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Fix Your Sleep to Fight Flab

Sleep deprivation affects so many things that we don’t think about. Everything from our muscle-building ability to our alertness and moods. It’s easier to disregard the importance of sleep because we usually just fix it with a coffee. When you start to understand how important sleep is to your body, your strength, y ..

Why skipping a meal could mean more belly fat

Eating just one large meal a day might sound like it makes sense as a weight-loss tactic, or perhaps on those rushed days when you haven’t eaten breakfast and you don’t have time for lunch. But skipping a meal could be doing your body an injustice and even mean holding onto more fat. A new study published by the Jo ..

Avoid these sleep mistakes that cause weight gain

Rest and recover is an important part of staying fit and healthy, and this includes when you are wanting to trim down. But are you making some simple errors that could be adding to your waistline? To make your workouts work for you, ensure you avoid these and you will be looking and feeling better for it. 1. Don’t ge ..

Five treadmill exercises to ramp up your workout

Cardio workouts are a great way to get the heart pumping and stay fit and healthy. However, a treadmill (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmills-australia)is also predominantly focused on the legs and cardiovascular system. For a full rounded workout – particularly if you are looking at shifting weight – you usually have to complete ..

Your downtime is spent in front of the tv = sneaky weight gain

Why it causes weight gain: At the end of a long day sitting on the couch, remote in hand may be your idea of heaven. Unfortunately, it may also undo all the hard work you put in at the gym, reports a study cited in the International Journal of Obesity. The researchers found those watching one to 2.5 hours a day – which is the equivale ..

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