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Here’s a look at what’s hot right now in the world of fitness. There are always new and exciting ways to maintain your health, so we’ve selected our top 5 favourites which we reckon are worth a try! High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). HIIT, which involves short bursts of activity followed by a short period of rest or ..
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 ..
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 ..
We love hearing your inspirational stories and journeys. So if you've had a positive experience, we'd love to know about it. Like Jayson, who used gym memberships on and off for 3 years until he discovered CardioTech and the convenience of exercising at home in comfort. "CardioTech are very helpful and informative. They helped me in c ..
Did you know that a Elliptical Cross Trainer is the second most intense cardio machine (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/)used. Cross Trainers were developed to replicate the motions of running, without the risk of stress to your joints and muscles. It’s a machine that can develop most of your muscle groups at once. If used properly, can targ ..
Let’s face it, finally getting up the motivation (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/_blog/Latest_Fitness_News/post/7_tips_for_treadmill_motivation/)to fulfil your health goals is hard enough. Deciding on which treadmill (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmills-australia)can be just a big of a challenge! But not all exercise equipment is the sa ..
There are so many exercise bikes available that it's easy to be overwhelmed. Spinning bikes, stationary bikes, dual action bikes, and recumbent bikes are probably some of the terms you've heard. It's almost as though you have to be a fitness equipment engineer to understand the differences! Recumbent bikes are the exercise bikes with the c ..
Staying safe at all times is paramount when we are using a treadmill and storing it. Here are our top seven things you can do to help ensure your safety and the safety of others who may come into contact with your treadmill: Always read the instructions of your new treadmill carefully before using it for the first time. Always ensure tha ..
Adopt these 4 easy tactics to burn calories in your everyday. Take the Stairs If you were to climb stairs for 15 minutes, you’d burn approximately 137 calories. If you don’t have stairs at home or work, buy yourself a small stair step that you can use while watching TV. You don’t even have to step during your shows &ndas ..