“I woke up unable to walk. Terrifying…” Joel’s powerful, honest and inspirational journey whilst at HENCH: from regaining the ability to move again after an accident whilst parachuting – to eventually go on to months later to push over 300KG. His unflinching determination earned him the nickname of The Cyborg amongst his fellow HENCHMEN, and deservedly so – well done Joel. HENCH is dedicated to the pursuit of strength, wellbeing and resilience. Independent, locally owned since 2012. Results-driven training gym Belfast City Centre.
What’s more impressive than carrying almost 500lbs for 100 feet? More impressive than rowing and skiing within 15% of the world record? More impressive than losing 22lbs of body fat and packing on a stone of lean muscle? More impressive than being able to knock out just under ten Chin-Ups at over 16 stone bodyweight? What Michael has achieved transcends all of these immense feats, and in truth ...Read More
Toxic company and toxic habits are what lead to Eoin walking through our doors on a wet winter night four years ago. Despite being a successful athlete when younger, studying at a prestigious university and being an active participant in student life - even being elected as Vice President of Queen's University Students' Union, Eoin had felt his physical and mental health eroding, and his self c...Read More
“Like pretty much everybody else every year, you make a resolution – and in this case, the resolution took me to HENCH, and it worked out rather better than my previous attempts… This seemed to represent something different – and it is.” Like all of our members, Chima has an extremely busy life outside of the gym with huge demands on his time. As a PHD student, he spends most days writing for u...Read More