Shooting September With AfriBix

This post is sponsored by AfriBix. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s easy to wear the same gymwear from the same companies because you know how they will fit and look on you. It’s easy to stay in that comfort zone and not venture out of it. Thanks to AfriBix, I can sayContinue reading “Shooting September With AfriBix”

Training For My First Powerlifting Meet: 8 Weeks Out

I’m starting a new series on this blog for the next eight weeks to document my journey to my first powerlifting meet. For those of you who don’t know what powerlifting is, it is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three main lifts –  back squat, bench and deadliftContinue reading “Training For My First Powerlifting Meet: 8 Weeks Out”

4 Reasons Why You Should Start Working Out

We are all aware that working out is important for several reasons such as maintaining health, keeping fit and weight control management, but do you know why it is important? I’m sharing four reasons why it is important to start working out today. Posture Working out regularly can help fix the most common posture problems.Continue reading “4 Reasons Why You Should Start Working Out”

What is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)?

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is the pain and stiffness felt in muscles several hours or days after doing a strenuous or an unaccustomed exercise. The duration of DOMS depends on each individual but it usually peaks around the 48 hour mark after training that specific body part. Every lifter and athlete experience DOMS at oneContinue reading “What is Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)?”

How To Get More Confident In The Gym?

Do you ever get nervous or uncomfortable at your local gym sometimes or in a new gym environment? Feeling uncomfortable in the gym is something that everyone goes through a few times than they would like to. It is something absolutely normal! I feel uncomfortable and nervous there too! I actually felt that way yesterday.Continue reading “How To Get More Confident In The Gym?”

Progressive Overload: The How-To & 4 Methods

Bringing a training-related post that has helped me grow in the last year. My training programme focuses on strength & hypertrophy (gaining muscle) by incorporating progressive overload. What is it? 🤔 Progressive overload is the gradual increase of stress placed upon the body during exercise. In order to get bigger and stronger, you have toContinue reading “Progressive Overload: The How-To & 4 Methods”