Exercise

Exercises That Help Lower Blood Sugar

September 24 2019

Diabetes is a chronic disease — it has no known cure and that’s why once you get it you have it for life. However, it’s important to note that diabetes is a highly manageable disease. It’s of utmost importance to put it under control in order to spare yourself from the many complications associated with...


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8 Things That Increase Your Risk for Multiple Types of Cancer

August 28 2019

As one of the leading causes of death in Australia, the threat of cancer can be scary. But the good news is that some of the most common cancer risk factors are within your control. By making a few lifestyle changes, you can reduce your odds of developing cancer, not to mention a host of...


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Simple Tips on How to Start Your Healthy Lifestyle

August 23 2019

Following a healthy lifestyle is what health experts recommend us to do, but it’s easier said than done, especially with the current diet that we are following, and the kind of lifestyle that we are used to. Most of us are struggling with doing two to three jobs that we have no room to think...


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5 Simple Ways to Avoid an Afternoon Slump

August 20 2019

Your last sip of coffee was hours ago, and now your eyelids are drooping. Before you reach for the chocolate or head for the vending machines, wake up! There are better ways to prevent afternoon exhaustion than a sugary treat you’ll quickly regret that you had. While most of us can’t pause for a nap,...


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9 Great Cardio Exercises for People Who Hate Running

August 15 2019

Running is a simple, effective form of cardiovascular exercise that offers a range of benefits, from strengthening your joints to improving your mood. But even proponents will admit that running is tough. It takes a moderate level of fitness to run for more than a few minutes. It can be rough on the body, particularly for...


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7 Things You Need For the Best Winter Workout

July 31 2019

The cool weather and biting wind may be turning you off your usual exercise routine this winter but there are some good reasons you should be breaking a sweat during the colder months. According to a US study, exercising outside in winter increases your kJ-burn and boosts your metabolism. It can also mean you expend less...


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How Does High Cholesterol Harm Your Legs?

June 28 2019

It’s no secret that having high cholesterol is something that can cause the arteries to become clogged. This is the reason why it can increase an individual’s risk of having a heart attack, which happens when the heart tissues are deprived of much-needed oxygen. Are you aware that it’s not just arteries supplying oxygen-rich blood...


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5 Fast Ways to Get Your Blood Pumping

June 18 2019

Hippocrates said, “Walking is man’s best medicine.” And he’s not wrong. Research from Harvard University shows that walking just 30 minutes a day reduces your chance of getting heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, some cancers, dementia, Alzheimer’s and depression by up to 50 per cent. But to turn your daily walk into a workout, you...


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9 Foods That May Help Save Your Memory

April 23 2019

Experts are quick to point out that Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of ageing. But it’s also true that the majority of people who have the disease are over the age of 65. While healthy eating can lower your risk of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, it’s not yet clear if that’s true for Alzheimer’s disease as...


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Eating the Right Foods for Exercise

April 12 2019

Nutrition is important for fitness Eating a well-balanced diet can help you get the calories and nutrients you need to fuel your daily activities, including regular exercise. When it comes to eating foods to fuel your exercise performance, it’s not as simple as choosing vegetables over doughnuts. You need to eat the right types of food at...


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