Ways to stop yourself from burning out

5 Ways To Stop Yourself From Burning Out

Few things are quite as demotivating for your fitness goals than burning out – in terms of exercise – is. Especially when you have been absent from gym for some time, it can be all too tempting to burst zealously into your workout routine only to hit a wall. So, to help you keep up […]

#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: […]

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador Angie Roos

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador: Angie Roos

Angie Roos is a personal trainer, golf-lover, competitive athlete and #TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador. We catch up with Angie to find out what  motivates her, how she stays in shape, how Trifocus Fitness Academy helps her in her competitive career and what advice she has for others looking to enter the fitness industry. Angie’s Basic Stats Age: […]

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 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: […]

Fitness Trends for 2017

Top Fitness Trends for 2017

If you are considering joining the gym or starting a workout plan, transformation or weight loss journey – or you just want to join the world of health and fitness – you might want to know what the biggest fitness trends of 2017 are. Here is a comprehensive list . No. 1 of the Top Fitness Trends […]

Benefits of the smith machine

The Magic of the Smith Machine

The smith machine is one of those machines in the gym that many people dare not approach or use because they feel they will be criticised for using an ‘unsafe’ machine. It is a machine that everyone talks about but no-one really uses – or uses properly for that matter. Sure, it can be dangerous if […]

How the rectus abdominis works

How The Rectus Abdominis Works

Having beautifully defined abdominal muscles, or a ‘six-pack’, is an achievement for many fitness enthusiasts, athletes and competitors. Calling the abdominal muscles a six-pack is inaccura. This is because there can be eight or even 10 segments depending on anatomy and build. (The most important of these muscles is the rectus abdominis.) Visible abdominal muscles is a […]

The benefits of sound nutrition principles

The Benefits of Sound Nutrition Principles

Picture this. It’s the beginning of spring and you decide that you’re going start going to gym regularly so that you can get that bikini body by the time you hit the beach at the end of the year. When you join the gym, they have a special at the biokineticist on site so you […]

The difference between a personal trainer and gym instructor

The difference between a personal trainer and gym instructor

If you thought that there isn’t a difference between a personal trainer and a gym instructor, you couldn’t be more wrong. Personal trainers and gym instructors can actually work hand in hand with each other but it is possible to have one without the other. What does a gym instructor do? A gym instructor will be hired by a […]

This is a picture of a group fitness instructor taking a class

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 […]

Train for endurance

Why you should train for muscular strength and endurance

People exercise for different reasons and to reach different goals. Some people exercise to increase their performance as professional sports athletes, to lose weight, gain weight, gain muscle, increase cardiovascular fitness or to look good. For every goal, there is a different way to exercise – such as endurance or strength training. However, that doesn’t mean […]

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