Sport is an excellent way to keep your entire body fit, and your mind healthy, too. Gym routines aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, whereas pursuits like surfing, cycling, jogging, tennis or football can make you forget you’re even working out.
Yoga is often sold as a form of physical exercise for people who want something a little easier or more relaxing. The truth is that the ancient system of postures and breath control is much more intense than you may think, and it comes with surprising health benefits.
Pre- and post-workout nutrition is essential for athletes, whether you’re a vegan or not! You need to time your carbohydrate and protein intake correctly to aid recovery and improve your overall results.
When it comes to regular exercise, most will agree that running is one of the best options. It costs nothing, gives a moderate full body workout, and can be easily adjusted to people on all levels of fitness. If you choose to run several miles every second day, or take a leisurely jog around the […]
Getting in shape is a challenging goal. It can be made more challenging by having the wrong ideas about how to exercise properly. With so many sites, so many different self-proclaimed gurus giving advice, and an endless sea of sketchy information, misconceptions are sure to become mainstream.
Snacking is a tricky thing, and if you pick the wrong foods you can easily pick up weight when you are trying to lose it. But working out can make you hungry, and you do need to eat, so these low fat snacks are the perfect option:
The link between sports and overall health and fitness has been proven countless times, and for those that have never been able to integrate fully into the clinical atmosphere of their local gym, the next best choice is a sport.
As an increasing number of people cut meat, chicken and fish out of their diets and go vegetarian the focus on what to eat when exercising and keeping fit has become more intense. Many people are under the impression that athletes cannot be vegetarian, but this couldn’t be further from the truth.
Making the resolution to get fit is one thing, but sticking to it is something else entirely. Staying on the fitness wagon can be tricky, especially if you are new to exercising and don’t as yet have disciplined, healthy habits to see you through. The truth is however, that you need to keep exercising on […]
You may not realise this, but your body is a machine which constantly reinvents itself. Throughout the day, your body breaks down its own tissue and replaces it with new tissue created from the foods we eat and the recycled material foraged from other tissues. Every person’s body does this, but the process takes place […]