• How Long Does It Take to Get In Shape?

    Starting on the road to fitness can be a daunting task. When both the scale and the mirror are telling you things you don’t want to hear, it is easy to get overwhelmed and even consider giving up. What makes things especially difficult is switching on the TV and hearing about miracle fitness programs that […]
  • Can You Get Fit in 7 Minutes per Week?

    Getting in shape is important but with the constant pressure of jobs and family and keeping up with your Netflix queue it is easy to fall behind. One of the most frequently cited reasons for people not getting enough exercise is that they just don’t have the time. Between 8 hours a day working, plus […]
  • 7 Ways To Burn More Calories Without Exercising

    Losing weight is simply a matter of expending more calories than you consume. Most people go about shedding the pounds through a dietary calorie deficit coupled with activities like running and cycling. There is however, another known mechanism of burning calories without eating less or going to the gym. It’s called NEAT – it stands […]
  • 10 Health Benefits Of Carrots You Probably Didn’t Know

    Carrots are usually believed as the ultimate health food item. In childhood we were always forced to eat carrots by our parents and we will most likely tell our youngsters the similar thing in the future, and once asked why, we explain by saying, “Because carrots are good for your health!” But how did the carrots […]
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Barefoot Running

    An interesting trend that has gripped the running world over the past several years is the move by many athletes (experienced and inexperienced alike) to running in minimalist shoes or no shoes at all. After decades of increasing the cushioning in running shoes to control for every possible form of maladaptive foot movement, more and […]
  • The 7 Most Common Fat Loss Mistakes Everyone Makes

    Everyone, at some point in their lives, will want to lose weight. For some it might be for reasons as trivial as looking better in their wedding photos — for others, a health crisis at the end of a lifetime of dietary indulgence. The health industry is growing by the billions each year, capitalising on the health […]
  • 4 Exercises You Should Never Avoid If You Want Muscle Gains

    Achieving your potential for muscle and might demands extraordinary discipline and dedication. There is no place for half measures, corning cutting, laziness or lukewarm enthusiasm. If you do not train well, rest well, sleep well and eat well, you will get nowhere and make minimal progress. For an uneducated body builder, they can spend months […]
  • 7 Ways to Make Fitness a Part of Your Relationship

    Being in a long term relationship is great. The feeling of closeness and acceptance you get from sharing your life with someone is hard to beat. However, when you have been together for a long time it is easy to fall into an inactive funk that is bad for your body, your mind, and your […]
  • 6 Workout Myths Debunked

    There is a lot of false information floating around out there. Buying into to workout myths will not only render your workouts less effective — some can lead to injury! So before you start another workout, check out these 6 workout myths and make sure you’re not doing something you shouldn’t be doing. 1. Ab […]
  • Run Smarter: 6 Keys to Better Performance

    Running is a fickle mistress. One day you might go out an crush your favourite 5K route, and the next it can leave you a shell of a person gasping for breath at the side of the road. Nothing is more frustrating than seeing dips in your performance and not understanding what you are doing […]
  • The 7 Best Activities for Rest Day

    Many frequent exercisers have heard plenty about the importance of a rest day. It gives your muscles a break and helps ensure that you don’t hurt yourself and that your workouts for the remaining days of the week are as beneficial as possible. However, including a rest day into many people’s routines can be tricky. […]
  • 6 Reasons to Get Chia Seeds Into Your Diet Today

    Anyone who is reasonably interested in health and fitness has probably, at some point, come across a person touting the benefits of chia seeds. Like so many trendy “superfoods” chia has new age health-types in a frenzy about its supposed health benefits. Well it turns out that for once, the mob may be on to […]
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