Get a better sleep tonight
Bad white light – That subtle white light from your phone, tablet or clock is most likely affecting your sleep more than you realise. If you must check things online before you go to sleep, do it prior to getting yourself ready for bed. Check social media, set your alarm then turn off all the […]

Working Out In Winter
It’s colder, it’s darker, and your donna begs you to stay comfortable and snooze that alarm. How do you fight the winter workout worries and get your butt out the door? Here’s how to stay out of hibernation and get your fit and healthy pre-spring body ahead of all the sleeping beauties! Set a goal. […]

What You Need to Know About Training Outdoors
There are so many gadgets today for exercise – balls that do this, machines that do that, classes, gyms, apps – you name it! When it comes to training, if you have a goal there is a way to achieve it. Training outdoors has some pretty great perks that you can’t pass up, that gets […]

Are you Feeling the Effects of DOMS?
DOMS stands for ‘Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness’, an extremely common effect after exercise and usually means your muscles are getting stronger. Muscle soreness occurs when your body is trying to adapt to a new regimen which may make it difficult to stay on track. But just because you’re sore that doesn’t mean you should stop. […]

Exercise Boosts the Brain
Not only does exercise physically improve your body, it reduces the risk of disease and helps us maintain a healthy weight, but research consistently shows that exercise helps your mental function. Exercise increases energy and serotonin levels in the brain, which leads to improved mental clarity, increased creativity, can boost memory, helps with motor skills, […]

How to Cope with Achy Muscles
After a satisfying training session, there’s a good chance you’re going to be really feeling it. We’re talking sore thighs, tight calves all that fun stuff. Now you might be thinking to put a heat pack on and it should fix it right up. Well that might help while it’s on but won’t lessen the […]

Body Measurements
If your goal is weight loss, then making sure you take body measurements is the absolute first step! It can be very discouraging when you are training so hard to lose a few kilos but your efforts don’t seem to be paying off according to the scales. Looking down and seeing the same number week […]

How to Keep H20 Hydrated in Winter
Most people find it really difficult to drink enough water in winter and as the days seem to get colder you start to get less sweaty with your workouts, which makes it easy to overlook the need to hydrate. You may feel fine not drinking enough water but your body will more than likely give […]