Exercise

How to Keep Alzheimer’s Disease Out of Your Future

April 5 2019

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s. If you were taught that you’re born with all the brain cells you’ll ever get and it’s all downhill from there, it’s time for a rethink. Mounting research suggests you can improve your brain no matter what your age, making it stronger now and...


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Achieve A Healthy Weight

April 3 2019

Making a commitment to maintaining a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do for your health and wellbeing. So how do you do it? Here are several tips on how to help you achieve a healthy weight.   How do I know if I’m a healthy weight? BMI is a useful...


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5 Habits of Healthy And Fit People

March 29 2019

It will take a lot of patience and self-discipline to follow a certain diet and lifestyle and to exercise regularly and not everybody can do it.  All this contribute to being fit and healthy and it don’t happen overnight. However, everybody can achieve their goal with realistic steps and actually accomplish it if they replace their...


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What’s the Least I Can Do to Stay Healthy?

March 27 2019

Can You Bend the Health Rules? Trying to be healthy can feel overwhelming. From exercise to nutrition to doctor visits, there’s a lot to remember and a lot to fit into your life. Fortunately, most “rules” aren’t one-size-fits-all mandates. So where can you take shortcuts or give yourself a break?   Water “Drink eight glasses...


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6 Speed Walking Tips to Burn kJs Like You’re Running

March 26 2019

You don’t have to be a runner to torch kilojoules and reap the weight loss benefits of cardio. In fact, you can burn just as many kilojoules walking as you can running – if you speed walk, says personal trainer Michele Stanten. “All a walker has to do to burn more kilojoules than a runner...


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10 Unexpected Reasons Why You’re Thirsty All the Time

March 21 2019

When you feel the need to chug a tonne of water, the reason why is usually clear: You haven’t been drinking enough of it. If you go really hard at the gym or spend lots of time sweating in the sun, you need to replenish the fluid you lose through sweat. Otherwise, you may experience...


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5 Ways to Make Time for Healthy Habits

March 20 2019

Making healthier choices is sometimes as simple as making time. If you’re convinced that your day is already over-scheduled and overbooked, think again: There might be a minute or two (or 10!) that you can use to work toward your food or fitness goals. Decide what you truly want, and prioritise your life around it. Use...


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5 Easy Wins When You’re Trying to Eat Healthier

March 18 2019

Changing or overhauling your diet is not easy – but most of those good intentions will crash and burn. That’s because those changes will just be too extreme, not to mention punitive. No sugar or dairy! No carbs after 1pm! Nothing in a package! When those resolutions quickly fizzle, it can feel like you failed....


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5 Exercises to Jump Start Your New Fitness Routine

March 14 2019

Once you’ve made the decision to set a new fitness goal (good for you!), you have to decide how you want to get there. With so much fitness information at your fingertips, it can be challenging to sort through it all to determine a starting place.And in the excitement of starting something new, it’s easy to...


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8 Easy Ways to Beat Bloating

March 11 2019

Bloating is one of the most common (and uncomfortable!) gastrointestinal symptoms. “It generally gives people a sensation of pressure or fullness, and some experience distention, where the belly physically stretches out,” says gastroenterologist Dr Richard Saad. Persistent bloating can be a sig­­n of something serious, such as fluid collection or a growth, and should be checked by...


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