Starting a fitness routine or even embarking on a new one can be a little daunting. It's hard to know where to start when there is so much choice and advice out there. Never fear, we've broken it down for you so taking the first few steps is easy and also motivating enough to keep wanting more. Knowing where you start It& ..
Starting anything can be hard but when it involves pain, sweating and cold mornings it’s understandable that a lot of people would rather retreat under the covers and hit the snooze button. If you’re after real and lasting results than you need to make the commitment each day to do what it takes and put in the effort to ach ..
When your mind is strong, your body is going to be strong. You’re better at handling stress, coping with suffering, dealing with adversity, making sacrifices, and pushing through the limitations that you’ve placed on yourself. You can conquer every goal, every workout and every challenge by building your mental toughness. ..
Massage can be a great addition to your training to improve recovery time between exercises, enhance flexibility and help your overall health and wellbeing. Not everyone can make it to a massage therapist on a regular schedule, but you can still get lots of the benefits through incorporating foam rolling or by using a therapeutic massa ..
Spending more of your day standing could reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Research is showing that the impact of sitting all day as the average office worker does for six hours or more can be associated with a whole range of health problems, from obesity to diabetes to cancer. What’ ..
This is the time of the week where you hit your wall at work and it brings the inescapable urge to just run back to bed and forget the world exists with its meetings and deadlines. You don’t want to even think about training today because in your mind you’re already in your pajamas. Exercising is a decision you have ..
With a shiny new treadmill set up ready to go, your active wear on, motivation is at an all-time high! So seize this opportunity and set yourself up for success by doing these 5 simple tips. Start with a walk. Treadmills are one of the easiest cardio machines to use, but it’s a matter of getting u ..
Your workout doesn’t stop when you get off the treadmill or do your last rep. To maximise your results after each training session, you need to put some effort into your post-workout routine. It can help you improve your range of motion, reduce muscle soreness and boost your recovery so it’s definitely worth it. Co ..
Sleep deprivation affects so many things that we don’t think about. Everything from our muscle-building ability to our alertness and moods. It’s easier to disregard the importance of sleep because we usually just fix it with a coffee. When you start to understand how important sleep is to your body, your strength, y ..
Whether it’s a spare bedroom or a spare spot in the garage, having a dedicated area to workout in brings loads of motivation and means you have your very own fitness studio that your friends will be envious of. No sharing sweaty equipment, no membership fees. Here are three easy steps to get you set up and working out on you ..