If you prefer Netflix marathons to actual marathons or if you would rather run past a treadmill then on one, then you might be one of the many who would consider themselves a ‘non-runner.’ Like runners, non-runners come in all shapes and sizes with varying levels of fitness.
We all experience it, that little voice inside your head saying “It’s too dark”, “It’s too cold”, “Sleep is so good” or “I’ll go tomorrow”. With Winter fast approaching the excuses we come up with to avoid exercise can go into overdrive!! To keep you on track to stay active, maintain the fitness
Some handy tips to help you achieve these otherwise vague goals. Remember to be specific in your goal – what exactly does eating better mean to you? Is it to control portions or just eat more of the ‘right’ food? Same goes for exercise. Set a weekly or monthly goal.
I’m not sure about you but my energy level in the gym is heavily influenced by my last meal. If I exercise before eating anything, I run out of steam quickly. 20 minutes in my mind is searching for energy sources, convincing me that we’re going to have to leave
Love a lazy holiday as much as the next person, don’t get me wrong. But what I don’t love is returning home from an amazing getaway feeling sluggish and unhealthy. It is so important to remain active while on holidays! And I don’t mean spending hours running on the treadmill, don’t
Woohoo! Spring has finally sprung, which is particularly great news for those of us living in Melbourne. You know what they say, Melbourne can have four seasons in one day, and sometimes it can be less than enticing to exercise outdoors or participate in certain types of activities if the
How much of a role does your mind play in your training? Many people don’t realise how often we talk to ourselves, constantly working through our own issues, making day-to-day decisions -on our own. The one thing I’ve learnt over the years is that hard training can take us to our
We hear all the time that ‘couples who work out together stay together’ which is true if it works! But in some cases this just isn’t true. My partner Andi and I are quite different. She likes more cardio based training whilst I like more resistance based training. She doesn’t
I love including ab workouts into my fitness routine, as they are so easy to fit into your daily schedule! You don’t need any fancy equipment either, just a space big enough to lie down comfortably.
Sometimes it can be difficult maintaining the motivation required to incorporate and continue a regular fitness routine in our lives. There are various factors which can interfere with the momentum of regular exercise, including lack of time, muscle soreness or fatigue, and boredom.