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 ..
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 ..
If you have a passion for music or dance but get bored with traditional fitness, these new trends are sure to get you going. They all fuse fitness with some other quality or technique which creates a challenge to get a move right without noticing that your body is working out. Nothing but fun. Ripstix Two former drumm ..
In the holiday season, we all tend to overindulge. It’s hard not to. But just because there is food and drink in abundance, doesn't mean we should forget all the hard work we’ve done this year. Follow these simple steps to keep your health on track so you not only feel great, but have plenty of energy to make the most of the holiday ..
We now know that sitting for long periods (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/_blog/Latest_Fitness_News/post/is-sitting-is-the-new-smoking/)can be harmful for our health. We also know that even if we exercise outside of work hours, it may not undo all the hours spent on our backsides. Yep, that's right. Our bodies are designed to move, and there ..
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 ..
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 ..
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. ..