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Why sushi isn’t good for you

Sushi’s healthy, right? It’s good for your nutrition? Wrong! Yes, the fresh fish used is good for you: the tuna and salmon usually used are packed with omegas. However, as a general rule, sushi isn’t…

What is a life coach?

Life coaching is all about synergy. It is a relationship between a professional life coach and a client so that the client can realise their full potential. Pro golfers do not become pros without the…

How to make carb-less baked goods

Over the years, there have been many attempts to cut carbohydrates out of our diets – one way or the other – and to replace these nutrients with proteins: it started with Atkins and has…

8 Tips for the perfect squat

Squats can be one of the best exercises to improve your strength and to tone as it is a functional exercise. However, with that said you, will need to do the squat correctly in order to…

Is Pilates beneficial for men too?

Is Pilates beneficial for men? Think about this: it was developed by a man called Joseph Pilates; it has been used as a training vehicle for top athletes, both men and women, for over 50…

Why you should eat nuts guilt free

As part of a balanced diet, nuts are extremely good for you. Granted, these nuggets of goodness do contain high amounts of fat – which is why if you enrol in any organised weight-loss programme…

The ten amazing benefits of coffee

Coffee is the second-most traded commodity on earth (after oil). However, given the health benefits of coffee, maybe it should be the MOST-traded commodity? Let’s take a look at the ten benefits of coffee. 1. It’s a…

At what age should men start lifting weights?

The question that often comes to mind is at what age men should start lifting weights. The biggest concern is that young men’s bodies are still developing and their epiphysis – also known as growth plates – are not…

A fitness role model: Christeline Caldeira

When you speak to Christeline Caldeira, you don’t want to stop. She is an engaging, likeable and truly special person. The great thing is that she doesn’t come across as an individual who’s achieved what…

Is tomato juice the forgotten health elixir?

Your crazy aunt – the one who drinks litres of tomato juice every week – may be a whole lot smarter than you thought…  Why? Tomatoes are among the most nutritious fruits on the planet. Unlike…

Fitness transformation sensation

If you’ve ever felt like not going to work out because you feel a bit stiff and sore, think about Lee Binks and we’re 100% sure that you’ll be motivated to high tail it to…

6 of the best exercises to do

Having one of those weeks where you’ve barely made it to gym? Do you find yourself missing leg day too often because life’s commitments are weighing you down? Maybe you just don’t know where to start……
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Dylan Dawson: Dedicated to Fitness

If we had to sum up Dylan Dawson – one of our #TrifocusBrandAmbassadors – in one word, it would be ‘determined’. Everything that he does is geared towards developing his body into a well-oiled machine.…
Mentally well Conditioned

Is Your Athlete Mentally Well Conditioned?

Your athlete shouldn’t be limited to physical conditioning alone. To be mentally well conditioned is just as important. Sally Tamarkin agrees. “Being mentally tough means that no matter how brutal the circumstances—whether it’s your 14th hour running through…
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