I Found My Purpose

I never really wanted a lot of things badly enough.  I could like something alright but really want and need it was a different story.  I went through the greater part of my life having a luke warm attitude towards a lot of things until one fateful day.  The day I went for my regular…

Winter Fitness Challenge

Hello Winter, you are NOT ready for what we have in store for you!  Fitness In The Park team is on a mission to get lean this year and because we are all weather fitness people we will sail through winter like it’s nothing.  From the 1st of June through to the 31st of July…

How To: Run In Winter

First thing’s first DO NOT OVER LAYER!  I did this two winters ago and nearly threw away my hoodie halfway into my run.  I asked myself why I thought wearing a tshirt, light sweater and a hoodie was a great idea, DO NOT DO IT.  Back then what I didn’t realise was that even though…

Fitness In The Park : Africa Day

There is one main thing you can do when you have a break from work and that is rest.  I know a lot of people managed to do that yesterday but for some of us who can never get enough of exercise it was a chance to meet up with like minded people and get…

10 Quotes That Keep Me Motivated

Running is NOT easy and continuing to run every other day is not a walk in the park.  I have been running for nearly 3 years now and I have days where I just want to hide under the covers and enjoy the comfort of my bed instead.  BUT if you have plans to look…

Monday Inspiration

Good morning Fitness Family.  I hope you had a restful weekend.  As most of you know I sell skipping ropes.  Thanks to this I am always connecting with new people.  One of my customers, let’s call her Little Flower, has been pretty serious about her journey.  She is always asking me questions fitness related(I must start charging…

Top 10 Excuses That Do NOT Burn Calories

I have heard it all when it comes to people who actually don’t want to put in the work to make a change where health and fitness is concerned.  I normally get compliments from those who have not seen me in a while.  The transformation is very visible and they get all excited and want…

May Challenge

Hello my darlings, it has been a minute since we had a Fitness Challenge. This month I want us to try something different that will get you out of your comfort zone.  In the past most challenges have not focused on beginners but I think this one will appeal to both beginners and seasoned workoutholics….

Top 5 Running Tips For Beginners

Running is the best cardio vascular exercise known to man, all things considered. While swimming rowing and cycling are also great workouts costs associated with them (the equipment needed) makes them less accessible than running. All you need is a good pair of shoes, a road or trail and you’re off!  Simple as running is;…

How To Boost Your Fitness Plan

4 minute read by Fitness Beard So you started a fitness journey.  You have been pushing day in day out and have seen results. Then suddenly the changes stop coming or they take longer to come through. You are frustrated so you push harder to no avail. You start thinking this fitness stuff is not for…

5 Reasons Why You Should Run Alone

I know most people have a million reasons why they haven’t started exercising.  Minus the “I will start on Monday” (Today is Monday by the way); the most common excuse I have heard is; “I don’t have anyone to work out with.”  I’m here to tell you that what you really need to do is…

#FebruaryChallenge is LIT!

It’s a brand new month and team #RunWithFitnessBae is ready to take on a new challenge People have been itching for a running challenge since we last had one last year in December. This month, there is not one but three different challenges going on and trust me, you were never ready for this! AB…