A six pack is not only the ultimate sign of looking fit and healthy, it also plays an integral part to keep your body moving and performing at its optimum. The essential ingredient to obtaining washboard ads is not endless sit-ups, its just as much to do with your diet. The layer of fat surrounding your mid-section needs to disappear to dis ..
Looking for a reason to unhand that éclair? Here’s your sugar takedown du jour: A new global study published in PLoS ONE found an independent, direct link between sugar in the food supply and our risk of developing diabetes. Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine, the University of California Berkeley, and the Univers ..
There are so many exercise bikes available that it's easy to be overwhelmed. Spinning bikes, stationary bikes, dual action bikes, and recumbent bikes are probably some of the terms you've heard. It's almost as though you have to be a fitness equipment engineer to understand the differences! Recumbent bikes are the exercise bikes with the c ..
Should we be exercising in the morning, afternoon or at night if we want to lose weight and maximize fat loss? Here are the pros and cons of exercising at various times throughout the day in order to help you plan your workouts to ensure you burn the maximum number of calories or kilojoules and in doing so move you closer to achieving your weig ..
Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but a proper diet and regular physical activity can be the key to a healthy heart. This Valentine’s Day, indulge your sweetheart with a heart-healthy gift or date. Rather than tempting your beloved with chocolates, consider a gift that has more permanence. Search for a poem that describe ..
So many of us underestimate the importance of correctly refuelling our bodies before and after exercise. Considering our food intake is a crucial factor in getting the best results, it's about time we gave this topic the attention it deserved. It all starts with eating the right amounts of the right foods. So what's right? With the endless ..
Here are the top 6 reasons why treadmills (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmills-australia) are one of the most popular exercise machines around! Comfort and safety. No extreme heat or cold. No rain or wind. No darkness. No traffic. No mean dogs, wild animals or weirdos. If you say treadmill training removes the spirit of adventure that ou ..
New Year, New You? New Years Resolutions? Unless you’ve experienced some kind of metamorphic transformation, you probably feel similar to how you felt a week ago. Perhaps a few kilos heavier (or lighter)? Exhausted or well rested? Time for some perspective. New Years Resolutions are set apart from other resolutions in that they anticipate ..
If one of your New Year's Resolutions is to eat more healthy this year, then why not get all the family on board and create a junk food-free household! Sounds easy? Well we all know convincing picky eaters to eat fruit and vegetables is a daily battle for many parents. Fruit and vegetables are inexpensive, healthy and delicious, but large n ..
Although you may initially lose weight from fasting, mainly water. You probably won’t be the nicest person to hang around. And once your fast is up, you will be so ravenous; chances are you will binge on the closest form of food around you. A healthy meal plan including fresh vegetable and fruit juices and regular exercise can hav ..