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 ..
If you want to workout often, but only wear the gear you love, waiting to wash them in the next laundry load is not always practical. So here’s a great tip to make sure you have clean and dry sports bra for your next session. Bring it into the shower with you Keep a small container of laundry detergent on the shelf that you can ..
By now you may have heard about the recent study which found that every hour we are seated it cuts about 22 minutes from our life span. Alarmingly, a separate study into smokers shows a reduction of about 11 minutes per cigarette. With more of us working longer, and often at the expense of exercise, it’s no wonder we experience back p ..
We all have our ups and downs. But its how we can turn the frown upside down that really matters :) Negative emotions stop us from thinking and behaving rationally and seeing situations in their true perspective. When this occurs, we tend to see only we want to see and remember only what we want to remember. This only prolongs the anger or ..
Meat is a valuable source of protein and other nutrients. But it's important to choose the right kind of meat and eat the correct portion size. The Australian Guide To Healthy Eating recommends we eat one serving of meat per day, the equivalent of 65 to 100 grams of cooked meat. Turkey meat is sold in various forms, including whole, pre-pa ..
Workout wear for women are the new jeans, with neon sports bras the latest "it" accessory. Blame it on the push by many Australians towards a more active lifestyle, or call it an extension of the nation's fascination with fashion. Even Stella McCartney has integrated track suit pants into her 2014 urban-wear sports outfits. What's more pro ..
Here’s a look at what’s hot right now in the world of fitness. There are always new and exciting ways to maintain your health, so we’ve selected our top 5 favourites which we reckon are worth a try! High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). HIIT, which involves short bursts of activity followed by a short period of rest or ..
Domino’s Pizza may be cheap and easy, but that’s definitely not what you want your body to be. Instead try homemade which can be just as quick and simple to make, and is one of the most versatile dinners around! Top it with only your favourite flavours and you’ll never get bored … even when it’s enjoyed as a left ..
Yoga can be an important part of your belly-shrinking plan, regardless of whether you've ever practiced before. Not only does it burn calories and help tone your trouble spots, but research also shows that it has the power to alter your eating patterns, your sleep habits, and your mood -- all things that will affect how much weight you pack ont ..