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How to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

You’ve probably noticed that it’s hard to be motivated all the time.   No matter what you are working on, there will be some days when you just don’t feel like doing anything. Be it household chores, daily responsibilities or exercise, there are some days when your energy levels and motivation are down the gutter. Casual exercisers looking at getting in shape, know this. They struggle to find the workout motivation to make fitness a part of their daily routine. Missing a session in their routine is common until eventually they fall back to their old habits and don’t exercise […]

Goal Setting Done Right in 4 Simple Steps

In this post, I want to share with you a simple tactic that you can use to reach your goals. We’ve all had moments where we set out to achieve a goal, be it a new year’s resolutions to lose weight or  even get a new job. Yet, it seems like we are always trying to start from the beginning, we are always making a promise to ourselves to make a change and take action. Somewhere along the way we failed in reaching our goals. Something always comes up along the way and stops us from taking the steps necessary […]

How to be Confident at the Gym

I remember during school the feeling I would get when the teacher made us present in front of the class. Public speaking was something I dreaded. The anticipation for when I would be called to speak in front of the entire class would make my palms sweaty and stomach feel uneasy. My name being called out to come present would send my heart racing. Then I’d stand there nervous, cheeks warm, feeling so uncomfortable. I just wanted to disappear and not ever have to go through that torture again! With a class full of eyes gazing at me and judging […]

How to be Successful in Everything We Do

During my university years, I had a friend who wanted to start going to the gym. He was slightly out of shape, wore loose jumpers or T-shirts all the time to try and hide his physique.I could see he was uncomfortable with the way he looked. I could see he was uncomfortable with the way he looked. What made him interesting was that he would always say “I need to start working out” or “I should do gym”. He would say this every now and again. Weeks would go by, nothing changed. Months would go by, nothing changed. Years went […]

5 Benefits of Strength Training

Strength training is an integral part of any well-rounded exercise program, with its popularity increasing rapidly over the last few years. However, there are still many who ignore strength training as part of their exercise plan, believing they’ll “get too big”. Despite this being furthest from the truth, they are missing the many benefits of strength training including increased fat loss, maintenance of healthy bone mass and the prevention of muscle loss during aging. Does this mean you should incorporate strength training in your exercise routine? Of Course! And if you’re still not convinced, here are 5 benefits of strength […]