January 2, 2019

JANUARY IS DONE and dusted and right around now is when we see many people start to drift away from their New Year goals and aspirations.

A lot of these goals are health and fitness related and having worked in commercial gyms for years I have seen this trend repeat its...

December 11, 2018

Stay in shape at Christmas 

The festive period is a time to relax, unwind and spend quality time with your family and friends.

As a personal trainer, you may be thinking this is going to be another  speech telling you how you’ll need to trim the fat off your turkey, stic...

October 23, 2018

The first step is establish your starting point by doing the following;

- record your body weight 

- take circumstance measurements

- take infamous before and after photos

By seeing your starting pictures, weight and measurements it will inspire you to take action, once yo...

May 3, 2016

Benefits of Kettlebells

1. Serious cardio without the boredom of the hamster wheel (treadmill)

2. Functional strength without the monotony of isolated reps

3. Flexibility without long poses

4. Fun and varied, never boring

5. One compact, portable device

6. It’s safe — for an...

May 3, 2016

Recovery Guide for Running

Below is a few options to help with recovery between classes, option 1

  1. Myofascial release or Soft-tissue therapy

This is a form of soft tissue therapy used to treat the functions of the body that have been altered or impaired because of i...

May 3, 2016

WHY TO INCREASE INTENSITY OF YOUR WORKOUTS

What's your exercise intensity level? Are you pushing yourself or just going through the motions? Are you working out outside of your comfort zone? If you're not, you should be. Here are 9 reasons for why you should increase yo...

May 3, 2016

At the first sign of pain in the shins, stop your activity. Trying to exercise through the soreness will only aggravate the condition and cause it to worsen.

Immediately massage the area with ice to reduce inflammation and irritation. The ice acts like a quick-acting, a...

May 3, 2016

7 STEPS TO WEIGHT LOSS SUCCESS

1. Don’t Skip Meals

One of the absolute worst things you can do when trying to lose weight is to skip meals. Nothing can trip up a diet faster. By skipping meals, you could force your body into “starvation mode”, causing it to hang on to th...

May 3, 2016

Reduce Low Back Pain By Foam Rolling and Stretching

February 22, 2012

The low back is a complex network of muscles, bones and connective tissue. Typically back issues are due to a lack of mobility in the trunk and hips, or a weakness in supporting core muscles. A balance...

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