5 Running Tips to Avoid Leg Pain

Running a marathon is not for the fainthearted. The task appears easy, but only to find out it is as painstaking and exhaustive an exercise. Sometimes, you even experience injuries like sprains, fractures, or even simple leg pains. While most often injuries happen due to external factors, unforeseen and circumstantial, some cases are attributed to internal factors like incorrect running posture or lack of warmup. Here are 5 running tips that will help save yourself from intolerable leg pain: Stretch Stretching is necessary. Yet this is not to say that…

Fun Ways To Keep Your Body Fit This Summer

Summertime is always a great opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. And while adventure theme parks and other summer getaways are always a favourite, the beaches and other bodies of water are never far behind. Water activities give you more than just fun times, however. Choosing the right water activity can help you stay fit, negating the calories that can be potentially gained from the feast that usually accompanies summer activities. For most Aussies, water activities are a way of life. And if you happen to be on the lookout…

Squeezing Fitness Throughout a Busy Day

Whether it is in the office or at home, the most common excuse that people have about not exercising or making a conscious effort to stay fit is that they’re too busy. But exercising will not take the whole day. And if you can observe some or all of the following tips you can easily squeeze fitness throughout even the busiest of days. Wake Up Earlier and Start Your Day with a Little Activity Exercising and staying fit is all about disciplining oneself to achieve even the most modest of…

9 Ways How to Exercise for Free

Leading a healthy lifestyle should start while we are still teens. It doesn’t have to cost anything and it shouldn’t get in the way of your studies. There are plenty of ways in which you can exercise for free and without impinging on your schooling. Here are 9 ways. Participate in school sports activities.  Schools always incorporate sports programs into their curriculum. While you may never be really good at football or even swimming, why not just give it a try? It’s free and will do you a lot of…

5 Tips to Encourage Your Kids to Exercise

Kids need to be physically active to keep a healthy, balanced life. The problem, though, is that kids these days prefer to sit all day, eyes glued to their gadgets. Sometimes, they do go outside but interaction with other children remains limited or the activities they engaged in are not ideal. Because obesity has affected about 28% of Australian children and adolescents, the call to get kids to exercise has become a loud cry for parents. Since 1995, the incidence of overweight and obesity within the 5-17 age group rose…

10 Shocking Fitness Facts You Ought to Know

On the Internet and social media, there are certainly tons of myths about exercise. When people do not make the effort to verify these statements, they end up following them without seeing any progress on their fitness goals. As with a lot of things, the right information can make a world of difference. Being Active Doesn’t Counteract The Time You Spent Sitting One of the most widespread myths out there is that by simply hitting the gym after work, they can undo or make up for all those hours they…

5 Reasons Water Sports Are Amazing for Health

This is a guest post by Tom Be it for the purpose of getting a lean body or for the sake of internal body health, water sports can benefit both ways. The popularity of water sports grew through the Olympics. The growing research on the benefits of water sports prove the health benefits you can reap without a sweat. If you don’t enjoy sweating in a gym, join a class of water aerobics in your vicinity. If you just want to have some adventure and fun, go out for surfing…

How to Improve Your Posture

It’s common to neglect proper posture until one Tuesday afternoon comes and you are barely able to sit erect because of backache. Other back abuses include carrying heavy weights, slouching, and incorrect execution of exercises. Back abuse is so widespread that in 2014, about 1 in every 6 Australians suffered from a back problem, be it a joint, tissue, or muscle problem. To prevent worse cases, the simplest favor you can do to yourself is to observe proper posture. The real question now is how and this article is crafted…