Apr 18, 2018 8:00 am
I’m sure anyone who has ever worked out in a gym has, at some point, noticed someone doing an exercise incorrectly. Most of the time no one says anything because it might upset them.However, proper form is key to gaining...
Apr 4, 2018 8:00 am
Last week, I ran the Ray Swan Flat 8K Race. With no hills, it was my best time yet. I was feeling pretty good and actually noticed that all of the hours I’d been putting in since January with weekly track sessions had paid off.
While I was...
Mar 21, 2018 8:00 am
Exercise can be painful! If you’ve ever done a really tough leg workout, you know what I’m talking about. Your muscles take a real beating. To make things worse, it’s impossible to escape the pain even a day or two later — those ten sets of...
Feb 21, 2018 8:00 am
This week I took the opportunity to interview one of my clients, Karla Brookes. She is over 50 and has been training with me for the past seven years. As we get older, sometimes we think it is too late in life to begin a fitness routine. However,...
Jan 24, 2018 8:00 am
Do you ever get that too full, uncomfortable feeling immediately after eating? Does it sometimes happen the morning after you’ve eaten out?
It feels horribly annoying and can cause you to feel tired and lethargic. It...
Jan 10, 2018 8:00 am
Deep down we all want to be fit. I want my clients, family and friends to experience the joy of fitness. One important thing that can be very helpful in your effort to stay in shape is to surround yourself with other active people.
Dec 27, 2017 8:00 am
As 2017 draws to a close, and 2018 will be here in a few days, now is a good time to reflect on your year.
Personal reflection is something that we all should consider. We need to ask ourselves questions that will help us to close the year...
Dec 13, 2017 8:00 am
It’s December and the parties keep rolling. This is one of the hardest times of year for keeping fit. Cooler weather makes us crave comfort food, and that’s before you factor in the celebrations.
But instead of waiting until the New Year...
Oct 4, 2017 8:00 am
Some people think skipping meals will help them to lose weight.
The opposite is actually correct. Skipping meals can actually make you so hungry that you basically eat everything in sight by the time the next meal rolls around.
Sep 20, 2017 8:00 am
Even though I consider myself reasonably fit, training is a constant challenge. With winter coming, some of us may opt for a more sedentary lifestyle than usual because of the cooler “damp” weather.
Have a look at these tips to avoid a...
Aug 16, 2017 8:00 am
Recently I had a client mention that things were monotonous and their meal planning was boring.
I did not realise that things were getting that way as, aesthetically, most goals were being met. However, I found out later that the plan was...
Jul 12, 2017 8:00 am
I had another article planned for today but decided to write this one instead as I believe many of us face situations like this daily.
I was talking to a friend while she was trying on clothes and this popped out: “I look disgusting!”...
Apr 26, 2017 8:00 am
We are all familiar with the phrase, “just do it”.
Yesterday, I was preparing to run and noticed that I was out of water. Immediately, thoughts of running later came to mind, however I realised that “later” might never happen.
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