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 […]

What If I Fart? 4 Fears You Shouldn’t Have About Women’s Beginners Fitness Classes
posted on 9 Apr 2018

You joined the gym. Well done! Now what? It’s day one and you walk into the building. Then it hits you. Why am I so scared?  We’ve all been there. A beginner. The confidence you had after signing up slowly fizzling away. Where was all that happiness at the idea of the mix of gym […]

How To Pump Iron Politely: 10 Steps to Refining your Repertoire
posted on 11 Oct 2017

It can be a little intimidating to make the move to weightlifting, especially when there seem to be a bunch of unspoken rules (golden of which is that it is never the staff’s role to replace your weights). To get started, check out our awesome gym programmes and click on build muscle as your goal. […]

The Habit of Fitness: from a couch potato into a jacked potato
posted on 11 Sep 2017

Spring is sprung, so it’s time to unwrap your blanket, stand up off that couch (creakily, I’m sure) and take a long hard look at the results of a bit too much mash munched as you binge-watched Game of Thrones, and decide to make a change. Whether it’s Jon Snow’s tight little bum that you’re […]

Gym bag junkies: Why you should kick the habit
posted on 17 Aug 2017

There is a secret some of your fellow gym goers are hiding from us all. Something they jealously keep in those nylon or canvas carry-alls, like a dragon on a pile of gold. Why else would they blast fiery words at us when we ask them to let them out of their sight for the […]

A Game of Gyms
posted on 1 Aug 2017

We can nerd out with the best of them at Viva and we’ve been awaiting Game of Thrones Season 7 with bated breath! When the season premiered, you can be sure we were sitting there in our Winter is Coming tshirts, desperately hoping this is not the season our favourite character dies (please Tyrion, stay […]

The Ultimate List of Workout Music Playlists
posted on 22 Jun 2017

It’s not exactly ground-breaking news, exercise and music go together like Jack & Jill, Netflix  chill, Monica & Bill, failed brakes, going down a hill. Things took a dark turn, and we digress.  We’ve done a ton of research and it turns out music and exercise work together, not just because it feels lekker, but […]

6 Hacks to Detangle your Earphones [INFOGRAPHIC]
posted on 20 Jun 2017

How frustrating is it when your pair of earphones gets tangled? As soon as you put them down, somehow they thread themselves into an awful mess! And don’t even think about putting them into your pocket. How do earphones get so knotted in such a short space of time and how can we prevent it? […]