Category: Dave’s Blog

These days athletes and civilians are always looking for ways to become more efficient and better use of time. A common barrier to this is the time it takes to recover from exercise. There is a balance to be found with exercise; undertraining and over training, recovery times – too long or too short. This…

One way in which we can achieve happiness comes from solving problems, I discuss this in my book “live to inspire”. However it is also worth mentioning the hormones that are associated with feelings of euphoria. Where they come from and what they do. There are 4 key hormones commonly associated with happiness and each…

A Conscious thought is a process where memories, feelings and active choices are made. We consciously think about the decisions and processes in the things we choose to do. Subconscious, not to be confused with unconscious, occurs when we perform an action without conscious thought. No active thinking or processing is required. We know what…

Constantly hungry? Hormones are synthetic couriers that are discharged straightforwardly into the blood, which conveys them to organs and tissues of the body to apply their capacities. There are numerous sorts of chemicals that follow up on various parts of real capacities and cycles. A portion of these include: Metabolism of food Sexual processes and…

Sleep We as a whole wish we had a greater amount of it. However it’s still. So. Tricky. And keeping in mind that yawning and feeling tired constantly can be a bummer, an absence of zzz’s can really hugely affect your wellbeing. Specialists say you should expect to get somewhere in the range of seven…

1. DUMBBELL SQUAT PRESS – 10-12 REPS A combination of a squat and overhead press, also know as a ‘thruster’. These compound exercises put together help recruit large fat burning muscles groups like your quads, shoulders and glutes. This exercise targets the whole body and all you need is a pair of dumbbells. Start by…

Life is EASIER when you’re strong Carrying your food shop? One trip. Children to carry? No problem. Car stuck in the snow? Push it out with ease. Feel like a badass? YUP! Plus, whether you’re 10kg overweight or just need to lose the last 3kg, strength training is one of the most effective ways to…

We’ve all listened to the guy who bemoans his brutal leg workout—how his hour of squats, leg presses, and hamstring curls leaves him hobbling out of the gym and crippled with soreness for three days thereafter. There’s a place for those workouts—if you’re into bodybuilding, masochism, or building quads that can only be appreciated in…

Mindfulness may be a buzzword used by the ultra-calm, but it’s slowly creeped into the mainstream over the last year or two. This can have multiple benefits on our frame of mind and everyday routines – including exercise. Think about all the times you’ve clock-watched your way through a workout, or make a hefty to-do…

On my first day ever, I remember feeling so nervous about what environment I was about to step into. I didn’t know where anything was and I didn’t actually know what workout I wanted or needed to do to help me with my goals. That being said here are ten things I wish I knew…