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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

The truth about DOMS

The truth about DOMS

DOMS – which stands for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness – is the stiffness you feel a number of hours or days after you’ve trained. You’ll fee this if you’ve introduced a new element into your workout routine. Commonly mistaken as lactic acid build-up, DOMS can affect anyone who performs some sort of exercise, no matter how […]

Fitness Trends for 2017

Top Fitness Trends for 2017

If you are considering joining the gym or starting a workout plan, transformation or weight loss journey – or you just want to join the world of health and fitness – you might want to know what the biggest fitness trends of 2017 are. Here is a comprehensive list . No. 1 of the Top Fitness Trends […]

Why crossfit is tough but oh so worth it!

The Right Way to do Crossfit Training

Crossfit is one of the most popular sports and fitness activities. It is also one of the toughest workout sessions you will ever do in your life! Crossfit has boomed over the last few years, quickly becoming one of the most sought-after ways to stay fit, active and strong. Talk to a few crossfit athletes and […]

Why exercise will keep you young

How Exercise Keeps You Young

That daily walk, jog or gym session is not just a chance to work out. There are so many more benefits to daily exercise than just physical fitness. Regular exercise has been proven to have a significant effect on a person’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. Of course, you can’t change your chronological age, but exercise […]

Exercise for children

The Importance of Exercise for Children

With each year obesity becomes an increasing problem worldwide. Owing to the easy accessibility of junk food children may be at greater risk of becoming obese. That is why it is extremely important to keep children healthy and active. Aside from preventing obesity exercise for children is important as it will help prevent future health problems […]

A personal trainer developing his client's mental fitness

How to develop your clients’ mental fitness

As a personal trainer, your clients will come to you with a variety of goals that they want to achieve, such as bulking up, losing weight or getting a perfectly sculpted set of washboard abs. However, getting there is not easy – nothing worth having is ever easy! This means that in order to achieve […]

What is periodisation

Understand what periodisation is

To get the best results for your clients from the training that you do with them, it’s vital that you plan it correctly. Experts recommend creating short-term as well as a long-term plan, in other words one for every week as well as one for your goals for that year. One of the best methods […]

How to motivate your clients

How to motivate newbies to stick to a workout routine

As a personal trainer, your duties can vary: from a nutritional advisor and therapist to a trainer, coach and motivator. One of the main reasons some people pay for personal training is because they cannot motivate themselves. They need someone not only to push them to their limits with every session and guide them through […]

How to perfect your running style

How to perfect your running style

Running is great exercise! It’s a fabulous way to burn calories and boost cardiovascular health. And if you have the option of running outdoors, then it’s more entertaining than the usual gym workout… Many of us start running as a way to get a little fitter and a little leaner, or perhaps to complement a […]

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