Sustainable Fitness

Why should we apply this buzz word to fitness? Because we want a permanent slim, fit, hot, toned, healthy body! We must be able to “sustain” fitness through “sustainable” methods. It’s time to remove the urgency and think things through more carefully. Exercise is a lifetime necessity, just like food, water and sleep. When it…

Getting Past The Short Comings Of Group Exercise Classes

They are FUN! FUN! FUN! Group fitness classes have music thumping, get your heart pumping, give you an adrenaline high and are seriously addictive. I should know.. I have been teaching them since 21 years! Classes are a great form of fitness and can get you in fab shape; but they do have their slight…

I Took A Day Off Exercise And…!

  There are very few times in the year that I take a day off from my fitness routine (barring sick leave or travel). Of course, it’s partly due to the fact that I am the instructor and I have to show up (I don’t even have a substitute instructor to fill in)! But apart…

The First Signs Of Fitness – Are You On Track?

  When you get onto a fitness program or, enhance your current routine to see results, it could seem a long while and buckets of sweat before you notice anything! But know that your body IS responding in small ways. As a trainer, there are specific signs I look out for in my students to…

Fitness Resolutions – Are You On Track?

It’s almost 2 months into the new year, and from the time you made your 2019 fitness goal. Are you on track, beginning to veer off, or have you totally fallen off the wagon? My goal this year is to gain – more strength, stamina, flexibility and lose a little weight to better my performance…

Going Cold Turkey With Sugar – Is it For You?

You want to give up sugar for good health and a slim body, but is giving it all up in one go right for you, individually? Find out – Cold Turkey! This means you cut out all sugar from your daily diet. It includes the teaspoon in your tea, desserts, sweet yoghurt, sweet drinks, biscuits;…

What You Need To Know About Fitness Trends

In the fast evolving fitness industry there are always new workout trends emerging. Some fads are great and end up becoming classic forms of training. Although, a new trend doesn’t always mean it is the latest way to get the figure you want. It’s that time of year when you are probably searching for a…

Workout Resolutions – The Specifics

This year we all want to lose weight, get more toned and fit; and look fab. But that’s a broad generalisation, the BIG goal that isn’t really a call-to-action. Resolutions that are simplified to the more specific have the best chance to succeed. So before you put up your photo from when you were 20,…

Why Good Posture & Exercise Technique Are Key To Your Fitness Success

“Stand straight, roll your shoulders back and down, keep your pelvis neutral, align your knees and ankles, lower slowly ” and so on are the usual instructions you might have heard your trainer say. How much importance do you give it? I say 50% of your success rate depends on these 2!! Most clients start…