If you’re easing back into exercise or maybe you need a place to get started, then pilates or yoga could be ideal. In fact, a core workout can help build strength in your midsection and back to help improve movement in all future exercise. Pilates was invented in the early 20th century to help English veterans recover from ..
Whether you’re time poor or lacking motivation, we all want to maximize our workouts so we burn more calories in the time we exercise. This doesn’t always have to mean working out harder, it can simply mean working out more efficiently. The key of course is knowing what exercises get you results faster, and how to execute ..
Starting a new healthy eating plan can be a bit daunting. With new ingredients and new recipes to master, it takes a bit of planning and preparation to make it all happen. Which is why sticking to the new regime can be the biggest challenge. But it’s worth remembering your goals and why you started in the first place ..
This article has been written and published by Fitday. See the full article here - http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/fitness/equipment/do-vibration-plates-really-work.html#b Vibration Plates (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/vibration-machines) are becoming increasingly popular in gyms around t ..
Eating just one large meal a day might sound like it makes sense as a weight-loss tactic, or perhaps on those rushed days when you haven’t eaten breakfast and you don’t have time for lunch. But skipping a meal could be doing your body an injustice and even mean holding onto more fat. A new study published by the Jo ..
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 ..
My all time favourite exercise for weight-loss is fasted cardio! Why? Because in a fasted state your body is forced to tap into it’s fat stores as it’s primary source of fuel which equals more fat burning for you! How? First thing in the morning when you wake up, drink a tall glass of fi ..
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 ..
Getting fit and healthy starts at home. And what better way to get motivated and stay there, then with a dedicated space in your home to make it all happen. Home gyms are convenient, tailor-made, and don’t come with ongoing membership fees. Let’s face it, sometimes gyms just aren't always comfortable environments, especi ..
Treadmills have long been the number one machine for home exercise. Why? The treadmill (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmills) is the only piece of equipment that will keep your pace. Just set and forget. For this reason, it makes it such a powerful tool to help you lose weight and keep it off. So how can treadmills achi ..