Finding a new gym

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Finding a new gym

I love going to the gym and exercising each week. I recently moved to a new city for work so I've just had to find a new gym. There is a lot to think about when you sign up to a new gym including what kind of contracts you need to sign up to, as well as the opening hours of the gym and the type of classes and equipment that they have on offer. This blog is a guide for gym-goers and those interested in trying out new exercise methods to be able to compare local gyms or available recreation activities to see which might best meet their needs and workout styles and patterns.

Guide to Fixing Surfboard Dings

From time to time, your surfboard will pick up dings from pebbles and rocks. It's important to fix damage as soon as possible to prevent salt water from getting into the board's foam construction and ruining it. Here's a quick guide on how to fix surfboard dings. What you will need sandpaper fibreglass masking tape Q-Cell sanding resin and catalyst acetone wax comb paint brush You can find everything you need for this job in surf supply and DIY stores. Read More 

Toilet Options For Caravanners

If you fancy taking up caravanning, one of the most important accessories you'll need is a toilet.  Although most campsites offer flushing loos, you'll still need somewhere to 'go' if you venture out into the wilds.  So what are your options and how does your chemical loo work? Chemical toilets There are several types of chemical toilets to choose from.  The simplest form, which is probably best used just in emergencies, is generally referred to as the 'bucket and chuck it' loo. Read More 

What Is DIR Diving?

If you are currently undertaking diving courses, you may be interested to learn more about DIR.  DIR stands for 'Doing It Right' and is a method of scuba diving that aims to standardise diving equipment and procedures in order to help improve safety.  Here's a brief overview of DIR. Equipment A few years ago, it became fashionable to customise your dive gear, but this wide variance in setups led to many accidents, especially in emergency situations where familiarly with each other's rigging is so important. Read More 

Routine Maintenance Tips for Your Boat

Every boat whether big, small simple or customized requires regular maintenance. So many things can go wrong aboard a boat and endanger your life and others on board. However, preventative maintenance can extend the life of your boat, prevent the need for costly repairs, and increase your safety as you go fishing or undertake other offshore activities. Though you call marine services once in a while for an extensive inspection, the following routine maintenance tips will extend the usable life of your boat and keep it in shape. Read More 

3 Tips for a Successful Black Marlin Fishing Charter

Australia is known for it's diverse wildlife and stunning views. Home to the Great Barrier Reef and well known for its shark cage diving and whale watching, it also provides some of the best big game fishing locations in the world. Home of the black marlin, the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns is the perfect spot to land a prize-winning fish on one of its many commercial and private fishing charters. Read More