Liftonic is a gym where members can lift weights in a dark room.

Light manipulation at gyms on the rise to make users less self-conscious and improve workouts

  • More fitness studios around the world are dimming their lights to help reduce the anxiety of users and help them focus on their moves
  • While light manipulation is effective in eliminating feelings of self-consciousness in the gym, can it help your performance?
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Liftonic is a gym where members can lift weights in a dark room.
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Chef Arron Rhodes trains at Topfit in Sheung Wan. He is competing in a world championship strongman competition in Australia in June. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong chef gets a taste for strongman competitions and aims to be best in the world

  • Arron Rhodes is racing to open a restaurant in two months and training for a world championship strongman contest in Australia in June
  • In 13 years he’s gone from 58kg to 94kg through eating up to eight meals a day, and has largely given up alcohol
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Chef Arron Rhodes trains at Topfit in Sheung Wan. He is competing in a world championship strongman competition in Australia in June. Photo: Roy Issa
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