Being injured- curse or blessing?

How many times did you hear this when you were a kid? Mum- “Stop that right this instant. You’re going to hurt yourself.” You- “Look mum, no hands. I can fly.” Mum- “If you could fly, God would’ve given you … Read More

40 days without candy

It’s assumed fitness professionals lead by example. They want to keep up appearances of a healthy lifestyle by posting pictures of their food and workouts on social media. And if they’re ripped, even better. Pictures with little or no clothes … Read More

What the fitness industry doesn’t tell you

Can you keep a secret? I can’t, I’m lousy at it. My loose lips have sunk many a friendship. Read on because I’m at it again. There are health professionals out there in cyberspace who claim to have secret methods … Read More

Screwing up

I remember my first personal training client like it was yesterday. Yes, time does fly when you’re a middle-aged coach who has spent too much time in gyms watching people admire themselves. And before you even ask, I never looked … Read More

How you can start an exercise routine from scratch

Getting started is hard. Whether you’re doing something for the first time or starting up again after a break, taking the first step is difficult. You’ve all been there at some stage, correct? My first foray into the gym was prompted by … Read More

Right on cue…………………….

Use your inner voice for good, not evil. … Read More

Act ( Lifting changed my life)

I was the skinny kid that got picked on in the schoolyard and was last picked for playground games. Regularly, my feelings were hurt because I was lighter than the other boys. Being tall and thin, I was an easy … Read More

Lifting lessons

8 lessons learnt from 25 years under the bar   Around 25 years ago I’m shooting the breeze with one of my best buddies Simon. Then out of the blue he made unusual request. “Take your shirt off” he said. … Read More

Lessons learnt

We’ve seen on our social media feeds success stories about losing weight or moving massive amounts of it. It’s a great way to promote personal training services(or yourself) and to provide social proof. What’s not shown is the hard work … Read More

Fun fitness, fitness fun

Exercise is a reward for the body and never a punishment. Unfortunately, not everyone feels the same way. Go to any gym and witness all those unhappy sweaty people on their torture machines of choice trying to burn off last … Read More