7 (surprisingly easy) ways to get your body working harder Are you after super-simple ways to take your workout to the next body-challenging level? Here are a few surprisingly easy ways to get your body working harder. 1. Keep moving When you’re taking breaks in between your Zumba or salsa class in order to keep your heart rat ..
Next time you're on a bus or train, holding on to a pole to avoid a fall, cranky that another commuter has nabbed the last seat, consider the fact that standing up could boost your longevity. Not only do we need to get more exercise but we also need to spend less of our time sitting down, Australian researchers say. Their study of more ..
We’ve all been there. You need to go for a run, but the weather is just too cold and wet, and going to the gym just isn’t an option. In which case, a treadmill at home makes the perfect alternative for your cardio workout. Lucky for you, CardioTech are behind three of the best treadmills in the fitness industry. The CardioTech G ..
Before we had our exercise equipment I was very overweight with low self esteem, and did not want to be seen by anyone- especially having photos taken.We looked at gym fees and the ongoing expense that was out of the question- Everyone is already skinny in the gym, you feel very uncomfortable being overweight trying to slog through the exercise ..
Melbourne to host Bupa’s Largest Circuit Training World Record attempt This Friday 23 March, Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square will be the scene of a momentous occasion in fitness history. Bupa will host an official Guinness World Record Attempt for the highest number of people participating in a full body work out sim ..
Got 10 seconds? That’s all you need to slim down, shape up, and get healthy once and for all 1. Spear a Hangover To reduce the severity of a hangover, order a side of asparagus. When South Korean researchers exposed a group of human liver cells to asparagus extract, the extract suppressed free radicals and more than doubled th ..
One of the best ways to reduce the risk of the common cold is by keeping up regular exercise during winter. But if you do catch a cold – should you continue exercising? Research from the American College of Sports Medicine has shown that exercising with a cold doesn’t affect the severity or duration of cold symptoms. If symp ..
Exercise is proven to help manage self-control It's the same story every year... as soon as the clock strikes 12 and ticks over into the new year, you vow to start eating healthy, make the most of that gym membership and give up all your vices - whether it's smoking, wine or chocolate. However, as January starts to take its toll, you start ..
Without guidance from a trainer, your running style could be a little off track. Here are four common pavement-pounding mistakes to avoid if you want to reap max benefits from your treadmill session Running technique Many joggers take steps that stretch slightly beyond their natural running motion, triggering excessive rotation, which occu ..
There's yet another difference between the sexes. Women are more likely to have heart attacks that don't announce themselves with crushing chest pain, finds a study just out in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. And women having heart attacks like these are more likely to die than men. While pain and discomfort in th ..