Research published in Neurology has shown that taking part in exercise can take 10 years off your mind age. Clinton Wright, who wrote the study, said: “Our study showed that for older people, getting regular exercise may be protective, helping them keep their cognitive abilities longer. “ The participants were ..
Stretching can sometimes be something we forget about even though it’s very important. Stretching is what we impulsively do when our muscles are sore and ache. We wake up our muscles in the morning by stretching our arms and legs so it must be beneficial if we do it first thing. These are some of the reasons stretching is important ..
Your knees carry a lot of your body and sometimes we can overuse them or injure them. When that happens you can either stop working out all together or find something that works for you. If you haven’t found something yet, here are some great exercises you can do if you struggle with knee pain. 1.Partial Squats: Stand roughly ..
Use these 3 tips to burn calories in your everyday going about. 1.Take the stairs. Swapping elevators or escalators for stairs can slowly help you lose weight. If you climb stair for 15 minutes you can burn approximately 137 calories. This is something you can do without having to even leave your house. Simply invest in a small stair st ..
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 ..
Are you a lover of coffee or an avid tea drinker? Most of the time we’re one or the other but research shows that drinking tea can help improve your health. The good thing about tea is that you can drink it hot or cold which is great for us Australians who face sizzling temperatures and can’t handle our ‘barely cold’ winters. ..
There are some things that can cause you to have uneasy sleep, which can affect the coming day. Here are some things to avoid. Over eating or eating food with high carbs or fats: Research shows that going to bed with the too much or the wrong foods in your system can give you nightmares. The more bad food you eat, the worse th ..
Avocado is an amazing food that you can spread onto nearly anything. It makes a great snack and can be used in almost anything. If you’ve never tried a good old avo then you should because there are many benefits. Research shows that avocado eaters are healthier than those who skip eating the delightful fruit. The research showed t ..
Prepping meals may seem daunting and like a lot or work but its one of the most beneficial things you can do. If you struggle to eat healthy, prepping your meals and freezing them is a great option. When you’re busy all the time it’s great idea to prep your meal ahead of time so you have a easy go to option when you’re on the run. ..
Are you a person who cant seem to stop munching on lollies or chocolates? Someone who gets late night sugar cravings? All you need to do is swap your foods. Don’t quit sugar cold turkey, and don’t punish yourself when you slip up. Try and ease yourself off sugar by replacing it with healthy alternatives. If you’re craving some ..