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Body and Soul

Body and Soul

Tired Of Not Getting Things Done? 6 Qualities That Set Goal Accomplishers Apart By Amy Selbach – I have often wondered about the psychology of goal setting and not following through. Does the cycle of empty promises that we make to ourselves do any more than fuel disappointment and self-defeat? If you review your decades…

5 Ways to Make Sure You Stay Fit This Summer + FREE Workout

5 Ways to Make Sure You Stay Fit This Summer + FREE Workout

In many ways, staying fit is only about one thing… ROUTINE. During the summer (or African Winter), when kids are out of school and everyone is taking their holidays it is hard to establish the same habits. Invariably every fall, people return to the studio with the same moan… “Uh Amy, I am so out…

New Year New You

New Year New You

January is my favourite month and favourite time of year. January is the time where we can all look at our lives with endless and renewed possibility. Below are some of my beginning-of-the-year rituals. They help me reflect back on my life and see how I can make it a truly new experience that exceeds the status…

Hang On And Get Fit

Hang On And Get Fit

 TRX is an unusual workout that strengthens and tones the entire body. Keen to try it? Here’s what you need to know Could two straps be all you need for a full body workout? Randy Hetrick, a former Navy Seal, thinks so. He created the Total Resistance Exercise (TRX) trainer when he was serving in…

Body Toning Workout Comes to Kenya

Body Toning Workout Comes to Kenya

Amy Selbach, who is seven months pregnant, starts on her workout with a few stretches that would put any unfit person to shame. Picking up a ball from the pile at the corner of the studio, she starts her routine workout. Using only the bars in the room for support, she begins her Barre session,…

What to do when exercises become boring

What to do when exercises become boring

Exercising is good for your body and mind; that you know. But with busy schedules it’s hard to While many are keen to keep fit and healthy, it’s hard to go the gym or for jogging everyday or even thrice a week. Amy Selbach, a fitness trainer at Taut Body Studio, says even exercise fanatics…

New York’s hottest exercise trend comes to Nairobi!

New York’s hottest exercise trend comes to Nairobi!

You no longer have to be a ballerina (or a drunk) to slide up to a barre daily. “Barre Workouts,” the fitness craze that has swept the U.S and London, has come to Nairobi. The new Taut Body Studio offers “Barre” and more of California’s hottest classes. Madonna, Natalie Portman and Kelly Ripa are devotees….