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Tips for keeping fit over the holidays

The holiday season is here, and we all know what that means: cozy sweaters, twinkling lights, and a festive feast that could feed a small army! While the holidays are a time for merriment and indulgence, they often leave us with a little extra love – around our waistlines. However, with a dash of creativity […]

Dealing with Life’s Challenges & Training

So, I haven’t typed one of these up in a while mainly due to normal life stressors, such as work and home life, getting in the way. Much like this blog, my training suffered as a result too. Sometimes time constraints were the issue, other times my brain was filled with too many different thoughts […]

Making the Move: Tips for a Smooth College Relocation

Making the Move: Tips for a Smooth College Relocation Are you ready to embark on one of life’s greatest adventures? It’s time to toss those high school textbooks and say hello to college life! However, before you start dreaming about your first epic dorm party or conquering those challenging courses, there’s the not-so-glamorous part: the […]

Using EMOM’s to get stronger

Man on battle ropes

Okay, so EMOM’s (Every minute on the minute) aren’t exactly new to the fitness space and if you haven’t heard of this training method, you’ve undoubtedly done them. If you’re unsure, an EMOM involves a movement or multiple movements done within 60 seconds. Once the a new 60 seconds starts, the set begins again. An […]

How to Gain Practical Experience in Sports and Fitness after College

Navigating the sports and fitness world after college can be daunting. It’s vital to gain practical experience to thrive. Fortunately, myriad avenues exist for eager graduates. Internships and entry-level roles offer a solid foundation. Additionally, volunteering provides unparalleled insights. Beyond that, professional organizations present myriad growth opportunities. Continual learning is key; certifications can propel your career forward. […]

Pain Management for Athletes: The Importance of Understanding Your Options

Almost one in five South African adults have chronic pain. For those who play sports on the regular, experiencing chronic pain can certainly make things more difficult, though you don’t have to give up your love for the game when looking to successfully manage your pain. From the importance of understanding your pain, your options for pain […]

Caffeine for improved performance: All you need to know

Caffeine for improved performance

Caffeine for improved performance: All you need to know It’s the most used stimulant in the world, and, being a big fan of caffeine, I think it earns its status. Aside from helping most of us get through the day, when used correctly caffeine has wide-ranging benefits, including in the gym or on the field. So, let’s […]

Breaking down Plyometrics

So, this is my 3rd edition of the Performance Division Blog (I wanted to call it Higher. Faster. Stronger. but I seem to have lost that battle and instead the heading tells you exactly what it’s about). This month, prompted by my social media feed whose algorithm has been pushing posts such as “If you’re […]

Are You Getting Enough Sleep in College?

Are You Getting Enough Sleep in College? The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults get between seven and nine hours of sleep per night, but around 60% of college students don’t even come close to the recommended minimum.; and those who do try to get some ‘longer’ shuteye, around 75% of them report experiencing sleep disturbances. What’s […]

Top Careers in the Sport and Fitness Industries

The world of sport and fitness is a dynamic and diverse space teeming with countless professions. It offers opportunities to those passionate about promoting health, improving performance, and motivating others. Here, we’ll delve into some of the most sought-after careers in the sport and fitness industries. Health and Wellness Coaching  Health and wellness coaching has grown exponentially in […]

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