SELF-DEFENCE MOVES EVERY WOMAN MUST KNOW

Self- defence moves for women

A  couple of months ago I wrote about running safety tips, an article that had been inspired by an American woman, Kelly Herron, who had been assaulted in a public restroom at a park during an afternoon run. Kelly shared on Instagram that she had taken self-defence lessons and she utilised what she had learned from the self-defence class to fight for her life during the attack. The self-defence moves that she had learned, saved her.

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HOW TO GET BACK IN SHAPE AFTER GIVING BIRTH [Guest post]

How to exercise after birth

This week’s Feature Friday is with Carmen Douglas-Kilfoil. She discusses how to get back in shape after giving birth. Carmen has been working in fitness and training clients since 2007, with a special focus and interest in pregnancy and postpartum training. She has also been an Instructor for Preggi Bellies since 2008.  Find out how your body can bounce back post-baby.

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5 Strong Reasons Women Should Lift Weights

women should lift weights

This week’s Fitness Chat Feature Friday is with Rochelle Louw, a Biokenist at the University of Pretoria and comes highly recommended by the Biokinetics Association of South Africa. Rochelle discusses why women should lift weights in depth, and her points are backed by science.

We are talking about why women should not be afraid to lift weights in order to change the preconceived ideas people have about women performing weight training and to bring to the forefront the benefits of weightlifting.

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