Mahasa all about fitness

2015-11-25 06:23


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THULO MAHASA, fitness fanatic, is determined to make a difference in communities through health and fitness education.

The dynamic trainer says ”health fitness” is the new trend in black communities!

The 32-year-old Virgin Active fitness trainer, who was born and bred in Kroonstad, says his passion for fitness and healthy living has motivated him to teach others about a better way to live healthier lives.

After obtaining his diploma in Sports Management at the Exercise Teachers Academy in Bloemfontein in 2007, Mahase further studied human anatomy at the International Institute for Sports Science and Fitness Training in 2013.

It seemed natural for Mahasa to move onto a career in sport and fitness after being an active child throughout his youth.

Mahasa believes that by empowering women mentally and physically, they would be better able to develop themselves and their communities holistically.

“I am so passionate about fitness in general and especially assisting women with weight loss. My passion has always been to work in a township environment since I saw there is a great need to educate and empower its community members about wellness,” he said.

Mahasa mentioned that a large number of black people still didn’t have access to gym facilities hence his establishment of outreach fitness programmes in communities.

“I want to teach people to use their own body weight to exercise,” Mahasa explained.

Although Mahasa has been a fitness trainer for just over two years at Virgin Active in Bloemfontein, the dynamic fitness guru already has a hefty following of both women and men striving for clean living.

Mahasa emphasised the importance of eating a healthy and balanced diet to yield optimum results from exercising.

“Fitness training without a proper healthy diet will not yield results,” said Mahasa.

Mahasa hosted a four-hour fitness bootcamp at the Ashwood Spa, Bloemfontein, on Saturday (21/11).

Themed Get fit or die Trying, the bootcamp delivered a workout of champions.

“Women often give up on their exercise routine because of a lack of support and motivation, but at Adventure Boot Camp they got the support they needed,” said Mahasa.

During the boot camp participants were provided breakfast, water, energy drinks and fruits.

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