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 ..

7 Next big fitness trends

If you have a passion for music or dance but get bored with traditional fitness, these new trends are sure to get you going. They all fuse fitness with some other quality or technique which creates a challenge to get a move right without noticing that your body is working out. Nothing but fun. Ripstix Two former drumm ..

Train like a Celebrity

For those who want to train like they’ve landed a part in the next Wolverine flick, here are some serious ways to take your fitness to the next level. 1. Increase resistance – increasing the weight lifted in meaningful increments ensures the muscle is pushed beyond its previous point of failure thus maintaining the muscle buildi ..

Natural remedies for muscle soreness

There are countless drinks and pills on the market these days to soothe sore muscles and speed up your recovery time after a workout, but do any actually help? Here’s a rundown of four all-natural remedies that have been backed up by science. Treatment: Cherry juice The Info: A study suggests this antioxidant-rich beverage (that has ..

As Seen in this weekend’s The Australia- Keep on Walking!

GOOD news for workers chained to their desk who are unable to do regular exercise: the "treadmill desk" is becoming a common sight in larger offices across the US, enabling workers to walk while they work - and stroll themselves thin. Some workers are losing as much as 25kg a year. But can people get enough exercise just from walking? is a  ..