Tag: Strength and Endurance

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
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
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
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
Ask a room full of people what sort of cardiovascular training you should be doing, and you will invariably start an argument. The two approaches have each garnered such a passionate following that it’s very difficult to decide which is better. However, by understanding each better (advantages, disadvantages, etc.) and ... Read More
June 22, 2017Theo Pretorius
“I slay in yoga”, they say…You must be wondering who and what are they killing in the yoga session, right? Girl, let me tell you: once you nail a yoga position you see on Pinterest (that kind that looks impossible) you will be screaming “I slayed it!” too. Yoga goes far ... Read More
June 17, 2017Theo Pretorius
Have you ever heard someone say “lifting weights will make you bulky!”? Well, nothing could be further from the truth! I have met many women who were too nervous to even lift 3kg dumbbells due to the fear of becoming ‘bulky’ and looking ‘manly’. Furthermore, we are constantly surrounded by social ... Read More
June 13, 2017Theo Pretorius
The benefits of cardiovascular training are not only physical, but mental as well.
June 8, 2017Theo Pretorius
Jacques van Rooyen (JHB South Trainer). Specialises in functional training, sports conditioning, plyometrics as well as strength and endurance...
December 1, 2016Bodydynamics