Everyone sweats, whether it's a hot day outside or you are trucking along on a treadmill.Sweating is our body's way of cooling itself down. Our sweat glands produce perspiration which is then carried to the skin's surface to lower the body's temperature. You can control the situation, to a degree. If you are a coffee drinker, caffeine can i ..
So many of us battle a hectic daily routine. The key to juggling a busy schedule is to maintain stable energy levels throughout the day. Snacking on nutritious food options will keep you fuelled up, but, unfortunately, the most easily accessible snacks are not always the healthiest! Packages of processed chips, crackers, and fruit snacks lurk b ..
As Spring fires up, so do the Barbecues! Love a good cook up. But we tend to reach for the steaks and sausages which aren’t always the best healthy choice. So what are some tasty alternatives? Well here are a few to get things going. Better than Beef - Beef is usually a staple when it comes to barbecuing, but no need to always s ..
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 ..
You know the saying "Don't go to bed angry", well, it's true. Holding onto tension and unresolved issues can affect us mentally and emotionally. This in turn means we are not getting quality sleep and our performance can suffer the next day. Here are some 'never to repeat' things we should all try to avoid right before we hit the hay. ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..