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Arial Yoga; Fad or fantastic?

Aerial Yoga – or also known as anti-gravity yoga – is a workout that was invented by a former gymnast and Broadway choreographer, Christopher Harrison. This anti-gravity Yoga gives you a total-body workout something between the feeling of being in a circus but still doing Yoga. It is so much fun! What to expect when you trying […]

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Six tips to help you break up with sugar for good

Did you know that sugar is a drug – an addictive one at that? Well, think about it: You crave it. And if deprived of it, you can’t seem to think straight. You’re just not yourself.  The bad news is that sugar is, well, bad for you. Sugar has been found to cause damage to […]

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10 tips to retaining your personal training clientele

You’ve worked very hard to build up your personal training client base. So it’s especially frustrating when a client disappears (more so when it’s a client who’s been with you for a long time!). Not only have you lost the regular income from this client, and also the referrals they send your way, you now […]

The truth behind bigorexia

Bigorexia: Why we should take it seriously

We’ve all heard of anorexia nervosa – the eating disorder characterised by obsessive and serious restrictions on food, fear of gaining weight and a total fixation with an impossibly thin physique. But did you know there’s a similar condition, called bigorexia? Since it’s claiming an ever-growing number of victims – predominantly male – it’s important […]

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#TrifocusBrandAmbassador, Michelle van Zyl, makes the top 32 in the USN Face of Fitness

We are incredibly proud to announce that Michelle van Zyl – one of our #TrifocusBrandAmbassadors – has been chosen as one of the top 32 in this year’s USN Face of Fitness competition. We caught up with her recently to learn more about her fitness journey. The start of her love affair with fitness Michelle’s […]

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Differences between aerobic and anaerobic workouts

When considering which exercise would be most beneficial, we often tend to think about aerobic exercises merely because we tend to find those types of workouts more often in a commercial gym. At first you need to understand the difference between ‘aerobic’ and ‘anaerobic’ exercises. To define these terms in the simplest way, it comes […]

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The miracles of foam rolling

A foam roller hardly looks like a “miraculous tool of wellness”. But ask doctors and experts, and they’ll tell you that we should all be doing foam rolling – every day. Here’s why. 1. Foam rolling gives you a deep tissue massage that reduces inflammation and joint stress The kind of massage you get with a foam roller […]

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#TrifocusBrandAmbassador, Tanya de Lange, as a top-32 finalist in the USN Face of Fitness!

It’s official! The top 32 finalists for the USN Face of Fitness were announced on Friday and our very own #TrifocusBrandAmbassador, Tanya de Lange, is one of them. We chatted to her about her fitness journey and what led her to the USN Face of Fitness. It all started six years ago Tanya de Lange’s […]

Benefits of water

Why water is the most powerful health booster

Go and get a glass of water as the benefits of drinking this liquid are huge! Take a look. 1. Helps maintain the body’s fluid balance The human body is about 70% water. That’s because every cell in the body is made up of it and a lot of our bodily functions require it as well. If you […]

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Samantha Wonfor, #TrifocusBrandAmbassador, tells us why she entered the Face of Fitness competition

The final 32 competitors for the USN Face of Fitness competition will be announced tomorrow. Our very own #TrifocusBrandAmbassador, Samantha Wonfor, has entered this competition. We caught up with her before the big reveal. I have always loved sport Samantha Wonfor has always loved competing in different sports and fitness was just a natural progression […]

Meditation musts

How to get the most out of your meditation practice

What a lot of people forget is that the vast collection of over 84 classic Yoga poses and their variations were traditionally practised with the sole purpose of finding comfort for extended periods of seated meditation. Meditation is an invaluable tool used to centre, calm and focus the mind, relieve stress and anxiety. Even just 10 […]

Why children should practise yoga

Why children should practise Yoga

We are mind, body, heart and spirit. These layers are inextricably woven into what we call the human being. Each layer is directly affected by the other. How our bodies, mind and breath function affects our levels of vitality and wellness. Just like the spokes of a wheel, if one spoke is shorter than the others […]