(Posted 20th May 2016)
Each year I publish a summary of the previous 12 months improvements for your perusal, here is the last years: -
RHINO’S YEAR 3 HIGHLIGHTS: -
NEW EQUIPMENT - Brand new Hammer strength Linear Leg Press purchased.
Gents shower room and changing room re-decorated
Rhinos team win the Batemans Brewery Yella Belly Gold Victorian Tug of war contest held on Stamford Meadows and donates the £100 prize money back to the Stamford Rotary Club Charity.
Rhinos supports the Morrison’s Sue Ryder charity event by loaning a recumbent cycle
Blackstone’s Football Club pre-season program ran at Rhinos
Jonny Hands joins Rhinos as Remedial & Sports Massage Therapist
Rhino’s freezes its membership rates for a third year
Nick Swann wins the UKBFF Cumbrian Classic qualifier.
Member of the month – Portia Barford
NEW EQUIPMENT :-15sq.m. stretch area installed
Rhino’s becomes a Hammer Strength affiliated training centre.
NEW EQUIPMENT 2 New slam balls
All gym walls re-decorated
Sprint track re-surfaced
NEW EQUIPMENT - Hammer Strength MTS High Row
NEW EQUIPMENT - Hammer Strength MTS Mid Row
NEW EQUIPMENT - Precor 956i Experiene Line treadmills X2
NEW EQUIPMENT - Brand new D handle lat pull down bar
Rhinos supports the Dosh4Defibs appeal to install defribillators around Stamford
Rubber matting installed under atlas stone barrels
New floor in Gents & re-decorated
Beckie Gray joins Rhinos as Beauty Therapist
Member of the Month – Nicola Thomas
Rhinos member Charlie Green cycles 120 miles from Peterborough Cathedral to Lincoln Cathedral return in honour of his late mother and in aid of Sue Ryder Hospice.
Performance meals go on sale at Rhinos
Studio, Hallway, Reception & Stairs re-decorated
NEW EQUIPMENT – Brand new Hammer Strength linear 45 degree leg press installed.
Rhinos is on Instagram
Outdoor Gym completely refurbished with New Atlas Stone Barrels etc
Member of the month – Tom Edmunds
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Additional weights (290kg bumper 60kg Olympic plates) purchased
NEW EQUIPMENT :-Hammer Strength adjustable bench
NEW EQUIPMENT:- 2 Olympic bars and collars
NEW EQUIPMENT :- New battling rope
NEW EQUIPMENT :- D Handle lat pull down bar
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Rope attachment
Sad loss of Rhinos member John McKeown
Supported refugee crisis as a collection centre
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Ballet / Stretch bar installed in stretch area
NEW EQUIPMENT :-Landrover pull foot bracket installed
Rhino’s welcomes Stamford FC Football Academy to train here.
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Swiss ball storage installed in studio
Rhinos app purchased (launch 2016)
2 Rhinos members compete in the UKBFF Leicster Qualifier – Nicola Thomas (1st) & Natasha McFarlane (2nd)
Many new studio classes added Insanity classes come to Rhinos
NEW EQUIPMENT :-Floor standing punch-bag installed
Member of the Month – Luke Morrison
3 Rhinos members compete in UKBBF British Championships -Nicola Thomas, Natasha McFarlane (2nd) & Nick Swann (4th)
IFBB Pro – Ricardo Corriea trains at Rhinos
Member of the month – Marek Michalowsk
Brandon Marjoram joins as resident PT
Rhinos snap backs launched
NEW EQUIPMENT :-Viking press installedDip bars / Roman chair installed
Promo video launched attracting 40,000+ views
Rhinos Member , Charlene Kemp competes in the NABBA novice British Finals
Trophy shelves installed in reception, for members wishing to display their succeses
Merchandise display cabinet installed
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Additional bar and plate storage provided
Gents shower room re-decorated
New Insanity class introduced
NEW EQUIPMENT :-Larger 200kg tyre bought for flipping
3 rowers re-furbished
NEW EQUIPMENT :-2 new EZ bars
Supported Dosh 4 Defibs charity calendar with 5 members on photo shoot
Member of the month – Martin Tinkler
Rhinos appears in Atlhetics weekly , courtesy of Geoff Capes
Started wall stenciling
Secured a De-fib unit to be mounted on Rhinos wall
Attachement storage board, built and installed
Supported the Sue Ryder ‘Lights of Love ‘ Xmas tree appeal
NEW EQUIPMENT – Hammer Strength Plate Loaded Pull Over Machine
NEW EQUIPMENT – Life Fitness Dual Adjustable Pulley Machine
Member of the month – Stephen Mount
Rhino’s Classic 2016 Bodybuilding show announced, to be held in Stamford on October 2013
Seven of the top UK judges , a host of British, UK, European, World and Universe champions secured for the Rhino’s Classic 2016
James Llewinn, former IFBB Pro and Olympia Compeitor , secured as guest star for Rhino’s Classic 2016
Liquid Sun Rayz appointed as show tanner for the Rhino’s classic – the UK’s best tanner
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Life Fitness, ISO lateral shoulder raise machine installed
Many records and personal bests broken throughout the year.
Personal Trained our first disabled client, courtesy of our resident PT Gemma
NEW EQUIPMENT:- Strong Man yoke introduced
A number of training sessions run for Blackstones Football Club
We hit over 3,000 facebook likes
Geoff Capes’s Lincs Throws Academy students, blitz the Northern Championships with a host of medals
Gemma Catlin joins the Rhino’s team as a resident personal trainer.
Member of the Month – Taff ‘O Dea
Defibrillator training completed
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Front squat harness introduced
Rhino’s vest modeled down under in the world famous Doherty gym in Melbourne by our very own Sam.
Posing classes introduced at Rhinos and run by British & World Champion Brandon Marjoram
Rhino’s becomes an Official Hammer Strength Training Centre.
Treadmill motors refurbished
Rhino’s gym fails go down a storm with participants approval.
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Two new Precor 846i upright bikes installed.
Top quality videographer secured for Rhino’s Classic.
Defibrillator installed at Rhino’s
Member of the Month – Jackie Tudor
NEW EQUIPMENT - Sissy squat machine
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Purchased 12 items of equipment including – Hack Squat, Roman Chair, Pec Dec, Stairmaster Ab Machine, Stairmaster Lower back machine, Sissy squat, Lat Pull down (200kg stack), Power Rack, Base pulley row (250kg stack) , Half Rack, Stairmaster Glute machine, Olympic Bar.
New class Metafit, commenced at Rhinos
A number of group sessions run by Rhino’s for the Football Academy lads.
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Tornado ball installed courtesy of our member, Tomasz Ustniak, many thanks.
Member of the month – Simon Reedie
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Installed a heavy duty second Power Rack , enabling the existing one to be relocated to the outdoor gym
NEW EQUIPMENT :- Installed a third ‘walk in ‘ squat rack
Increased our range of supplements with the very popular OH YEAH & Grenade protein bars, plus lots of other supps
NEW EQUIPMENT - Installed over 1400kg of Cast Iron ‘old school’ Olympic plates , proved to be a winner with members
Stocked NOCCO BCAA drinks#
Hosted a great promotional video shoot for NOCCO drinks with top class athletes such as Amanda Finnie
Installed a top quality CCTV system for the security and health & safety of our members
To feature in Men’s Health as one of the ‘Best Gyms in the World’
In addition to the above many members have broken gym records and achieved personal bests.
Again, from all of us at Rhino’s a sincere and heartfelt thank you for you support throughout the last year, we look forward to supporting you in achieving your goals again during the next year and beyond.
More exciting developments planned this year, watch this space.
£4 a session (all day)
£12 a week
£28 a month (£26 standing order)
£80 for 3 months
£150 for 6 months
No Joining Fee, No Contract.
MEMBERSHIP RATES FROZEN FOR 4TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
On the 2nd of June 2016 Rhino’s will have been open for 3 years.
During this time we have continuously re-invested and improved the facilities.
Our whole ethos is one of continuous improvement and customer service.
Since opening we have introduced over 70 items of new equipment, including an Outside Gym along with a whole host of other improvements.
We have become a recognized Hammer Strength Training Facility and now recognized by Men’s Health Magazine as one of the ‘Best Gyms in the World’
As we are coming up to our third year anniversary we look at our membership rates, and I am delighted to inform you that we have decided to freeze all membership rates for a consecutive fourth year.
This is recognition for the greatly loyalty our fantastic members have shown us., we really appreciate your custom and I hope you continue to enjoy the fantastic 14,000 sq.ft. facilities we are able to offer.
Please be assured that we will never rest on our laurels, we will continue to re-invest in Rhino’s to make it even bigger and better than it is. We have a vision, a drive and a passion like nothing else. There are big plans for Rhino’s and thanks for being a part of them.
(Posted 27th May 2014)
Rhino's will be a year old next Sunday the 1st of June.
WE ARE PLEASED TO INFORM MEMBERS THAT WE WILL BE FREEZING MEMBERSHIP PRICES FOR THE NEXT 12 MONTHS AT LEAST.
A reminder of our rates:-
£4 a session (all day)
£12 a week
£28 a month (£26 standing order)
£150 six months
With NO JOINING FEE OR CONTRACT
NO PEAK OR OFF PEAK TIMES - You are free to train whenever you wish, our opening times are:-
Monday - Friday 06:30 - 21:30
Saturday - Sunday 07:00 - 20:00
Over the past 12 months we have continually re-invested in equipment and facilities, adding a total of 20 items of equipment and now nearing the opening of a complete outside gym. We will continue to re-invest and develop Rhino's in our quest to become the best gymnasium and training facility in the UK.
Thanks to all our members for their support over the past year, we are so very grateful.
Very best regards,
Unit 22, Gwash Way Industrial Estate, Ryhall Road
Monday-Friday - 06:30-21:30
Saturday-Sunday - 07:00-20:00
Bank Holidays - 08:00-17:00