The 12 Astrological Signs At The Gym

ARIES First to arrive, usually waiting outside the doors before the gym is open, or has found a 24/7 gym. Biggest Muscles? Pecs, Biceps, Quads, Calves, Ego. Great at initiating workouts and encouraging friends. Also great at encouraging strangers. Can be seen checking out everyone else to A) Scope out the competition and B) AddContinue reading “The 12 Astrological Signs At The Gym”

Sit Ups Suck: 5 Crunch Alternatives That Actually Work

If ever there was an overrated and underperforming exercise, I nominate the ‘crunch’ or ‘sit up’. It’s like a loaf of white bread, popular, always available, but offering very little substance or benefit. Add to that, they are cumbersome, uncomfortable, and generally awkward to perform. They have been the popular ‘go to’ abdominal exercise forContinue reading “Sit Ups Suck: 5 Crunch Alternatives That Actually Work”

Is Discipline Important in Group Fitness?

Having been a dancer, dance teacher, choreographer, creative director, athlete, and currently completing further group fitness/personal trainer study, I definitely feel qualified to open up this topic. Somewhere along the way in our pursuit of a variety of options to choose from to be physical and get fit, the notion of discipline seems to haveContinue reading “Is Discipline Important in Group Fitness?”

MO2V8 Red Frog Berry Bomb Pre Workout Smoothie

This is hands down my absolute favourite smoothie combo as a pre workout drink! 1/2 Cup Frozen Raspberries 1/2 Cup Frozen Bluberries (Or alternatively 1-1.5 cups of frozen mixed berries) 1 Serve of Frozen Acai 1-2 Scoops of Frozen Vanilla Yoghurt (or dairy free ice cream) 1/2 – 1 Cup Oat Milk (or soy, almond,Continue reading “MO2V8 Red Frog Berry Bomb Pre Workout Smoothie”

5 Handy Handstand Tips

Remember as a kid playing around in the yard or playground, cartwheels and handstands were performed over and over until we were dizzy! Such a great skill that many adults stop practising. Handstands in particular, are often dismissed or overlooked in strength training exercises in adult fitness classes. Aside from being loads of fun, handstandsContinue reading “5 Handy Handstand Tips”

10 Tips To Kick Start Your Motivation

Procrastination is the lazy member of the group slowing everyone else down. Ever find yourself saying “I’ll do it later” “I’ll do it tomorrow” “I can’t be bothered at the moment” “It’s not that important right now” “I’ll do it one day”… Now ask yourself, how many times did you come back to those excusesContinue reading “10 Tips To Kick Start Your Motivation”