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 […]

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 […]

#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: […]

Why you should become a personal trainer

Ever Considered Becoming a Personal Trainer?

Some people just seem to have a knack for fitness. Becoming a personal trainer is a no-brainer for them. This is because they understand the power and capabilities of the human body. They ‘get’ the huge amout of energy and ability it requires to turn health into a worthwhile and fulfilling career. If you have ever wondered […]

Nutrition knowledge is important for personal trainers. Find out why.

Why It’s Crucial For Personal Trainers to be Clued up on Nutrition

The strong link between nutrition and health has been known for a long time. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, is famed for having said: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This is why personal trainers – as custodians of their clients’ health and wellness – need to know what food […]

#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 […]

How to get clients as an online personal trainer

11 Tips To Pick Up Clients As An Online Personal Trainer

  Running a successful business as an online personal trainer takes a lot of hard work. It takes sacrifice and is no different when it comes to running an online fitness business. So you’ve just finished your online personal training course. You’re ready to take on the business world and start your own fitness business as an […]

How to get the best running results

9 Tips For Better Running Results

When it comes to long-distance running – whether you are running for yourself, or professionally – not everyone is naturally a great runner. Being a great runner has a lot to do with genetics, the make-up of your muscle fibres (slow versus fast twitch), and of course personal training and nutrition. Some of these key […]

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 […]

Natural steroids

How To Get Your Body To Produce More Steroids Naturally

Steroids. Is it really the dirty word you – and the rest of the personal training fraternity – think it is? When we hear about steroids, most of us take it to mean the synthetic chemicals that some bodybuilders and athletes use to bulk up their muscles and enhance their performance. Seeing as these chemicals […]

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 […]

Personal training that always does wonders!

The Advantages of Choosing Personal Training as a Career

Many, many fitness enthusiasts are deciding to choose personal training as a career in fitness. Why? Because it’s an industry that’s growing exponentially in the world. According to market reports released in November 2016: “The Personal Trainers industry has enjoyed steady growth over the past five years, fueled by rising demand for weight-loss services and […]

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