The holidays are the perfect time of year to connect with friends, spend time with family and enjoy all the festivities. With just a few simple changes, you can set yourself on track for a healthier and happier New Year. You'll make it easier to beat the Holiday Bulge and that New Year's resolution won't seem nearly as difficult to obtain.
When we start our fitness journey, it’s easy for us to get out and exercise. The workouts are fun and we have a determination to succeed. Fast forward a month however and the routine workouts are a lot less appealing than an extra hour’s sleep while the determination gives way to the apathy and the continual list of goals that are still to be achieved.
Ever wondered why people say 'Fitness is more fun with friends" or talk about the benefits of exercising with a mate? Well in this blog, Fitness Specialist Alisa Wells shares the answer as well as tips to maximise your exercise time with friends...
HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training is an amazing cardiovascular and fat-burning workout that involves performing exercises at maximum capacity for a short amount of time. This workout has been proven to be more effective in improving overall fitness than an hour long cardio session.
It’s New Year’s Eve, the clock ticks midnight and we start a fresh year filled with hope and optimism, promising to do more exercise, live healthier or lose weight. Fast-forward two weeks later and it may seem that staying on track with your New Year’s Resolution feels near impossible. Fear not, you’re not alone!
For many of us, the commute to work is the most sedentary part of the day. We sit idly in cars, busses or trains, often staring dreamily out the window as the world outside goes by. But your journey to the office and back again is the perfect opportunity to squeeze in some time to be active. Afterall, every little bit counts!
Everyone’s got a perfect number; the number to fit in those pair of jeans, to wear a bikini again or to look amazing in a wedding dress. But what happens when the scales betray us?
So you hought you knew the key to exercise success? Think again. Much of our assumed fitness knowledge is based on hearsay rather than science. To start you off in the right direction, let's make sure you know the difference between fitness fictions and fact.