Month: June 2020

Deadlifts The Ultimate Functional Movement

Deadlifts for back pain

Deadlifts: The Ultimate Functional Movement for Lower-back Pain By Andy on November 15, 2017   “Sorry, I can’t do deadlifts. I have low back pain so I need to avoid these kinds of exercises, especially with weight.” This is a statement I’ve heard from clients MANY times over the years.  And as someone who has [...]
Cycling Running Weight Why not do them all

Functional Training: Cycling, Weights and Running – Do Them All

Cycling, Running, Weights... Why not do them all? By Hannes Loubser on December 17, 2017 You have 645 muscles in your body, and the more you use at the same time the more calories you burn, the more you can lean up and the higher you can push your heart rate and metabolism through the [...]
Crossfit Workouts at Home- Stop doing hundreds of reps

Crossfit Workouts at Home – stop doing 1000’s of reps

Crossfit Workouts at Home - Stop doing hundreds of reps If you were used to training at your local CrossFit gym before the lockdown, then I bet this “new normal” has really thrown off your training. Maybe your local gym is hosting Zoom workouts or you’re grabbing the latest workout from youtube (one of our [...]
Weight Loss- Common Misconceptions About Carbs

Weight Loss: Common Misconceptions About Carbs

Common Misconceptions About Carbs By Andy on June 28, 2018 These days, it seems like there are a lot of fad diets that aim to reduce your carbohydrate intake, touting it as an effective way to control your weight. However, these "low carb" or "no carb" diets leave a lot to be desired, and can [...]
9 weight loss tips that always work

9 weight loss tips that always work

9 weight loss tips that always work By Hannes Loubser on March 26, 2017 Weight loss tips that are tried and tested and never fail. It’s very easy to be overwhelmed with all the nutrition and fitness overload on the internet. I’ve been involved in fitness education, personal training and sports conditioning now this past [...]
Weight Loss- 9 easy rules to follow to an ideal body weight

Weight Loss: 9 easy rules to follow to an ideal body weight

9 easy rules to follow to an ideal body weight - for life! By Andy on December 02, 2015 9 easy steps to convert into daily habits and maintain a good shape all year around. Don’t trust your feelings You need to allow your tummy to get used to being a smaller size. It takes [...]
8 nutrition changes you HAVE to KNOW as a new mom

8 nutrition changes you HAVE to KNOW as a new mom

8 nutrition changes you HAVE to KNOW as a new mom By Andy on November 11, 2015 You are what you eat, same goes for your baby. Proper nutrition and exercise are important for each and every one. During pregnancy, this is even more important. Last week’s blog about pregnancy and training was an absolute [...]
7 top exercises that really impact day to day life

Strength Training: 7 top exercises that really impact day

7 top exercises that really impact day-to-day life By Andy on September 26, 2017 Get the MOST out of your workout in the LEAST amount of time.  Below are the top 7 exercises you should be doing if you want to be better at life (and look great too)!  Each one is specifically designed to [...]
6 Steps leading to a CrossFit Competition

CrossFit Training: 6 Steps leading to a CrossFit Competition

6 Steps leading to a CrossFit Competition By Andy on March 19, 2016 Last weekend I participated in an annual CrossFit competition that took place over 2 days and I’m often asked, “How do you prepare for a competition? “ There are many factors that can influence your performance at a competition. PREPARATION is key [...]
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