Category Archive: Exercise

    Enjoying the process, not just the result

    So, let’s talk about goals.   We all have goals, at the end of the day – that’s what brings us to the gym, right? Whether it is weight loss, strength or general fitness; we are all here to achieve something. So what happens when we achieve those goals? What happens when you get that 100kg […]

    Stress – How exercise can help

    Stress can have more of an effect on your health and fitness goals than you might think. Nowadays most of us have something in our lives that can cause us to feel constantly stressed like our jobs, student or family lives.  Long story short, when we are under stress for a period of time our […]

    What exercise is best?

    What exercise is best for you? The answer to this is simply whatever you enjoy that gets you moving. There is no “right” exercise. There are however exercises that will benefit you more than others depending on your goals. For example, if you want bigger muscles then running marathons is not going to help you […]

    How to get the perfect abs

    I’d say the number 1 thing I’ve been asked over the years is how to get a flat stomach or six-pack. Everyone has abs, they are just under hidden by body fat so it makes sense that dropping this body fat will expose the abs. This is true to a certain extent. Abs are like […]

    Training Body and Mind

    Alright, buckle up because I’m about to take you on a bit of a journey… Let’s start from the top, shall we? When I was growing up, I was lucky enough to have parents who had me involved in any sport or activity they could convince me to do (and if you know me now, you’ll […]

    5 tips to lose weight – get lean & stay lean

    Create a calorie deficit with diet. For three days record everything you eat as honestly and accurately as possible. Work out how many calories you are currently consuming to maintain your weight using a tool such as ‘MyFitnessPal’. Reduce this amount by between 300-500 calories thus creating a deficit. I would generally keep the protein high […]

    Bear Holds

    Now, you may look at this and think, what do bear holds even do? Doesn’t look too challenging… not getting a sweat on or getting the heart rate up, but this exercise is one of those that may look easy, but after 20 seconds you are shaking, red faced, racing heart rate, breathing heavily and […]

    Press Up with a Twist

    PRESS UP WITH A TWIST Now, we all love the classic press up exercise (or you all should anyway). As we know, it’s a great chest builder but also trains the triceps, shoulders and core. There are endless variations to the press up from the plyometric push ups to the Spider-Man press up, but today […]