With our ever expanding work weeks, combined with personal and family duties, who can find the time to keep up with their fitness goals, let alone contemplate a social life!
For a woman, the 30s can be a very busy time. Juggling work, kids, husband, home, friends, and family or a combination of these things can sometimes leave little time for anything else, let alone exercise of the regular kind.
When undertaking any physical fitness activities be it in training in the gym, for a fun run or playing sports, it's important to manage the energy balance in the body. The intake of energy during any exercise activity must equal the energy expenditure from the body in order to ensure a healthy level of fitness at all times.
Over the last 25 years we have heard, read and seen many myths in practise. We take a hard look at fifteen
of the most memorable.
Get Fit in the pool, the ultimate work out.
Living in a country surrounded by water, most Australians are in a good position to make swimming a part of their lifestyle and fitness routine.
Now is the time to pull out all the stops in your mission to get your body firm and fabulous before hitting the beach this Summer. The "Body Blasting Ball Workout" is perfect to get you looking hot by using a ball to strenghen your core
Seven days in seven very different pairs of trainers was all it took to turn lazy jogger Chris Sheedy into a half-marathon machine. Along the way he learned more than he ever thought possible about running – including new form. But why did he end up barefoot?
A different take on the more traditional ways of increasing your fitness levels and the importance of recovery
It may sound a bit rude, but like flat-pack furniture and Volvos, it’s another Swedish invention that actually works well.
I play team sport twice per week, and run/ride 3 times per week. My muscles are really sore by the end of the week. What should I do for recovery on my rest days?
With cycling experiencing a massive resurgence, it’s a great time to discover how this old school form of transport can help you lose weight, get fitter and feel healthier.
The Beet test, what it is and converting to V02 Max.
This fitness test is designed to give a close approximation to measuring your VO2 Max and it universally accepted that using VO2 max is a great tool to measure your fitness level.
Reviewed are running shoes for people entering an event that would see them likely to run on hard surfaces for distances greater than 10km.
Running may be a relatively cheap sport to participatein but it is often associated with injuries. So how can you enjoy running and truly make it a ‘fun run’, without the trauma of pain and injury? How can you pace yourself so that when you finish a race, you know you have just given it a real crack and that it didn’t crack you?
Stretch your abilities
With Around The Bat just around the corner, your Abilities Your comfort and performance can be enhanced with
improvements in your flexibility. EMMA COLSON shows how to stretch your talents even further.
Choosing the right runners
Wearing the appropriate sport shoe can help prevent injury
Choosing the right shoe for your sport or physical activity may seem like a simple task, but keep in mind the correct footwear can possibly reduce the likelihood of a painful sports injury.