Are your eating habits sabotaging your results (part 2)

This week we focus on increasing your protein intake. More

Are your eating habits sabotaging your results? (Part 1)

Following on from "My Three Golden Rules" blog, this week I'm delving a little deeper to give you an insider's view as to why so many people exercise regularly, follow low fat eating plans but still rarely achieve results. More

Impact of high intensity training on your blood sugar

Researchers at McMaster University in Canada have found that brief high intensity workouts, as little as six sessions over two weeks, rapidly lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics, offering a potential fix for patients who struggle to meet exercise guidelines. More

Plan your training intensity around your fitness goals

It's important to understand your training intensity ratio i.e. how much low cardio you should do each week v's how much hard cardio training.  If you include both types of training and push yourself to include "hard" cardio, it will help you to increase your levels of fitness and ultimately you will reach your fitness goal. More

What would you like to achieve for your health? Fill me in!

In order to get the most out of your new health and fitness regime you need to gain clarity on what it is you'd personally like to achieve.  We all have different goals but what is it that's important to you? More

Australia’s premier online fitness equipment store

Australians choose to exercise and work out in different ways. While some may feel right at home in the gym, others prefer the comfort, convenience and privacy of exercising in their own home. CardioTech provides the best fitness equipment for the home to help you smash it in your daily workout regime. More

What’s your body type? Knowing will help you exercise more efficiently

To kick off the blog this week we take a look at body types, this is a real eye opener! More

Myths about Healthy Eating

Eating healthy can be harder than you think, thanks to an enterprising food industry that wants us to consume more than we need. That’s because our country’s agricultural system produces twice what most people require, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service. This encourages creative marketing to unload the excess, much of it with minimal nutritional value. As a nutrition consultant, I know that words such as “low fat,” “high fiber,” “multigrain” and “natural” can fool even the most sophisticated customers into believing what they’re buying is healthful. So what can you do? First, make a habit of reading the ingredients list, not just the Nutrition Facts panel. And remember the following products worth resisting. More

How can you improve your diet and exercise behaviours?

Changing daily routines to increase healthy eating and physical activity takes a little effort and practice. More

Move More, Feel Good

During life some people move in and out of periods where they are active and not so active. If you have ever had a period of time where you have not been as active as usual did you notice a change in your mood? These periods of time, sometimes out of our control, emphasise how important movement is to our lives. Being active positively influences all aspects of our lives and components of our health, yes definitely the physical component but also the mental, emotional and social components of health. More