The exercises which are great for the elderly

How to train the elderly

Elderly people are not often able to handle aerobic exercises on a regular basis because they don’t have the stamina they once did. This loss of stamina is caused by a decrease in the efficiency of the respiratory system and also a decrease in their muscle mass. This being said, there are ways to overcome […]

Losing weight can be difficult

Why you may not be losing weight as you would like to

Sometimes, people can diet, work out and track their calories and do everything right but still not succeed at losing weight. Usually, when someone seems to be doing the right things but not making progress, a list of possible reasons that can lead to not losing the weight that is needed. Here are some reasons […]

The beauty of 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 it is difficult to tone your calves

Why it’s difficult to tone your calves – part 1

#TrifocusBrandAmbassador, Ashleigh Frost, chats to us about why your calves are the most difficult muslce – in your body – to grow. Next week, she’ll be talking to us about the anatomy of the calves. If you have ever been to any kind of bodybuilding or physique-related competition, you will know (even as a spectator with minimal […]

At what age should young men start lifting weights?

At what age should men start lifting weights?

The question that often comes to mind is at what age men should start lifting weights. The biggest concern is that young men’s bodies are still developing and their epiphysis – also known as growth plates – are not closed yet. Of concern is that repetitive injury to the growth plates may hinder growth. So what is the answer? […]

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