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 ..
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 ..
Your workout doesn’t stop when you get off the treadmill or do your last rep. To maximise your results after each training session, you need to put some effort into your post-workout routine. It can help you improve your range of motion, reduce muscle soreness and boost your recovery so it’s definitely worth it. Co ..
Sleep deprivation affects so many things that we don’t think about. Everything from our muscle-building ability to our alertness and moods. It’s easier to disregard the importance of sleep because we usually just fix it with a coffee. When you start to understand how important sleep is to your body, your strength, y ..
Whether it’s a spare bedroom or a spare spot in the garage, having a dedicated area to workout in brings loads of motivation and means you have your very own fitness studio that your friends will be envious of. No sharing sweaty equipment, no membership fees. Here are three easy steps to get you set up and working out on you ..
Eating just one large meal a day might sound like it makes sense as a weight-loss tactic, or perhaps on those rushed days when you haven’t eaten breakfast and you don’t have time for lunch. But skipping a meal could be doing your body an injustice and even mean holding onto more fat. A new study published by the Jo ..
We don’t notice it in our everyday lives, but having a strong core is linked to our balance, posture, back health and more. Core muscles are essentially the foundation to our body’s movement whether walking, carrying a bag or exercising. Sure some of us work on our mid sections for bikini seasons, but here are ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..