Sugar and other sweeteners add calories with few other nutrients and have no doubt helped contribute to our current epidemic of obesity. True, sugar is not alone in promoting obesity, a lack of exercise and excessive calories from poor nutrition habits also contribute.
Food that can “spot train” belly fat is pure urban myth however, there are some smart swaps can introduce to your diet that will improve your gut health, improving digestion, reduce water retention, eliminate cramps and gas while helping you feel and look less puffy.
“We suffer more in imagination than reality” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca Its important start by visualising your end goal and one of the best ways to achieve this is to pick a date or sign up for a race at least five weeks away. Follow our 10 000 step a day challenge or run for…
The sense of accomplishment and sheer relief that one feels after a run short or long is indescribable. Going for a run helps you to clear your mind and reduces stress and is pure therapy for the soul.
Many of us are either truly famished or just feel like we deserve a reward after a really hard workout and end up eating rich foods and larger portions than we normally would. The end result is often eating back all or more than the calories we’ve just worked so hard to burn!
You don’t have to be a vegetarian to love a meatless meal. Fruits and veggies are some of the healthiest items on your plate and should fill half of it. That’s where vegetarian meals come in handy. Tasty, flavourful, and meat-free, what’s not to love?
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you want to lose weight yet don’t know where or how to start. Get expert guidance on how to take one step a day towards a leaner, stronger body and jumpstart your weight loss with these expert tips, meal plans and workouts!
How you organize your refrigerator could be working against you. Make your fridge an ally with these pros’ tricks to make your fridge a weight loss ally.
Better health, physical appearance and reaching your goals should be your personal trainer’s number one priority. What tools within his scope of practice can he or she employ to guarantee a positive outcome from your investment in your health?
Championship Boxing is a fun, challenging 1 000 calorie per session that will engage you, push you and teach you totally new and practical skills as you move faster than ever towards your goal weight and aesthetic.
30 days to stronger abs? Challenge yourself by joining Tiger Athletic head trainer Aubrey in our 30-Day Solid Abs Challenge to build a stronger core and leaner abs. Gaining weight solely in your stomach may be the result of specific lifestyle choices. The two S’s, stress and sugar play a significant role in the size…
Working out with a personal trainer in a modern, private, appointment only gym is the gold standard method of reaching your weight loss and wellness goals, we all know this, however the reality for most people is that as great as having a Personal Trainer is, it’s simply too expensive in our present economic climate…..or is it?
Everyone wants fast results when they start a weightloss exercise program, however faster isn’t always sustainable or better for your body type. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Intitute of America, your ideal aim should be to lose between half and one kilogram of fat each week.
Let’s add some excitement and maybe a little friendly competition, this week it’s time to get your friends, co-workers, family members, neighbors – EVERYONE – involved.
Now that you have established a baseline and know how much you walk in a day, here are a couple of fun and creative ways to get you moving more.
Our personal trainers are trained to cater for every spectrum of physical ability, we assess your genetic potential, present state of health and goals, then train you to realize your potential in modern, effective and fun 60 minute sessions. All you need is the right attitude and the desire to do your best. Leave the rest to us. Your success begins with your willingness to try.
Getting healthy and in shape doesn’t have to mean countless hours in the gym. As awesome as your 1 hour with your personal trainer is, it’s what you do during the other 23 hours of the day that ultimately defines the state of your health. Especially if your daily routine involves sitting for prolonged periods…
Workouts are supervised, charted, studied, and supplemented with nutritional advice and referrals to Sandton’s medical elite should it be necessary.
“The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts – it gives you what you demand with your actions.”
― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
Having a strong, fit and healthy body can really help you in packing everything you need to into your day. This is especially true for mums and mums to be with all the lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling that comes with the job! Whatever your situation, new mums, mums with young kids or pregnant we provide modified workouts that maximise conditioning benefits while minimising injury risk.
When pregnant, you may seek out exercise programs for several reasons. You may feel self-conscious about your changing body, be concerned about having a healthy baby, want to stay in shape during your pregnancy, want to be able to handle the rigors of labour and delivery, or need additional social interactions and support during this phase of your life.
Our programs cater for Sandton’s most influential minds, with many of the precinct’s top executives being part of our clientel. Our pragmatic, scientific approach develops the physical and mental strength of champions that transcends the playing field into the work arena.
A modern approach to fitness using exercise and nutrition programs based on your health assessment and goals.We are a private, modern, appointment only strength and conditioning gym in Sandton.
Your law office is only as healthy as your team members. If you find merit in this statement, you may also find merit in implementing a wellness plan within your firm.
You can’t readily see your back in the mirror however, NEVER skip back in your workouts. A sculpted back always looks however back exercises have a deeper impact, too, as a strong back keeps your posture pristine and facilitates a healthy spine.
Pre – emptive training (alternately preventive medicine, preventative healthcare/medicine, or prophylaxis) consists of measures taken for disease prevention, as opposed to disease treatment.
Abdominal strength and endurance means much more than carving out your six pack, it means your body is more functional in your daily life, improved sports performance and better physical health. Your abs are part of your core, which includes your pelvic muscles, hips and the muscles that support the spine. Strong, able abs contribute to a healthy core, forming a powerful axis for your whole body.
With South African sales of sugar filled drinks and other sweets soaring and the highest percentage of fat children and adolescents on the planet, we as a nation are addicted to sugar in all its glorious forms.
Start your journey to a healthier, happier more fulfilling life with the ultimate challenge of muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance. A workout comprised of all-out effort, minimal rest, and an elevated heart rate making this workout the ultimate non invasive way to getting stubborn fat off your body!
Our Certified Personal Trainer will sit down with every single member to go over their goals, health history, and clearly lay out our program as well as answer any questions you may have .
We do not sell weight loss, we offer a pragmatic health first approach that screens, identifies and mitigates for risk factors and symptoms of chronic cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic and orthopaedic diseases to optimise safety during exercise testing and participation.
An introduction to some of the basic physiological concepts that come into play when a muscle is stretched as well as a general overview of the basic concepts regards stretching and flexibility.
An introduction to some of the basic physiological concepts that come into play when a muscle is stretched as well as a general overview of basic concepts.
Body weight exercises that work the thigh, calf and glute muscles are generally performed in the upright, seated, and all-fours positions. Increasing the difficulty of exercises in this class is usually accomplished through unilateral modifications (performed on one leg) or providing additional weight over and above the individual’s own body weight.
Core exercises primarily involve dynamic and static contraction of the back and abdominal muscles, also aiding with improved balance and overall stability.
Pull body weight exercises use a resistive or static pulling motion to work various muscle groups.
Push body weight exercises use a resistive or static pushing motion to work various muscle groups. Most push exercises focus on the pectoral, shoulder, and triceps muscles, but other muscle groups such as the abdominal and back muscles are leveraged to maintain good form during the push exercise.
Tiger Athletic is led by a primary mission to teach and develop physical literacy. Calisthenics, is a smart, scientific approach to weight loss, strength gain and living a more active, fulfilling life. Through this series of resources, you can get in touch with your unique physique in the privacy of your home or when travelling…
Start is a combination of custom, personal training and smart nutrition.
Our strength and conditioning programs are based on your current health and goals, improving fitness, aesthetic appearance, stress levels, cognition and mental toughness.
We offer simple and effective strength & conditioning programs and nutritional advice that enable your body to work beyond office hours, meet deadlines, handle pressure and look and feel good while doing it.
Tiger Athletic Fitness & Conditioning is a private, appointment only strength & conditioning gym in the heart of Sandton.
We offer a structured, action-oriented exercise and nutrition solution, to help clients improve their fitness and appearance, reduce health risks and promote healthy behavior.
Your digestive tract contains about 1,000 species of bacteria. Why should you care? It turns out that having a healthy balance of those bugs can help you lose weight and bust cravings for fattening foods.
It’s normal to have visions of your guilty pleasure floating through your head, what you might not realize though, is that many of your daily habits, like skimping on breakfast or browsing the internet can strengthen your hankerings and weaken your willpower.
Quinoa is a dieter’s dream food. Each 1-cup cooked serving packs 8 grams of boep reducing protein and 5 grams of fibre.
If your home isn’t setup correctly, it may be encouraging bad nutrition habits, your home should serve as a break from the constant lure of the fast food drive-thru or the office canteen.
Companies use more sugar, salt, and additives to make them taste good.
Certain foods have a thermogenic effect, you literally burn calories as you chew.
When eating out it is easy to consume north of 200 extra calories, making eating at home a no brainer when it comes to eating healthier and helping you kick the spare tyre.