The best mind/body exercises

Our pick: Top five forms of mind/body exercise

We sit in traffic for hours every day. We do this to get to and from jobs where we juggle all sorts of stressful and demanding tasks. When we do get home, we’ve got to walk the dogs, cook supper and feed the kids. There’s very little room in all of that for meditation, inner peace […]

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 […]

the power of yoga

Change Your Life By Embracing The Power Of Yoga

Our world is fast paced. Unfortunately, there’s no getting away from it. In this environment, it can be all too easy to allow stress to get to us. With so much to do when it comes to your career, your home, your family and friends, many people find it difficult to find wholesome ways of […]

#TeamTrifocus brand ambassadar Manuela Incendiario

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador: Manuela Incendiario

  Accomplished member of #TeamTrifocus, Manuela Incendiario is a professional fitness trainer as well as a nutritional, online and vegan coach. We catch up with Manuela to find out more about her vegan lifestyle as well as her journey so far with Trifocus Fitness Academy. Manuela’s Basic Stats: Age: 37 Height: 1.75m Weight: 64kg Occupation/Profession: […]

What type of fitness career is good for you?

What Fitness Career Path Is Right For You

  If you are passionate about health and fitness, and want a fitness career, there are many different career paths that you can consider before embarking on your journey as a fitness professional. There are many different factors to consider before making your decision. This is because not every fitness profession will suit your personality and character. […]

The Benefits of Mind Body Exercise

The Benefits of Mind Body Exercise

If you are exercising just to reach a weight- or fitness goal, then you are missing out on one of the biggest benefits of fitness and exercise as a whole. Although exercise is mainly used for the sole purpose of improving your weight, lifestyle, health and physique, we cannot deny the mental benefits that come […]

How to become a pilates instructor

How a Pilates Instructor Differs from a Yoga Instructor

Being a Pilates Instructor differs enormously from being a Yoga Instructor. Why, you ask? Because Pilates and Yoga are fundamentally different. Here’s why. What is a Pilates Instructor actually? A Pilates Instructor is responsible for instructing clients in how to perform the art of Pilates. Kara Mayer Robinson describes Pilates as a workout: “It’s demanding, […]

What a Pilates instructor does

Pilates vs Yoga: Similarities and differences

Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s while Yoga has been around for hundreds of thousands of years. These two exercise forms, for example, focus on developing strength and flexibility something which fitness professionals love them for. Here are some other benefits of these two types of exercises. Both seek to strengthen the connection […]

Selfies are good in the gym – find out why

Going to the gym is all about improving your health, fitness as well as the way you look. The explosion of the practice of “selfie-taking” rests on people wanting to show their friends on social media where they’ve been. Taking selfies at the gym can help you make headway in your workout routine. Don’t believe […]

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 […]

How to start a fitness business

Obesity is a problem in today’s society because fast food is incredibly cheap and you can find it almost anywhere. More and more people are also realising the importance of a regular fitness or exercise routine. However, most people don’t even know where to start when it comes to planning a fitness regime and they […]

Stay fit and healthy on holiday

How to stay in shape, active and healthy on holiday

Staying fit and healthy is a year-round commitment. Unfortunately, that seems to wane around this time of year… Guest author, Mariska du Plessis – of mariskafit.com – shares her top tips to staying in shape this silly season. Let’s be honest, we tend to let go a bit and pick up a few cms around the […]

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