A foam roller probably isn’t something you often think about, but it can have great benefits. If you don’t already know, a foam roller is a cylindrical piece of foam that can be found in most gyms. A foam roller can be used for many things but its mainly used to loosen up your muscles. It is a soft tissue therapy, which involves wo ..
Treadmills are one of the most popular pieces of home workout equipment and there’s a reason why. Treadmills give you full control of the workout with the ability to change the speed, time, inclination, distance and calories burned. Treadmills are also a good option because they are usable no matter what the weather looks like. Som ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Lubricate the belt: It’s important to take good care of your treadmill (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmills)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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..