Meet Fabian: Viva Gym Les Mils Instructor
posted on 10 Jun 2019

Recently we chatted with Fabian from Viva Gym Walmer. Hear what he had to say when we did a Q&A with him:   “Hello, I’m Fabian, the Fitness Manager at Viva Gym SA Walmer. People would describe me as a funny guy, always trying to put a smile on someone’s face or a laugh in […]

101 Keeping it simple
posted on 24 Jan 2019

Whether you’re new to working out or a regular member at the gym, this punchy read is for you to keep you moving forward with your goals 2019. Strive to keep it challenging and fun. Always push yourself when it starts to get easy; you want to leave the gym feeling that you’ve challenged yourself, […]

Barbell Exercises: Intense Classes For The Ultimate Burn
posted on 24 Jul 2018

The stereotype of a bodybuilder is more often than not a mountain of a man curling a hugely heavy barbell slowly and determinedly. The notion is that doing barbell exercises is synonymous with muscle building, and will get a person ‘swole’, as they say. While there’s no denying that you need barbells and other weights […]

HIIT’ing It Off: Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training
posted on 16 Jul 2018

Just hype or genuine hit (lols)? Many people struggle to find the time for exercise but with high-intensity interval training, it’s about maximum effort in a short space time. In this article, we’ll break down the trend that is HIIT and why it’s still one of our favourites and worth a go if if you havn’e […]

8 Reasons Why Kickboxing Classes Are Perfect For Beginners
posted on 5 Jul 2018

When wanting to start a new fitness routine and someone suggests kickboxing classes, you might think; “badass”. You would be forgiven for thinking, “as if boxing isn’t difficult enough on its own, we now have to throw in kicking, too?”. On top of which, the phrase kickboxing for beginners might sound like it’s in the […]

Group gains: The best classes for building muscle
posted on 28 May 2018

When you think about how to build muscle, your mind immediately goes to endless reps in front of a weight rack and mirror. While that is effective and a valuable part of your strength training journey, it doesn’t have to be the only part. There are as many ways to get ripped as there are muscle […]

When Gym Class Gets Weird: 18 Workouts That Will Make You Question Everything
posted on 14 May 2018

So, you have your routine down and looking for a little *more* in your workout? Group classes are a fun way to make exercise feel like less of a chore… but what if they are a little too much fun and a little weird? Yes, you read that right. Friends,  we have found the weirdest […]

Yoga Classes: Gym Vs Studio – Which Is Best For You?
posted on 7 May 2018

So perhaps you’re thinking about trying yoga or maybe you’ve given it a go a few times and you’re thinking about taking it up again. Yoga is an amazing way to ease yourself into the world of fitness or supplement your existing fitness regimen without overexerting yourself. But is it really right for you? And […]

A Workday Workout: 7 Ways You Do Have Time for a Gym Program
posted on 23 Apr 2018

So you believe you don’t have the time to work out? Who has a spare hour or two a few times a week. Life is hectic, there’s the pressure of trying to build and excel in your career while still making time for friends and family. Once you start adding kids to the mix, time […]