Category: Training

Give These Less Conventional Muscle Building Exercises A Try!

Sometimes we get caught up in the big exercises like squats, bench presses and deadlifts, while there are many other great exercises. While these other exercises may not be as ‘compound’ as the ones just mentioned, they can isolate certain muscles and develop those specific muscles a lot more, or they can just add some […]

The Gym Too Full? Give These 2 Workouts A Try!

The gym goes in cycles for many people, some months it will be so full while other months will be so quiet you can hear the tumbleweeds. In those times when it becomes exceptionally full, it can be frustrating trying to find a bench or a piece of equipment that you need. In those times […]

Chest And Shoulder Training With Jason Dunning

Name: Jason Dunning Height: 1,74 m Current weight: 83 kg Occupation: Exercise physiologist / Student Read Jason’s Full interview here!     What are your 3 best go to chest exercises? Incline barbell chest press Pec deck Dumbbell chest press (incline) Which are your favourite chest exercises that provide the best pump? Definitely cable cross-overs […]

The Six Essentials Of Designing Your First Workout Regime

We all love a good workout, because pushing ourselves physically and mentally is refreshing and challenging, and rising to that challenge can be a way to motivate ourselves to tackle other, more complex problems in our day-to-day life. Evolutionarily speaking, exercise works because a regular strain placed on our muscles causes our bodies to adapt […]

Leg Training And Tips With Tarryn Zelow

Name: Tarryn Zelow Age: 27 Height: 1,63 m How often do you train your legs and do you train everything on one day or split them up? Twice a week, I split them up and do Quads alone and Hammies and glutes together.     What are your 3 best go to Quad/thigh exercises? Leg […]

How To Lose Fat And Get Lean On A Vegan Diet | Part 2

In case you missed it, in a previous post (Part 1) I talked about some of the background, my diet, what I ate and how I manipulated my calories as well as the overall strategy that I used to get photo shoot/competition ready on a vegan diet. In this post I will briefly cover the […]

Shoulder Training And Tips With Hayley T-Rex Wright

Name: Hayley T-Rex Wright Age: 33 Height: 1,72 m Current weight: 60 kgs Current city: Kloof, Durban, South Africa   Read Hayley’s Full interview here!   I love training shoulders. They used to be my weakest point by far so I’ve learned to love training them. Watching them grow has been frustrating and exciting at […]

How To Lose Fat And Get Lean On a Vegan Diet | Part 1

I did a few photo shoots and decided to do them to test out how to get lean and photoshoot (or competition) ready on a vegetarian/vegan diet as it is not something I have done or knew how to do since becoming vegetarian. Though I am vegetarian, the meal plan that I followed (for about two months) […]

A Few Leg Training Q’s & A’s With Professional And Nike Trainer, Zaakirah Khalek

Name: Zaakirah Khalek Age: 27 Height: 1,65 m Current city: Johannesburg, South Africa Occupation: Professional and Nike trainer     Favourite exercise to target the booty? Squats and Bulgarian Split Squats.   Favourite exercise to target the quads? Hack squat. Favourite exercise to target the hamstrings? Romanian deadlift.     A video posted by Z […]