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How running can take its toll on your body

How running can take its toll on your body

Running is regarded as one of the most effective cardiovascular workouts – especially for those looking to achieve their fitness goals while looking for a sustainable and enjoyable activity. Plus it’s something just about anyone can do (with a little practice). But for all the good that running does for the human body, it can… Continue Reading

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador: Angie Roos

#TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador: Angie Roos

Angie Roos is a personal trainer, golf-lover, competitive athlete and #TeamTrifocus Brand Ambassador. We catch up with Angie to find out what  motivates her, how she stays in shape, how Trifocus Fitness Academy helps her in her competitive career and what advice she has for others looking to enter the fitness industry. Angie’s Basic Stats Age:… Continue Reading

9 Tips For Better Running Results

9 Tips For Better Running Results

When it comes to long-distance running – whether you are running for yourself, or professionally – not everyone is naturally a great runner. Being a great runner has a lot to do with genetics, the make-up of your muscle fibres (slow versus fast twitch), and of course personal training and nutrition. Some of these key… Continue Reading

The Importance of Exercise for Children

The Importance of Exercise for Children

With each year obesity becomes an increasing problem worldwide. Owing to the easy accessibility of junk food children may be at greater risk of becoming obese. That is why it is extremely important to keep children healthy and active. Aside from preventing obesity exercise for children is important as it will help prevent future health problems… Continue Reading

How to Increase Cardiovascular Safety

How to Increase Cardiovascular Safety

Cardiovascular exercise, also known as aerobic exercise, can be beneficial to your fitness regime. Examples of cardiovascular exercise are running, cycling and exercise that keeps your heart rate at a steady pace for a long period of time. For athletes, cardio can help with up and getting lean. In general, cardio exercises help with fat loss and increasing your… Continue Reading

How to Improve your Running Gait

How to Improve your Running Gait

Running is an extremely popular hobby and form of exercise. Millions of people around the world run for various reasons such as to lose weight, to improve fitness levels or simply to spend time exercising. They do this with/without the help of a personal trainer. To run is fairly simple and straightforward:  choose a destination and start running. That… Continue Reading

Weight-Bearing and Resistance Exercises to help Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that targets your bones, causing them to become brittle and fracture easily. One of the ways that you can prevent its onslaught is by taking in enough calcium in your diet, either through the food that you eat or via supplements. Another very good way of preventing osteoporosis is through exercise… Continue Reading

Why you should train for muscular strength and endurance

People exercise for different reasons and to reach different goals. Some people exercise to increase their performance as professional sports athletes, to lose weight, gain weight, gain muscle, increase cardiovascular fitness or to look good. For every goal, there is a different way to exercise – such as endurance or strength training. However, that doesn’t mean… Continue Reading

How to perfect your running style

Running is great exercise! It’s a fabulous way to burn calories and boost cardiovascular health. And if you have the option of running outdoors, then it’s more entertaining than the usual gym workout… Many of us start running as a way to get a little fitter and a little leaner, or perhaps to complement a… Continue Reading