Tips for starting or getting back into a fitness routine!

Getting back into the gym after some time off (or maybe it’s new to you altogether) can be quite uncomfortable. Ive been there too, especially after having covid in June this year. Wow, you not feeling your fittest, you’re not as strong as you once were, you lose your confidence in the gym & thatContinue reading “Tips for starting or getting back into a fitness routine!”

Was your workout good enough?

Im not drenched in sweat – so my work out wasn’t good enough… Just because you arent drenched in sweat, doesn’t mean your workout wasn’t ‘good enough’. This is such a misconception… When I was at varsity I was totally guilty of believing this. I use to think if I wasn’t doing a HIIT workout,Continue reading “Was your workout good enough?”

BUILD HEALTHY HABITS

The best and simplest piece of advise I could ever give you…🤪 Losing weight, having a healthy rockin’ bod, feeling comfortable and confident in your skinny jeans – all happen because of basic healthy habits, not crazy diet rules and restrictions (because diet and restriction may work short term but are never really sustainable andContinue reading “BUILD HEALTHY HABITS”

Returning to the gym

To the joy and excitement of many, our indoor gyms are reopening across the country as the Lockdown restrictions continue to ease. We officially opened the doors, right in time for spring and getting our summer bodies back after a few sedentary months, thanks to lockdown. However, before you pick up the dumbbells and jumpContinue reading “Returning to the gym”

Exercise and your cycle.

How exercise can be used as a tool to support your monthly cycle. Your period and cycle should come and go with minimal interference with life. If you find yourself suffering from severe PMS, heavy bleeding, breakouts, bad cramps or intense mood swings its time to start finding what the root cause may be andContinue reading “Exercise and your cycle.”

Fitness watches, worth it?

FITNESS WATCHES. DONT BE FOOLED._Devices are inaccurate.Wrist worn energy expenditure devices over estimate the amount of energy expended by 30-98%._30% at minimum! – if your eating back your calories you burned during exercise, you are not going to reach your goals if your goal is WEIGHTLOSS_In a study done with two common wrist worn devicesContinue reading “Fitness watches, worth it?”

Transform your health with WALKING

“15-20 minutes of walking a day can transform your health. “ Marizelle Eggers “the closest thing we have to a wonder drug,” Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”  According to research walking can have a bigger impact on disease risk and various health conditions than just about any other remedyContinue reading “Transform your health with WALKING”

STAYING MOTIVATED TO EXERCISE

HOW TO STAY MOTIVATED TO EXERCISE. Motivation fluctuates. Its not possible to rely on being motivated to exercise. Creating habits which are sustainable is reliable. Making exercise and daily movement a habit, you will be more successful in staying consistent. You need to work on creating sustainable habits. Look at your schedule, decide how muchContinue reading “STAYING MOTIVATED TO EXERCISE”

RESISTANCE TRAINING

Resistance training is a form of exercise that improves muscular strength and endurance. Examples of strength exercises include: Lifting weights Using resistance bands Using resistance bands Using your body weight for resistance, by doing push-ups, pull-ups, crunches, squats and lunges. Using weight machines at a gym What are the benefits of strength exercises include: Increased leanContinue reading “RESISTANCE TRAINING”

How to stay active during lock down

How to stay fit and active during lock down? So we are in lock down, and suddenly our life as we know it is thrown upside down.The home environment offers abundant opportunity to be sedentary (sitting or reclining) which can easily turn in to feeling lethargic and lazy. While self-isolation measures are necessary, our bodiesContinue reading “How to stay active during lock down”