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Lockdown Workout #8 – Death By Burpees!

Happy Monday FUers!! Today we're getting STRONGER LEGS and STRONGERS ARMS!!! & then we're going to finish the session with some Death By Burpees!!! 🤘🏻🤘🏻You're going to need:🤘🏻🤘🏻 An object that is...

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Lockdown Day #5 – Upper Body Push & Pull

Happy FU-Riday! We made it - No $hivi today - so you're just stuck with Cheongy! Today we're going to be hitting the Upper Body , and then we're kicking you outside for a NEW MULTIMEDIA / DIMENSIONAL experience... (kinda) We made an MP3 of Tunes, that will guide you...

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Thursday Home Workout Day #3

💩Not gonna lie... Sh*t is starting to get weird....💩 If you thought spending 8 hours with your flatmates/partner/children in isolation was awkward.... Wait till you check out our new FU-Conditioning Video! It's a sweaty one! Join us for the next 24...

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Lock Down WOD 2- Let’s get Back Jacked!!!

In today's workout - we PROVE to your that you don't need a heavy barbell to build a STRONG back! You just need to Crazy Asians stuck in an empty warehouse and a camera!!! WOD: Strength A 5 x Functional U Strong Back Complex Rest 1 MInute between complexes...

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Functional U Virtual Class – 24.03.2020

Don't skip leg day, and don't skip bicep day - especially on the first day of LOCK DOWN!!!! This workout has been filmed with the intention (and timers provided) that you follow along! So make sure you're chromecasting this to a TV, crank some of your beats, and lets...

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FU-Cast Episode #001 – Darren Ellis

FU-Cast Episode #001 – Darren Ellis

Join me on the Functional U Podcast 001 where I catch up with with Darren Ellis aka Daz - Known to many as the Godfather of NZ CrossFit, he is also the owner of CrossFit New Zealand, a nutrition Coach for the training plan and my mentor for all things CrossFit! I...

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Thanks to everyone who came down to yesterday Saturday Community Session and BBQ! Amazing job to EVERYONE - you all challenged yourself and we saw many of you hit your first PULL UPs and MUSCLE UPS!There also a lot of you who aren't far away!!This is why we LOVE the Open!!!Shout out the the following peepsHelen - for organising the weekly FU Open Prizes and give aways! Fred - For doing the weekly write up and being the man behind the 'data' for the FU Open!Luke - For overseeing the Fu-Open and making sure score cards were always printed!You guys are LEGENDS!!!

Posted by Functional U Melbourne on Saturday, November 9, 2019

FU-Open 2020

Thanks to everyone who came down to yesterday Saturday Community Session and BBQ! Amazing job to EVERYONE - you all challenged yourself and we saw many of you hit your first PULL UPs and MUSCLE UPS! There also a lot of you who aren't far away!! This is why we LOVE the...

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We 🧡 Training on Public Holidays!Thanks to everyone who turned up to our Melbourne Cup Race Day Workout!Hope you all have an awesome and restful break!!#FunctionalU #TeamWOD #TheFuWay #ProbablyTheBestGymInMelbourne

Posted by Functional U Melbourne on Monday, November 4, 2019

Melbourne Cup 2019

Thanks to everyone who came down to our Melbourne Cup Workout! We think it's REALLY important to have these community events! While community and your social group isn't the FIRST thing you think about when you start your fitness journey - we think it's an important...

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Functional U 2020 Open #SuperSquads #Reboot

Hollywood loves a reboot, and so do we! We're going to be bring back the Functional U Super Squads, and they are going to be throwing down for the 2020 Open!  Suicide Squats Guardians of the Gymnasium The Flex-Men The Thrusters League WHEN 10th October  - 12th...

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275kg Deadlift and 58!

Usman - I was pretty fortunate to spend some time with Vince Simonetta this weekend. Vince is the owner of CrossFit Mildura. As a trainer and coach, you often hear people blame their age as a reason for their declining fitness, and strength At 58, Vince currently...

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Stop using your Age as an excuse – it’s just a number!

Big shout out to our Master's crew for completing the Master League competition on the weekend - I know I tease you about being old, but to be honest, you're a daily inspiration to me! There's a bit of a stigma in our society that 'aging' is a bad thing, and that as...

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Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day to all the Super Mothers out there! Special mention to my very own mother who recently walk / ran her first 10km. Mum started her fitness journey 12 months ago when she started her low carb high fat diet. Her next step was to stalk walk - this...

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🕵️Mother Cheongy’s Top Secret Tofu Recipe🕵️

Convinced my mum to share her 'secret' tofu recipe with you guys! Super proud of my mum, she's lost 10kg in the last 12 months and participated in her first 10km! Was there a CRAZY secret.... Not really She listened to my advice, ate when she hungry, fueled for her...

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Re-energise your goals

Re-energise your goals

If you’re like most people, about 3 months ago you set yourself some resolutions for 2018. You probably told yourself, that this year would be different – you’re older and you’re wiser! How is that going for you? If you’re like 92% of the world (according...

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Break the Food Chain

Break the Food Chain

Have you ever overeaten and then wondered what the heck happened? It seemed like that bag of cookies blindsided you and drove off, leaving you in a pile of crumbs, mumbling Did anyone catch the license plate of that sugar truck? Sure, we’ve all been there....

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