Motivation in the fitness industry

The Power Of Motivation In The Fitness Industry

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9778095   Motivation is a crucial ingredient to a successful life both in the fitness industry as well as other walks of life. This is true no matter what your definition of success is. Being wealthy and having the best of the best; being healthy, fit, fast and strong; losing weight; finishing a degree; getting the job […]

#TeamTrifocus brand ambassador, Samantha Wonfor

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador, Samantha Wonfor

#TeamTrifocus brand ambasssador, Samantha Wonfor, is super talented. Not only is she a personal trainer – having completed a number of fitness courses at Trifocus Fitness Academy – she is also a lawyer! We catch up with her to find out what makes her tick. #TeamTrifocus Samahtha’s Basic Stats Age: 28 Height: 160cm Weight: 58kg Occupation: […]

The best mind/body exercises

Our pick: Top five forms of mind/body exercise

We sit in traffic for hours every day. We do this to get to and from jobs where we juggle all sorts of stressful and demanding tasks. When we do get home, we’ve got to walk the dogs, cook supper and feed the kids. There’s very little room in all of that for meditation, inner peace […]

The truth about DOMS

The truth about DOMS

DOMS – which stands for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness – is the stiffness you feel a number of hours or days after you’ve trained. You’ll fee this if you’ve introduced a new element into your workout routine. Commonly mistaken as lactic acid build-up, DOMS can affect anyone who performs some sort of exercise, no matter how […]

How to avoid exercise burnout

Five signs you’re suffering from exercise burnout

Committing to an exercise routine  – and sticking to it – feels great! You feel energised, you’re lean and fit, your self-esteem is flying high… And before you know it, you’re just a little bit addicted to your workouts. That can’t be bad, can it? The quick answer is: Yes, it is bad. The routine […]

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador Jacques Fagan

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador: Jacques Fagan

Jacques Fagan is no unknown name in the South African fitness industry. He is a previous WBFF pro and #TeamTrifocus brand ambassador. He owns his own fitness studio. Jacques has one of the best physiques in the fitness indstury and is one of the most professional athletes around. We catch up with him to find out more about his […]

Squatting maintains overall body health

7 Reasons To Start Squatting

You may have heard a lot about squatting and the love fitness athletes and enthusiasts have for these compound moves. Women, in particular, are motivated to squat more in order to build strong and firm glutes. The good news is that there are many more ways squats help athletes and fitness enthusiasts to build a stronger […]

the benefits of creatine

Is Creatine Necessary?

Creatine is an amino acid that is naturally produced in the kidneys and liver. It is also found in meat and fish. This amino acid has been in the limelight since the 1990s as a nutrition supplement that does the following: Enhances athletic performance, and Increases physical power and strength. Therefore, it is responsible for building more […]

#TeamTrifocus brand ambassador, Olaf Birkner

#TeamTrifocus Athlete: Olaf Birkner

  Olaf Birkner is a South African athlete, online coach and a #TeamTrifocus brand ambassador. We catch up with him to find out how Trifocus Fitness Academy has helped him in his fitness career. Olaf was handpicked by Trifocus Fitness Academy when they spotted him in the SA Arnolds Model Fitness Competition in 2016. Since then, he has been […]

Difference between the food plate and food pyramid

Food pyramid vs food plate: Which one should you follow?

The ‘traditional’ food pyramid, which was developed by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) some 20-odd years ago, presented the food groups as a hierarchy and recommended that foods such as bread, pasta and rice make up the bulk of your diet. Unfortunately, these guidelines didn’t give any definite pointers about healthy eating. In the […]

#TeamTrifocus brand ambassadar Manuela Incendiario

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador: Manuela Incendiario

  Accomplished member of #TeamTrifocus, Manuela Incendiario is a professional fitness trainer as well as a nutritional, online and vegan coach. We catch up with Manuela to find out more about her vegan lifestyle as well as her journey so far with Trifocus Fitness Academy. Manuela’s Basic Stats: Age: 37 Height: 1.75m Weight: 64kg Occupation/Profession: […]

Why you should be taking protein powders

The Truth About Protein Powders

You will have heard a lot about protein powders. There has been a lot written in nutrition and fitness courses about – for example – the benefits, possible side effects, how these can assist you in reaching your goals. A lot of scientific research has also been done to determine if protein powders are good or bad […]

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