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NEW TO RAW IRON - 21 April 2017
Exciting News!We have been super busy in the Raw Iron house over the past few months. We can now finally breathe a  sigh of relief and announce that a few exciting collaborations and additions to the gym have been made..Firstly a warm welcome to... Read More
Ange’s Story 28th June 2016 Since walking into Raw Iron I feel like I have finally found the right type of exercise for me. I have joined loads of gyms and lost interest quickly, I joined Outdoor Bootcamp type classes and lost interest...then I thought I... Read More
WHAT SMOKING DID TO ME - 21 August 2016
Julius Story 28th June 2016 I am 29 years old and I don’t think I’m in the best shape of my life. Growing up I was a representative athlete for NZ athletics, played representative rugby league and was an all-round sports player. Despite... Read More
Coach Knows Best - 08 July 2016
"If at first you don't succeed try doing what your coach told you the first time.." I'm sure you've heard this quote before, however it tends to get lost in the desire to PR, act like a Games athlete and out do others around you. Your coaches know what they're doing, they are... Read More
Are you giving your body the fuel it needs to get STRONG?  When lifting and trying to gain strength many people will underestimate the need for carbohydrate. Back in the day and even still fitness magaziines are filled with articles and ads on protein powders and supplements.... Read More
Are you a workout cherry picker? See something you don't like, or aren't good at and decide to give the session a miss? I'mm sure we've all been guilty of it at some point in time - maybe not in CrossFit but in other areas of our life. The thing about CrossFit is that it is designed... Read More
CrossFit is “is designed for universal scalability making it the perfect application for any committed individual regardless of experience. We’ve used our same routines for elderly individuals with heart disease and cage fighters one month out from televised bouts.... Read More