The fitness landscape in Australia is continually changing. As new research comes out or new training techniques are embraced, we are always exploring new ways to workout. Just look at the CrossFit craze or the number of gyms now open 24 hours a day. What we have been told in the past may not necessarily be the best advice for our present d ..
With all the excitement of the New Year, people begin to consider what they want out of it. Do they want to travel the world? Do they want to start working out and eating healthy? The resolutions are endless! However, as much as we say we are going to follow through with these ideas, most of the time our plans fall through. Here are 5 ..
In order for your tummy to expand and make way for your growing bub, pregnancy splits your abdominal muscles down the middle. After giving birth, physiotherapists will encourage new mums to carefully exercise these muscles to ensure they heal and close back together. Here are some exercises you can do to assist with this process. It is imp ..
For those who want to train like they’ve landed a part in the next Wolverine flick, here are some serious ways to take your fitness to the next level. 1. Increase resistance – increasing the weight lifted in meaningful increments ensures the muscle is pushed beyond its previous point of failure thus maintaining the muscle buildi ..
It's that time of year - we all make goals and hope we can finally get to achieving them (or at least some of them) this time. Well, goals are a great first step in making them happen, and here are seven actions you can do to ensure you're on the right road to seeing them all fulfilled in 2014. 1. Start with Shoes We all know it takes bot ..
Our Fit Advocate for the month of December is your inspirational girl - Gail. Located at our Westfield North Lakes Kiosk (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmill-kiosks/north-lakes), Gail (despite what she says) has a lot selfless love to give. And is very knowledgeable when it comes to all things health. As a mum, and wellness believer, she ins ..
If you're planning on going away on vacation, your workouts can go with you too! Here are 5 ways to incorporate some active sessions around a holiday and still make time to do lots of fun stuff with friends and family. Short but intense workout If you’re going away, start training and practising a condensed version of your workout. ..
When it comes to positivity, our Fit Advocate for the month of November is your go-to girl - Brooke. Located at our Westfield Helensvale Kiosk (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmill-kiosks/helensvale), Brooke radiates goodness with her infectious smile and pure passion for a healthy and energetic life. We had the privilege of chatting to her a ..
It's addictive, potentially harmful and absolutely everywhere. But is sugar really a poison? About 35 years ago, the developed world made a radical change in its diet. We stripped away fat, and added sugar. For instance, since 1990, consumption of sugar in Britain has increased by 31 per cent - now eating 1.25lbs per person a week. Th ..
Around Christmas and end of year, we are all more time poor than ever. But it's important to maintain regular exercise, especially when our diet and lifestyle can change over the holiday period. The best way to exercise efficiently, is to find your fat burning zone. To put it simply, it's the point at which you burn fat during your workout. Her ..