How to be a Fitter, healthier and happier you!

  • The truth behind alcohol and fitness

    At Fitness Fables, one of our key focuses is having "balanced" clients. We go to great lengths to ensure that everyone has a perfect balance between social life, physical fitness, good mental health, and a healthy diet. It is, for this reason, we wouldn't typically encourage our clients to completely cut alcohol. Once a while having a beer at a braai, or enjoying a glass of wine on your date is perfectly fine, as long as you understand that there are consequences and that you might need to hit the gym 4 days a week instead of 2.
  • Fitness competitions - Why You Should Consider Doing Competitions | Fitness Fables

    This one is for the ladies. If you are considering entering a fitness competition, then good for you! We see more and more females become interest...
  • The first 30 days of weight loss

    It is true, the hardest part of a weight-loss journey is how and where to start. The first few weeks are the hardest. There are things you need to remember, things you will experience, and tips and tricks to keep ongoing.
  • How to Curb anxiety once and for all!

    Currently, an estimated one in six people in South Africa suffers from anxiety. And if you are one of them, we can help. We are no experts in mental health, however, we know that exercising can have a great impact on the effects of anxiety. What is anxiety? Anxiety is very normal and it is found in almost all people at
  • Understanding the power of positive thinking!

    Positive thinking can do great things. It can help us achieve our dreams, it's full of energy and motivation. It is something we should all adopt in some way shape or form to live a better life!
  • Lose weight without exercise! Where do I sign up?

    Everyone want's a quick fix and an easy way to get in shape. The modern-day person has a tight schedule packed with work responsibility, tending to their children/spouses, and trying to maintain a social life to an extent. This busy schedule makes it very difficult to find time for hitting the gym and crushing your weight-loss goals. 
  • Everything you need to know about fatigue and how to fight it!

    Have you ever felt like your body or mind is just too tired to function after a long day? There are many reasons why we might experience fatigue, whether it's from working too hard, not getting enough sleep, having mental baggage that drains our energy. Are you eating well and exercising regularly? Maybe all of the above will help!
  • Busting the top 5 fitness myths!

    We don’t know everything, that’s for sure and we certainly have a long way to go and many more things to learn but there are just some myths that we need to “bust” right now when it comes to weight-loss. Weight-loss is one of the primary reasons why people visit Fitness Fables, however, we see way too many of our visitors have the wrong ideas or methods and we would like to set them straight right now. 

    Let’s look at some of the myths we can bust.

  • Beginners guide to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

    If you have watched a nail-biting MMA fight featuring some of the best like Jon Jones, Khabib Nurmagomedov, or Connor McGregor, the thought probably occurred to you that these people must be "really, really fit to fight like that” And you are absolutely right, MMA fighters need to be in amazing shape to be able to fight against one another and it can even sometimes be the very reason for winning or losing. 
  • How to Get a Six-Pack - Best Ab Workout Tips for Men and Woman

    Who doesn't love beautifully sculpted abs? We know we do! Aside from the fact that a strong core and a six-pack look amazing, it also holds many other benefits. A strong core will make it easier for you to do many other exercises and activities such as playing tennis, swinging a golf club, picking up heavy things, and running
  • Level up your Push-ups: Techniques, Benefits, Variations

    If done in proper form, a push-up can give your whole upper body a great workout. Push-ups are great for the triceps, pectoral muscles, shoulders,...
  • Be Kind to yourself

    We get it, you want to say goodbye to the 2020 version of yourself and hello to the 2021 version. We are all striving to be the best versions of o...