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Can a blindfolded man tell you more about your body than your gym or possibly even your trainer ever has? 

Try watching the person walking in front of you, standing next to you or performing movements in the gym. Standing still, your feet point out. Look at your shoe, the outer sole of your heel is worn more. Maybe a curve in your lower back or shoulders rounded, perhaps both. Head slightly forward? Watch the […]

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Yoyo training is a thing!

It’s obviously a behaviour trait as it follows the same cyclic pattern as yoyo dieting. Actually most people are doing it but probably wouldn’t admit to it. Have you tried 2-3 different aspects of training in the last 18 months. I.e. yoga, CrossFit, boxing. We all know we are creatures of habit and don’t like […]

Stuck in another Gym Membership?

I have zero pity for you. You put yourself in a desperate position, either overeating during the festive season or not training in winter. Suddenly you need a gym, and the evolved business minds know this and are there to capitalise. Where does their money go, into marketing or upgrading the training? Just like you, […]

Was your training doomed before it began?

I’ve seen a lot of people highly motivated to start training, but in a few months completely stop, for this process to be continued in a cyclic pattern. Others are achieving the same goals they’ve already accomplished, sounds crazy, but it gives them a sense of purpose and something for others to marvel at. So […]


Are your goals S.M.A.R.T?

Create and pursue S.M.A.R.T. goals. Successful people are objective. They have realistic targets in mind. They know what they are looking for and why they are fighting for it. Healthy people create and pursue S.M.A.R.T. goals. S.M.A.R.T. goals are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Reward Based, and Timely. Let’s briefly review each: Specific – A general goal […]

5 Unique Fitness Experiences in Cape Town

Yoga & Surf Where: Muizenberg Beach  Parking: Muizenberg Pavilion or Surfers Corner Parking Lots  Duration: 2hrs-3hrs The Experience: Get down to the beach and join in the Community Sunrise Yoga.  It happens weekly depending on the weather, so make sure you follow Annabel to stay in the loop. It’s from 6.30am, for an hour & […]


Boxing Workout

Boxing is a fun way to fight fat and get fit. Even with the basics, you can have an intense, blood-pumping cardio workout in minimal time and get maximal results when it comes to a lean, toned and ripped physique. The jab and cross are the basic punches which when used effectively can be devastating […]


Medicine Ball Workout

  Lunge forward & back with twist into Push-ups with rotation on ball Standing with ball on chest, go forward into a lunge, work with 90 degrees in both legs and make sure your front knee doesn’t track over your foot. Stay in a lunge, extend ball out in front and rotate to side, keeping […]



Guys & girls, it’s time to own those yoga pants & boardies, bust out a sweat and become a metabolic machine. You’ll be gasping for air, your muscles will be on fire, your mind will be looking for every excuse to halt, however you will persevere, quitting isn’t an option and will never be again. […]


Bar Workout

  Six Benefits of Bar Workouts: 1. Convenience – Bar exercises are the most convenient exercises around. You can do them pretty much anywhere. All you need is a bar and your body. 2. Fundamental Compound Upper-body Exercises – Compound exercises are important because they target multiple muscle groups and trigger a release of growth […]