When we finally get the motivation (and time) to jump on the treadmill, we might fill up the water bottle and do a quick warm. But the steps you take after your workout are just as important! So before bolting for the shower, add these four essential activities to your routine, to maximise the benefits of exercising. 1. Cool Down C ..
You've heard the old saying: Slow and steady wins the race. Well, it may also burn more calories, at least in the long run. Researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands concluded that people who engage in moderate physical activity, such as walking and biking, had the highest overall physical activity levels. Their study ..
Muay Thai pads are a fantastic way to continue your martial art, boxing and self-defence training at home. Specifically designed to re-create the experience of sparring with a real person, this product is great for increasing and developing your strength, co-ordination and combat skills. There are a few key things to consider when choosing ..
Hi David, I received the manual in PDF from Jolene & the brochure is gorgeous! After much nagging from me, Steve finally put it all together last night...oh my God David! That is one hell of a sexy machine! Sooo quiet & so aesthetically pleasing. I absolutely love it & it leaves all the other machines I have looking clunk ..
Everywhere you go, there seems to be constant supply of food, food, and more food. The constant presence and easy access of food would be enough to break your resolve to stop overeating. Here are some common problems that promote such behaviour at your home or in your office. Food that is in easy access will always be eaten no matter what t ..
These are some things that should be done to have your cardio sessions be rewarding and not harmful (concerning your muscles). Top Ten Tips So, let's get started with these helpful tips that will improve your cardio: 1. For fat loss, cardio should be done on an empty stomach. (Everyone knows this, no need to go on with it.) 2. Cardi ..
There are lots of benefits to treadmill running, and it's a great alternative for runners when weather or safety issues make it impossible to run outside. Follow these tips to make your treadmill running more effective, enjoyable, and safe. Use a slight incline Set the treadmill inclination to 1% to 2%. Since there's no wind resistance in ..
Healthy eating tips Foods/drinks to have more of: Vegetables and fruit – include two serves of fruit and five serves of vegetables each day to obtain fibre, vitamins, minerals and important antioxidants.Fish – include fish, wholegrains and green leafy vegetables regularly each week to obtain important omega-3 fatty acids, wh ..
Running is one of the most effective and rewarding exercises when it comes to improving fitness, reducing weight or improving athletic performance. The fact it requires little equipment and can be done just about anywhere is a great advantage also. A good pair or suitable running shoes is a must and then it just comes down to determination and ..
Everyone longs for one of those I-can-eat-anything-and-not-gain-any weight metabolisms. Unfortunately, those are rare (and if you’re reading this, you probably don’t have one). But there are ways to increase your body’s ability to burn calories, so I advise all my clients to add the following metabolism boosters to their ..