Training
 
 
 
Christmas
 
exercise this christmas
exercise this christmas
exercise this christmas

Making the healthy choice: How to stay in shape over the festive period

We all know the temptations that come our way over the festive period, whether it’s the canapés that look so delicious, the drinks that flow freely at the office party or the chocolates that you are offered every time you pay y...
 
Fitness
 
how to really get a six pack
how to really get a six pack
how to really get a six pack

How To Make Your Middle The Centre Of Attention. A serious article on the six pack

The elusive “six-pack”… how often have you stood in front of the bathroom mirror sucking in your stomach and scanning your reflection for those little chiselled parcels that so very rarely agree to make an appearance? A lot of ...

 
Fitness
 
naturally increase your testosterone levels
naturally increase your testosterone levels
naturally increase your testosterone levels

4 ways to naturally increase your testosterone levels

Testosterone is somewhat of a dirty word. Misconceptions about testosterone arise, however, due to an inherent lack of understanding about its benefits. The common consensus is that high levels of testosterone result in negativ...
 
Blog
 
At the finish line of Tough Mudder
At the finish line of Tough Mudder
At the finish line of Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder: What’s it really like?

It seems a long time ago now, but, in May 2013, four friends and I decided to have a crack at what is purported to be “probably the toughest event on the planet,” Tough Mudder. I signed up for the event with some bizarre notion...
 
swiss ball
 
how to actually use that swiss ball
how to actually use that swiss ball
how to actually use that swiss ball

How to actually use that Swiss Ball

Swiss Balls were the big fad of the early 2000s. They have been around since 1963 as a device for rehabbing, but became part of the main stream around 10-15 years ago. I remember the moment they hit the gyms, every gym. You cou...

 
HIIT
 
Strensa takes a look at the insanity workout
Strensa takes a look at the insanity workout
Strensa takes a look at the insanity workout

The Insanity Workout: What’s all the fuss about?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last couple of years, you will no doubt have heard about the phenomenon that is the Insanity Workout. It’s one of the fastest growing crazes in the fitness industry and the sheer v...
 
Health
 
skipping
skipping
skipping

Lessons from the playground: Why skipping is a great addition to your training regime

Skipping may be a form of exercise that you attach either positive or negative childhood memories to, but if you’re looking to spice up your training regime, add a bit of variation and burn a lot of calories, then skipping coul...
 
Health
 
HIIT
HIIT
HIIT

HIIT – New Kid on the Block?

Have you been hit over the head with a little something called HIIT lately? If you haven’t then you are in the minority because, believe me, it is much bigger than a stone age battle club! From scientific research study to offi...

 
Blog
 
Suspension Training with Strensa
Suspension Training with Strensa
Suspension Training with Strensa

Suspension training: The ultimate full body workout?

Here at Strensa, we are always on the lookout for ways to spice up our training schedules. Sports science dictates that carrying on with the same routine month after month eventually sees your gains plateau, but for me, persona...