Apart from her 8-5 hustle as a business sourcing consultant, 25-year-old Zinhle Masango wears many other hats. She is an online coach, fitness motivational speaker, Planet Fitness influencer and NPL brand ambassador. Zinhle is also a mum and owns her own fitness company. She shares training, motivations and nutrition tips in this Fitness Chat.
Marisca de Beer is a fitness fanatic who is currently in a relationship with peanut butter, enjoys the occasional butt rub and a pizza date.
In her younger days, she participated in sports such as athletics, netball, and tennis but was never really the “A team” sporty type. In fact, Marisca de Beer has been more on the creative side of life and her main passion has always been art.
At 45 years of age, she has a smoking hot physique that will give most 20-year-olds a run for their money!
Tercia Dawes is extremely passionate about living a fit, healthy lifestyle and is motivated by knowing that her journey inspires others. For Tercia, her lifestyle is about being healthy on the inside, as well as the outside. And that is why she is incredibly passionate about building muscle in the healthiest way possible and she has managed to achieve her current results 100% naturally, relying on wholesome nutrition and consistently training hard and pushing the limits.
Sibusiso Khuzwayo Kotelo trains aggressively hard and says food manipulation, with a good balance of carbs, proteins, and fats is key when he is bulking. When he is not moving iron around in the gym, 25-year-old Sibusiso is sitting in class, studying towards becoming a personal trainer. In this Fitness Chat with him, Sibusiso Kotelo shares his training plan, bodybuilding supplements he uses supplementation, and what he eats for size.
CrossFit has been bashed left, right and centre since its formal introduction in 2000. Negative opinions surround the sport. The common view? “CrossFit is dangerous and promotes bad form.”
I, however, see bad form and bizarre stuff in the traditional gym almost every day that is in no way related to CrossFit. Given this, I have been curious to know exactly why the sport continues to create such a negative buzz in the fitness industry.
In a quest to understanding CrossFit better, I had a Fitness Chat with professional CrossFit athlete Alan Foulis, who in 2015, became the first ever South African to qualify for the CrossFit Granite Games in Minnesota, USA. Alan has been a CrossFit coach since 2013 and has participated in quite a few international Games. Alan shares his professional and personal perspective on the sport.