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 ..
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 ..