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Spring Fitness Faves

Spring Fitness Faves

We are in the first month of the beautiful season, spring, down here in the Southern hemisphere. Warmer weather is upon us once again, and beautiful colours are blossoming all around us. Best of all, it is almost time to flaunt the fitness work we […]

Muscle Soreness Recovery Tips

Muscle Soreness Recovery Tips

Muscle soreness occurs between 6-48 hours after you have fatigued your muscles during exercise. The good news is that the more frequently and consistently you train, the less soreness you will eventually experience. But while you are still building up your workout frequency, try these […]

7 Habits of Highly Fit People

7 Habits of Highly Fit People

Being highly fit is not about having great genes as most people often assume. Staying fit takes hard work, discipline, dedication, and consistency, among other things. As one who has been super fit before, I know what it takes to get there. I also keep […]

Self-defence: Reebok’s Pretty Lethal Class at the Centurion Fight Club

Self-defence: Reebok’s Pretty Lethal Class at the Centurion Fight Club

A while back I blogged about running safety tips. My safety tips had been inspired by an American woman, Kelly Herron, who had been assaulted in a public restroom at a park during an afternoon run. Kelly shared on Instagram that she had taken self-defence […]

How To Set Up A Home Gym: The basic Equipment

How To Set Up A Home Gym: The basic Equipment

Having your own home gym is incredibly convenient in so many ways. A home gym is open 24/7/365 with no hassles. With your own setup, you do not have to suffer annoyances such as wiping off someone else’s sweat off a machine or having to […]

Swearing During Exercise is Good for You

Swearing During Exercise is Good for You

The next time you are in the gym and you hear someone shouting out profanities, you might just smile or egg them on because after reading this, you will understand why swearing during exercise should be encouraged. Scientists recently made a wonderful revelation that uttering […]

Fitness Myths That You Need to Know

Fitness Myths That You Need to Know

The fitness industry gets noisy sometimes with fitness myths and out of this world fitness advice. There’s someone with a diet that works and they push it in your face to try it. If you are female, someone will say to you that lifting weights […]

Running Safety Tips – Inspired by Kelly Herron

Running Safety Tips – Inspired by Kelly Herron

This post, on running safety tips, has been inspired by Kelly Herron’s fighting spirit during the chilling ordeal which she went through on 5 March. Kelly was allegedly attacked in a public restroom at a Seattle park during an afternoon run. She later wrote on […]

What Essential Supplements Should You Be Taking?

What Essential Supplements Should You Be Taking?

I  attended a fitness seminar for women organised by  Ripped Femme. One of the speakers at the event was recognised weight-loss expert,  and creator of Ripped Femme, Don Gauvreau. Don is nicknamed ‘the supplement Godfather’ because of his in-depth knowledge and ability to continually develop […]

Killer Fat Burning HIIT Workout You Should Try Out

Killer Fat Burning HIIT Workout You Should Try Out

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) saves time and boosts metabolism. What makes HIIT  workout effective as a fat burning workout is that it produces excess post-oxygen consumption, (EPOC). HIIT increases the resting metabolic rate for the following 24 hours. This means the fat-burning party isn’t over […]