Getting yourself in shape is not done overnight. It takes perseverance, dedication and time - just how much time depends on you and your habits. You might be aiming to improve your physical shape a little faster than normal if you have an event coming up or you can feel the summer just around the corner. Like with almost everything in life, if it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing properly. No half measures, no short cuts, no extreme fad diets and no four-hour gym sessions. If you want to get in shape fast and stay fit over the long-term, it’s worth forming the correct habits now, so you can take a new recipe for fitness forward with you.
You turn and you toss in bed. First it's too cold, then it's too hot. You look at the clock... an hour has already passed. You turn the pillow, count sheep, but no matter what you do, you just don't fall asleep. The insomnia drives us crazy.
But there is a trick to turn even the most persistent nightmares into a deep, long sleep.
Can you really relieve pain and stress by pressing on different points of the body? Yes! This method goes back to an old Chinese tradition called acupressure. But what exactly is acupressure? What health benefits does it have? And can I try it at home? Here you will get the answers!
We all know that fruit and vegetables are good for us, but did you know that recent research shows that they can actually help reduce the risk of dying prematurely? Does it sound too good to be true? Let's take a closer look at what the research says.
Do you really need to drink protein powder to get results? How much protein do you need? What is the difference between vegan and traditional protein? What should I consider when choosing a protein powder? You’ll find the answers here!
Here are the top ten reasons why you should prioritise your sleep.
The most popular new years resolution is to get in shape, but we all know how hard it can be to get started and then stay in shape. This article lets you know how to get started and easily maintain your fitness lifestyle so that you'll reach your goals.
Are you curious about becoming a vegan? You’re not alone! More and more people are choosing to lead a vegan lifestyle. So, what does it mean to be vegan? What do you need to consider? Read this guide to learn more about how to get started.
Do you feel stressed and out of balance? Then keep reading! Ashwagandha, a popular Ayurvedic herb, is best known for its ability to counter stress and restore balance in the body, but the benefits don't stop there.
Do you ever feel tired and low during winter? Do you suffer from frequent colds and illnesses that just keep coming back, and do the colder months take a toll on your skin? Then turmeric supplementation might just be the thing for you!
Meditation is a method which purpose is to achieve mental and physical relaxation. Through this skill we gain several health benefits such as increased ability to concentrate, reduced anxiety tendencies along with a feeling of general satisfaction. Even though a lot of people in some period of their lives decide to engage in meditation, only a few of them succeed in achieving and maintaining continuity in their practice.
When we talk about fitness we mean the body's ability to perform a submaximal (ie. an intensity that is less than maximal) work for a long time. Physical fitness is a measurement of the body’s aerobic capacity, the amount of oxygen that the body can be supplied with measured in the unit ml/(kg*min). This means that physical fitness also is a measurement of how well the heart and vascular function works - the reason why it is important to do cardiovascular training.
As athletes, we all intuitively know the importance of training our bodies to get ourselves into the best physical shape that we can. It doesn’t matter if we’re working out simply to be fit “for life” or if we are aiming to compete in an event or race: we know that when we want to work hard to make the best physical version of ourselves as possible, we cannot settle with training less-than-our-best.
It can feel like a jungle when in search for the right dietary supplements, especially for a beginner. Which protein works me? When should I eat it? How much protein do I need? Do I really need supplements? Supplements are a hot topic right now and there are many opinions.
A new year, new possibilities and maybe even new goals? But how do we set our goals in order to reach them? Your goal might be to earn more money? To buy a new apartment? To be in better shape? Or to travel more?
Many of those who come to me want to lose those extra pounds, tighten their bodies and get more defined muscles but they do not really know how to succeed. They exercise regularly and consider themselves being aware of their diets. Then what is it that is not working? Don’t freak out. There are a number of methods you can try to increase your fat-burning!
Christmas is one of the holiday where we get to spend time with our loved ones and finally wind down and relax. Afterwards it can be hard to get back to your routines.