Health + Fitness

Fat Loss Folklore + Myths To Ignore

Fat Loss Folklore + Myths To Ignore

Fat loss folklore and myths are not useful in the battle of the bulge. So here are a few myths you shouldn’t be eating up with  spoon. So, you’re trying to lose weight but don’t know where to start. After all, the industry is littered with fat loss folklore and myths so it’s almost impossible t figure out which ones to take seriously. Then, there is the fact that the experts dispute some advice. Finally, there are the outright myths which are spread around as if they are the gospel truth. It’s the latter you should focus on because these…

Less Stress… The Proven Scientific Ways

Less Stress… The Proven Scientific Ways

Less stress is something for which we all strive but few seem to achieve with such busy lifestyles. However, there are some scientifically proven ways to have less stress in your life… and it’s easy. It’s not a nice feeling to be constantly stressed. When you may feel as though every little thing really gets to you, experiencing less stress may be a distant dream. However, science tells us that there are many things that you can do to reduce the stress that you feel in your life right now. Feel Less Stress Through Walking Believe it or not, even…

New Job? Confidence Tips To Help You SHINE

New Job? Confidence Tips To Help You SHINE

New job? You may need some special confidence tips to ensure your first day and first impressions really count. How you look is secondary to how you feel – except when you LOOK good you FEEL amazing… especially in a new role. So, you’ve recently secured a new job, congratulations; you’ve achieved something to be really proud of. The next few months will be an exciting whirlwind of learning and developing as an employee.So some extra confidence tips won’t go astray. It can be nerve-wracking when your the new girl at work. Your confidence might need a little boost so…

Self Love: How To Get Yourself Some

Self Love: How To Get Yourself Some

Self love is not something you can pick up at the supermarket or for which you can take a tablet. However, you CAN get it with a few simple tips. Yes… you deserve it! Are you always so focused on other parts of your life that your forget the most important part? Self love. If you don’t love yourself you can’t love others. Is it time to put a bit of effort into loving yourself? We waste our lives stressing about the material things that we think we have to worry about. Getting up for work, making plans on the…

Fitness Motivation Issues Solved (well… mostly)

Fitness Motivation Issues Solved (well… mostly)

Fitness motivation can be a real challenge when you’re trying to keep fit, eat healthily and attend workout regularly. Of the three key challenges to fitness motivation you may need help with at least one. Reaching your fitness goals and staying true to the exercise routine you’ve mapped out is easier said than done; especially with flagging fitness motivation. After a long day at work, all we really want to do is to go home, eat dinner, and slough around on the couch – so how are we supposed to get those hours of exercise done as well? Since we…

Lifelong Beauty And How To Retain Your Looks for Longer

Lifelong Beauty And How To Retain Your Looks for Longer

Lifelong beauty isn’t something you think about when you are younger. But when the first crows feet and tiny wrinkles appear, then panic sets in. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Looking good is a big deal for everyone, and you shouldn’t be any different. If you’re looking for lifelong beauty it’s imperative that you learn to avoid the biggest and most common mistakes. Failing to see the big picture will kick you in the ass down the track. Ultimately, making yourself look nice today is futile if it will compromise your future appearance. Here’s how to ensure…

Sea Activities for Fun and Fitness

Sea Activities for Fun and Fitness

Sea activities can be as easy or as challenging as you desire. From a gentle frolick, swimming with the dog or a competitive ‘jetty-to-jetty’ water race, being in and around the sea brings many health benefits. The ocean is vast, and it is one of the first places we all run to when the summer comes around. Sea activities give you an endorphin boost and expose your body to Vitamin D, which the body requires almost daily. Swimming in the sea and being on the beach is the epitome of summer fun, and the atmosphere on the coast is always…

Essential Kitchen Rules to Support Healthy Eating

Essential Kitchen Rules to Support Healthy Eating

Essential kitchen rules will help you to make healthy eating decisions and support your overall health and fitness goals. While most people may dream of getting their diet on track, it does take action to transform your health and lifestyle. Of course, things are rarely quite so simple. Dietary changes can prove surprisingly difficult to put into effect. In a world of chocolates, wine, processed gourmet microwave meals, and all kinds of other culinary temptations, bad essential kitchen rules are designed to lure us off the straight and narrow path. Of course, there are things you can do to streamline…

Exercise Myth-Busters for When It’s A Real Chore

Exercise Myth-Busters for When It’s A Real Chore

Exercise myth-busters are required when you KNOW you should go to the gym or workout but you make excuses like “I just did the vacuming” or “my gym gear is dirty”. Sorry, those poor excuses won’t cut it. I mean, exercise isn’t housework so why think of it as a chore? Embrace it. Here’s how. Right, it’s time to hit the gym again. Oh, but wait there, don’t you have that thing? You know the one that you can’t miss? If you think you can put off going to the gym with some lame excuse, think again with some exercise…

Four Fab + Fun Ways To Get Fit Forever

Four Fab + Fun Ways To Get Fit Forever

You have always been a slave to a fad diet or short term fitness place; nothing seems to work for you and you’re beginning to lose faith in the meaning of the word healthy. The truth is that you need to approach healthy living with a long term approach, instead of these quick fixes that are plastered all over the tabloid magazines. Switch up your mindset and make it your new lifestyle choice; you will save yourself from injuries, unhealthy food obsessions and you will feel more motivated to stick to your new plan. There is no quick and easy…

4 Health Hacks to Help Heal Your Broken Confidence

4 Health Hacks to Help Heal Your Broken Confidence

Health hacks may be the little nudge you need to improve your lifestyle. It’s pretty clear that your health and your confidence are very closely linked. Improving your health and being fitter in daily life are well-being imperatives but sometimes we all need a little extra help. If you spend any time on Instagram then you’ll know that being body confident can be tough these days. It’s important to look for ways of healing your confidence by adopting a different approach to life, fitness, health and confidence. Maybe these health hacks will help? If you can improve your lifestyle by…

Get A Beach-Ready Body with 5 Timely Tips

Get A Beach-Ready Body with 5 Timely Tips

Having a beach-ready body may not be on your radar when the weather gets colder. However, preparation NOW will only help you to achieve your fitness goals by the time beach weather rolls around. These 5 timely tips will help you get a beach-ready body in time. Some people are confident going to the beach regardless of whether they have a beach-ready body. Of course, this is the best way to be! But we don’t all feel that way. A lot of us are self-conscious. We want to get into the best possible shape before we put our bikinis on…

The Home Gym Setup You Need To Invest In

The Home Gym Setup You Need To Invest In

Has a home gym setup been on your mind lately? If not, let our staff writer, Eloise, take you on a trip down memory lane and some of the compelling reasons why investing in your fitness, and a home gym, maybe a really good idea. What happened? You were doing so well. You made a comprehensive list of fitness goals at the start of the year. They were realistic, sensible and achievable. You threw out all the foods that could compromise your health and fitness goals. All that processed junk went in the bin and you went on the healthy…

Family Fitness With Three Great Family-Friendly Activities

Family Fitness With Three Great Family-Friendly Activities

Family fitness will engender good habits and provide a familial network of support. It’s win:win for parents and children to get involved in three family-friendly activities. More and more families today are overweight. Overweight parents are more likely to raise overweight children and childhood obesity is one of the biggest issues facing our society.So family fitness is now more imperative than ever. There are a few different things that contribute to this epidemic, and unfortunately, there are no fast or easy fixes for the problem. Some parents are simply uneducated when it comes to eating healthily and leading an active…

Yes, 4 Ways Your Dentist Can Revolutionise Your Health

Yes, 4 Ways Your Dentist Can Revolutionise Your Health

Are you one of the many people who hate going to the dentist? Yep, the idea of a strange man or woman poking around in your mouth never seems appealing. And, they don’t help their cause when the drill starts up and he or she begins digging for gold. “Excuse me, it hurts!” Well, dentists may not have the best publicists in the world, but that doesn’t make them less essential. In a sick twist of fate, a dentist may be the difference between you leading a healthy or unhealthy life. Through your mouth, they really can revolutionise your health….