Women’s Health, hydrated by Powerade with adidas, is looking for SA’s next celebrity trainer — a woman with a powerful fitspo story and the ability to inspire others to get off the couch and embrace an active, healthy lifestyle. The judges have narrowed the search to twelve inspirational women. Now it’s up to you to select the five finalists who will go into the running for the title of 2019 Women’s Health Next Fitness Star.
The top 12 introduce themselves and their favourite workouts. If you like what you see, be sure to vote for your favourite.
Meet Zinhle Masango
Bodybuilder, athletic nutritionist, influencer, online coach and mother- Zinhle ‘Fitness Junkie’ Masango is doing it all. Zinhle fell in love with working out when she started exercising as a means to defend herself and build confidence to leave an abusive relationship. Fast forward many years later, and she’s now using her passion to help others build confidence and strong bodies.
Build A Strong Body
Try out Zinhle’s full body workout to help you burn fat and strengthen your muscles. She explains how you can perform these exercises that will help you build a strong body in no time.
Weighted jumping lunge
When performing a jump lunge, you’ll simultaneously work all of the lower-body muscles targeted by a standard lunge, including the quads, glutes, hamstrings, and calves. Adding weight(dumbbells or medicine ball) makes the workout more challenging.
Medicine ball slams
The medicine ball slam is great for developing power, strength, and speed. Muscles targeted when performing this exercise are triceps, abdomen, shoulders, calves, back, glutes, quads,
Jump squats help tone the calves, glutes, hamstrings, core, and quadriceps. Unlike traditional stagnant squats, Jumping squats will increase your heart rate which in turn makes it a cardiovascular exercise.
Battle ropes are often thought of as a tool for your upper body, which they are. However, their benefits don’t end there. Battle rope workouts work the muscles in your abs, back, and glutes, and you can incorporate movements, such as lunges, and squats, that work your lower body, too.
Alternating Step Over
This exercise is great for symmetry, balance and cardiovascular. The exercise targets the lower body muscle groups namely quads, hamstrings, calves and glutes.
TRX mountain climbers
TRX mountain climbers are great for improving agility, posture and coordination.
This exercise focuses on your core muscles which consist of your abs, obliques, lower back, glutes and pelvic floor. The exercise also targets the tricep.
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