Benefits of training at home versus going to the gym

Amidst the uncertainty that the quarantine has provided us with, it has at least guaranteed a base to start training from for those who were previously unable to attend a gym. Home workouts are now one of the more trending types of Instagram content and people are enjoying being fit from home. While some gyms…

Lower body training: how to squat and build your lower body

What is the Squat? The squat is a compound lift which means it targets multiple muscles in your body. The squat is known as one of the best exercises to develop an impressive lower body. This means that the squat is responsible for many of the nice butts and legs that you see allover Instagram….

Why Compound lifts lead to greater physique improvements

For today’s post, I wanted to discuss the importance of performing compound lifts as part of a fitness routine. Compound lifts describe exercises that utilize multiple muscles at once as opposed to just a singular muscle. This is the reason why some compound lifts are often referred to as multijoint lifts and why isolation lifts…

Top 5 At Home Workouts for Round Glutes

I decided to share with you my top 5 favourite glutes workouts that I have taken from my Instagram page. Each of these workouts can be performed at home, the majority of these routines are accessible to beginner-levels, intermediate and advanced with the exception of one of the unilateral routine which I recommend as a…

8 General Health Questions Answered

Question #1: What are the benefits of weightlifting on the body? The benefits of weight-training are numerous. First, weight-lifting produces an increase in lean body mass, this indirectly improves the management of weight. This is in large part due to the fact that higher energy levels are required to maintain muscle than to maintain fat,…

3 at home strength-training workouts to try this summer

I have chosen to share with you three of last month’s at home workouts. Each of these workouts serve a different function: one is an upper body training session, the other lower body and the final one is an HIIT/abs workout. Being in quarantine has given me the time and space to film some of…

Weight-lifting for Women Q&A

Can you gain a feminine physique by lifting weights?  Feminine is often synonymous to small, demure, and modest. It normally represents a thin, dainty and lean aesthetic. When describing a feminine body, the natural instinct is to think of curves, whether synthetic or natural. Yet we struggle when finding out how feminine fits into a…

My favourite three stretching routines for athletes (all levels)

Stretching for rehabilitation Along your fitness journey, you will encounter the dreaded stiff joints and soreness that accompanies high levels of muscle exertion. If you push yourself hard enough, you will discover that recovery starts to signal its way to your body. This can be the result of weight-lifting, marathon-training or any type of physical…

My 5 year Fitness Transformation Story

Today’s blog post is about my fitness transformation. I wanted to go into details and give you guys a glimpse into what it took to get me from my 2015 shape to my 2020 shape.  No shortcuts For starters, my goal was to get strong. I therefore prioritised heavy lifting and eating in order to…