There are countless drinks and pills on the market these days to soothe sore muscles and speed up your recovery time after a workout, but do any actually help? Here’s a rundown of four all-natural remedies that have been backed up by science. Treatment: Cherry juice The Info: A study suggests this antioxidant-rich beverage (that has ..
The essence of meditation is to focus your attention, so that “mental clutter” — everyday thoughts of work, chores or worries — fall away. This can bring a sense of calmness, peacefulness and balance, as well as new insights and clarity. In time, you may find that these results linger with you long after the meditation s ..
It’s warming up and the layers are starting to come off. Now is the perfect time to prepare for summer and get back into some cardio. But don’t despair, here are 5 quick tips for getting back into the running race. 1. Check Your Shoes One of the first steps in resuming your running routine is to check your running shoes. For t ..
Who doesn’t love a good fish & chips on a Friday night! Here’s a healthy recipe to ensure all your hard work exercising this week, isn’t reversed in one meal. Fish and Chips Ingredients (Serves 4) 100g instant polenta Grated zest of 1 lemon ¼ bunch parsley, finely chopped 2 eggs 4 white-fleshed fis ..
The good news is that heart disease is largely preventable. There is no single cause for heart disease, but there are risk factors that increase your chance of developing it. Non-modifiable risk factors increasing age having family history of heart disease Modifiable risk factors smoking - both active smoking and being expos ..
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 ..