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  • Itís never too late to focus on your goals
    Aug 26, 2020 8:00 am

    Itís never too late to focus on your goals

    Wow! September already, huh? OK, so thereís still a little bit of August left but you get my point.

    Remember sitting on your couch in December of 2019 saying how 2020 was going to be your year? Remember writing down your fitness goals?...

  • Working on your weaknesses will make you stronger
    Aug 12, 2020 8:00 am

    Working on your weaknesses will make you stronger

    Acknowledging where you are weakest is a strength in itself.

    During this journey, it can become so easy to focus on your strengths, using that solely as a measure of success.

    Youíre strong? Why not lift more then? It feels good to do...

  • Live for you: just get moving on your fitness journey
    Jul 29, 2020 8:00 am

    Live for you: just get moving on your fitness journey

    If youíre looking for a sign, here it is: go work out!

    You have to do this for you. All of this is for you. This isnít about anybody else. Live for you. Honour you.

    Never lose sight of that.

    Many people sit there with their...

  • Donít worry, slow progress is still progress
    Jul 15, 2020 8:00 am

    Donít worry, slow progress is still progress

    I know, I know, another article about progression, respecting the process, being patient and understanding your body.

    Itís not like you havenít read many articles about the topic, right? But hereís the thing. Weíre all human. Weíre all on...

  • Life after lockdown
    Jul 1, 2020 8:00 am

    Life after lockdown

    Remember how we were mandated into shelter-in-place, into lockdown and curfew?

    Remember how gyms closed and we wanted to write off 2020?

    Remember how you found a new norm, worked out at home, joined Zoom classes and promised to...

  • Being organised always helps with your exercise routine
    Jun 3, 2020 8:00 am

    Being organised always helps with your exercise routine

    Itís so important to make time for your fitness, for your movement, for you.

    Many people assume that working out (even if from home) means allocating an hour or more for movement and that it is impossible with the schedule they keep.

  • Home run: get your mind right and your body will follow
    May 20, 2020 8:00 am

    Home run: get your mind right and your body will follow

    Hi guys! I trust that you all have been coping well as we approach ten weeks (more for some) of social-distancing at home.

    Itís been very interesting, draining, exciting ó all the emotions, LOL ó but I am actually thankful. Since...

  • Putting the right foot and footwear forward
    May 6, 2020 8:00 am

    Putting the right foot and footwear forward

    Over the past few weeks there has been in increase in foot traffic. Itís been inspiring seeing so many people choosing to move more.

    Truthfully, I believe that ever since weíve had to shelter in place, many are acknowledging the importance...

  • Yes, end this crisis having accomplished something
    Apr 22, 2020 8:00 am

    Yes, end this crisis having accomplished something

    Itís been 34 days underneath one roof. Weíre all at home, practising social-distancing.

    The pandemic has forced us to face the same walls, the same people and, most importantly, make decisions that will help to flatten the curve/spread of...

  • Now is the perfect time to get healthy
    Apr 1, 2020 8:00 am

    Now is the perfect time to get healthy

    Here we are in the fourth month of 2020 and most of us are more than ready to call it quits, start over or completely skip over this entire year already.

    I get it. Social media is full of negative subjects, memes and information, especially...

  • Motivation gets you started, dedication keeps you going
    Mar 4, 2020 8:00 am

    Motivation gets you started, dedication keeps you going

    Iíve been asked multiple times, how do you stay motivated to work out like you do? My answer is always the same: I have goals; Iím dedicated to them.

    There will be many times throughout your fitness journey when you will undoubtedly feel...

  • A wealth of options for boosting your cardio stats
    Feb 19, 2020 8:00 am

    A wealth of options for boosting your cardio stats

    Cardio? Oh man, the word that many do not like to hear. Why? I think because they think it means running and, while Iím not 100 per cent sure, plenty of people despise the word.

    In reality, however, cardio exercises are simply exercises...

  • If the plan doesnít work, change the plan, never the goal
    Feb 5, 2020 8:00 am

    If the plan doesnít work, change the plan, never the goal

    Injuries; everyone hates them. If youíre an avid gym-goer, you possibly try to work through the pain; you ignore the fatigue and push through because you donít want to fall behind.

    Iíve been injured too many times.

    Each time I...

  • Dieting will get you only so far
    Jan 22, 2020 8:00 am

    Dieting will get you only so far

    Here we are, three weeks into the new year and hopefully still grinding and working towards our goals.

    Are you still being honest with your efforts? Do you still hold yourself accountable? Have you been eating according to your goals? After...

  • Plan ahead and set your fitness goals for 2020
    Jan 8, 2020 8:00 am

    Plan ahead and set your fitness goals for 2020

    I want to swim Ö but I donít want to get wet.

    You know what I mean. I want to swim like Michael Phelps. I want to feel the awesome, semi-weightless buoyancy of my body basking in a nice body of water, but I just donít want to get wet.

  • Ready for my 2020 fitness journey
    Dec 11, 2019 8:00 am

    Ready for my 2020 fitness journey

    The year 2019 is slowly coming to an end. Wow!

    The beginning of the year for me was so much different than any other, being pregnant and all. Usually, I begin the year by setting goals ó dissecting the 12 months ahead, plotting and...

  • Unleash your inner warrior
    Nov 27, 2019 8:00 am

    Unleash your inner warrior

    You are stronger than you think. While you may underestimate your inner warrior, there is someone watching you in awe and amazement.

    HindsSight Fitness & Wellness hosted a fitness competition this past weekend, the second annual Bermy...

  • Overcoming hurdles can define who you are
    Nov 13, 2019 8:00 am

    Overcoming hurdles can define who you are

    Fitness is life-changing, life-saving and, more importantly, a lifestyle.

    We all can sit and reflect on why we may have started eating healthier, moving more. We all can reflect on a time when a huge hurdle was placed in our path and we...

  • Body confidence and its barriers
    Oct 30, 2019 8:00 am

    Body confidence and its barriers

    Body confidence is a mental construct that dictates what we wear, where we can go and what we do once we get there.

    Of course there are financial, cultural, political and moral factors that impact the validity of that opening statement but...

  • Fitness is a continuum not an ultimatum
    Oct 9, 2019 8:00 am

    Fitness is a continuum not an ultimatum

    When it comes to fitness, change is inevitable. How many times have you heard the following: ďI am going to start working out again in two monthsĒ or, ďI am going to lose X amount of weightĒ.

    Or maybe youíre more familiar with this one: ďI...

  • Can you out-train a bad diet?
    Sep 25, 2019 8:00 am

    Can you out-train a bad diet?

    A resounding no and a questionable yes can come from this question.

    Letís dig deeper into this idea. Your diet is incredibly important and the quality of that diet should be of the highest priority to you.

    However, your body weight...

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