Nailing your workouts but not seeing the results you thought you would? Try avoiding these common mistakes that may slow your progress or even hold you back. 1. Forgetting to warm up and warm down. When you're time poor or not totally into a session, it’s easy to skip these steps. But doing so puts your body at jeopardy wh ..
A key to reaching your fitness goals is the maintain momentum. But like a car, to fuel it you don’t need the tank to be completely full to drive, you just need to prevent it from running empty, says Joshua C. Klapow, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and author of Living SMART: 5 Essent ..
I was around 80kg at my heaviest and now a trim 51kg marathon runner! I had been suffering from a number of health issues including 'pre-diabetes', hypothyroid as well as migraines, IBS, PCOD (polycystic ovarian disorder) which resulted in a sub-total hysterectomy some years ago. I was sick all the time and suffered a ..
Home is an important place to create and maintain harmony and happiness. This includes having an area where you can workout, relax, feel inspired and rest. There are some simply ways that don’t take much effort but can dramatically improve the mood and health of your home to make everyday life better for you and your ..
For any nutritional plan, the hardest part is always starting: Knowing what you need to get you going, how to make it happen and sticking to your new routine. For your best chance of success, start local by finding a green grocer or farmer’s market where you can source all your fresh produce. The next step is to then s ..
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 ..
What does every girl need to make this year not just good, but great? Aside from positivity and belief in yourself, here are 5 ingredients that will ensure this one can only be described as awesome! Set intentions Don’t get disheartened by the word ‘goal’ or ‘resolution’. We are all guilty of settin ..
Taking a break over the holiday season is what we all love. It’s up there with winning the lottery, right? Well there’s good reason for it to be important in your life and experts are now saying that regular holidays are vital and shouldn't be put off. "Our bodies need a break from the stresses of work," says Andrew McCombe ..
Needing some inspiration on what to buy that fit friend this Christmas? Check out these great gifts that will leave them super motivated and ready to tackle 2015. Yoga Mat Help free their spirit with this range of yoga mats and accessories from LuluLemon (http://www.lululemon.com.au/products/category/women-yoga-mats-and-props?pagesize=All) ..
To stay fit, we need to train our brains as well as our bodies. Half the battle is convincing our minds that we can achieve our goals. Like all humans, conquering challenges and failure is all part of the journey to get to a destination. Tough ask, considering our brains are wired to seek out negative information and store it more quickly to m ..