When you’ve just had a long day at work or can’t really be bothered to cook it’s easy to reach for the Cheezels or Malteasers but there are other, easier and much healthier options. It doesn’t have to be a chore to make snacks. Grab a piece of fruit. An apple or a banana is healthy and absolutely no prep needed. You can also pre cu ..
Pizza isn’t generally loaded with lots of nutrients but you can always make your own with good ingredients. You can always talk yourself out of doing it yourself but it generally takes the same amount of time and is so much better for you. Don’t overdo it. Add healthy toppings to your pizza but don’t over do it. Make the base thi ..
Summer is coming and with summer comes scorching heat, which makes working out less than appealing. If you’re not someone who loves getting up at the crack of dawn to beat the sun then you should jump in the pool. It’s a great way to cool down and still keep yourself fit. Even if you don’t have a pool, head down to the nearest one ..
A foam roller probably isn’t something you often think about, but it can have great benefits. If you don’t already know, a foam roller is a cylindrical piece of foam that can be found in most gyms. A foam roller can be used for many things but its mainly used to loosen up your muscles. It is a soft tissue therapy, which involves wo ..
Research published in Neurology has shown that taking part in exercise can take 10 years off your mind age. Clinton Wright, who wrote the study, said: “Our study showed that for older people, getting regular exercise may be protective, helping them keep their cognitive abilities longer. “ The participants were ..
Stretching can sometimes be something we forget about even though it’s very important. Stretching is what we impulsively do when our muscles are sore and ache. We wake up our muscles in the morning by stretching our arms and legs so it must be beneficial if we do it first thing. These are some of the reasons stretching is important ..
Your knees carry a lot of your body and sometimes we can overuse them or injure them. When that happens you can either stop working out all together or find something that works for you. If you haven’t found something yet, here are some great exercises you can do if you struggle with knee pain. 1.Partial Squats: Stand roughly ..
Use these 3 tips to burn calories in your everyday going about. 1.Take the stairs. Swapping elevators or escalators for stairs can slowly help you lose weight. If you climb stair for 15 minutes you can burn approximately 137 calories. This is something you can do without having to even leave your house. Simply invest in a small stair st ..
Treadmills are one of the most popular pieces of home workout equipment and there’s a reason why. Treadmills give you full control of the workout with the ability to change the speed, time, inclination, distance and calories burned. Treadmills are also a good option because they are usable no matter what the weather looks like. Som ..
Are you a lover of coffee or an avid tea drinker? Most of the time we’re one or the other but research shows that drinking tea can help improve your health. The good thing about tea is that you can drink it hot or cold which is great for us Australians who face sizzling temperatures and can’t handle our ‘barely cold’ winters. ..