Tag: Toning & weight loss

weight loss metabolism
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 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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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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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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Super-easy-to-make Protein Pancakes-minus all the naughty ingredients! This pancake recipe is definitely our "go-to" recipe for Saturday/Sunday mornings when we just want to spoil ourselves with one of our favourite breakfast meals.  It definitely satisfies the sweet tooth, but these pancakes are so much (and I mean MUCH) more of a ... Read More
January 4, 2018Theo Pretorius
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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