Why workout with friends?

Why workout with friends?

As a personal trainer I love interval drills but I love partner or team interval drills even better! Why? Read on to find out more…1. More motivation. Don’t feel like training after work? What about braving the early hours of the morning?!We may not be able to keep a...
Want to burn fat fast?!

Want to burn fat fast?!

Would it shock you to know that one of the most popular stimulant on the market is also legal? That’s right – it’s caffeine.As a personal trainer who used to be 20kg overweight I know for a fact that there is no “magic pill” when it comes to weight loss but if burning...
What NOT to do when planking!

What NOT to do when planking!

Performing a Plank is a simple but effective bodyweight exercise that develops strength primarily in the core—the muscles that connect the upper and lower body—as well as the shoulders, arms, and glutes.Quite often though as a trainer I see some very common mistakes....
Try these great Plank variations!

Try these great Plank variations!

1. The classic plank2. Not quite there yet? If you are unable to hold the classic plank for more than 20 seconds, scale back to this version, Plank with Straight Arms:Rotate your arms so that the crease in your elbow is facing directly ahead.3. Plank with a dynamic...
How to Plank Safely and Correctly

How to Plank Safely and Correctly

1) Arms – Place your shoulders directly above your elbows in a straight line. Distribute your weight directly beneath your upper arms (under the elbows). Point the forearms in whatever direction is most comfortable, with no additional weight on the forearms, wrists or...
30 Day Plank Challenge – How to Guide?

30 Day Plank Challenge – How to Guide?

On day one, everyone will start at the same level. Follow the instructions on “How to perform Safely and Correctly”.Hold the plank for as long as you can maintain good form or until the required time for that day. Do not exceed.Each day thereafter, you simply hold the...