Tag: Body transformations

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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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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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As a Personal Trainer and complete fitness fanatic, I have always had a very clear idea in my head about how my pregnancy is going to be. I mean, I have always had full control over my body, how I eat and train, and we studied all the recommended do's ... Read More
January 20, 2019Theo Pretorius
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An old favourite, without all the extra sugary nasties! These Banana Bread Muffins blew us away! We definitely didn’t expect them to come out this yummy; they are guilt-free, nutritious AND delicious! What I loved about this recipe was that it was super easy and fast to make.  You literally only put all ... Read More
May 11, 2018Theo Pretorius
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Knowledge is POWER; especially when it come's to what you are putting into your body! In order to take control of your health, you need knowledge. And one of the fundamental aspects of healthy eating is knowing how to decipher the food labels on things you buy. There are 2 aspects ... Read More
April 10, 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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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
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Even though summer is fast approaching, late afternoons and evenings are still quite chilly, and we all know what that means-CRAVINGS! If you are anything like me, colder weather means I'm constantly on the lookout for something sweet (but nutritious and guilt-free as always) to nibble on.  The cravings usually ... Read More
August 11, 2017Theo Pretorius