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How to build great Glutes

A round, firm and shapely bum is attractive to both men and women because it signifies strength and good health. The glutes are among the largest muscles of the human body and are powerful and dynamic movers. So how do I build these muscles effectively? 1. You need to...

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Strength Training & Pregnancy Myths

Myth #1: Lifting weights is dangerous for you and your baby. The absolute opposite is true. The outcomes for mothers and babies are better with prenatal exercise. The research shows that fitter mothers have shorter labors, less chance of preterm labor, fewer...

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How To Get Started Lifting Weights

How to Get Started Lifting Weights If you want to ease your way in, I recommend focusing on bodyweight or bands. This can be done from the comfort of your own home. By sticking with bodyweight, it should provide a stimulus for growth early on, but more importantly it...

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Why you need a coach?

Why you NEED a coach? A coach provides motivation, direction, guidance and so much more. I know what you’re thinking…and yes, I too have a fitness coach! All the top athletes in the world all have coaches!! 1: Accountability How many times have you started a workout...

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Resistance Training During Pregnancy

Proper exercise before, during and after pregnancy is a proven way to improve the health and wellbeing of both mum & baby. If you are thinking about working out and are also planning to have a baby soon or are already pregnant but are feeling a bit confused about...

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Dumbbell Leg Exercises | Home Workout or Gym Workout

Here's a dumbbell leg workout that you can do at home or at the gym! Keep in mind that with free weights, you can slow down your range of motion to increase the difficulty without having to go heavier on the weights. You can also utilise mid-rep pauses to get more out...

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Belly Only” Pregnancy ExercisesYou Can Do At Home

1. 20 Plie Squats • Feet wider than your shoulders, with your toes pointed out at a 45 degree angle. • Squat down as if you were going to sit in a chair, bringing your thighs parallel to the floor. • Keep Knees in line with toes. • Keep knees soft at the top of the...

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My Top 3 Best Core Exercises

1. Reverse crunches A reverse crunch aims at bringing the pelvis closer to the rib cage. When performing this exercise imagine you are a rolling your body up like a piece of paper. Don’t kick your legs up in the air or shoot them straight up in the air either. Instead...

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Are you an active Desk Jockey?

Exercise is not just about those 30-60 mins of intensity you schedule for yourself on a daily basis. Moving frequently during the day is detrimental to your health and well-being. How long have you been sitting today? Maybe you sit to eat breakfast, at your work desk,...

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6 EXERCISES FOR REBUILDING YOUR CORE AFTER PREGNANCY

First, you need to assess yourself for diastasis recti (abdominal separation) This occurs when the connective tissue between your abdominal muscles thins, causing your muscles to separate. This is a common pregnancy condition, but some women may have a more severe...

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The Power of habits!!

What are habits? According to the English dictionary: habits are something that you do often and regularly, sometimes without knowing that you are doing it. So how do we form habits? We usually form habits when our actions are attached to a trigger. For example: When...

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Breakfast smoothie favourites!

1. Green Goddess Smoothie Ingredients • 1 apple • 1 pear • 1/2 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger • 2 teaspoons of flax seeds • 250 ml water • Juice of 1 small lemon • 2 handfuls of spinach 2. Berry, spinach and yogurt smoothie bowl Ingredients • 1 tbsp of yogurt • 1...

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