Most of us know that exercise is an important part of staying fit and healthy. But for busy stay-at-home mums, finding the optimal 30 minutes of exercise a day can be challenging. When juggling the kid’s soccer practice with household chores like cooking and cleaning, the thought of starting an exercise program may seem overwhelming. But ..
With the winter weather starting to take effect, more and more of us are looking into exercise options that are indoors for safety, warmth and security purposes. We’ve heard it before that treadmills can be boring, but used correctly it can be the best personal trainer you’ve ever had! You have everything you need to get motiva ..
Here are the top 6 reasons why treadmills (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/treadmills-australia) are one of the most popular exercise machines around! Comfort and safety. No extreme heat or cold. No rain or wind. No darkness. No traffic. No mean dogs, wild animals or weirdos. If you say treadmill training removes the spirit of adventure that ou ..
Whether you’ve just got one delivered or you’ve had it for a while, here are our top tips to maximize your machine and get motivated today. 1. Placement You may not think twice about where your treadmill lives in your home, but it can have a positive or negative impact on your motivation to start exercising or to stay at it. ..
If you ask most people where their treadmill is they will tell you in their garage or spare bedroom. These locations can be very lonely, boring and in some cases downright uninspiring. The result is that you lose motivation and soon give up on your workout. With a little imagination you can create a more positive atmosphere and get yourself bac ..
Exercise boasts many benefits - it burns calories; decreases the risk for many chronic diseases; reduces or prevents, high blood pressure; lessens feelings of depression and anxiety; strengthens bones and muscles; and improves mood. For many people, finding time to exercise before or after work is difficult. But physical activity need not ..
Maybe you exercise to tone your thighs, build your biceps, or flatten your belly. Or maybe you work out to ward off the big killers like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. But how about sweating to improve your mind? “Exercise is the single best thing you can do for your brain in terms of mood, memory, and learning," says Harvard M ..
When we finally get the motivation (and time) to jump on the treadmill, we might fill up the water bottle and do a quick warm. But the steps you take after your workout are just as important! So before bolting for the shower, add these four essential activities to your routine, to maximise the benefits of exercising. 1. Cool Down C ..
You've heard the old saying: Slow and steady wins the race. Well, it may also burn more calories, at least in the long run. Researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands concluded that people who engage in moderate physical activity, such as walking and biking, had the highest overall physical activity levels. Their study ..
GOOD news for workers chained to their desk who are unable to do regular exercise: the "treadmill desk" is becoming a common sight in larger offices across the US, enabling workers to walk while they work - and stroll themselves thin. Some workers are losing as much as 25kg a year. But can people get enough exercise just from walking? is a ..