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The Jacobs Ladder Substitution

The Jacobs Ladder Substitution

On Friday, my mom and I decided to do some extra cardio after gym. My trainer, Gavin, gave us a lot of arms, shoulders and tummy exercises to compensate for the extra leg work we were about to do on Jacobs Ladder. Our journey began as we parked on the Main Road in St James. … Continue reading

How to find your exercise inspiration

How to find your exercise inspiration

Winter is approaching and the mornings are cold and dark. Even though a lot of my training takes place inside the warmth of a gym, I still struggle to get up in the mornings. I recently discovered the secret to finding the inspiration to get my butt out of bed and onto the treadmill… I bought … Continue reading

Exercising with friends

Exercising with friends

I consider myself to be an exercise newbie, so I don’t claim to know it all. One thing I do know is that exercising with friends is more effective than exercising alone.   These are four of the reasons I think that exercising with friends is important: 1. Waking up early to go for a … Continue reading

Exercising and seeing results

Exercising and seeing results

Last week marked one month since beginning to exercise regularly and make healthier eating decisions. Somewhere in the middle of that month, I heard some wise words: “When exercising, it takes two weeks for you to notice results, four weeks for your close friends and family to notice results, and six weeks for everyone else … Continue reading

Personal trainer VS Gym contract

Personal trainer VS Gym contract

I love having a personal trainer. So, these are the reasons why I much prefer having a trainer to having a membership at a popular gym. Having a personal trainer can be cheaper   The most common reason a lot of people don’t have a personal trainer is because they think it is more expensive. … Continue reading

New Year, new me.

New Year, new me.

January is all about making New Year’s resolutions and setting goals. Although I usually give up on most of those goals, I still think it’s important to look back on the past year and see how you can change or improve the way you’ve done things. This year, one of my resolutions is to maintain … Continue reading