Tag: weight-training

Achieving Your Bodybuilding Goals While Eating Plant-based Foods

When you’re trying to gain muscle mass and up your game, there’s no denying that getting more protein is a key component. However, if you’re trying to follow a plant-based diet, that might sound easier said than done.  Thankfully, that isn’t necessarily the case. There are too many misconceptions about bodybuilding and plant-based foods. For […]

A Healthy Life: The Importance Of Diet And Exercise

Each person in this world has a unique body type. Depending on this, different people will require different amounts of food and exercise to stay healthy. However, there are some general tips that everyone can follow in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Of course, as each lifestyle, need and body type is different, it’s […]

4 Basic Resistance Training Exercises To Include In Your Routine

Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Not only does it help you stay in shape, but it also keeps diseases away. In fact, small increases in physical activity can prevent over 100,000 deaths per year, according to a study published in the Journal of American Medical Association Internal Medicine. There are a variety of […]

The Fit Five! 5 Exercises To Keep You Mentally Healthy

Exercise or some sort of movement should be an integral part of everyone’s life. Unfortunately, people focus more on the physical health benefits of exercise but tend to forget there’s more that they can potentially gain from it. The mental health benefits of exercise are often underrated, but it is very much as important as […]

One On One With Vegan Powerlifting Athlete & Trainer, Duane Van Staden 

Name: Duane Van Staden Age: 28 Height: 185 cm  Current weight: 114 kg  Current city: Johannesburg South Africa  Occupation: Gym owner & Coach  What made you get started with training and living a more healthy and fit lifestyle? I was looking for a sport that I could participate in as an individual. This way, I […]

Simple Reasons To Invest In Adjustable Dumbbells For Your Home Gym

Besides following a balanced diet, building muscle strength and effectively maintaining it is the key to a healthy and active lifestyle. To achieve this, one must indulge in exercises that involve dumbbells, among other equipment, helping to build robust muscle mass and bones. Invariably, an adjustable dumbbell set can come in extremely handy to enjoy […]

Simple Ways Gym Members Can Keep Their Gym Clean & Hygienic 

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on mental health. A 2021 survey showed that 41% of adult respondents reported anxiety and depressive order symptoms, which are COVID-19 related. The need for people to work on their mental health has increased, and going to the gym can be a great way to regulate hormones and boost mental health. The […]

Chris Bumstead, CBUM Motivation!

Christopher Adam Bumstead, is a Canadian IFBB professional bodybuilder. He is the reigning Mr. Olympia Classic Physique winner, having won the competition in 2019, 2020 and 2021. He was also the runner-up in 2017 and 2018. Some of his stats: Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) Weight Contest: 235 lb (107 kg) Off-season: 260 […]

Exercising For Hormone Regulation & A Mental Health Boost

Most of us know the importance of regular exercise. It helps us keep unwanted weight off, boosts our immune response to illnesses, and helps us lead a healthy, happy life. However, what few of us realize is that behind every post-workout high is a complex chain of hormonal responses that can boost brain activity, create […]

5 Simple Ways To Build Muscle & Nourish Your Body

Health and wellness are central to a person’s ability to thrive. If you don’t have your health, a whole host of issues may follow. Though maintaining a healthy lifestyle isn’t the easiest adjustment, the benefits are worth the effort. As you learn to exercise and consume healthy foods, it’s also important to remain mindful of […]