Fitness Tips

Exercise is the key to longevity

Exercise is a cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle, but its significance extends far beyond immediate physical gains. One of the most critical aspects of exercise is its profound impact on longevity: not only in terms of years lived, but in terms of vitality and independence also. At Nielsen Fitness, we think longevity should be part of your ‘why’ for engaging in […]


how to protect your knees from pain

As pivotal joints in our body, the knees bear the brunt of our movements and activities. This makes them susceptible to wear and tear over time.Whether you’re dealing with knee pain or aiming to prevent it, adopting a holistic approach to knee health is paramount. In this guide, we’ll delve into the many causes of knee pain and discuss the […]


How exercise can unlock confidence

Confidence is a quality that many people aspire to have and one that can positively impact your life in many ways. Whether it’s in social interaction, career advancement, or personal development, confidence is a key ingredient for success. While there are numerous ways to boost self-esteem, one of the most effective methods is through regular exercise. Here’s how: How exercise […]


Why it’s important to take breaks from exercise

Exercise is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. It boosts physical fitness, enhances mental well-being, and contributes to overall vitality. However, it’s important to remember that rest and recovery days are just as important as training days and play a vital role in overall fitness and wellbeing. Below is an overview of why. Why it's important to take breaks […]


The mind-muscle connection and why it’s important

Repetitions – reps for short! – are the building blocks of a successful workout, but not all reps are the equally impactful. Every rep must be intentionally executed – simply going through the motions won’t cut it. Which is why we focus on the quality of each rep with our clients. Believe it or not, doing this one thing can have a […]


How to Spice-up Your Home Workouts

Gone are the days when you had to drag yourself to a crowded gym to get some exercise. With the rising trend of home gyms and no-equipment exercise options, you can now get fit right in the comfort of your own home. But, over time, your at-home workout routine can get monotonous and even boring. Spice up your workout by […]


5 Tips For Staying On The Workout Wagon

Are you feeling unmotivated to exercise? Here are 5 tips to help you stick to your workout schedule and stay on track: STAYING ON TRACK: GET READY TO COMMIT  1. Focus on Your GoalsThe first step in sticking to a workout routine is to commit to it. Set a schedule and make sure to follow it. It’s also important to set […]


How To Do a Push-Up (properly!)

Push-ups: A staple exercise most people have known since high school gym class, often poorly executed or avoided altogether. No matter how fit you become, push-ups are a challenging exercise. You are pitted against your own muscle mass in an attempt to press the entire weight of your body. That’s tough! It’s no wonder many Nielsen Fitness clients are at […]