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 ..
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 ..
We cook with it regularly, and occasionally may even dip our crunchy bread into it… but did you know olive oil has countless ways to improve our health and research is revealing even more, almost on a daily basis. It’s an essential ingredient to a Mediterranean diet – one of the world’s longest living ..
Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle, recover from a tough workout, feel more satiated at mealtime or simply maintain good health, eating adequate amounts of healthy sources of protein is important. MyFitnessPal gives us the low-down on Protein and shows how to select the right kind of proteins to fuel our bodies for good healt ..
The Atkins, Vegetarian, Paleo, Raw Food…. with so many dietary plans and formulas out there it can be confusing to know which one is right for you. But healthy eating doesn’t have to be complicated or so far from your normal routine that it’s challenging to stick to. Following the rule of 5 will feed your bo ..
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 ..
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 ..
Running on a treadmill is fantastic exercise for your cardiovascular health. But a sharp pain in the side is not only uncomfortable, but it can mean the end of a workout if it’s severe enough. We do not know exactly what causes side stitches but there are some effective strategies that can help prevent this common proble ..
Drink enough water. Sounds simple, and something we all should be doing anyway. But did you know that not drinking enough water can slow your metabolism down by as much as 3%. Ensure you are getting around 8 glasses or 2 litres of water each day. If you sneak in the odd naughty slice of cake or sugary biscuits, try replacing on ..
Treadmills have long been the number one machine for home exercise. Why? The treadmill (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmills) is the only piece of equipment that will keep your pace. Just set and forget. For this reason, it makes it such a powerful tool to help you lose weight and keep it off. So how can treadmills achi ..