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…

Sweaty Notes: Polar M600 + Fitness Tracker Tips

After having my Polar A360 for more than 2 years, it was time for an upgrade. I am a Polar brand loyalist as I found their app and devices stable , reliable and tough enough to deal with my training and my clumsiness. When deciding to upgrade, I took into account that running has become…

Sweaty Notes: Pull Up Tips

Oh the holy grail of functional training, crossfit and general fitness badassery. The Pull Up. It took me 18 months to get to this point and even though it’s far from perfect, it’s damn awesome to pull myself up! Video is up on my IGTV. DO THIS Exercises to strengthen that back and those arms….

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,…

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: Bush Bodyweight Workout

When on holiday or mini-break, I want to rest but if it’s mostly chilling by pool or on my backside watching TV then it’s important for me to get in my moving for the day. My tips for getting in your workout:Β  β€’ A skipping rope is one of my travel essentials as it takes…