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6 Ways To Become a More Effective Personal Trainer

6 Ways To Become a More Effective Personal Trainer

Think about it: What do clients want from their personal trainer? In a nutshell, they want their trainer to be effective. To get results. To help them achieve fitness or weight loss, or the summer body they want to have. Being a effective personal trainer 1. Be super-educated about your sport Effective personal trainers are… READ MORE

Should You Replace your Office Chair with an Exercise Ball?

Should You Replace your Office Chair with an Exercise Ball?

If you are looking to perform some core exercises while at work, you could replace your regular office chair with an exercise ball. This has become quite the trend but how effective is it actually? Benefits of an exercise ball in the office Sitting on a chair requires pretty much no muscle activity and it… READ MORE

We Catch Up With Trifocus Graduates…

We Catch Up With Trifocus Graduates…

Trifocus Graduates Q&A Marlise Els   Why did you choose Trifocus Fitness Academy for your college? I chose Trifocus Fitness Academy because they offer a great online study platform which is very convenient. I also chose Trifocus because they are very well known. What Course did you just complete? The yoga certification. What did you… READ MORE

What is Mind and Body Exercise?

What is Mind and Body Exercise?

In the early 1990s, the fitness community defined ‘mind and body exercise’ as ‘physical exercise that is executed with a profound amount of directed focus’. There are basically five characteristics of mind and body exercise: Concentration on muscular movements, Inner mental focus, Synchronising your movements with breathing patterns, The belief in life energy (chi), and… READ MORE

Why Children Should Practice Yoga

Why Children Should Practice Yoga

We are mind, body, heart and spirit. These layers are inextricably woven into what we call the human being. Each layer is directly affected by the other. How our bodies, mind and breath function affects our levels of vitality and wellness. Just like the spokes of a wheel, if one spoke is shorter than the others… READ MORE

Green tea: Elixir in Disguise

Green tea: Elixir in Disguise

Tea.  The stuff your aunty says will cure anything, from the Monday blues, to a bad case of the flu. Well, she’s right, as long as she’s talking about green tea. Green tea is one of the least processed forms of tea available. This means that the good chemicals that are naturally present in the… READ MORE

A Guide to Calorie-Burning Exercises

A Guide to Calorie-Burning Exercises

Let’s face it: we’ve all fallen into the trap of reaching for the phone and ordering a take-away pizza or hamburger. But what we don’t think of – when we’re placing that all-important order – is how long it will take to work off what we’ve just eaten? What are the best calorie-burning exercises? Before… READ MORE

Reasons Why Walking Is Better Than Running

Reasons Why Walking Is Better Than Running

Aerobic cardiovascular exercise, like running, is a winner for a lot reasons: It’s an excellent way to lose weight and boost your energy levels. It beats down diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. It controls your blood pressure and tackles stress. And done right, it leaves you feeling exhilarated and content! The thing is,… READ MORE

How To Get the Most Out of Your Meditation Practice

How To Get the Most Out of Your Meditation Practice

What a lot of people forget is that the vast collection of over 84 classic Yoga poses and their variations were traditionally practised with the sole purpose of finding comfort for extended periods of seated meditation. Meditation is an invaluable tool used to centre, calm and focus the mind, relieve stress and anxiety. Even just 10… READ MORE

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