The Teachers Corner

Our Fitness League teachers have a wealth of knowledge and experience. We’ll share tips, information and tricks here as part of your Fitness League Journey.

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Two Big Words Worth Knowing

Two Big Words Worth Knowing

WHY are these words important?1. They are the systems that inform our brains about the internal state of our bodies, muscles and joints.2. Without this information our brains cannot accurately direct our movements.3. Apart from their crucial role in movement, they...

Using Therabands in Your Workout

Using Therabands in Your Workout

Various forms of apparatus such as weights, balls, and therabands have an important role in the Extend Exercise classes.  Apart from introducing a variety of movements into the routines, they also fulfil special functions in exercising different muscle groups.The...

Coronavirus Thoughts and Memories

Coronavirus Thoughts and Memories

Thoughts & Memories -Coronavirus.2019 was fast winding down, And we were preparing to leave Cape town,To go on holidays near and far, By plane or train or in the car. But far away across the world, In Wuhan China , it seemed absurd,An unknown virus was taking...

Fit Family Fun in Lockdown

Fit Family Fun in Lockdown

Over the past 20-something years, the Fitness League classes and family have contributed significantly to my overall health and wellbeing. Training as both an Extend and Active Seniors teacher has challenged and grown me. Teaching the classes brings me much joy and...

How to Overcome Brain Ageing Patterns

How to Overcome Brain Ageing Patterns

It’s a well known axiom that ageing starts from the moment we’re born. As we progress through life from infant to child and through puberty to adulthood, our body, including the brain, goes through many perfectly normal changes. We grow taller, stronger, faster, and...

Exercising During Lockdown

Exercising During Lockdown

Life often throws us a curved ball and nothing could be more true than right now. Who would have thought that we would have to stay at home and cease all outside activities including our much anticipated and enjoyable weekly classes.There are many exercises and ways...

Simple Exercises to Improve Your Balance

Simple Exercises to Improve Your Balance

According to the World Health Organization¹ falls are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Globally, each year, there are 37.3 million falls that require medical attention and an estimated 646 00 individuals die as a result...

Loving Fitness League

Loving Fitness League

I’m Andy Frieslaar and I’ve been a Fitness League teacher for a year and a half! I joined the League about 6 years ago and discovered a way of exercising that I absolutely loved and a community of wonderful women. Getting to class twice a week became a priority, not a...

Move It or Loose It

Move It or Loose It

It is important that older women understand the value of exercising in preventing and reversing Osteopenia and Osteoporosis.  While more and more of our elderly population are going to exercise and dance classes there are still too many who think they should protect their bodies or who think a little walking is enough.

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