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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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As swimwear season creeps up, many are trying to shed those winter kilos before the sun heats up. If you are looking to tone your stomach, the following are five exercises using CardioTech machines to fast-track you to a bikini belly! Crunches on the BioFlex Using the 90 degree position on a BioFlex Machine, place your hands behind your ..
Don’t want to brave the winter weather to go for a run? No worries! If you are looking for an affordable and easy winter workout without the chill factor, then consider getting some home gym equipment. Everyone knows that in winter we tend to slack off with exercise and diet, resulting in weight gain and a drop in fitness. But it doesn&rs ..
Being an at home parent can be like a full time job. There is a lot to do, from cleaning the house and making meals to spending time with your child and keeping them away from trouble. Even with extra help from your partner or friends, it can be difficult to find time to exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, you don’t need t ..
Having a baby not only changes your life, it also changes your body. Pregnancy affects every part of your body and, despite what the tabloid celebrities might lead you to believe, getting rid of the extra weight can be challenging. Here are a few tips on what you can do to help your body bounce back and lose the baby weight in a healthy wa ..
Cycling tones your thighs, shreds body fat and gets you super fit! However some of us have avoided using a bike for its lack of comfort and awkward usability. Using a traditional upright bike usually means thigh burn, uncomfortable seat, the time drags, your hands are glued to the handlebars. You might be breathless within minutes! Now ..
Should we be exercising in the morning, afternoon or at night if we want to lose weight and maximize fat loss? Here are the pros and cons of exercising at various times throughout the day in order to help you plan your workouts to ensure you burn the maximum number of calories or kilojoules and in doing so move you closer to achieving your weig ..