Category: Training Tips

Back And Abs Training With Fitness Bikini Champ, Roxy Amas

Name: Roxy Amas Age: 29 Height: 1.59 m Back     Favourite exercises to target the back for width? Lat pull downs or Full Range-Of-Motion Lat Pull down. Favourite exercises to target the back for thickness and muscle? Pull ups, T Bar rows, rope to face.      What are your top tips when training your back? Focus […]

Ushering In A New Wave Of Fitness; Wearables, VR And Hydro Workouts

Are you someone who is always waiting for the next new thing in fitness? From Hula Hoops to Hydro Workouts, every fitness trend has made us realize the importance of staying fit. The evolution of fitness has never stopped. There was a time when fitness was a way of life and not just a matter […]

Combining Calisthenics With Weights | Exercises And How To

It can be difficult moving from weight training to calisthenics (or bodyweight training), especially when you are so used to the weights. Ideally you should try to incorporate a mixture of the two into your workouts, that way you can keep the muscle building effects of the weights while you get stronger at the calisthenics exercises […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]