The benefits of Pilates!

February 27th, 2014

Pilates focuses on developing strength, flexibility, and body awareness. Pilates is not focused on building muscles but rather on overall physical wellbeing. Its creator, Joseph Pilates, wanted a form of exercise that linked mental and physical health, and developed a form of exercise that trained the whole body. Pilates is now practiced by millions of […]

Avoid burnout with a gym routine!

February 27th, 2014

A common misconception many people have when they first start going to the gym is that they will be able to slip into a routine immediately. In truth, it can take time to establish a proper schedule and training regimen, especially when you are just starting out. Likewise, it can be a challenge motivating yourself […]

Monitor your progress with a PT!

February 25th, 2014

Overweight; underweight; lacking definition; lusting after perfect abs; planning to run a marathon or simply seeking a better quality of life; there are 101 reasons that you might want and need to get fit in a focused way for a specific reason. This is why over recent years, the fitness world has seen the rise […]

Fight depression with exercise!

February 20th, 2014

Depression is an affliction millions suffer from on a daily basis. Doing anything, let alone exercising, when you are feeling depressed is no easy task, especially when some days it might be hard to just get out of bed. However, many studies show that exercising can help combat depression and bring physical and psychological benefits. […]

The 10-minute cardio workout!

February 19th, 2014

One of the newer and more popular routines many trainers are advocating these days is a mini-workout of only 10 minutes long. At first glance, this may not seem like the most effective exercise routine but with high intensity interval training really taking off in a big way, more does not always equate to greater […]

Lose 10 pounds by dancing!

February 13th, 2014

Dancing has been subject to many research papers because of its impact on health and fitness. Many contestants on the popular television dance show Dancing With The Stars, for example, have been reported to lose excess pounds thanks to this great calorie burning activity. Dancing, coupled with a balanced diet and calorie counting, can help […]

How to lose 100 pounds or more safely!

February 12th, 2014

Countries such as Australia, Canada, the United States, and much of Europe have high obesity rates and these are rising. The increase is alarming, considering what a detrimental impact obesity can have on health and as a knock on from this, both finances and relationships. Many people who are classed as obese want to lose […]

Create the ultimate workout playlist!

February 11th, 2014

If you are still exercising to the beat of Survivor’s classic  Eye of the Tiger song then the chances are you can’t get enough of the oldies, you love Rocky and are still wearing leg armers and a sweatband. Perhaps it is time to update your workout playlist. Sure, there’s nothing wrong with old favorites […]