Moore Park, Sydney, NSW
Sydney Roosters NRL Club, Elite Sports Club Fitout
The Sydney Roosters are the reigning premiers in the NRL, taking out the 2018 Telstra Premiership. Their requirements for a complete strength and conditioning facility are key to their success on the field. The Roosters have used AlphaFit equipment over the last five years, and have recently moved into a temporary gym space while their new facility is being built over the next three years.
This temporary solution needed to provide a functional setup allowing the team to complete their full training schedule without interruption. AlphaFit were able to transfer their existing custom 3 Cell Freestanding Low Rig to the new location and add some extra pieces to complete the fitout of the interim space. To help make the space more efficient, a 2 row, 3 tier Evolve Storage System with Angle Shelves was implemented to store all their Hex Dumbbells. Being an NRL club, the use of dumbbells in their training program is typically very high. Dumbbells can take up a lot of space and they also need to be easily accessible. The Evolve Storage System gets dumbbells off the floor in a safe and tidy solution while leaving a compact footprint.
Additionally, AlphaFit designed and supplied a custom solution to convert the Roosters' older AlphaFit Flat Benches into Bench Pulls. Head Strength & Conditioning coach, Patrick Lane, requested these basic type of pull benches for the temporary gym as they were very lightweight and would take up minimal space compared to the traditional Pull Bench we offer at AlphaFit. By working closely with the head S&C coach at all stages of the recent fitout, AlphaFit was able to make the Roosters' temporary facility state of the art despite all of the limitations.
"This is the 5th year of our relationship with AlphaFit which started with a 3-cell rig, 6 barbells and a whole lot of bumper plates. In that time, we have upgraded the rig with many attachments to make its use more dynamic and functional to suit our ever-evolving strength and power program. In the last off season, we moved facility and have since replaced all benches, dumbbells (and storage), GHD’s and boxes with AlphaFit and now it truly feels like a complete fit out! The team at AlphaFit were fantastic to work with and the beauty of them being Australian-made meant they were able to accommodate ideas such as custom built high-benches for bench pull which are easy to move and store."
Strength & Conditioning Coach
- Custom 3 Cell Freestanding Low Rig
- Evolve Storage System
- Custom Pull Benches
- Flat Utility Benches
- Mobile Squat Stands
- Wall Mounted Horizontal Bar Storage
- Hex/Trap Barbells
- Endure Barbells
- Competition Bumper Plates
- Elite Fractional Plates
- Hex Dumbbells
- Soft Blocks
- Tall Parallettes