When it comes to positivity, our Fit Advocate for the month of November is your go-to girl - Brooke. Located at our Westfield Helensvale Kiosk (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmill-kiosks/helensvale), Brooke radiates goodness with her infectious smile and pure passion for a healthy and energetic life. We had the privilege of chatting to her a ..
It's addictive, potentially harmful and absolutely everywhere. But is sugar really a poison? About 35 years ago, the developed world made a radical change in its diet. We stripped away fat, and added sugar. For instance, since 1990, consumption of sugar in Britain has increased by 31 per cent - now eating 1.25lbs per person a week. Th ..
Turkey is a great source of protein with reduced fat content in comparison to other meats. It's easy to cook and great for the whole family to enjoy. This recipe is so easy and quick, it'll take no time to have dinner on the table. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil ¼ teaspoon fresh black pepper 1 cup zucchini, cut ¼-i ..
Inactivity during the winter months is common, but it is important to remember that regular exercise is essential to life-long health. Equipment set up - Make the most of your equipment by having it set up in a designated part of your house. Make sure it is clear of any obstructions, it’s serviced, and ready to be switched on. It&rsquo ..
It can be hard finding exactly the right gift for mum on Mother’s Day, so why not give her the gift of good health. Modern studies have shown that massage can be used to successfully treat a variety of disorders, including Arthritis (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/luxurious-massage-chair), Anxiety (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/luxurious-ma ..
Tacos don’t have to be stuffed with a spicy mince filling – try taking this classic Mexican dish up a notch with this delicious prawn filling, served with grilled corn. Serving Size: 4 Cook Time: 20 mins Ingredients: 1 kg Australian raw banana prawns, peeled and deveined 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped ..
Looking for a reason to unhand that éclair? Here’s your sugar takedown du jour: A new global study published in PLoS ONE found an independent, direct link between sugar in the food supply and our risk of developing diabetes. Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine, the University of California Berkeley, and the Univers ..
Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but a proper diet and regular physical activity can be the key to a healthy heart. This Valentine’s Day, indulge your sweetheart with a heart-healthy gift or date. Rather than tempting your beloved with chocolates, consider a gift that has more permanence. Search for a poem that describe ..
New Year, New You? New Years Resolutions? Unless you’ve experienced some kind of metamorphic transformation, you probably feel similar to how you felt a week ago. Perhaps a few kilos heavier (or lighter)? Exhausted or well rested? Time for some perspective. New Years Resolutions are set apart from other resolutions in that they anticipate ..
If one of your New Year's Resolutions is to eat more healthy this year, then why not get all the family on board and create a junk food-free household! Sounds easy? Well we all know convincing picky eaters to eat fruit and vegetables is a daily battle for many parents. Fruit and vegetables are inexpensive, healthy and delicious, but large n ..