Health + Fitness

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….

Getting a Perfect Beach Body When You Hate the Gym

Getting a Perfect Beach Body When You Hate the Gym

Got a perfect beach body? Nah… me either. But now that the warm weather has hit the Southern Hemisphere we’re starting to think about wearing less. Gulp! When it comes to hitting the beach, most of us want to bring our A-game perfect beach body. For some, this comes easy, and for those that love nothing more than hitting the gym for a few hours every morning, getting into shape is a pleasure. But, what about the rest of us? For everyone that loves going to the gym, there’s someone that can’t imagine anything worse. Fortunately, even if you absolutely…

Outside Workouts : Why You Need To Do It

Outside Workouts : Why You Need To Do It

Outside workouts allow you to commune with nature, grab a bit of sun, feel alive, and breathe fresh air. But is that all? Apparently not. As easy as it is to work out at home, and as useful as it is to make use of the various pieces of workout equipment found in the gym, there is nothing quite like outside workouts. Why? Well, there are a host of reasons why taking your workout regime outside world is something that you should be doing. Commune with Nature, and More. The Case for Outside Workouts It keeps your workout regime exciting…

Healthy Life Kick Start Program In Six Easy Steps

Healthy Life Kick Start Program In Six Easy Steps

A healthy life will impact upon your happiness, performance, confidence, and ability to be successful. So why not start your new healthy life today? So you’ve recently made the decision to begin a healthy life! Congratulations! If you keep this up, you are sure to experience a beautiful and significant change in the way your life is currently running. This can simply give you the best and most satisfying feeling of any new hobby or endeavour you put your mind towards, and for that reason it is anything but frivolous. Luckily, there are plenty of methods to help you achieve…

Why Smiling Doesn’t Always Make You Happy

Why Smiling Doesn’t Always Make You Happy

They say that smiling is contagious. If someone smiles at you, then you can’t help but smile back. Of course, in some societies and cultures, smiling isn’t always appropriate! Still, for many of us, a smile is a sign of reassurance that we’re welcome and the people around us are friendly. Smiling is a really important part of how we communicate, and it can even be a big part of your job if you’re customer-facing. Did you know that smiling releases happy hormones called endorphins to relieve stress and trigger a good feeling in the mind? Some studies suggest there…

Exercise Excuses Smashed for A Fitter Life

Exercise Excuses Smashed for A Fitter Life

Exercise excuses can get more extreme the more we aren’t motivated to get out and get fit. Did the dog eat your running shoes? Is all your gear still wet in the washing machine? Old exercise excuses won’t work anymore, because getting in shape nowadays couldn’t be easier. Thanks to all the state of the art equipment, gym memberships, and online tips, finding a regime that works for you is something everyone can do. However, once you’re in practice with it, it can be hard to keep to it. Below are a few tips for banishing exercise excuses when entering…

Fail-Safe Fitness With Group Mentality and Support

Fail-Safe Fitness With Group Mentality and Support

Fail-safe fitness is not something that comes in a bottle. You can’t take a pill and suddenly your fitness regime becomes super successful, and easy. It doesn’t work that way… but this will. Most people decide to undergo a fitness regime by themselves. This can eventually pay off if discipline is developed to exercise regularly. However, most people also fail to keep up regular exercise because they fail to develop discipline, and their motivation wanes. It’s fail-safe fitness with the emphasis on FAIL! It takes a lot of encouragement and support to keep putting yourself through pain and exhaustion for…

First Appearances: What People REALLY Notice

First Appearances: What People REALLY Notice

First appearances are exactly that – the first time you present yourself to someone. And, as the saying goes, there’s only one chance to make a first impression. We all want to make a good first impression. Seeing people react positively to first appearances, getting those little compliments, and those lingering glances make us feel fantastic. You don’t have to look picture-perfect to make a great impression, either. You don’t have to have a tiny waist or flawless skin and hair to stand out at first glance. Here are the first things that most people are going to notice about…

How a Simple Smile Can Change Your Outlook on Life

How a Simple Smile Can Change Your Outlook on Life

A simple smile, either given or received, will do a whole lot more than show off great dental hygiene. You’ve probably heard about this before, but there are many positive benefits to smiling. One of those benefits is an increased sense of joy and happiness in a simple smile, and this happens scientifically—it’s not magic. In short, the act of smiling sends a signal to our brain to be more cheerful, and this happens regardless of if it’s a fake smile or a real one. But don’t worry. This article isn’t going to be ridiculous and claim that smiling will…

Crafting The Beach Body You’ve Always Wanted

Crafting The Beach Body You’ve Always Wanted

Beach body baby, the sun’s on the way and it wants you to come out and play. Every summer most people re-assess their approach to their fitness and healthy eating regimen. You might have fallen off your steadfast commitment to your new year’s resolution to get a beach body, but that doesn’t mean you should feel bad about yourself this summer and cover yourself up in the heat. Being more confident in your body only takes a few steps to achieve. Unfortunately, there aren’t any ‘quick fixes’ or ‘magic diets’ as hardline marketing will have you believe. But there are…