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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 […]

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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 […]

Samanth Wonfor

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 […]

Calorie-burning exercises

3 Calorie-burning exercises

Let’s face it: we’ve all fallen into the trap of reaching for the phone and ordering a take-away pizza or hamburger. But what we don’t think of – when we’re placing that all-important order – is how long it will take to work off what we’ve just eaten? What are the best calorie-burning exercises? Before […]

The wonders of the incline bench press

Why the incline bench press is the best exercise to shape your chest

The incline bench press is the best exercise to shape your chest because it develops the mass and strength of the: Pectoral muscles (upper and middle region of your chest which will give a square-cut appearance with a vertical drop), and  Anterior (front) deltoids.  The lower chest is naturally more responsive to growth. As you’d […]

Optimise your weight-training routine

Optimise your weight-training routine to increase your endurance and strength

Gone are the days when the only people who trained with weights were men interested in bulking up. Today, weight training to increase endurance and strength has become popular with both sexes. Why? Building strength makes endurance activities, such as spinning, a lot easier. During a spinning class, you’re required to exert a high amount […]

How to grow your calf muscles

How to grow your calf muscles

The thought of walking around on your hands all day is exhausting, right? Well, that’s what your calf muscles do – they carry your weight around all day. Up and down the stairs at work, around the track at the gym on your personal trainer’s instruction, across the grocery store circuit. So the question then […]

Exercising with a friend will motivate you!

8 Reasons why exercising with a friend is psychologically a good thing

Exercising has proven time and time again that is holds some of the most valuable mental and physical benefits.  However, often the things that prevent us the most from exercising is doing it alone. This barrier can be overcome, if you can’t afford to hire a personal trainer, by having a friend that joins you […]