Research in the US have shown that tiny movements we make constantly – from fidgeting to toe tapping can really add up to big energy burners. Researchers refer to these tiny incidental activities as “NEAT”, which stands for “Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis”, and over time they really can make a huge differe ..
You've got the treadmill, you've set goals, you're staring at the bikini to fit into this summer. Now what? Well, start... and as soon as possible! The idea here is to establish a daily or weekly routine for using your treadmill as quickly as possible so it's a good idea to walk on your treadmill around the same time each day and on the sam ..
Staying safe at all times is paramount when we are using a treadmill and storing it. Here are our top seven things you can do to help ensure your safety and the safety of others who may come into contact with your treadmill: Always read the instructions of your new treadmill carefully before using it for the first time. Always ensure tha ..
To get the most enjoyment and use out of your treadmill consider having the following things on or around the treadmill: As we head into Spring, make the most of your Air Cool Console Fan! In Summer, consider adding a pedestal fan which you can place in front of the treadmill to provide extra cooling breeze like that naturally found outdoors ..
Many people have heard of Heart Rate Monitors for exercising, and it’s fairly straight forward to understand what it does, but how important is it to use and what are the benefits? In a nutshell, knowing your heart rate allows you to tailor your workout so that you can keep exercising at a steady, fat-burning pace without exhausting y ..
Here are 10 exercises to get you toned and terrific for the warmer months! No. 1: Squats With an Exercise Ball 1. Stand with the exercise ball propped between your lower (lumbar) spine and a wall, pressing slightly into the ball. With hands at your sides or on hips, check that your feet are hip-width apart and slightly in front of you. ..
If you ask most people where their treadmill is they will tell you in their garage or spare bedroom. These locations can be very lonely, boring and in some cases downright uninspiring. The result is that you lose motivation and soon give up on your workout. With a little imagination you can create a more positive atmosphere and get yourself bac ..
Adopt these 4 easy tactics to burn calories in your everyday. Take the Stairs If you were to climb stairs for 15 minutes, you’d burn approximately 137 calories. If you don’t have stairs at home or work, buy yourself a small stair step that you can use while watching TV. You don’t even have to step during your shows &ndas ..
Recent research shows a clear connection between meat consumption and the likeliness of having a stroke. One study found the total consumption of fresh and processed red meat is significantly positively associated with risk of total stroke. Each daily serving of meat increased this risk by 11- 13%. Skipping meat one day a week can be an ea ..
Chowing down on fibre-enriched foods such as yogurt, soy milk, and breakfast bars might seem like an easy way to hit your nutritional goals, but it may not help you lose weight. A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition found that eating bars with added fibre for breakfast does not decrease hunger, food cravings, or f ..