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 ..
We’ve all been there. You need to go for a run, but the weather is just too cold and wet, and going to the gym just isn’t an option. In which case, a treadmill at home makes the perfect alternative for your cardio workout. Lucky for you, CardioTech are behind three of the best treadmills in the fitness industry. The CardioTech G ..
Without guidance from a trainer, your running style could be a little off track. Here are four common pavement-pounding mistakes to avoid if you want to reap max benefits from your treadmill session Running technique Many joggers take steps that stretch slightly beyond their natural running motion, triggering excessive rotation, which occu ..
Do you exercise? If so, people see you as ''a harder worker, more confident, and [as having] more self-control'' than non-exercisers, according to a recent issue of the Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Dr. Kathleen A. Martin and colleagues at McMaster University in Ontario asked 627 Canadian men and women to rate the personality and ..