Category: Fitness

8 Ways to Love Your Body

When doubt and insecurity creep in, how do you learn to love your own body? The answer is simpler than you think. All you need to do is take control of your own thoughts and actions. These 8 tips will help heighten your confidence!

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The Power of Pilates: The Top Benefits of Doing Pilates

If you’ve never tried Pilates, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Why would so many people want to contort themselves into strange positions on the floor?
The reason that Pilates is so popular is that it offers a wide range of health benefits. And yet it is still accessible for a wide range of fitness levels.

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3 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

For many decades, women were told, often by so-called “experts” that they should focus solely on cardio if they wanted to exercise, as lifting weights would cause them to get too big and muscular. We now know that that is complete nonsense however, and as a result there are more women lifting weights in the gym than ever before, and we think that’s great. Resistance training for women will not result in them gaining 30 pounds of muscle in a matter of weeks.

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Gym Attire Essentials: What to Wear to the Gym

According to a study conducted by the World Health Organisation, more than 30 per cent of Australians don’t get enough exercise on a regular basis. As a result, Australia currently sits in 97th place out of 168 countries in the WHO’s latest ranking of the fittest countries.

If you aren’t getting at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise at the moment, you should start making it a point to work out more. It’ll help Australia gain ground on other countries while allowing you to lead a healthier lifestyle.

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Gym Etiquette for Beginners: How to Start Going to the Gym

It’s just past the beginning of the new year, which means our commitment to those new year’s resolutions is beginning to be tested. How have you been keeping up? 
Like many of us, you might be hoping to get a little more physically fit this year. Fitness and weight loss goals are the most common new year’s resolution in the UK and abroad, and yet, they can be the hardest to accomplish.

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How to Stick to a Workout Plan (and Avoid Burnout)

With the start of the new year, gyms around the world have experienced a surge
of new memberships—people who’ve decided to dig in their heels and finally take
control of their fitness. But as the months go on, gym attendance will wane and
diminish until next year’s resolutions.
So—why is it that so many people struggle to stick to their exercise plan? What
happens in the months that separate the initial excitement and the later concession to
resignation? Most importantly, is there a way to improve the chances for success with a
workout plan? The answer is a resounding YES!
Below are some of the most effective tips for turning your tentative plans into
concrete habits. Even if you’ve tried and failed before, there is hope. As you think about
the future of your fitness, incorporate these guidelines to ensure the greatest chances
for success.

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Yoga for Core Strength: 5 Poses That Will Show Fast Results

Yoga is an excellent mind and body practice that has been around since the dawn of civilization. Its central goal is to unite the individual mind with the universal consciousness of the world around it.

When you begin to practice yoga, you will notice many areas of your life improve including your quality of sleep, your ability to balance, and you will see an increase in your strength. But if you really want to see immense physical improvements, then you will need to work on yoga for core techniques.

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