Yoga can be an important part of your belly-shrinking plan, regardless of whether you've ever practiced before. Not only does it burn calories and help tone your trouble spots, but research also shows that it has the power to alter your eating patterns, your sleep habits, and your mood -- all things that will affect how much weight you pack ont ..
Organic and natural products are definitely a hot trend right now. And it’s no wonder, with proven benefits not only to your health but the environment, this trend might just be the preferred choice for all of us in the future. Only problems is, most purely organic products are just too expensive. Despite organic markets buzzing with peop ..
There is some buzz around at the moment about clean eating and its benefits on the body and the planet. By avoiding chemicals, preservatives, and refined sugars you’re achieving a more positive impact on our environment and reducing the likelihood of developing serious health conditions, like cancer. Other health benefits include immune boost, ..
The fitness landscape in Australia is continually changing. As new research comes out or new training techniques are embraced, we are always exploring new ways to workout. Just look at the CrossFit craze or the number of gyms now open 24 hours a day. What we have been told in the past may not necessarily be the best advice for our present d ..
With all the excitement of the New Year, people begin to consider what they want out of it. Do they want to travel the world? Do they want to start working out and eating healthy? The resolutions are endless! However, as much as we say we are going to follow through with these ideas, most of the time our plans fall through. Here are 5 ..
In order for your tummy to expand and make way for your growing bub, pregnancy splits your abdominal muscles down the middle. After giving birth, physiotherapists will encourage new mums to carefully exercise these muscles to ensure they heal and close back together. Here are some exercises you can do to assist with this process. It is imp ..
For those who want to train like they’ve landed a part in the next Wolverine flick, here are some serious ways to take your fitness to the next level. 1. Increase resistance – increasing the weight lifted in meaningful increments ensures the muscle is pushed beyond its previous point of failure thus maintaining the muscle buildi ..
It's that time of year - we all make goals and hope we can finally get to achieving them (or at least some of them) this time. Well, goals are a great first step in making them happen, and here are seven actions you can do to ensure you're on the right road to seeing them all fulfilled in 2014. 1. Start with Shoes We all know it takes bot ..
Our Fit Advocate for the month of December is your inspirational girl - Gail. Located at our Westfield North Lakes Kiosk (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmill-kiosks/north-lakes), Gail (despite what she says) has a lot selfless love to give. And is very knowledgeable when it comes to all things health. As a mum, and wellness believer, she ins ..
If you're planning on going away on vacation, your workouts can go with you too! Here are 5 ways to incorporate some active sessions around a holiday and still make time to do lots of fun stuff with friends and family. Short but intense workout If you’re going away, start training and practising a condensed version of your workout. ..