Sweaty Notes: FIERCE by Chontel Duncan (Sweat App)

After discovering that the Sweat app has improved its user interface and functioning, I was sold on the app and motivated to use it for my 2019 fitness routine. With the latest update, I was delighted to discover two new trainers with new plans on the app. After doing some reading on the SWEAT Support…

Reflections: 2019 Goals – Simplicity

SIMPLICITY My intention for 2019 To be honest, initially I was not really keen to set goals for 2019. The last few years have been a whirl of goal setting, pressure and smashing them. With my personality type, I will always give a 110% and that is my gold but also my shadow. I tend…

Sweat: Favourite Upper Exercises

Since my lower body injuries last year, I’ve learnt to really love upper body exercises! When there’s nothing else you are allowed to do but you still want to move, you can still have one killer workout with only doing upper body movements. And let’s face it, feeling strong and being able to lift heavier,…

Sweaty Notes: Sophie Grace Holmes Guide Review

About the Creator I discovered the Sophie Grace Holmes Guide via the Aflete app (Free!). Upon researching the creator of this awesome guide, I not only found Fitspo of the best kind but also one of the most positive and encouraging Personal Trainers I’ve come across on Instagram. This amazing, strong woman suffers from Cystic…

Sweat : Favourite Core Exercises

My journey started with Pilates classes. That was a good 8 to 9 years ago. The one thing that stuck with me all these years is how important a strong core is for all other forms of exercising. Running, Lifting, Yoga, you name it. Here’s a few mini-circuits of my favourite Core Exercises which you…

Sweaty Notes: Motivation & Working out at Home

HOW DO YOU STAY MOTIVATED TO WORKOUT AT HOME? I get asked this question a lot because 99% of my workouts are done at home. I don’t have a gym membership anymore and I hardly go to classes anymore. Why workout at home? To be honest, due to my heavy schedule with a full time…

Sweat: Functional Fit Plan – 1000 Reps Challenge 1

The ultimate workout – a 1000 Reps Challenge! To be honest with you lot, I’ve never reached the full 1000 reps for my own workout BUT it’s always a good way to track my progress in terms of strength and endurance, and to push my limits. I dare you to take try this one and…

Sweat: Functional Fit Plan – Pyramid 1

Ah the Pyramid, the tree, the triangle. These workouts test your endurance and it’s definitely one of my favourite formats to use when training. This one does require a bit of thinking and keeping track of where you’re at in the workout as you will be doing the strength exercises for 2 minutes, and then…

Sweat: Functional Fit Plan – H.I.I.T 1

Next up in my Functional Fit Workout series is a H.I.I.T Workout! What exactly is H.I.I.T? It stands for High Intensity Interval Training and it is guaranteed to get your heart rate up, burn fat and make you sweaty. All within a short period of time. You will work for shorts bursts at maximum effort…

A Comprehensive List of Workout Guides

In a world of Fitfluencers, Instagram Fitsters and Personal Trainers there are endless options and access to training guides/plans to suit your fitness level and goals. Below is a list of guides/plans that I compiled for myself to find a new program for 2018. Note that some of the programs do include extras such as…