. We want our sponsors to be a part of this experience with us, so come and get involved.
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KONA IRONMAN 2019 - The dream came true.....

KONA IRONMAN 2019 - The dream came true.....


The 12th of October 2019 had been a date etched on my mind for many months, if not years before the date finally came around.

Some of you may have read the TLA update which explained that I had finally managed to qualify for the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. There was nothing more complicated to this very simple goal; get that qualification slot!

As you may expect, the whole trip was a complete dream. At no point was I underwhelmed by the location, build up, conditions or the event itself. This can often be the case after so many years of chasing that ultimate goal, so it was a huge relief that everything lived up to the mythical expectations I had of Kona. 

Read on...
KONA IRONMAN 2019 - The dream came true.....
Have a great week ahead. Team TLA
KONA IRONMAN 2019 - The dream came true.....

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Team Members and Instructors

Want to join the TLA team?


Are you a Personal Trainer living and working in the Oxfordshire area?

Tired of working in the same old gyms day in day out?

Then read on…

TLA Fitness, a unique Outdoor Fitness Company run by former Royal Marine Tom Alden has witnessed massive growth over the past 12 months and due to this TLA is now recruiting for a new member to join this exciting, expanding and refreshingly different company!

As a TLA Fitness Instructor, you will possess the drive, determination, tenacity and above all the passion to train and motivate each and every client into achieving their fitness and weight loss goals.  You will be working with a wide variety of clients from businessmen and women looking inject some escapism into their hectic schedules, to professional athletes and  ‘fitness junkies’!  With ages ranging from 16-60 and up, no two sessions will ever be the same!

Initially working as an Instructor on TLA’s increasingly popular ‘Get Fit Outdoors’ circuits and classes, you will be required to work between 2 & 5 sessions a week on a monthly basis.  These will usually fall between 06:30am-8pm Monday-Friday and between 9-11am on weekends.

To apply you will need to be REPS level 2/3 accredited/qualified and have had experience of both 1-2-1 and private group training.  Be approachable and most of all, know how to make your classes FUN!

For more information and to arrange an informal chat, please call Tom on 07554 400401 or use the form to the right to send us your C.V.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!




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