My name is Oyisa Hackula, I am 21 years old. I was born in East London, South Africa, but I moved to Port Elizabeth when I matriculated at Hudson Park High School in 2015. I am currently doing a National Diploma in Industrial Engineering at Nelson Mandela University and have been here since 2016 staying with my brother and will hopefully finish my studies in 2020 I also play rugby for the university and soon going to study to become a certified personal trainer.
I started lifting weights at the age of 16 and I haven’t looked back, because what I appreciate the most about training is the process, the pump and obviously the improvements that come with it. During the next two years I had people asking me how I trained to get my body to a certain point, certain muscle groups and honestly had no knowledge of it at all, all I knew is train hard and eat right which is very vague. In my last year in high school, I started doing research on bulking and I managed to get to my heaviest that year, but maintained a decent looking body.
I wanted to help people in a more logical, understandable way and help with their own fitness processes, but first I had to start understanding it myself, so during the last few months of my first year in varsity when I went home for holidays, I went on a diet to become leaner that really worked for me and then managed to reach my leanest from 18% to 12% body fat with losing 1 kg only.
I felt that I had researched and experienced a bit to at least help some people who are as lost as I was five years ago, knowing I still have a lot to learn, I started Fitness As Tradition as the platform to share and learn for everyone that needs it to drive a new generation of fitness inspired people that can pass that on to their family, friends and the next generation – this movement has only started, are you willing to be a part of it?
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