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…

How I Stay Svelte During The Party Season

I love December, Christmas, the winter foods and drinks. It’s an easy time to pile on the pounds if you don’t have a plan in place before the parties begin. I like to have my cake and eat it too, so this is what I do to enjoy the food and still stay svelte! I…

High Fat – No Carb Diet – Seriously?!

It’s all the rage, and it’s baffling how so many people are falling for this trend! Some diets are merely gimmicks, or popularised incorrectly. The ketogenic (low carb, high fat) diet was introduced for children suffering from epilepsy. Scientific and medical studies since eons, have shown that fat must be taken minimally. It has a…