Deconstructing The Crux of All Diets

It is mind boggling which diet to pick when you want to lose weight. There are so many to choose from, and all seem to have been successful with various people around you! You may be one of those who has tried a few and not managed to knock off the weight; or maybe you…

The Freedom Of Movement

There is little that compares to the feeling of being able to open up your body, stretch out the limbs, propel yourself, swivel, bend every way possible while moving at a fast pace to upbeat music. It’s like being set free from the sedentary confines of daily life. But moving freely doesn’t come naturally to…

FOCUS! The Make or Break of Your Workout

  I say this from years of experience of watching clients; seeing the ones who make almost instant progress to those who are at the same stage for years. The former achieve their goals quickly while the latter keep struggling. What sets them apart? While lifestyle habits play a role, in the studio it comes…

How To Set Fitness Goal Plans for Success

  Kick-starting on a fitness goal is easy but losing track in a few weeks is a very common problem. A goal is a non-starter until you actually put it down on paper and chart out a plan to achieve it. Here’s taking a look at the most popular of all goals and how to…

The Food & Diet Obsession

Food and diet seem to be a full-time preoccupation. The constant emphasis on what we are eating or should be eating is pretty mind-numbing! Though I’m a fitness trainer and not a nutrionist, from the fitness weight loss perspective, I can tell you the simple math – the body needs food for energy, to perform…

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…