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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 ..

How to Make Running Feel Easier

Running is a proven method of burning calories and reducing overall body fat. Having the motivation to run on your treadmill week in week out is the hard part. Whether it’s finding the time or making it fun, these 5 techniques can revolutionize your workout – so you get the results … and faster! Start slow: No need to r ..

Smart Workouts using Functional Movement Exercises

It sounds technical, but in fact Functional Movement Exercises (FME) are simple. It’s a way of training which aims to move your entire body and not just isolate large muscles at a time (like body builders). It’s about smart workouts to get the whole body moving without a higher risk of injury along the way. The exercises simulta ..

2014 fitness trends to try

Here’s a look at what’s hot right now in the world of fitness. There are always new and exciting ways to maintain your health, so we’ve selected our top 5 favourites which we reckon are worth a try! High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). HIIT, which involves short bursts of activity followed by a short period of rest or  ..

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