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WEIGHTS VS CARDIO

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Weights vs Cardio? What’s better? This is probably one of the biggest questions I get asked and is one that is of great debate in the health and fitness world. I see girls smash themselves on the cardio machines in an effort to lose weight and they are generally scared of picking up those dumbbells […]

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5 Things You Should Know About Me

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Alrighty guys, let’s be honest. We are all guilty of comparing ourselves to Personal Trainers. We place other trainers on pedestals and we think our lives just don’t live up to theirs. Well, I am here to give you a reality check. Here are 5 things you should know about me…  1. I don’t always have […]

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7 Hairstyles For Your Sweatiest Workouts

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Picture this: You’ve just gotten into the groove of your workout when, suddenly, your hair takes on a life of its own and decides to spring free from your ponytail, covering your face is sweaty, sticky strands. Sound familiar? I thought so. Nothing is more annoying than having to stop mid-workout and fix your ponytail. […]

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Reflecting on being 23

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So, it has come to that time when we look ahead to the following year, set new goals and write down our resolutions. However, I just celebrated my 24th birthday while sick on the couch 2 weeks ago and I think it is equally as valuable to reflect on the previous 12 months, the experiences […]

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A Weekend Guide to Budapest

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Let me start this blog post with how this trip came about, in fact this all started with planning my birthday, I was thinking maybe we should go to a club in Stuttgart, when my best friend mentioned, “I wish you didn’t have to work and we can go away for your birthday”, the next […]

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How to recover from exercise

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We all know that feeling. You get out of bed the day after a hard workout and it hits you like a ton of bricks and your whoooole body is aching, and your walk has reduced to a waddle. The soreness from yesterday’s workout has kicked in!! And although this is weirdly satisfying, it can […]

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Effective running

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Story time… I started running in grade 1, competing in the compulsory 50m race in my Primary school where the parents stood at the finish line and catch you as you finish. My parents were there every single year, and it soon became the highlight of my year, the 50 and 80m race, and don’t […]

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What is functional fitness?

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One of my “strengths” I wrote on my CV when applying to my current job was functional training, and one of my interview questions were, how would you describe functional fitness, or how do you train “functional”. Obviously I knew what it was and that I loved to train my clients in a functional way. […]