It might be getting cooler and less appealing to workout outdoors at the moment, but that doesn’t stop the guys from Cape Calisthenics from hitting the outdoor gym in Sea Point every evening for a very […]
Kelly Dessington is the perfect example of how the right kind of training and eating can get you the body you want. She’s petite, feminine and has a six-pack that most guys would kill for…. am I right?
So I survived Fittest in Cape Town 2013. I have many bruises and bumps to show for it and I couldn’t walk properly for about 3 days afterwards but I had an absolute blast. Same time next year? For sure!
Another new feature in a lot of gyms recently is TRX Suspension Training. Its not as scary as it sounds but it does require a bit of coordination and getting used to.
TRX (Total Resistance eXercise) uses […]
A few weeks ago I noticed a personal trainer at my Virgin Active putting someone through what looked like a grueling routine with something that looked like a cross between a big pipe and a log of wood. Whatever […]
So recently I tried out a S.W.E.A.T. 1000 class. And man, did I sweat. It could easily have been 1000 calories, but possibly more.
What is it you ask? It’s a gym class, but a very unusual one. It combines […]
Chin-ups are a really good exercise. They work your upper body really well because obviosuly you’re using your arms and upper back to pull you up, but they also give your core a really good workout because if your […]
So it’s now halfway through the SleekGeek Office Challenge with only three weeks to go. I think it got off to quite a sluggish start, even though there were lots of eager people who signed up for it, I’m not sure […]
The sun is rising earlier in the mornings, there is a faint smell of budding flowers in the air and it would seem that spring is almost on our door steps. Are you ready for it though? Never fear, there is still […]
I love going to the gym. As much as I also enjoy outdoor exercise, the recent Cape Town weather hasn’t made that very do-able so the gym is the next best thing. But I really do love it – it feels like a second […]
Have you heard of the new gym class at Virgin Active? It’s called Twentyfour and is basically 24 exercises performed in 24 minutes. It’s my kind of class… fast, to the point and effective.
Last week I […]
How nice are these new blogs? Definitely going to make posting a LOT easier and more user-friendly! However if you’re not 100% sure how it all works and for some tips and tricks to get you started check out this […]