10 gym equipment errors!

March 26th, 2014

When we go to the gym, we tend to lapse into a routine, often using the same equipment again and again. While this can be effective, many people commit common gym equipment errors while exercising. These mistakes can lead to muscle strain and injury, which can limit your workouts. In addition, they can also limit […]

Boosting your cells’ power producers!

March 26th, 2014

Numerous studies have long established the many benefits of regular exercise, such as building strength and losing weight. Working out also promises cardiovascular advantages, although the exact way in which exercise benefits the heart still needs to be explored and understood, especially on the cellular level. A recent study however suggests that exercise increases the […]

10 Questions to ask your PT!

March 25th, 2014

So, you’re seriously considering some dedicated one-on-one personal training to finally get your fitness on the fast track. Well if you’re about to sign up, this probably means you have have focus, clarity and single-minded determination, but don’t forget, you still need to be armed with the right information. It’s easy to forget to ask […]

Cardio Gadgets

March 19th, 2014

Cardio gadgets are a great way to keep track of your weight loss or other fitness related goals. These gadgets can help take your workout to a new level while keeping you informed. With the ever increasing sophistication of technology, cardio gadgets are no longer limited to the pedometer and heart rate monitor. There are […]

Exercise to be biologically young!

March 18th, 2014

Can exercise keep you young? Well, according to a fascinating UK study there’s a molecular link between exercise and your cells being biologically younger, which in effect links exercise to healthier and slower aging. There’s no doubt that keeping the weight off, focusing on functional fitness, and improving your health with cardio, can make you […]

Banish bad fats

March 13th, 2014

Let’s get this straight, not all bad fat is bad, researchers and doctors have discovered that calling all fat bad is unfair. Today, they have identified two kinds of fat: good fat such as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats; and bad fat in the forms of saturated fats and trans fat. The challenge for many people […]

On the go? Don’t let your diet go!

March 12th, 2014

Grabbing a piece of toast as you rush out the door; a convenient bite to eat at your desk or in the car for lunch; snacking to avoid an afternoon lull; rustling up a quick dinner at night or flopping onto the sofa with a takeout. Does any of this sound familiar? It’s easy to […]

Strength training for beginners!

March 8th, 2014

Strength training exercises are usually associated with bodybuilders, rippling muscles. and spending hours lifting weights in front of the mirror. However, there is more to strength training than building bulk. If you want to build your muscles to make your body stronger then you will benefit from some great tips and exercises to help you […]

This year’s must have: The yoga mat!

March 6th, 2014

While a bad workman blames his tools, it has to be said that with the right yoga equipment can definitely improve your practice. Fitness experts agree that when starting out on a new fitness adventure it is crucial to have the right equipment. And whether you’re new to yoga or a seasoned practitioner, having a […]

Exercise the whole you!

March 4th, 2014

Want killer abs? Less excess baggage? Or to be able to run a marathon? There’s nothing wrong with having really specific fitness goals, and in fact clarity can help illuminate the way forward and allow for an effective exercise strategy to be set in motion. However, to create overall fitness, rather than focusing on one […]