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Track Your Progress

“Failing to plan is planning to fail.” It’s great to just train and assume goals are being met, but it’s a lot better to set some clear objectives which are revisited, addressed & built upon. Setting smaller tasks aligned with your long term in mind allows you to track your progress & stay motivated.  While […]

Why are we suddenly seeing results?

It’s pretty simple in theory… an overload principle. The training must exceed the current capacity of the individual to create a stimulus which must first be adapted to & then built upon.  The reality is most people joining us, have been involved in some sort of previous physical activity over the years. Mainly a combination […]

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Training in Covid

It’s obviously a very trying and testing time, however, just as the world has ground to a halt, your training definitely shouldn’t. The majority of people are working from home and generally self training and this is where a set environment (gym) or lack of motivation (coach) has really challenged everyone on a fitness front.  […]

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Lifting – Are you doing it right?

What I’ve found is that even though there’s tons of information, trainers & gyms out there, the craze to ‘lift’ has been very blurred regarding the specific rep ranges and/or training phases. So I’ve put something together to provide you with more insight, as after all, the strength & power phases, when done correctly, are […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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HIIT WORKOUT

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. […]

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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 […]

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Strength Training for Women

Female training has been quite conservative – focusing on cardio, light weights and high reps, but now it’s time to play hard, get strong and look like a goddess. Strength training involves overloading a movement where the stress must exceed the present functional capacity of the system. Usually between 1-8 reps at 90%-100%, mainly addressing […]

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BEACH WORKOUT

Your body was designed to play as an integrated system in multi planes rather than in an isolated, restrictive, one dimensional way on a machine at gym. The awesome benefit of this is that you can train wherever you want; so let’s take you to the beach, train you in a FUNctional way, give you […]