Fitness

Wearable technology for the ladies

January 7th, 2016

Wearable technology is still relatively new and has been designed by techies rather than trend-setters, so it’s safe to say a lot of the products out on the market aren’t all that fashionable. However, that has recently started to change and women in particular are being targeted for wearable technology that can help monitor and improve their health and wellness.

How to squeeze in exercise at the office

January 6th, 2016

As modern day living evolves, it becomes more and more difficult for office staff to work any type of exercise, or even vaguely energetic movement, into their office routines. Technology such as the personal computer, email and the cloud have created an environment where you can easily go for hours at work without having to leave your seat.

6 helpful tips to lose belly fat

January 5th, 2016

Excess belly fat is a common problem for many women. It is considered as the most dangerous kind of fat, since it greatly increases the risks of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer. What’s more, belly fat is heavily influenced by your hormones.

Stress-free mornings for busy parents

January 1st, 2016

If you’re a busy working mom, you don’t need us to tell you that mornings can be quite the hellish experience - and on the regular, too. After all, getting yourself ready for work, grabbing breakfast, mentally preparing for the day ahead, and doing the commute can be enough to contend with, but throw a child into the mix and it can be a recipe for disaster.

Stay active in the cold weather

December 30th, 2015

It’s winter and it’s cold. We get it. But do you really want to be carrying a bunch of excess weight around when Memorial Day gets here, all because you didn’t want to go outside? if you’re in a cold part of the world, it’s time to stop fearing the weather, and instead embrace it when it comes to staying fit.

Less talked about reasons to exercise

December 23rd, 2015

Most of us know that exercise is good for your health, helps you sleep better, and can improve your disposition. And while these benefits are undoubtedly great, you may wonder if there are any other, less talked about ways exercise can improve your life.

How to stick to your fitness resolutions

December 16th, 2015

The new year is the perfect time to start thinking about fitness resolutions. Everyone can make them, but the problem is that not many people end up going through with what they set out to do. In fact, some may even break them off before they’ve got started.

Barbell basics for women

December 15th, 2015

Some women believe that barbells are made solely for men. However, this is far from being true. A barbell is one of the most effective and versatile pieces of equipment a woman can use to work out the upper and lower body muscle groups and strengthen the body.

How to avoid joint injuries during exercise

December 11th, 2015

Exercise provides various health benefits, including improved cardiovascular fitness, weight loss, blood pressure control, and so much more. However, working out too hard or for too long can put a lot of stress on your joints, thereby increasing the risk of joint injuries.

5 ways to tone up with dumbbells

December 4th, 2015

We’ve all heard the myths about lifting weights making women bulky. However, that’s far from being true - when you pick up heavy things, your muscles get stronger, not necessarily bigger. That’s why every woman should incorporate weight training sessions into her workout routines, in order to get a leaner and stronger body.