Tag: Fitness Tips

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Calorie burn indicators and why you shouldn’t trust them One of the most satisfying feelings when you’re putting that cardio in is watching the feedback on the treadmill monitor. The kilometres, the minutes, the calorie burn…but what if they can’t be trusted? The amount of calories you burn depends on several factors: ... Read More
October 17, 2017Theo Pretorius
Growing up, my biggest treat and favourite "comfort food" was always flapjacks/pancakes.  For obvious reasons, it is just not advisable to have sugary flapjacks made from flour on a weekly basis (life can be so unfair!), so I had to improvise with a healthier version.  I love this recipe because of how ... Read More
September 20, 2017Theo Pretorius
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How to combat exercise induced muscle soreness Anyone who’s ever started a new training programme, had a period of time off, tried a new exercise or increased training intensity has probably fallen victim to muscle soreness. Delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMs as its lovingly know in the industry is characterised ... Read More
August 17, 2017Theo Pretorius
Suffering from depression is one of the most isolating things in the world. It can leave you paralyzed with misery, unable to explain to anyone why you feel that way and why it isn’t as simple as getting “your mind right”. While clinical and serious depression will likely require therapy and ... Read More
July 26, 2017Theo Pretorius
Running sounds too intimidating? Get started , because anybody can run! Have you ever heard the saying "I have never seen a runner smile while they are running”? This is most people's mentality when presented with the opportunity to take a long jog. The burning of your lungs and legs often ... Read More
July 19, 2017Theo Pretorius
No-Fuss Healthy Breakfast Overnight oats is one of the staples in our household, not just because it tastes absolutely delicious and is packed with goodness, but also the convenience of grabbing your ready-made breakfast when you have a busy morning is just unbeatable. A lot of meals tend to not be “as ... Read More
July 17, 2017Theo Pretorius
Research has disbanded the myth that pregnancy is a time for a woman to put her feet up for 9 months and eat for two.
July 9, 2017Theo Pretorius
Adele Sharman- Pretoria East
So we are in the middle of winter and you realize that your jeans are sitting a bit tight around the waist, your energy levels are low and you have not stepped foot into the gym for about a month now. Sound familiar? There is a way out of that rut and ... Read More
June 28, 2017Theo Pretorius
To have cravings is totally normal, but it is how we react to these cravings that is so very important. When these crazy cravings strike, it is so easy to forget everything we know about nutrition and wellness, forget about our goals and grab anything we can get our hands on.  ... Read More
June 15, 2017Theo Pretorius
There are many benefits of exercise ranging from feeling better to being able to do more, sleep well and look better. You might want to know what exactly the benefits are? You might not care about sleeping better, or looking better and you might not feel bad or unwell so ... Read More
November 14, 2016Bodydynamics