These are 5 habits you won’t want to break, and if you can stick to them for 30 days they will easily become part of your everyday routine. Chew each mouthful 20-30 times – seems like a lot, right? Chewing slowly until each bite is almost liquid enables the body to digest it as easily as possible. Really savouring the flavour ..
Two million Australians are at high risk of type 2 diabetes. You might think of Diabetes as something to worry about later in life. But it’s what we do right now that can put us at risk of developing it. Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed in up to 58 per cent of cases through early detection and lifestyle modification. In or ..
Healthy weight loss should be achieved slowly and with plenty of exercise. That said, there are some quick tricks you can do to feel a little leaner in just 24 hours. MORNING In the morning, drink a warm cup of water with a slice of lemon. This helps kick start your digestive system for the day and gets things moving. Go Diary-free at ..
After such a tough race, like a marathon, there is always the temptation to veg out. But what you do afterwards can be just as important as all the hard work you did training in the lead up. Here are some great ways to speed your recovery, so you can get back to living an active life: Train smart: The better your preparation before th ..
Colds, or upper respiratory tract infections, are the most common cause of illness in children and adults. Most colds are caused by a virus. There are over 200 types of viruses that can cause the common cold, which is why it’s not possible to be immunised against a cold. Colds are more common in the winter months. Cold weather by its ..
We all want the best for our children – and giving them the healthiest food is no exception. Despite our efforts to disguise vegetables in mince or fish in mash, kids can tell the difference and immediately turn off on wanting to eat it. So we’ve checked out some delicious meals that are simple to make, and so yummy…. th ..
Running is a proven method of burning calories and reducing overall body fat. Having the motivation to run on your treadmill (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmills) week in week out is the hard part. Whether it’s finding the time or making it fun, these 5 techniques can revolutionize your workout – so you get the results … ..
Whether you’re looking to lose a few kgs or just want to be healthier, most of us turn to exercise first. Instead, start in the kitchen. This place can make or break most of us. So here are 6 simple ideas that help organise us better, so it’s easier than ever to choose healthy options. Get rid of unhealthy foods. Sounds ..
We all know that motivation is a massive factor in keeping fit and healthy. Women are especially guilty of finding (or not finding) the will to workout, as they often put other people first. Since most of us are regular users of the internet, a great way to gain a motivational fix is to subscribe to fitness blogs. These sites provide an ..
It sounds technical, but in fact Functional Movement Exercises (FME) are simple. It’s a way of training which aims to move your entire body and not just isolate large muscles at a time (like body builders). It’s about smart workouts to get the whole body moving without a higher risk of injury along the way. The exercises simulta ..