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 ..
A key to reaching your fitness goals is the maintain momentum. But like a car, to fuel it you don’t need the tank to be completely full to drive, you just need to prevent it from running empty, says Joshua C. Klapow, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and author of Living SMART: 5 Essent ..
We all know that sitting for long periods of time can affect our health. In fact, no matter if you regularly exercise outside of work, it doesn't offset the damage done from all those hours on your backside. Here are some exercises which help get the body moving, stretching and working itself so it reduces the risk of cardiovascul ..
My all time favourite exercise for weight-loss is fasted cardio! Why? Because in a fasted state your body is forced to tap into it’s fat stores as it’s primary source of fuel which equals more fat burning for you! How? First thing in the morning when you wake up, drink a tall glass of fi ..
Drink enough water. Sounds simple, and something we all should be doing anyway. But did you know that not drinking enough water can slow your metabolism down by as much as 3%. Ensure you are getting around 8 glasses or 2 litres of water each day. If you sneak in the odd naughty slice of cake or sugary biscuits, try replacing on ..
The one thing no one can buy is time. Yet some people seem to be able to achieve so much within 24 hours. According to Mumpreneur (http://www.mumpreneuruk.com), you have many things that will try to hijack your day, but the key to staying ahead is to stay in control. Managing choices We can’t add any more hours to the ..
I was around 80kg at my heaviest and now a trim 51kg marathon runner! I had been suffering from a number of health issues including 'pre-diabetes', hypothyroid as well as migraines, IBS, PCOD (polycystic ovarian disorder) which resulted in a sub-total hysterectomy some years ago. I was sick all the time and suffered a ..
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 ..
Treadmills have long been the number one machine for home exercise. Why? The treadmill (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmills) is the only piece of equipment that will keep your pace. Just set and forget. For this reason, it makes it such a powerful tool to help you lose weight and keep it off. So how can treadmills achi ..
Home is an important place to create and maintain harmony and happiness. This includes having an area where you can workout, relax, feel inspired and rest. There are some simply ways that don’t take much effort but can dramatically improve the mood and health of your home to make everyday life better for you and your ..