Allergic ? Think so ?

First of all… What really is an allergy ?     An allergy refers to an exaggerated reaction by our immune system in response to bodily contact with certain foreign substances. It is exaggerated because these foreign substances are usually seen by the body as harmless and no response occurs in non- allergic people. Allergic…

Intensity is EVERYTHING

Training intensity is EVERYTHING. You can be in the gym for hours and hours putting in work, putting in an effort that isn’t going to be rewarded for 2 reasons – It is overkill and you are causing more of a detrimental effect rather than a beneficial one. Your intensity is very low and you…

Do what you want… That’s it.

Stop watching your idols and your role models on TV and actually get out there and do it. Take the first step to actually doing what it is you want to do in life. Don’t be disheartened because you aren’t on the same platform or same stage. If you start something with a vision in…

The Benefits Of The Coconut

With coconut water becoming more and more popular in mainstream media and such I decided to do a short topic on the health benefits and what coconut water really is…   Coconut water is the juice in the interior or endosperm of young coconut. Its water is one of the nature’s most refreshing drinks, consumed…

The difference between motivation and determination

The subject of being motivated and being determined is something that people tend to be confused with… Motivation is what gets you going. It’s that daily spark, that daily ignition that changes the way you think about a situation. It gets you up off the couch, makes you take the first step in doing what…

Success waits for nobody…

Success waits for nobody… It’s Friday night and we have people in training and getting after their goals. Why ? Because they are motivated. Why ? Because they know that hard work is something that comes by putting in the time and effort. The window and opportunity for you to progress and move forward is…

The difference between lifting weights and weightlifting….

Back in the day when I used to train in the beginning I would lift some crazy weight… CRAZY ! For my body anyway… I realised, even though with the amount of weight that was being moved that to be honest, as far as muscular gains go, the progress wasn’t that impressive. The main spectacle…

The 30 Day What ?

This is a blog pertaining to an article I’ve came across recently. “The 30 day squat challenge” Now… Here is my disclaimer. The 30 day squat challenge is great if it motivates you to go from inactive to active in order to challenge yourself to 30 days worth of working out. Great ! BUT The…

The truth

Life seems to be getting harder and harder, with uncertainty in the future it’s hard to stay focused…. The end goal is there, it’s prominent, I can see it, I can taste it, I can nearly touch it. But it’s not there. Nearly isn’t good enough right now. It’s not completely certain, not in a…

PMS – A taboo that can be tamed

So, What really is PMS ? Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is the name given to the physical, psychological and behavioural symptoms that can occur in the two weeks before a woman’s monthly period. It is also known as premenstrual tension (PMT). There are many different symptoms of PMS, but typical examples are fluid retention, breast tenderness,…