Being healthy isn’t something that happens in the blink of an eye. It means making decisions to become a better version of yourself. It means deciding to work out and ditch the unnecessary fats and sugars. Here are some things you can swap to make your decisions that much easier for you. Switch big for small. Use smaller ..
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 ..
A good breakfast fuels you up and gets you ready for the day. In general, kids and adults who eat breakfast have more energy, do better in school or work, and eat healthier throughout the day. Without breakfast, people can get irritable, restless, and tired. According to Better Health Channel (Victoria) (http://www.bet ..
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 ..
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 ..
Nailing your workouts but not seeing the results you thought you would? Try avoiding these common mistakes that may slow your progress or even hold you back. 1. Forgetting to warm up and warm down. When you're time poor or not totally into a session, it’s easy to skip these steps. But doing so puts your body at jeopardy wh ..
A key to reaching your fitness goals is the maintain momentum. But like a car, to fuel it you don’t need the tank to be completely full to drive, you just need to prevent it from running empty, says Joshua C. Klapow, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and author of Living SMART: 5 Essent ..
I was around 80kg at my heaviest and now a trim 51kg marathon runner! I had been suffering from a number of health issues including 'pre-diabetes', hypothyroid as well as migraines, IBS, PCOD (polycystic ovarian disorder) which resulted in a sub-total hysterectomy some years ago. I was sick all the time and suffered a ..
We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But unfortunately some options available to us can be loaded with refined sugar and empty calories. Instead, opt for nutritious but simple ways to fuel our bodies with the good stuff which gives us sustained energy throughout the morning. Try these 7 delicious low ..
For any nutritional plan, the hardest part is always starting: Knowing what you need to get you going, how to make it happen and sticking to your new routine. For your best chance of success, start local by finding a green grocer or farmer’s market where you can source all your fresh produce. The next step is to then s ..