The Genesis of my Fitness

For me fitness has always been about being a good example to others. Helping others become fitter and healthier stemmed from when I witnessed my father go through his heart surgery as a result of his poor health. A negative lifestyle [stress from work, booze, poor diet, lack of exercise] led to his heart diseaseContinue reading “The Genesis of my Fitness”

High reps or low reps

Have you recently recently joined the gym, or have you heard all the hype about the benefits of weight training and you’ve decided to try it out. You’re probably asking yourself ‘should I do high reps with light weights or low reps with heavy weights?!’ Bear in mind that not all reps are created equal!Continue reading “High reps or low reps”

Best of both worlds

Have you thought to yourself I’ll lose weight first then ill start at the gym and exercise?! This is a very typical approach people have to their fitness journey. Maybe the thought process is that it’s simply too much to concentrate on, doing both exercise and diet together. Know that doing both together will makeContinue reading “Best of both worlds”

Getting stronger

Have you ever asked yourself how do I get stronger? Well in order to do that you are going to have to achieve something called progressive overload. Now this may sound complicated but it’s really not. All it means is that you have to lift more/increase volume over time. So if you usually use 5kgContinue reading “Getting stronger”