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BE THE COMPASS.

The primary desire we have as health and fitness professionals is that our clients make steady forward progress towards their intended goal. It could be weight loss, improved energy levels, better sleep quality, or enhance overall well-being.  We are therefore considered mentors and role models to our students. Aside from being knowledgeable about exercise prescription, […]

HOW I WISH.

WHAT  I WISH I KNEW EARLIER IN MY FITNESS CAREER. TIME MANAGEMENT As a personal trainer, I am only paid for the hours I work. There are of course so many hours each of us can work in a day.  I had to figure out how to better leverage my time mainly because I wanted […]

10 WAYS TO STAY MOTIVATED.

On several days you might skip one or two sessions because you stayed up late or got ill. Family and friends might visit and interfere with your schedule. Other times it might be because of travel, over-commitment to work, parenthood, or school. Pay attention when setbacks, stumbles, tumbles, slips happen but press eagerly to the […]

FEEL FITNESS CARES.

  IS UNCERTAINTY PART OF OUR EXISTENCE? No human being ever has managed to look into what the future holds for them. The current times are the perfect example of uncertainty playing havoc and turning lives upside down. It has thrown governments, businesses, individuals, and families in uncharted territories without any warning, and is forcing […]

COMMON EXERCISE MYTHS.

 Hold Your Breath as You Exercise. Breathe in freely as you walk, run, exercise, or stretch. Do not hold your breath. We need regular Oxygen to feed our muscles. Breathe out when you raise the weight during a bicep curl but inhale as you lower it. For push-ups, inhale as you lower to the floor, […]

EXERCISE PROGRAM DESIGN.

The world of health and fitness is hyper-competitive hence as fitness trainers, we are slowly losing the art of designing safe and appropriate fitness programs. Today’s world presents us with clients who may only get to meet with us once or twice per week. Maybe thrice and if they are lucky and may do very […]

KEEP KIDS ACTIVE.

As parents, teachers, caregivers, guardians, or adults, we must value physical activity for both ourselves and our children. We should provide kids with opportunities to be active. Interaction with technology, urbanization, academic pressures among many other factors has made our children less active. They should be encouraged to play. Children look up to us for […]

RUNNING.

Running not only helps clear your mind, burn calories effectively but it also builds strength and endurance. Your body size, pace, and duration of your run might determine the number of calories you burn. It is free to step out in most estates, fields, paths, roads, and very affordable hobby in our parks. The Arboretum […]

DRESS CODE FOR EXERCISE.

You needn’t become a fitness-clothing junkie like some of us, but buying new workout shorts or comfy new athletic shoes can get you fired to exercise. You feel like a workout pro, and let your fellow exercisers know that you are part of the team. Getting into fitness opens up a whole new world of […]

QUALIFIED OR NOT?

I have routinely asked myself why I have kept writing. There is no obvious answer but over time I realized I kept at it. My desire for a healthy community and the chance to create sustainable, healthy changes in my clients’ lives has kept me going. As I utilize this space to bring to flower […]