Apr 26, 2017 8:00 am
We are all familiar with the phrase, “just do it”.
Yesterday, I was preparing to run and noticed that I was out of water. Immediately, thoughts of running later came to mind, however I realised that “later” might never happen.
Mar 15, 2017 8:00 am
Staying healthy this year has been a challenge.
I’ve had a couple colds as I’ve allowed myself to get run down.
Sometimes staying healthy isn’t just about having plenty of hand sanitiser and avoiding sick children. Daily habits —...
Feb 15, 2017 8:00 am
Half-term has come and gone. Many of us went skiing, visited family abroad or enjoyed a staycation.
There was also the other kind of travel — trips for conferences or business. No matter what type of trip you take, sometimes the last thing...
Nov 16, 2016 8:00 am
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all the things in life to be grateful for.
There’s so much that many of us take for granted: a roof over our heads, good relationships with friends and family, a fulfilling job — and...
Oct 26, 2016 8:00 am
Hallowe’en is a favourite holiday for kids as it gives them permission to eat loads of candy. They also get to be anything or anybody they want.
Even adults get in on the action, although being bombarded with chocolate and goodies could be...
Oct 5, 2016 8:00 am
This week was a good week! I celebrated my 17th wedding anniversary, I felt my training was successful and all major mishaps were avoided.
Then, on Sunday I ran the Partner Re 5k. I felt pretty good aside from the heat and the fact that I...
Sep 14, 2016 8:00 am
Everyone wants to lose weight — like right this second. However, we know it doesn’t happen that way.
When weight loss is quick, it is only temporary. A complete lifestyle change or renovation must occur. For the weight loss to stick, the...
Aug 24, 2016 8:00 am
Sticking to a regular exercise plan isn’t easy, even for me. Sometimes I barely manage two sessions of cardio from my Zumba classes. I blame it on the weather, sleep or a bad day. But these issues don’t have to stand in our way.
Aug 3, 2016 8:00 am
I’m sure we’ve all noticed people doing an exercise with improper form at the gym from time to time. Most often, no one says anything because they don’t want to upset them.
However, proper form is the key to gaining muscle, losing weight...
Jul 13, 2016 8:00 am
Sometimes I hate that I’m addicted to Facebook.
I am embarrassed to say how many times that I check it per day; my phone’s battery shows that Facebook takes up 22 per cent of its usage.
I’m addicted to Facebook not only because of...
Jun 22, 2016 8:00 am
We as personal trainers are often talking about how to reach your fitness goals. A lot of you reached your fitness goals this weekend. Congratulations!
It may have been to get fit for carnival, a Tough Mudder or to be ready for your summer...
Jun 1, 2016 8:00 am
I just love vacations! Don’t you? I’ve just returned from a cycling trip to Italy with a lovely group of girls. We cycled more than 100 miles along the beautiful undulating Amalfi Coast. Our tour guides, Paolo and Rafaele, were...
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