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Weight loss Vs Fat Loss – Whats the difference ? Is there one ? Some say you should throw your scale away ! Some say you should only be concerned about fat loss ! How [...]


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Nicholas Caracandas



A type 1 Diabetic and a firm believer that hard work produces the best results and that there is no easy road to success. Nicholas Caracandas is the owner of City Bowl Fitness - Strength and Conditioning as well as the TopShape online training portal called Nicholas has been in the game for just over a decade. With more than 600 clients under his belt and over 5000 hours of personal training completed his knowledge and ability to deliver results are unparalleled. Starting off specialising in Kettlebell training and boxing he became head coach and programmer for CrossFit Mother City's Strength and Conditioning program. He runs the Bikini Body Challenge at City Bowl Fitness which specialises in female weight loss and overall body sculpting. Being a type 1 Diabetic for 21 years he has a vast knowledge on Nutrition and healthy living with a vast understanding of tried and tested training methods capable of delivering any goals you may want and need. Nicholas works at 4 facilities around Cape Town and is the proud bid winner of a 2017 Government contract to provide services to profile government employees. Weight loss, lean muscle mass, sport specific training, performance training and injury rehabilitation are just some the services on offer. No matter your goal, shape or size he is one of the few trainers that offer a money back guarantee.

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Nutrition and fitness are passions of mine. This site is all about what Exercises and Eating habits work for me and my clients. Talk to a doctor before making any changes in your diet or exercise habits.

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