We have all experienced that lethargy that creeps into the afternoon at around 4.00pm. You’ve finished work, you’re tired, the kids are going nuts! Training is the last thing you feel like doing! What will it take to get to your bum off the couch and down to the Shake UP?
Here is the secret couch exit solution: It’s all about the People!
Whenever we ask our members what they dig most about The Shake UP, the answer is always, ‘The People’!
Positive, funny, friendly, thoughtful and supportive people are who we all love spending our time with.
Our December Shaker of the Month is a guy whose character fits perfectly within the description above.
Toby Cantrall is one of those guys who just makes training a fun place to hurt! Toby has been at the Shake UP Palm Beach for the past 5 months and in that time has shed 10kgs, got ripped (as his GF Teah likes to put it) and had us all in stiches with the very unique humour that he brings.
We recently caught up with the Big Fella to chat about life, training and wearing garbage bags and hoodies in the summer time….
So Toby, tell us a bit about yourself brother?
Um…I like long walks on the beach! Ha…ha… Na I have my lovely partner Teah who trains here with us, I have a couple of dogs, one big gangly one and one super tiny. I have been on the Gold Coast for about 9 months after moving up here from Canberra. I have been a sparky for about 10 years now. What else… I am learning to surf, love motor bike riding, spear fishing. Just being outdoors really and yeah, long walks on the beach!
How did you find yourself here at The Shake UP?
Through a friend of mine who we like to call the phantom as his Shake UP appearances are pretty few and far between these days! I think he was a little scared at what the new boy was bringing to the Shake!
What do you love about the Shake UP?
The people really. Its just such a great group of people. It’s been awesome for us to come here and meet some new crew on the Gold Coast. I love the 25 minute sessions as well. Work’s pretty full on at times so it’s easy to just come here, get my ass kicked and get to work!
Tell us about wearing a garbage bag under your hoodie and in the middle of summer?
Um… I don’t know really. Just seemed like a good idea. Na, it kind of just started as a talking point so I ran with it. There is no garbage bag under this hoodie you know!
What’s the worst workout for you at the Shake UP?
Walking handstand push ups!
A very deserved winner of our Shaker of the month. We are stoked to have people like Toby in our community and are very happy to say that he has scored himself an hour massage with Pete ‘Magic Hands’ Griffin at Palm Beach Chiropractic. A huge thanks to Pete for the continued support to our community.