Category: Fitness and Exercise

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Just to start off with a disclaimer that this is not meant to be a comprehensive article but rather an overview. Metabolic Adaptation (or metabolic damage as we like to call it) is basically when your metabolism is changed or altered to function under circumstances that have deviated from what it ... Read More
June 4, 2021Theo Pretorius
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At the start of the lockdown there was so much uncertainty going around that we (Theo and Yolande) poured ourselves into a routine and we believed that the 3 weeks is all that we would be needing to follow.  Weeks and weeks later here we sit on a level 3 ... Read More
June 25, 2020Theo Pretorius
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Without going into too much detail, we all know by now just how serious the current situation is.  Needless to say, after the lockdown is over we might have to practice social distancing and even some self-quarantine time for the remainder of the year.  Yes, it sucks. Also, we are ... Read More
April 16, 2020Theo Pretorius
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I remember writing the previous blogpost about my experience of working out during pregnancy. I remember being so excited to get back to my old fitness routine and getting super fit again after pregnancy.  Also not even thinking about how much my body would change after having our precious little ... Read More
October 30, 2019Theo Pretorius
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We’re all feeling the crunch- taxes are higher, petrol is more expensive, and the cost of living just seems to be escalating. But does that mean that your health and fitness should suffer? NO! There are so many ways that you can stay fit and healthy while spending the minimum ... Read More
July 10, 2018Theo Pretorius
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We all know the story: Monday through Thursday you’re the picture of discipline. You’re prepping your meals, you’re sweating it out, you’re drinking green tea by the gallon, and you feel great. Come Friday happy hour, everything goes down the drain. Between social commitments, eating out, disrupting your routine, and finding ... Read More
May 11, 2018Theo Pretorius
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We all know that exercise is good for you-but it is possible to get too much of a good thing. When you overtrain, you put your body under unnecessary stress and the effects can be rather nasty. In this post, I aim to address the problem of over-training, how to ... Read More
February 9, 2018Theo Pretorius
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As we say hello to 2018, some of us attempt the age-old tradition of making New Year’s resolutions. You sit down with pen and paper and try to think of all the things you swore you’d do last year. More often than not our goals are vague, overwhelming and sometimes ... Read More
January 18, 2018Theo Pretorius
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With the fitness boom that has taken place over the last few years; wearable technology has flooded the market. Every second person is now walking around with a FitBit or a Garmin heart rate monitor. But what exactly is that number on your watch, and how do you know what ... Read More
September 12, 2017Theo Pretorius
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 This specific recipe was actually a total accident! :-)  I was busy experimenting in the kitchen one morning, and the recipes I was trying out all had some pumpkin in them.  I ended up with almost a full cup of pumpkin left over so I decided to try and make ... Read More
September 3, 2017Theo Pretorius