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October – Winter is coming!

Week 1:  October already, how has that happened!  This funny year has flown past in a strange way, and we are now heading into the winter months.  We have been making a bit of time for ourselves to focus on our strength training this week and we are really enjoying challenging each other.  The main […]

September 2020 – The Return of the Gym Gair Gym!

Week 1:  At last, we are back in business!!  We were delighted to welcome back some of our clients to the Gym Gair Gym this week after being shut for 6 months.  Everyone who came along has really enjoyed being back, and we heard that there were quite a few hanspered bodies after their first […]

August 2020 – Exploring Shetland

Week 1:  August has brought us some lovely weather up here in Shetland, we have basked in the sunshine and we have certainly made the most of it!   On Saturday, we headed out to the westside and parked up at Silwick and hiked around Westerwick.  The coast line is beautiful, so much so that we […]

July 2020 – The Great Outdoors

Week 1:  We were delighted to get out for our first drive this week since lockdown and take in the sights at Sumburgh Head and St Ninian’s Isle.  We were treated to a good show of puffins and amazing scenery around the cliffs and beaches.  We spent a bit of time watching the planes taking […]

June 2020 – Project outdoor training area!

Week 1:  It has been a rather busy week here at Gym Gair as we have started our new outdoor training area project!  With help from Joe Hunter, we planned to extend our current decking with a piece of astro turf, and this will enable us to train our clients outdoors (weather permitting!).  We feel, […]

May 2020 – A new ‘normal’ way of working

Week 1, New Qualifications:  Linda graduates from the Scottish Massage School with a diploma in Swedish Massage!  This was a very proud day for the Gairs, with Linda working so hard all winter studying and practicing while also working full time.  8 trips to Aberdeen later, and she can practice on the Shetland public, whenever […]

April 2020 – Adapting to COVID-19

Week 1, Media City:  Over the past 2 weeks we have featured a great deal in the local media, with articles in both the Shetland Times and on Radio Shetland.  It’s always nice to be asked to provide content to a wider audience, and a lot of you have been in touch for further advice […]

March 2020 – A new beginning

Week 1, ZE Run Winter 5k Finale:  We ran the final round of our ZE Run Winter 5K series at the weekend.  This was the 6th race in the series, and we must admit that the weather has not been kind to our runners.  40mph winds have been fairly standard conditions, so it has been […]