We can all experience some aches and pains when we’re training. The discomfort you feel 24 hours or more after exercising is commonly known as delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). DOMS is the result of micro tears to your muscle fibres caused by excessive or new exercise. It’s common when you’re just starting a new routine or ..
Days of sitting or wearing heels can actually tighten up the muscles in the front of your hips, which shuts down the muscles in the back which can get worse over time and lead to a flat or shapeless butt. The key to a great butt is to focus on the big, compound movements, such as deadlifts, squats and lunge variations. These fundamental movemen ..
A good breakfast fuels you up and gets you ready for the day. In general, kids and adults who eat breakfast have more energy, do better in school or work, and eat healthier throughout the day. Without breakfast, people can get irritable, restless, and tired. According to Better Health Channel (Victoria) (http://www.bet ..
Snacking can actually work as an advantage for your weight loss because it’s actually a good thing to eat frequently instead of waiting until you're extremely hungry. It can stop you from overeating and it helps keep your blood sugar levels normal and brain chemistry in balance. By pre-planning for snacks and eating the right f ..
Workouts can boost your energy and mood along with all the other health benefits. But, sometimes our workout can make us hungrier and we end up eating enough food to more than undo our last sweat session. While exercise can actually be an awesome appetite suppressant, if you're making one of these mistakes you might find yourself stuck in ..
It’s important to be in tune with your body and any changes that may occur. It’s common these days to jump onto Google and figure out what the new change could signify. Self-diagnoses is on the rise and is a concern when people are under or over estimating exactly what the issue is. Nevertheless, whatever the c ..
Walk a Kilometre Every day, 38 Australian women are told they have breast cancer, but more women are surviving the disease than ever before. Survival rates in Australia have improved by about 15 per cent over the past 20 years. Improvements in survival are attributed to earlier detection of breast cancer through regular mammograms and imp ..
We know a lot of strong women; women who motivate us every day. They are all around us and the chances are that you’re one too. It takes kick-ass women to encourage future kick-ass women. For the 2nd year in a row we will be celebrating these strong women and all the women we know in supporting the National Breast Cancer Foundation with o ..
We cook with it regularly, and occasionally may even dip our crunchy bread into it… but did you know olive oil has countless ways to improve our health and research is revealing even more, almost on a daily basis. It’s an essential ingredient to a Mediterranean diet – one of the world’s longest living ..
Fat isn’t always the enemy. The foods on this list can be high in fat content but they also come with some great health benefits. Try adding them into your diet this week. Remember, portion sizes are the key when eating these foods but you don’t always have to be scared of fat. Almonds About ¼ cup of almonds co ..