The fitness landscape in Australia is continually changing. As new research comes out or new training techniques are embraced, we are always exploring new ways to workout. Just look at the CrossFit craze or the number of gyms now open 24 hours a day. What we have been told in the past may not necessarily be the best advice for our present d ..
With all the excitement of the New Year, people begin to consider what they want out of it. Do they want to travel the world? Do they want to start working out and eating healthy? The resolutions are endless! However, as much as we say we are going to follow through with these ideas, most of the time our plans fall through. Here are 5 ..
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. ..
It's addictive, potentially harmful and absolutely everywhere. But is sugar really a poison? About 35 years ago, the developed world made a radical change in its diet. We stripped away fat, and added sugar. For instance, since 1990, consumption of sugar in Britain has increased by 31 per cent - now eating 1.25lbs per person a week. Th ..
Turkey is a great source of protein with reduced fat content in comparison to other meats. It's easy to cook and great for the whole family to enjoy. This recipe is so easy and quick, it'll take no time to have dinner on the table. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil ¼ teaspoon fresh black pepper 1 cup zucchini, cut ¼-i ..
Tacos don’t have to be stuffed with a spicy mince filling – try taking this classic Mexican dish up a notch with this delicious prawn filling, served with grilled corn. Serving Size: 4 Cook Time: 20 mins Ingredients: 1 kg Australian raw banana prawns, peeled and deveined 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped ..
A six pack is not only the ultimate sign of looking fit and healthy, it also plays an integral part to keep your body moving and performing at its optimum. The essential ingredient to obtaining washboard ads is not endless sit-ups, its just as much to do with your diet. The layer of fat surrounding your mid-section needs to disappear to dis ..
Looking for a reason to unhand that éclair? Here’s your sugar takedown du jour: A new global study published in PLoS ONE found an independent, direct link between sugar in the food supply and our risk of developing diabetes. Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine, the University of California Berkeley, and the Univers ..
Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but a proper diet and regular physical activity can be the key to a healthy heart. This Valentine’s Day, indulge your sweetheart with a heart-healthy gift or date. Rather than tempting your beloved with chocolates, consider a gift that has more permanence. Search for a poem that describe ..
So many of us underestimate the importance of correctly refuelling our bodies before and after exercise. Considering our food intake is a crucial factor in getting the best results, it's about time we gave this topic the attention it deserved. It all starts with eating the right amounts of the right foods. So what's right? With the endless ..