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'We're not a cult; we're a group of people that enjoy working out'

Anthony Sullivan, left, helps a member of his gym. Photo: Evolve Fitness

Published: 19.Jun.2017 08:31 hrs

Meet ex-rugby player Anthony Sullivan, now running a gym in Stockholm.

"Evolve Fitness is the name we use because we focus on progress, change and development," Anthony Sullivan explains. "Evolve is the word that encapsulates that the most for us."

An ex-professional rugby player from the UK with a very successful career, Sullivan moved to Stockholm four years ago for a change of scenery. "I had some friends that work here, so I came to try it for a little bit." Working as a trainer at a Crossfit gym, he opened his own business, Evolve Fitness, when the owner left and Sullivan could rent the space.

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