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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

You need to exercise - such as doing a pilates course - in winter

5 Reasons To Do A Pilates Course In Winter

  Waking up early and getting out into the cold to do some exercise is a challenging task. This is true even for the most motivated of people. However, when the temperature drops in the winter months it can be all the more difficult to motivate yourself to get going. This makes it awfully tempting […]

What to expect if your first life coaching session

What to expect in your first life coaching session

One of the biggest mistakes that many people make about life coaching is confusing it with psychotherapy. Life coaching isn’t about lying on a couch and talking about your life story while the psychotherapist interrupts your ramblings with “So how does that make you feel?” Life coaching is so much more than that says life […]

#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 […]

The difference between acidic and alkaline food

What Is The Difference Between Acidic And Alkaline Food?

  It is no secret that the food we eat affects our health and bodies directly. This means we need to ensure that we only consume healthy, nutritious food that helps us promote – and not harm – our health. The food and drinks we consume fall into two categories: acidic and alkaline food. Whether a type […]

#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 […]

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