Exercise is not always about losing weight. Or getting ‘toned’ abs. It might start out like that for some people, but for a lot of people exercise often becomes a lifestyle. It changes the way you live your life – […]
Forget everything I’ve ever said about exercise and fitness. Apparently I was wrong. So put down that heavy barbell and step away from the treadmill…. right here is the next big thing in fitness…
I mean […]
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 […]