Getting fit is just as much about your body as it is about your mind. A lot of what goes into our actions is our thoughts. We can talk ourselves into or out of almost anything and too often we choose the latter. Remember how powerful your mind is. We can come up with all kinds of reasons why we shouldn’t exercise or we can reason our w ..
1. Make a plan The best way to make time for exercise is to have a written plan. Decide on the best time and schedule it. 2. Wake up early Get up 30 minutes earlier than normal to walk on your treadmill (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmills)or around the neighbourhood. 3. Make housework count Mop the floor and ..
Who doesn’t want better health and more money in your pocket at the end of the day? Having the best of both worlds is possible when you know what food choices to make and how to stick to your plan (well, most of the time). We know it’s impossible to avoid the occasional packaged products, after all they are so con ..
Keep your body humming throughout the day, no matter whether you have work demands or trying to fit in that workout. Breakfast like a king So what works against our all-day mojo? Well, for starters it’s our breakfast habits (or lack of). When we sleep, our body is using up all the stores of energy so come morning we ne ..
We all know that it can be hard to fit everything in on the best of days, unfortunately fitness is one of the first things to fall off the to-do list when things get busy. Just 20 minutes of exercise can help increase your metabolism and working out intensely for just 3 minutes can spur calorie burn throughout the day givi ..
Starting anything can be hard but when it involves pain, sweating and cold mornings it’s understandable that a lot of people would rather retreat under the covers and hit the snooze button. If you’re after real and lasting results than you need to make the commitment each day to do what it takes and put in the effort to ach ..
When your mind is strong, your body is going to be strong. You’re better at handling stress, coping with suffering, dealing with adversity, making sacrifices, and pushing through the limitations that you’ve placed on yourself. You can conquer every goal, every workout and every challenge by building your mental toughness. ..
This is the time of the week where you hit your wall at work and it brings the inescapable urge to just run back to bed and forget the world exists with its meetings and deadlines. You don’t want to even think about training today because in your mind you’re already in your pajamas. Exercising is a decision you have ..
Your workout doesn’t stop when you get off the treadmill or do your last rep. To maximise your results after each training session, you need to put some effort into your post-workout routine. It can help you improve your range of motion, reduce muscle soreness and boost your recovery so it’s definitely worth it. Co ..
Whether it’s a spare bedroom or a spare spot in the garage, having a dedicated area to workout in brings loads of motivation and means you have your very own fitness studio that your friends will be envious of. No sharing sweaty equipment, no membership fees. Here are three easy steps to get you set up and working out on you ..