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4 Reasons to Study Personal Training
If you’re thinking about becoming a PT, now is a great time to start. Just consider these 4 reasons to study personal training.
Alkaline Acid Balance
Alkaline acid balance: what you eat affects your body's pH balance.
Everyone has overeaten at some point or another but binge eating is different to overeating from time to time. Learn more about this disorder and find out some strategies to help overcome it.
There is no magic number when it comes to the amount of calories that you should be eating to either lose or maintain weight.
Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of death among middle-aged men and women. Studies confirm that heart disease may be developed early in life although its symptoms begin to surface only when the disease is at an advanced stage.
Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive heart failure is a condition suffered by many Australian people but, while it is scary, it can be managed by natural therapies in conjunction with standard treatments. Natural therapies can help to make your life more comfortable if you h...
Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)
Have you ever exercised and found that you have been sore for days afterwards? It’s actually not an injury but a common phenomenon known as delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS).
It is a painful condition that affects a surprising number of women, but the good news is that there are natural ways of managing the condition.
Exercise and Endorphins
Endorphins are one of the latest buzzwords when it comes to exercising but what are endorphins, and why do we need them? Read on to find out more about these bringers of a natural high.
Fatigue is a symptom, rather than a specific disease or disorder, and is characterised by persistent tiredness. It can also be a symptom of another condition or disease.
Every person should have fitness goals regardless of one’s current weight and state of health. While choosing the right kinds of foods is crucial to your health, your body needs regular physical activity to strengthen itself.
Fitness in the Pool
Whether you are looking to improve your fitness levels, lose some weight, recover from injury or just have fun, exercise in the pool is a great way to stay in shape.
Fitness tips for anxiety
One of the simplest, most beneficial anxiety aids is exercise.
People set goals to improve behaviour or to find a solution to a problem. Goal setting provides a long-term strategy for achieving success, and is widely used in the fields of sport, industrial and organizational psychology. It is also an increasin...
Heart disease is a concern for many people but exactly how much do you know about it? Read on to find out what you need to know.
High Intensity Training
High intensity training refers to exercise that is usually of short duration but performed with a high level of effort. This exercise routine is based on the idea that high intensity repetitions stimulate the body to increase muscular strength and si...
How to Warm Up Naturally
There are many ways to warm up naturally in the winter months. Read on to find out how.
Keeping Fit during Pregnancy
Keeping your pelvic floor muscles strong will aid you through your pregnancy
Anyone that has suffered from leg cramps knows that they can often be quite painful and even debilitating when they occur. However, there are some great natural remedies that can prevent these cramps from occurring or at least reduce their severity....
Lose the Baby Bulge
It's important to keep eating well and not to diet after you give birth
Lowering Your Hunger Levels
Maintaining a healthy diet is essential to weight loss, disease prevention and general wellness. A major obstacle to following a weight loss plan is the problem of dealing with hunger levels that cause one to fall off a diet and eat unhealthy food.
Maximise your metabolism
A buzzword among weight watchers is metabolism. Slender women who seem to eat anything without gaining excess weight credit such good fortune to a good metabolism. Overweight individuals aim to their increase metabolism in their efforts to shed unwan...
Metabolism describes the ongoing chemical reactions in the body, such as the breakdown of food and its transformation into energy. This is controlled by hormones, which secrete enzymes to achieve this task. These chemical messengers, secreted by the...
Natural Treatments for Sore Muscles
Before popping a pill, you might like to try these natural remedies for aching muscles
Statistics gathered by the World Health Organization (WHO) show that an estimated 2.6 million people die yearly because of obesity. Obesity is best described as the abnormal or excessive accumulation of body fat that poses serious health risks to tho...
The word “osteoporosis” literally means porous bones and it occurs when bones lose too much of their protein and mineral content – especially calcium.
PMS – Premenstrual Syndrome
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), also known as Premenstrual Tension (PMT), is the name that is used to describe a collection of physical and emotional symptoms that affect women before the start of menstruation.
Running is an excellent cardio exercise that tones, burns fat and increases your fitness. But what if you are looking for alternatives that can provide similar results without some of the stresses of running? Read on for more information.
Are you looking for a form of exercise that is both fun and effective? The solution may lie in your childhood – skipping. Read on to find out why skipping may be a great option for you.
One of the biggest obstacles to attaining fitness goals is staying motivated. Maintaining a health and fitness plan may be difficult for you if you become bored with your routine or if you fail to see dramatic results immediately.
The Body Mass Index
The Body Mass Index (hereby referred to as the BMI) is a common measurement when it comes to weight. What exactly is the BMI and how useful is it when it comes to weight? Read on to learn more.
Are you looking for a form of exercise that is an effective complement to your existing regime? Vibration machines can be used to provide whole body vibration, which has a whole host of fitness and medical benefits. Read on to learn more.
What is a stitch when exercising?
What causes a ‘stitch’ in your side when exercising? Well, scientists still aren’t sure.
Founded by Louise Solomon, Yogalates is a fusion of yoga and Pilates – allowing you to get the benefits of both of these therapies. Read on to learn more about how Yogalates may benefit you.