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Originally coined by Chila, Peckham and Manheim, back in 1981 and used for the title of their course at Michigan State University: ‘‘Myofascial Release’’

What is fascia tissue?

Fascia is the body’s connective tissue. It's fibrous cobweb-like connective tissue found throughout the whole of the body runing from head to toe. Your fascia provides a framework that helps support and protect individual muscle groups, organs, and the entire body as a unit.

What is a strength curve?

strength curve is a graphical representation of how a muscle generates and applies force in a specific direction. This force is then represented using three basic categories: ascending, descending and bell-shaped.

Eccentric contraction explained:

An eccentric contraction occurs when a muscle lengthens under load. An example of this would be when you're lowing yourself into a squatting position. Generally speaking, a muscle can be upto 150% stronger during an eccentric contraction than a concentric contraction. 

Concentric contraction explained:

A concentric contraction occurs when a muscle shortens. An example of this would be when you're coming up from a bottom of a squat.

What are muscle fascicles?

In anatomy, a muscle fascicle is a bundle of skeletal muscle fibers surrounded by perimysium, a type of connective tissue.

Who is Michael Goulden?

Michael Goulden is the founder of a training company and is a resistance training specialist in exercise mechanics. He has been integrating exercise mechanics with neuromuscular preparation to create a uniquely sustainable approach to health, fitness and performance.

Who is Charles Poliquin?

Charles Poliquin is recognised as one of the world’s most accomplished strength coaches, and has produced hundreds of medals, wins and personal bests for elite athletes in over 17 different sports, including athletes for both the summer and winter Olympics, the NHL, and NFL.

Who is Ben Pakulski?

Ben Pakulski, nicknamed the Pak-Man, holds an Honors Degree in Kinesiology and is an IFBB professional bodybuilder and winner of the 2008 Mr. Canada competition. In the IFBB, he finished 2nd twice in 2008.

What is a level 5 trainer?

Our level five trainers are our ‘elite’. They’re seriously experienced, and incredibly knowledgeable. They have all gone above and beyond, attending numerous industry events, clocking up multiple courses, and spending numerous hours learning through practical experience with clients. They have shown unparalleled dedication to becoming the best personal trainers possible, and have been recognised in the health and fitness industry for their level of excellence.

What is a level 4 trainer?

Our level four trainers have gone the extra mile. All of them have further industry qualifications, whether in nutrition, post-natal exercise, endurance or hypertrophy. They have attended workshops, webinars and courses to lift their learning above others in the area. They are likely to have been a personal trainer for several years, and be pushing to learn more about how they can offer the best possible advice to you.

What is a level 3 trainer?

Our level three trainers are fully qualified, with industry-recognised qualifications, but are relatively new to personal training. What they lack in experience, they will make up for in dedication and enthusiasm. All our level three trainers work closely with a more senior member of the team to ensure the Hall Training quality of service is maintained, and you make constant progress towards your goals.

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terms and conditions

Hall Personal Training is the trading name of Hall Training Systems LTD, registered in England and Wales, company number 10230138.

30 day trial Terms and Conditions

Timing and refunds

The 30 days is deemed to have begun on the date of the client’s first booking. The trial will run for 29 consecutive days from this date. All 30-day trials are payable up front any only refundable if the member requests a refund before their first session. Once the first session is complete the trial fee is non-refundable.


Clients are required to give 24 hours’ notice to cancel an appointment. Any appointments cancelled within this timeframe will be considered used.

Trial suspensions

Trials can be frozen if the client will be unable to attend the gym for one week or more during the 30 days. All suspensions must be requested within the first week of a trial. Suspensions can be given for seven or 14 consecutive days, and the suspended period will run consecutive to the original trial. Unless a suspension has been requested during the first week of a trial, sessions unused during the trial period cannot be carried forward, reimbursed or transferred to another individual.

Suspensions must be requested via an email to Georgey: georgey@hall-training.com.


By undertaking the trial, the client confirms that he/she does not suffer from any health problems that would hinder exercise, or prevent him/her from engaging in exercise, or that would be detrimental or adverse to his/her health, safety or physical conditions if he/she did exercise. In case of any doubt, the client shall seek advice by a medical doctor, who should confirm ability to exercise.

Hall Personal Training has no obligation to perform a physical assessment or similar testing to determine the member’s physical condition. If an assessment is done at Hall Personal Training, it is for the sole purpose of compiling comparative data in order to track the client’s progress in a programme no diagnostic information will be provided.


Each client of Hall Personal Training shall be liable for any property damage and/or personal injury caused by the client on the Hall Personal Training premises. It shall be the obligation of the client to pay for any costs involved upon presentation of an invoice.

Waiver of liability

Any and all use of Hall Personal Training’s facilities shall be at the client’s own risk at all times. The client shall not utilise any equipment unless he/she knows the appropriate usage. Hall Personal Training shall not be liable for any injuries, physical impact or damages to the client, or the property of the client, or be subject to any claim arising out of the use of the premises and/or of the equipment made available to the users.

Lost property or theft

Hall Personal Training does not take responsibility for loss or theft of any personal belongings.

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