Exercise for mental health

The Benefits of Exercise for Mental Health

It has long been known that there is a close link between mental health and physical fitness. Unfortunately, this seems to be a key piece of information that seems to slip by most people. It’s not surprising given the flurry and humdrum of a busy life. These days, people are finding less and less time […]

4 Things To Do On Social Media To Get Noticed

For those who know how, using social media to get your personal training brand out there – and to reach your target audience – can make all the difference to your fitness business. But with so many campaigns being pushed on social media platforms by your competitors, it can be a little difficult to make […]

Social media is a great way to market your fitness business

How You Should Conduct Yourself on Social Media if you Want to Succeed

Personal trainers can be seen as business owners and brands on their own. And being a personal trainer means you need to have a variety of important business skills like time management, administrative prowess and marketing know-how. One of the most effective ways to market yourself and reach your relevant target audience is through social […]

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador Michelle van Zyl

Michelle van Zyl: #TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador

If there was one phrase to describe Michelle van Zyl, it would have to be ‘entrepreneur extraordinaire’. Not only is Michelle a #TeamTrifocus brand ambassador, she is also a personal trainer and graphic designer. She took some time out to let us in on her fitness and productivity secrets. Michelle’s Basic Stats Age: 34 Height: […]

Everything you need to know about blood pressure

What You Need To Know About Blood Pressure

Your health is your most important asset. No amount of money or earthly possessions can ever get it back. It is important to invest in your health now before bad health starts affecting your life negatively. One of the most common health issues in the world today is high or low blood pressure. And although […]

How becoming healthier will change your life

Why Becoming Healthier Is A Good Life Choice

The world’s population is becoming increasingly unhealthy. Cardiovascular and heart disease, obesity and diabetes are on the rise. We could say that this may be owing to the state of modern society and the way in which we live. Everything is at our fingertips and that’s not necessarily a good thing. Fast food and on-the-go, […]

How Does A Woman’s Body Change During Pregnancy

How Does A Woman’s Body Change During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is one of the greatest blessings any woman can experience. But with it comes an array of physical, emotional and mental changes that can be quite daunting and scary if you’re not prepared for these and don’t know what to expect. From the size of your belly to your sensitivity to smell – there […]

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador, Karien van der Walt

Karien van der Wal: #TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador

Karien van der Wal, professional bootcamp instructor and #TeamTrifocus brand ambassador, is 39 years old. She’s 1.7 m tall and weighs 61kg. We caught up with her in a gap in her busy schedule. Tell us more about your background in the fitness industry My fitness journey started about five years ago. I got to a […]

How to perfect the preacher curl

How to perfect the preacher curl

The preacher curl – as all personal trainers know – is one of the best exercises that you can do that isolates the biceps. However, most people tend to perform these exercises incorrectly.  One of the biggest problems that is encountered when doing a preacher c is not the technique itself but rather the equipment […]

What it takes to be a successful life coach

The secret to becoming the life coach everyone wants to go to

Every professional has a special something that keeps their clients coming back. Be it a personal trainer, life coach or Yoga teacher, if a client doesn’t “click with” or “vibe well with” you, they won’t come back. There is a secret to ensuring that your clients keep coming back to you. It works no matter […]

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador, Robert Du Plessis

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador: Robert Du Plessis

At 32 years old, 1.75m tall and weighing in at 82kg, Robert du Plessis is part of Trifocus Fitness Academy’s elite #TeamTrifcus. Last week, we sat down with him to discover what makes him tick. Tell me more about your background in the fitness industry and your journey so far I started out in the fitness […]

Motivation in the fitness industry

The Power Of Motivation In The Fitness Industry

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 done and […]

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