Summer fitness tips

This is the time to kick back in the sun and not slave away in the gym. Thoughts should turn to the beach and drinking fancy concoctions with umbrellas in them and not to the squat rack. You shouldn’t let your body completely go to mush during the summer. No one likes to start from … Continue reading Summer fitness tips

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Efficient training

When I was footloose and fancy free, I had all the time in the world to train and I acted accordingly. And before you ask, yes, dancing was a part of my pre-workout but I was no Kevin Bacon. Now being a much older dude with a wife, kids, mortgage and all the trimmings, the … Continue reading Efficient training

How to build your own training routine- Part Two

Please read Part One before continuing. This post goes into the formats you’ll be using for your training/program writing, depending on your goal chosen in part one. Use this workout card for the templates below. The templates Fat Loss training After your warm up, you’ll start with a strength exercise, lifting a heavier weight for … Continue reading How to build your own training routine- Part Two

How do build your own training routine-Part one

Long before I was fitness professional, I’d follow training programs from glossy men’s magazines because I thought They knew what they were doing. I was hoping it would transform me from a geek to a freak. And like Dr. Phil used to say, ‘How’s that working out for you?’ It didn’t, Dr. Phil, it didn’t. … Continue reading How do build your own training routine-Part one

A women’s guide to getting stronger……

Women have been told for far too long that less is more when it comes to their bodies.  Words like ‘slim,’ ‘toned’ and ‘skinny’ permeate through most women’s fitness magazines. Celebrity trainers have a dazzling array of bodyweight and pink dumbbell moves that target the hips, waist and thighs so women can have their best … Continue reading A women’s guide to getting stronger……

Fitness tips for the New Year

The best fitness tip I’ve ever received is consistency is the key. I heard this years ago, when I first started lifting weights.  Let’s face it, if you have no consistency, the best program in the world is not going to save you. The worst tip I’ve ever received is no pain, no gain, bro. … Continue reading Fitness tips for the New Year

Variety is the spice of fitness

Going to the gym and doing the same old thing day in day out gets boring quickly. Then further down the track, it starts to get harder and harder to drag yourself out of bed each morning when the results that came so easily at the beginning have now stopped. You may even think about … Continue reading Variety is the spice of fitness