Monthly Archives: April 2015

Weightlifting mistakes to avoid

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A woman who is serious about losing weight and getting a toned body might purchase membership at a gym where she can benefit from using the full range of exercise equipment. She might jump on a treadmill, straddle a stationary bicycle or elliptical machine for an hour, then go straight home, thinking that her workout […]

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Improve your running form quickly

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With warm weather finally here, it’s time to strap on your sneakers, hit the pavement and leave the treadmill behind. There’s no better time to improve your running form than now, when you have the next six months to take advantage of the sunshine and fresh air outside. To help you, we’ve come up with […]

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Here’s how to stay hydrated

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Fluids are vital for your body’s health; hydration is important for keeping muscles healthy, maintaining focus and concentration, and battling tiredness. You’ve already heard the drill about misreading thirstiness as hunger pangs. If you’re undertaking an intense fitness workout, then it’s doubly important to dose up on fluids to ensure that your body doesn’t become […]

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Getting the most out of your first yoga class

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When you hear about yoga, the first things that spring to mind are probably physical exercise and people stretching into bizarre poses. Yet yoga is much more than just an exercise – it connects your body, mind, and spirit so that while you’re performing yoga, you can relieve stress and experience peace of mind. Perhaps […]

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Home VS Gym: Where should you workout?

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There are a hundred and one ways for women to build and maintain a physically healthy body but it is a balanced workout routine that works best for most people. But where is the best place for this? Is exercising at home better than at the gym? Well everyone has their own opinion. For some, […]

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6 things you should never do at the gym

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When it comes to losing weight and getting a toned body, we rely on gym workouts for the best results. Most gyms have all the equipment you need – treadmills, weight lifting benches, and exercise bikes to name just a few. Of course, once you purchase membership, you probably have a general idea of what […]

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Boost your immune system with these 4 foods

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We’re exposed to hundreds of toxins everyday. From the exhaust fumes we breathe to the chemicals in foods, soap and shampoos, plastics, pesticides and more. That’s why it’s important to do all you can to keep your body as healthy as possible. And one way to do that is to mind what you eat. Here […]

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Why it’s time to give rope wall yoga a go

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Like any form of exercise, yoga needs to remain interesting, exciting and fun if it’s something you are going to continue to enjoy practicing. If you are doing the same old routines each week and never mixing things up, then it’s only going to be a matter of time before you start getting bored and […]

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Why you should carry on eating eggs

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There are some foods on which we never seem to be able to quite decide on the health benefits – and eggs are one of them. Just as advice seems to vary from one week to the next as to whether we should store eggs in the fridge or at room temperature, so it feels […]

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How women’s fitness differs from men’s

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Women can train as hard as men, but the results they get are never quite the same. The fitness differences between men and women are closely related to genetics and hormones. So don’t worry if you’re not achieving the same fitness goals as your male friends – your bodies are built differently, and what works […]

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