Exercise

10 Warning Signs You’re Chronically Dehydrated Without Knowing It

September 13 2018

Dehydration is simply when your body does not have as much water and fluids as it should. Water makes up 60-80% of our entire body mass, so it makes sense that when we don’t consume enough, all kinds of issues start to occur! Consuming plenty of water each day is critical for your body to...


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7 Exercises You Can Do While Sitting Down

September 11 2018

Here are seven exercises you can do while sitting down in the office that doesn’t even require that you get out of your seat. Calf muscle toning Give your calf muscles a work out by raising your legs up on the very tips of your toes while remaining seated. Your calf muscles should start to burn after...


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How To Keep Your Joints Healthy

August 31 2018

Follow these simple steps to preserve joint health. Stay in Motion It’s the golden rule of joint health: The more you move, the less stiffness you’ll have. Whether you’re reading, working, or watching TV, change positions often. Take breaks from your desk or your chair and get active. Safety First Padding is your pal. So suit...


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7 Pre-Diabetes Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

August 28 2018

1 in 3 adults are pre-diabetic. Could you be one of them? Chances are, you think you’d be able to spot the signs you were at serious risk of getting sick. Thing is, you really might not. More than 2 million Australians are pre-diabetic, yet 90 percent of them have no idea. That’s a problem, because...


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How To Speed Up Your Metabolism

August 22 2018

A faster metabolism means quicker weight loss. But how easy is it? Your metabolism is essentially your body’s engine. And your metabolic rate is the rate at which your body burns kilojoules. Your body uses up kilojoules even for simple things like breathing and pumping blood. Such basic bodily functions are what we call your...


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Get Active For A Healthy Heart

August 15 2018

Any exercise is better than none. More is better. Regular, moderate physical activity is great for your mental, physical and overall heart health. It’s never too late to start and get the benefits. Many Australian adults aren’t active enough to get health benefits. Are you one of them? How much activity should I aim for?...


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Simple Ways to Live a Healthy Lifestyle

August 14 2018

  The phrase ‘healthy lifestyle’ is an abbreviated definition of how you should live if you want to get the healthiest body you can—one that both looks good and feels good. You know the obvious behaviours that describe someone who is healthy and takes care of themselves. A healthy person doesn’t smoke, tries to maintain...


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Simple Ways To Cut Down On Fat

July 18 2018

Fats can wreak havoc on our bodies and contribute to weight gain if we eat too much. Although we need fats in our diet, many of us are unaware of how to maintain a healthy weight because we’re not consuming the right amount and types of fat. Cutting down on fat is not as hard...


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6 Knee Pain Causes That Have (Almost) Nothing to Do With Being Old

May 17 2018

Your knees are the largest joints in your body for a reason you need them for practically everything you do. And as a result, they endure a whole lot of abuse. Knee pain is common among people of all ages. Knee pain can come with crunching, popping, swelling, or instability (or, if you’re extra unlucky,...


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5 Smarter Ways to Detox Your Body

April 20 2018

Forget colonics and ultra-low-calorie juice fasts. If you want to clear out toxins and boost your overall health, there are smarter and safer ways to do it. Here are five expert-approved tactics that are guaranteed to make you feel like a better, fresher version of yourself. 1. Eat Clean Cruciferous veggies such as broccoli, cauliflower, kale, cabbage and...


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