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 […]

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The six traits of a formidable group fitness instructor

 Not all personal trainers make great group fitness instructors. That’s because it takes a special kind of fitness instructor to lead a group of people through a workout. Take a look at the six traits of exceptional group fitness instructors 1. They’re self-motivated and are also master motivators The best group fitness instructors are passionate […]

Holiday weight gain: How to get rid of it

We spend months transforming our winter bodies into the lean, toned bods we’re happy to flaunt on the beach. But the holidays seem to have a drag effect – dragging us out of the gym and directly toward food and then the couch…  After a week or two of eating too much junk, drinking too […]

Tips for group fitness instructors

How group fitness instructors can make their classes more engaging

Group fitness classes are a wonderful place for people to get fit, lose weight, get strong and make friends. But if the classes are not engaging, then clients won’t get the best results (and they’re less likely to keep coming back). Here are seven tips to make your group fitness classes engaging. 1. Music matters […]

Exercise will keep you younger

Four formidable ways exercise will keep you younger

Many of us exercise in the pursuit of a particular physique to prevent weight gain or to keep fit. And of course because we know that regular exercise is key to good health. And arguably, good health is all about longevity and long-lasting youthfulness, right? Take a look at this – it’ll make you want […]

Why you haven't been able to stick to your exercise goals

5 Reasons why you haven’t been able to stick to your exercise goals

We all go to bed on New Year’s Eve (or New Year’s morning…) vowing to lose weight, exercise and get fit – with or without a personal trainer. To exercise regularly, to eat more healthily. To quit smoking or to break up with sugar .  Unfortunately, only a few of us actually follow through with these […]

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