Australians choose to exercise and work out in different ways. While some may feel right at home in the gym, others prefer the comfort, convenience and privacy of exercising in their own home. CardioTech provides the best fitness equipment for the home to help you smash it in your daily workout regime. Exercise equipment you can hire to b ..
To kick off the blog this week we take a look at body types, this is a real eye opener! Did you know that by adapting your exercise program and the food you eat to suit your body type you can improve the effectiveness of your training and benefit more greatly nutritionally? In a snapshot: There are 3 main body types - Ectomorph (na ..
Eating healthy can be harder than you think, thanks to an enterprising food industry that wants us to consume more than we need. That’s because our country’s agricultural system produces twice what most people require, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service. This encourages creative marketi ..
Changing daily routines to increase healthy eating and physical activity takes a little effort and practice. 1. Focus on preventing weight gain, rather than weight loss The first step in improving your health is simply to prevent weight gain. 2. Make long term plans for a healthier lifestyle Set a realistic health goal, make a plan, ..
During life some people move in and out of periods where they are active and not so active. If you have ever had a period of time where you have not been as active as usual did you notice a change in your mood? These periods of time, sometimes out of our control, emphasise how important movement is to our lives. Being active positively influenc ..
Do you find there are days when you struggle to fit in a training session? Well here’s some good news; recovery or rest days are just as important as the days you train. In fact athletes and fitness enthusiasts at every level purposefully build this crucial component into their training programs. While you need to challenge your body ..
Do you drive the same route to work each morning, have a coffee as soon as you arrive at the office and start the day sifting through your inbox? Chances are you even wash yourself in the same order in the shower and apply your makeup just as you did the previous day. No wonder they call it a morning routine. We are creatures of habit ..
One of the best ways to reduce the risk of the common cold is by keeping up regular exercise during winter. But if you do catch a cold – should you continue exercising? Research from the American College of Sports Medicine has shown that exercising with a cold doesn’t affect the severity or duration of cold symptoms. If symp ..
There are two things many of us have at the start of a new year: great ideas for healthy change and plenty of motivation. The problem with motivation is that it disappears quite quickly. So whether you're trying to quit smoking or start meditating daily, how can you make your resolutions last beyond the second week of January? "If we re ..
There are a lot of uncertainties out there when it comes to fitness or at least that's what we've been told. One thing that is certain is that without the right diet your efforts will be shortchanged. How can you accomplish your goals in the gym when you haven't the energy to get up in the morning? How can you find the energy to train and train ..