If you think it's just a sport for the rough and tough, you're wrong. Boxing is one of the most popular fitness regimes out there and if it's a lean, toned, strong body you're after then this could the sport for you. Think Hilary Swank. Think Mark Wahlberg from The Fighter and see some amazing results. Boxing gets you to your goals and that&rsq ..
Exercise boasts many benefits - it burns calories; decreases the risk for many chronic diseases; reduces or prevents, high blood pressure; lessens feelings of depression and anxiety; strengthens bones and muscles; and improves mood. For many people, finding time to exercise before or after work is difficult. But physical activity need not ..
Foods high in water and fibre, like fruits and vegetables, are the so-called high volume foods. They add bulk to your meals and help fill your stomach. There are basically two simple volumetric strategies, eat a salad or bowl of broth-based soup before the meal to reduce intake at the meal; or reduce calorie density by increasing water, ai ..
Before jumping on the treadmill or cross trainer, follow these quick and easy warm up exercises to help you get the most out of your training. Ankle circles: Stand on one foot and lift the other off the ground. Slowly flex that raised ankle through its full range of motion, making circles with the toes. Do six to eight circles in each direc ..
Maybe you exercise to tone your thighs, build your biceps, or flatten your belly. Or maybe you work out to ward off the big killers like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. But how about sweating to improve your mind? “Exercise is the single best thing you can do for your brain in terms of mood, memory, and learning," says Harvard M ..
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 ..