About Network Fitness Clubs

Gordon Shaw one of the driving forces behind Network Fitness Clubs has over 20 years’ experience in the fitness and leisure industry. Gordon set up Network Fitness Clubs in 2006 offering an extensive 3000 sq. feet gym in Ashtown, Dublin 15. Gordon Shaw started his career studying Leisure Management and is a fully qualified Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer with both I.T.E.C. & N.C.E.F. qualifications. Gordon went on to manage 3 different Leisure facilities including Kilternan Hotel, Glenview Health & Leisure Club and Bloomfield House Hotel over a 6 year period, before moving into fitness equipment sales for a major fitness equipment supplier in 1998. Gordon ran the entire fitness section of this business, managing a large team of people and building sales to in excess of €1 million per annum. He also worked as a consultant to the Coral Leisure Group for a 5 year period. The Coral Leisure Group operated 4 different Leisure facilities and Gordon advised its Managing Director on all aspects of the business including setting up a number of these Clubs.

Raw Food Diet

Don’t believe the common misconception that you have to eat meat to get big. Here’s how you can build muscle on a vegan diet.
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December 12th, 2014|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

Bodybuilding On A Vegan Diet

There is no way that you can get big muscles and physically strong on a vegan diet!
Well just ask, Jim Morris, Billy Simmonds, Denise Nicole or Patrick Baboumian to name but a few. They are all bodybuilders with numerous competitive titles.

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November 21st, 2014|Fitness Tips|1 Comment


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