Tag: training programme

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 […]

One On One With Fitness And Sports Enthusiast And Personal Trainer, Faheem Patel

Name: Faheem Patel Age: 28 Height: 1,79 m Competition weight: 82-86 Kgs Current weight: 92 Kgs Current city: Johannesburg, South Africa Occupation: Personal Trainer I’m a fitness and sports enthusiast who is extremely passionate about the two. I’m a personal trainer at Virgin Active.     How did you get started in bodybuilding and fitness […]

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 […]

One On One With Exercise physiologist And Bodybuilder, Jason Dunning

Name: Jason Dunning Age: 26 Height: 1,74 m Competition weight: 75 kg Current weight: 83 kg Current city: Johannesburg, South Africa Occupation: Exercise physiologist / Student How did you get started in bodybuilding and fitness? I started my training about 9 years ago. I began like many others, initially trying to gain some weight. I […]

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 […]