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About Hench

HENCH is a pioneering training facility dedicated to helping members become stronger from the inside out - building bodies and minds primed to meet the demands of modern life. As a member, your physical and mental wellbeing is as important to us as your ability to squat or bench press. Our expert coaching team helps build the strength, wellbeing and resilience of each member. We get to know you as a person, understand your goals and support you every step of the way. Our inclusive community of like minded people lets you have fun, get results and build a long-term sustainable relationship with your health and fitness.

Strength

As a member, we help develop your physical strength - preparing you for the challenges of the real world. The stuff that really matters to you and your life. Things like lifting your kids, carrying the shopping or sporting pursuits! To us strength is about moving well and moving often with progressive resistance. We build your strength through loaded movements, designed to improve maximum strength, flexibility, mobility and stability. This is combined with metabolic conditioning methods aimed at improving your cardiovascular health and fitness. Your strength goals are individual to you. Our team of coaches are always on hand to guide you based on your individual goals and needs.

Wellbeing

At HENCH we aren’t interested in quick fixes or fad diets. We work as hard as you on your training, nutrition and habits to help create a sustainable lifestyle that supports your mental and physical wellbeing. Health and fitness doesn’t begin and end at our doors. That is why our coaches help our members to develop sustainable lifestyle habits which support their health and fitness goals. By focusing on your movement, nutrition and recovery in and outside of the gym, we are able to positively impact your health and lifespan. As charity partners with Inspire Wellbeing and Recovery – mental wellbeing is an issue of particular importance to us.

Resilience

Life is stressful. However, we mostly consider stress as being negative. Positive stress like exercise, sauna use and cold water therapy, help activate the body’s stress response. Positive stress is a short term stressor on the body that helps us to deal with all forms of stress, including work deadlines, exam pressure or other responsibilities. This process is known as the net resilience effect. In short helping build resilience; including the body’s ability to adapt to stress and slow ageing. As a member, our coaches will help you to understand the role of stress, the different types of stress and how to manage your own stress levels by using our state of the art recovery therapies.

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Our flagship, life-changing programme – the only one of it’s kind on earth. The aims of the Real World Strength Programme are strength and fitness which stands up to the tests life throws at us outside of the gym.

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Purpose Built

The HENCH Facility is a 5,000 square foot flagship private facility located two minutes from Belfast City Hall, purpose-built and designed to wrap around the HENCH Coaching Systems. This unique private facility combines all of HENCH’s innovative, functional training equipment and methodologies. Cutting-edge technology meets old-school grit and iron to provide an unparalleled environment to maximise performance and wellbeing from the perspective of Strength, Conditioning, Mobility and Recovery. HENCH is dedicated to the pursuit of strength, wellbeing and resilience. Independent, locally owned since 2012. Results-driven training gym Belfast City Centre.

Private Changing

Private changing and private showing facilities are provided for our members, who commonly train with us before, during or after their working day. HENCH has a 5-star hygiene rating from Belfast City Council.

Cryotherapy

Cryotherapy has proven to be an integral part of the recovery strategy for many professional sports clubs, accelerating athlete recovery, minimising fatigue and lowering the risk of injury. At HENCH, we utilise the same technology (CET Cyrospa Sport) and protocols employed by AC Milan, Manchester United, Manchester City FC, Team GB, the English Institute of Sport, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (Wimbledon). Cryotherapy is an exhilarating experience that has been reported to reduce muscle and joint pain and inflammation, as well as a number of ailments, including skin conditions, insomnia, rheumatism, and stress.

Infrared Sauna

A traditional sauna heats the air around you to extreme temperatures. An infrared sauna uses infrared light to penetrate your skin and warm you directly. Infrared light has the ability to penetrate human tissue, providing healing benefits to the epidermis and dermis layers of the skin. A session in the infrared sauna can enhance recovery, provide pain relief, and improve circulation.

Training Playground

The best equipped modern training facility in Belfast, purpose-built for developing strength and fitness that transfers to the real world.

Body Comp Analysis

We utilise medical-grade body composition analysis, to both evaluate and review out member's progress in terms of muscle gain and body fat loss as well as a range of other useful metrics for assessing strength, resilience and wellbeing.

City Centre Location

We are a two-minute walk from Belfast City Hall, with plenty of parking and artisan establishments for a pre-session cup of joe!