At Home Workout Video for Sculpted Arms

I was asked by a dear reader of mine to film an arms workout so I decided that today’s workout video would be a full arms workout that targets four parts of the arms. The four muscle parts that I chose to include are the biceps, shoulders, lats and triceps as they each contribute to…

4 Skincare Benefits From Exercise

I decided to dedicate today’s post to sharing a few benefits of exercise on developing clear skin. The reason why I decided to write about skincare is firstly, to minimise misconceptions about the relationship between exercise and skin, in case there are any, and secondly, to bring to light its benefits because there are a…

Pre/Post-Workout Protein Pancake Recipe

Today, I decided to try making this wonderful recipe that I found on pinch of salt’s blog (pinchofsalt.com,2016). The recipe was quick and easy, I added whey protein powder, peanut butter and fruit. As I think this recipe is both healthy and nutritious, I decided to share with you the video I made on how…

Mindset Tips for Success In Fitness and Weight Lifting

Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset  According to Carol Dweck, researcher of mindset and success, every individual can possess traits that are either fixed or growth-oriented.  A growth mindset, according to Dweck consists of the belief that abilities are influenced by hard work as opposed to the concept of “natural talent”. Success in the field of…

Full-Body Foam-Rolling Routine (Video)

Foam rolling is a great way to release the muscle tension accumulated from intense weight lifting and running sessions. I recommend trying this routine at least once a week, give it a go and if you enjoy it, I hope that you can include it to part of your recovery. I demonstrate how to foam…

3 Common Lower Body Training Mistakes (And How Fix Them)

Mistake Number 1: Rounding your back during the deadlift. Unless you are training as a powerlifter, you can risk injury utilising a rounded back as opposed to a neutral spine. How to Fix It: Practice good form by maintain a neutral spine with a forward gaze. Another way to fix is it by focussing on…

My Review of Glute Lab by Bret Contreras

Who is Bret Contreras? He is an American Strength and Conditioning coach and glutes-training expert who has been popular on Instagram thanks to his creation of the Hip Thrust. His Instagram page is my go-to place for glutes-related knowledge and exercises. Bret Contreras is also a gym-owner, blogger and author. I remember reading his blog…

Follow-Along Lower Body Circuit (Muscle Endurance)

I have created an at home video workout designed to be done by all levels. The circuit is displayed in a video below. Displayed is a lower-body workout that targets the entire legs: the hamstrings, the quadriceps, calves and the gluteal muscles. The following exercises are suitable for beginners and can be done without any…

Debunking Four Fitness Myths

Myth 1: Fitness models are immune from eating disorders such as bulimia, anorexia and binge-eating. Reality: Many in fact do suffer and some have been open about the pressures of maintaining a certain level of leanness required from the profession. Check out American Fitness Influencer Stephanie Buttermore’s video on going “all in” after struggling with…

Seven Tips For Glowing and Radiant Skin

These are a few tips that I have compiled based off of my journey to get clear and glowing skin. I have struggled with acne-prone skin most of my adult life, it was not until a few weeks ago that my skin has transformed and it was these steps that helped the most. Exfoliate your…