Category: Training Tips

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 […]

The Right Way To Plank! & Common Plank Mistakes

So many people add the plank hold to their core or ab exercise routines, but often times are not doing the exercise correctly, and thus not maximising its benefits. At a glance the plank looks simple enough and easy to do, but there are a few small tweaks that need to be done to really […]

The Fit Five! 5 Tips For Gaining Size For Hard Gainers!

Many thin or skinny guys/girls start out in the gym in the hopes of gaining some size and achieving that ideal physique. Sound like you? Though, you train and train but you only see slight differences. You seem to get more ripped but the size that you need just doesn’t seem to happen. I too […]

If Only There Were Better, More Exciting Ways To Do Cardio!

Are you one of those people who goes to the gym just to do some cardio? Doesn’t it get boring doing the same old thing on the treadmill, or stationery bike? If you enjoy it, that’s perfectly fine, but I know sometimes it can become quite boring and monotonous. If you feel the same way […]

Hate To ‘Exercise’ In The Normal Sense? Try Something Different!

If you haven’t started on a fitness routine yet, it’s not too late to start. One reason you may not be excited about exercising, is that you find exercise boring, or you become bored of the same old stuff. It happens to all of us. Or, perhaps, you enjoyed exercising in winter but just can’t get into […]

The RIGHT Form And Technique To Deadlift And Plank, The Hollow Body Way

When it comes to big compound lifts like deadlifts and squats, many people think they know the correct technique and posture for them, but in most cases they are a bit off. The most common problem is slouching your back over (like the guy on the left in the illustration below). People new to deadlifting […]

8 Great Leg Exercises You May Not Have Tried Yet!

Sometimes we get so used to doing the same things and the same exercises over and over we forget that there are many different and more exciting ways to do things. It also becomes so common to do the ‘main’ exercises since they are publicised so often, such as squats and deadlifts. There is nothing […]

The Fit Five! 5 Tips For Indoor Training This Winter!

With winter around the corner and the weather getting colder and colder, it can make you want to just stay indoors and under the warm blankets, and avoid venturing outdoors to workout. Very few people are actually aware that they can still have a great workout at home with minimal equipment. Here are 5 tips […]