Massage can be a great addition to your training to improve recovery time between exercises, enhance flexibility and help your overall health and wellbeing. Not everyone can make it to a massage therapist on a regular schedule, but you can still get lots of the benefits through incorporating foam rolling or by using a therapeutic massa ..
We don’t notice it in our everyday lives, but having a strong core is linked to our balance, posture, back health and more. Core muscles are essentially the foundation to our body’s movement whether walking, carrying a bag or exercising. Sure some of us work on our mid sections for bikini seasons, but here are ..
Home is an important place to create and maintain harmony and happiness. This includes having an area where you can workout, relax, feel inspired and rest. There are some simply ways that don’t take much effort but can dramatically improve the mood and health of your home to make everyday life better for you and your ..
For generations we have been told that eating fat is bad. But now, some scientists are starting to question whether it is in fact the real enemy. Time Magazine (http://time.com/2863227/ending-the-war-on-fat/) reports that fat is not what is hurting our health. A 2014 article from the British Medical Journal (http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f ..
Taking a break over the holiday season is what we all love. It’s up there with winning the lottery, right? Well there’s good reason for it to be important in your life and experts are now saying that regular holidays are vital and shouldn't be put off. "Our bodies need a break from the stresses of work," says Andrew McCombe ..
To stay fit, we need to train our brains as well as our bodies. Half the battle is convincing our minds that we can achieve our goals. Like all humans, conquering challenges and failure is all part of the journey to get to a destination. Tough ask, considering our brains are wired to seek out negative information and store it more quickly to m ..
Everyone sweats, whether it's a hot day outside or you are trucking along on a treadmill.Sweating is our body's way of cooling itself down. Our sweat glands produce perspiration which is then carried to the skin's surface to lower the body's temperature. You can control the situation, to a degree. If you are a coffee drinker, caffeine can i ..
So many of us battle a hectic daily routine. The key to juggling a busy schedule is to maintain stable energy levels throughout the day. Snacking on nutritious food options will keep you fuelled up, but, unfortunately, the most easily accessible snacks are not always the healthiest! Packages of processed chips, crackers, and fruit snacks lurk b ..
As Spring fires up, so do the Barbecues! Love a good cook up. But we tend to reach for the steaks and sausages which aren’t always the best healthy choice. So what are some tasty alternatives? Well here are a few to get things going. Better than Beef - Beef is usually a staple when it comes to barbecuing, but no need to always s ..
We now know that sitting for long periods (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/_blog/Latest_Fitness_News/post/is-sitting-is-the-new-smoking/)can be harmful for our health. We also know that even if we exercise outside of work hours, it may not undo all the hours spent on our backsides. Yep, that's right. Our bodies are designed to move, and there ..