Everyone sweats, whether it's a hot day outside or you are trucking along on a treadmill.Sweating is our body's way of cooling itself down. Our sweat glands produce perspiration which is then carried to the skin's surface to lower the body's temperature. You can control the situation, to a degree. If you are a coffee drinker, caffeine can i ..
We love our BreakFree Pink Treadmill (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmills/breakfree), and this month it's the perfect excuse to love it even more! October is the National Breast Cancer Foundation's (http://www.nbcf.org.au) famous pink fundraising month and this year we're backing it big time with a 'Walk a kilometre in their shoes' even ..
So many of us battle a hectic daily routine. The key to juggling a busy schedule is to maintain stable energy levels throughout the day. Snacking on nutritious food options will keep you fuelled up, but, unfortunately, the most easily accessible snacks are not always the healthiest! Packages of processed chips, crackers, and fruit snacks lurk b ..
No doubt the headline has many of us hooked … “Just how does this work?” I hear you ask. “And can I really go at my own pace?” Well according to research in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, you can slash your risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) by 45%. The study monitored ru ..
That midday meal can make or break healthy habits — here's how to make sure lunch works for your weight-loss goals. 1. Drink a glass of water. Drinking water before a meal can help to settle some hunger pains and help you to eat less during the meal. 2. Lunhcbox. Cafes don’t usually show the amount of calories next to each c ..
There are plenty of theories out there on how to work out. And it’s a good thing that we’re all having these conversations and putting thought to living a more active life. But there are a few myths that may sway some people into doing things that may not necessarily make them fitter or healthier. So here are a few from PopSugar&rs ..
As Spring fires up, so do the Barbecues! Love a good cook up. But we tend to reach for the steaks and sausages which aren’t always the best healthy choice. So what are some tasty alternatives? Well here are a few to get things going. Better than Beef - Beef is usually a staple when it comes to barbecuing, but no need to always s ..
If you’re planning to start a clean eating way of life, then start here. Or if you already stock your fridge with nothing but healthy, then you’ll love these tips on how to organise the items so you can always find them, making it easier to stick to your goals. Get Organised. When the fridge is overflowing, food gets stuck in th ..
When we have fitness equipment in our home, it gives us convenience, reliability, and flexibility. So even after a long day at work or looking after children, we can quickly jump on it and move our bodies for better health. Sometimes it’s often put off because of time or energy. But even a quick workout can do a world of good, so her ..
We now know that sitting for long periods (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/_blog/Latest_Fitness_News/post/is-sitting-is-the-new-smoking/)can be harmful for our health. We also know that even if we exercise outside of work hours, it may not undo all the hours spent on our backsides. Yep, that's right. Our bodies are designed to move, and there ..