Browsing Archive: June, 2010

The three pillars of Rapid gains

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, In : Goal setting 
 

Rapid gains is all about you. What you want to achieve, why you want to achieve it and by when you want to achieve that. This in essence sums up your goals. Without it you are like a lost kid in a supermarket, scared, not knowing what direction to take and you don't know who to trust. That is why Rapid Results simplifies, if all else fails, simplify, that is what the big mentors out there will tell you and that is the magic word. SIMPLIFY!


Why three pillars? It makes your goals easy to ...


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The wonder of water

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Friday, June 18, 2010, In : Nutrition 
 

Why is it that the most important and yet the most easily accessible ingredient in a healthy diet is also the most overlooked and underused ingredient? Why do so many people shy away from this ingredient because they feel like it makes them bloated and let them retain it? Absurd? Not at all, so many of us do not understand the importance of water in our successful attempts to lose weight!


If the question is asked, how much water do you drink? The answer should probably be, not enough. I...


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The F word

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Sunday, June 13, 2010, In : Training 
 

The choice of training has been narrowed down a lot by research and science. Do your workouts fast and with intensity and then you don't have to spend hours in the gym. This is a nice concept, especially with all our time constraints in our lives. Now that we are slowly but surely embracing faster, higher intensity workouts we also need to embrace the right way to approach speed training, specifically running...


Speed training for us normal gym goers are usually also called interval tra...


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Why do my knees hurt?

Posted by Lizelle Pool on Monday, June 7, 2010, In : Training 
 

If you have painful knees you can't always point at your current training and say ha, this is making me hurt I need to stop. The worst part is it doesn't always start in the knee either! Surprised? Maybe a little bit. You must remember that the knee needs a lot of stability and the cause of your pain is usually in the joint above or below the knee. What does that mean?


Due to the fact that the knee needs all this stability to not buckle under the pressure of everyday movement and traini...


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