Tyrone Wessels


Tyrone is a passionate health and fitness enthusiast, who practices what he preaches. At the age of six he started JKA Karate and twelve years later achieved 1st Dan. At the same time he began doing Iyengar yoga, and is today an internationally qualified Power Yoga instructor, and holds regular classes for like-minded fitness fanatics.

During his high school years he played Provincial squash and for two years represented Gauteng at a national level. He often came from the back and overwhelmed the competition with his determination and tenacity. He is a qualified Personal Trainer and has a degree in Marketing. Tyrone just loves to train, and enjoys seeing results in his own practice and that of his students and clients.

exercise | Longevity Live

One of the biggest reasons behind failure is the misalignment of objectives. In today’s article we will reveal why you need to exercise with a purpose to ensure long term commitment and success. So why do you exercise? To feel appreciated by yourself and / or others. It feels invigorating.

Stroke | Longevity Live

Many of us believe that our psychology resides only in our intricate brain. Quite simply this is not entirely true! The psyche cannot exist without the rest of the body. You can therefore use your body to improve your psyche. Fake It Until You Make It The approach of acting

interval training | Longevity Live

Many of us want to get in and out the gym as quickly as possible but still have an effective workout. This goal is achievable but will require a bit of planning. Here I will explain how you can ensure an successful fitness program using interval training. Cardio & interval

exercise | Longevity Live

The mind is a powerful tool when it comes to pushing one’s limits; and what’s truly interesting is the mind games we can use to peak performance. In this column Tyrone Wessels, a personal trainer & power yoga instructor, will shed some light on some useful fitness training tips to

hiking for lupus | Longevity Live

For many of us the topic of fitness entails serious gym environment, which can be grueling in many aspects. When one’s fitness lacks fun and playfulness, it’s very easy to find excuses not to train. In today’s article, personal trainer Tyrone Wessels will discuss the activities that burn a great

grip | Longevity Live

Do you struggle to open tight condiment jars, water taps, slippery round door handles and a variety plastic sealed food packets? Or you find difficulty in the tasks that require you to hold something for extended periods of time? Perhaps you play sports that involve a bat, racquet, ball etc

Many people approach their training incorrectly by not emphasizing a thorough warm-up and place a great deal of strain on their joints. Your knees are especially at risk. The health of the knee is dependent on strong leg musculature, and obviously how kind you are to your knee when it’s

There are 4 and 1… Left and right… They can do almost anything, from pointing at something, waving goodbye, hi fiving your friend, clapping against one another in delight, writing, typing, gripping and many more amazing feats…. Yes you must have guessed it, your hands. If not the most amazing

lower back pain | Longevity LIVE

Have you ever been confronted with a situation where you are required to perform an action that is beyond your current movement range, like having a back itch that you can’t reach with your own hands? Improving your range of movement can better your daily life. If you’ve had to get

resistance training | Longevity LIVE

Resistance training is an effective tool for enhancing your health and changing your body composition. Being a fitness enthusiast and avid gym goer, I have found resistance training somewhat limited when it comes to flexibility training, specifically muscle lengthening. This limitation is due to the slightly shortened resting position of