Wedding Podcast Ep.11 – Hermann Schroder – Get Your Body Wedding Ready

Mr Muscles Hermann Schroder is a sports scientist/personal trainer from Cape Town who guarantees results! We talk about planning and how to get your body wedding ready, and how to keep that healthy lifestyle going after the wedding. His expertise lies in the science of training – Health, fitness and a balanced lifestyle is his passion! Our in-house fitness fanatic Marlé sinks her teeth into the juicy details and sifts through all of the online fitness noise to get the answers we need. 

Topics discussed

  • How his provincial rugby career led him to personal training
  • His chance appearance on Expresso leading to building his brand
  • Working with celebrities
  • Nutrition vs Training
  • His opinion on Ketogenic/HFLC eating plans
  • How to differentiate between fads and real healthy choices
  • How often we should be eating
  • Detox – Good or Bad?
  • He explains what eating clean means
  • Why exercise is important in your weight loss and fitness journey
  • Pre-workout and post-workout foods
  • Protein shakes – Whey, Mass builders etc
  • How to fit exercise into a busy lifestyle
  • Effectively controlling calories
  • Cardio vs Weight training
  • How to prevent injury
  • Muscle stiffness/soreness vs injury
  • Muscle strength testing
  • Emergency weight loss
  • How to maintain your weight loss after the wedding

Hermann Schroder Fitness Expert Pink Book Weddings

Weekly discovery

BrandRocket is South Africa’s newest technological offering to the wedding industry. Think about the convenience of an instant photo booth, with the hipster, millennial use of hashtags and Instagram – and you get Instabooth! An instant printer that uses the hashtag you give your guests to use, which will print a polaroid-like photo the instant the image is posted to social media – what a fabulous way to entertain your guests and get extra behind the scenes memories of your wedding day!

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Next Week’s Episode:  

Riaan Geldenhuys (@Cape DJs) – Dazzling DJ – Riaan gives us advice on how to choose your wedding DJ and the wedding entertainment plus different types of wedding tents and the pros and cons of having a tented wedding reception.

Guests in upcoming episodes of the Pink Book Wedding Podcast:

If you have any questions on today’s podcast or you want to ask Hermann Schroder a specific question, please leave them in the comments section of the blog and we’ll be glad to help and find some answers, even discussing them in upcoming podcasts.


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