Workout while you work

Ever wanted to ‘trick’ your body into exercising? After all, it’s the motivation that is the hardest part in maintaining an exercise plan. Although there is no magic pill or miracle method, there is an easier way to exercise that maximises your time so you barely notice you’re working out. It’s a ..

New Treadmill? Here are your first 5 must-dos

With a shiny new treadmill set up ready to go, your active wear on, motivation is at an all-time high! So seize this opportunity and set yourself up for success by doing these 5 simple tips. Start with a walk. Treadmills are one of the easiest cardio machines to use, but it’s a matter of getting u ..

5 top tips to care for your treadmill

Lubricate the belt: It’s important to take good care of your treadmill deck (the walking surface underneath the belt), because the belt/deck friction may affect the function and life of your treadmill and requires periodic lubrication. Your treadmill belt has been lubricated at the factory, but periodic lubrication wi ..

Setting up a home gym

Getting fit and healthy starts at home. And what better way to get motivated and stay there, then with a dedicated space in your home to make it all happen. Home gyms are convenient, tailor-made, and don’t come with ongoing membership fees. Let’s face it, sometimes gyms just aren't always comfortable environments, especi ..

How to move your body, even at a desk

We now know that sitting for long periods (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/_blog/Latest_Fitness_News/post/is-sitting-is-the-new-smoking/)can be harmful for our health. We also know that even if we exercise outside of work hours, it may not undo all the hours spent on our backsides. Yep, that's right. Our bodies are designed to move, and there  ..

2014 fitness trends to try

Here’s a look at what’s hot right now in the world of fitness. There are always new and exciting ways to maintain your health, so we’ve selected our top 5 favourites which we reckon are worth a try! High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). HIIT, which involves short bursts of activity followed by a short period of rest or  ..

7 steps to kick start your fitness in 2014

It's that time of year - we all make goals and hope we can finally get to achieving them (or at least some of them) this time. Well, goals are a great first step in making them happen, and here are seven actions you can do to ensure you're on the right road to seeing them all fulfilled in 2014. 1. Start with Shoes We all know it takes bot ..

Recumbent over upright any day

Cycling tones your thighs, shreds body fat and gets you super fit! However some of us have avoided using a bike for its lack of comfort and awkward usability. Using a traditional upright bike usually means thigh burn, uncomfortable seat, the time drags, your hands are glued to the handlebars. You might be breathless within minutes! Now  ..

Share Your Story

We love hearing your inspirational stories and journeys. So if you've had a positive experience, we'd love to know about it. Like Jayson, who used gym memberships on and off for 3 years until he discovered CardioTech and the convenience of exercising at home in comfort. "CardioTech are very helpful and informative. They helped me in c ..

How to Choose a Cross Trainer

Did you know that a Elliptical Cross Trainer is the second most intense cardio machine (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/)used. Cross Trainers were developed to replicate the motions of running, without the risk of stress to your joints and muscles. It’s a machine that can develop most of your muscle groups at once. If used properly, can targ ..

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