Beginners guide to getting fit

Starting a fitness routine or even embarking on a new one can be a little daunting. It's hard to know where to start when there is so much choice and advice out there. Never fear, we've broken it down for you so taking the first few steps is easy and also motivating enough to keep wanting more. Knowing where you start It& ..

Stand Up For Your Health

Spending more of your day standing could reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Research is showing that the impact of sitting all day as the average office worker does for six hours or more can be associated with a whole range of health problems, from obesity to diabetes to cancer. What’ ..

Best Exercises for weight loss from Fitness Expert Brooke Smith

My all time favourite exercise for weight-loss is fasted cardio! Why? Because in a fasted state your body is forced to tap into it’s fat stores as it’s primary source of fuel which equals more fat burning for you! How? First thing in the morning when you wake up, drink a tall glass of fi ..

What is takes to work off a few wines

We have all been there… enjoying a glass of vino with dinner or out with friends. Unfortunately it can undo all the good things we accomplished throughout the week. Like clean eating, or that cardio session on the treadmill. So what does it take to burn off alcoholic drinks? And some of us might be wondering what drinks have the  ..

How to learn to love running

Running is known to be one of the best forms of cardio, and helps work out your entire body. It’s proven to be effective for blood circulation, muscle strengthening, and most importantly - the heart. However, just because it’s good for you doesn't mean it’s easy. Sometimes it can even be intimidating. That i ..

5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

As our to-do lists get longer and longer, "working out” can be one of those chores that gets pushed down the list. Especially if it is a chore for you and isn't your idea of fun. But having a treadmill or another piece of equipment in your own home is a great way to get set up and break the cycle of procrastination. Here we will show yo ..

Crush Your Heart Attack Risk — No Matter How Fast You Go

No doubt the headline has many of us hooked … “Just how does this work?” I hear you ask. “And can I really go at my own pace?” Well according to research in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, you can slash your risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) by 45%. The study monitored ru ..

Fitness Myths You Should Stop Believing

There are plenty of theories out there on how to work out. And it’s a good thing that we’re all having these conversations and putting thought to living a more active life. But there are a few myths that may sway some people into doing things that may not necessarily make them fitter or healthier. So here are a few from PopSugar&rs ..

5 Quick Tips to Have A Better Run

When we have fitness equipment in our home, it gives us convenience, reliability, and flexibility. So even after a long day at work or looking after children, we can quickly jump on it and move our bodies for better health. Sometimes it’s often put off because of time or energy. But even a quick workout can do a world of good, so her ..

Recovering from a Marathon

After such a tough race, like a marathon, there is always the temptation to veg out. But what you do afterwards can be just as important as all the hard work you did training in the lead up. Here are some great ways to speed your recovery, so you can get back to living an active life: Train smart: The better your preparation before th ..

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