6 Wonderful Winter Workout Ideas to Keep You Fit Amidst the Cold

The months of June to August are the typical winter months for Australia and on any other year, fitness-conscious Australians would be flocking the gym in search of warmth during workouts. Unfortunately, that’s not case here as gyms are likely to be still closed until September in some areas due to the current situation – so what should you do to keep fit? Here are some options for winter workouts. Go Heavy with Cardio Indoor cardio is perfectly possible with little to no equipment. Depending on the amount of space…

8 Things You Should Do When Exercising in Winter

Starting in July and typically ending around August, Australia’s winter weather hits 17 degrees Celsius or 63 degrees Fahrenheit on average. Rainfall of roughly 96 mm also occurs during this time, which can be quite cold if you’re spending a few hours outdoors for a workout. This is why even if you’re “heating up” due to the exercise, it’s still important to have precautionary measures against extreme cold. Here are some tips you’ll need to know. Check Weather Condition and Wind Chill First Before gearing up for an outdoor run,…

Calisthenics Bodyweight Training – How to Build a Strong Core

What is calisthenics training? Calisthenics is a bodyweight regimen that was first popularised in Eastern Europe. Since then it has made its way all over the world, infatuating millions. It attracts people of diverse physical ability, from total beginners to professional athletes. Calisthenics takes elements of traditional bodyweight training and integrates them with elements of gymnastics and other related disciplines. The result is a comprehensive type of bodyweight training with its own unique flavour. The sport uses altered gymnastics apparatuses such as the high bar and parallel bars, as well…

The Demand of Digital Fitness In The Midst COVID-19 Crisis

While many industries take a significant blow and many stocks plummet, one sector is enduring, even growing, amidst the global pandemic that is the COVID-19 outbreak: cyber health and wellness. As a result of lockdown mandated by the Australian government, the fitness industry initially suffered a major blow as gyms and fitness centres in major Australian cities such as Melbourne and Sydney and the rest of the country were forced to close their doors temporarily. But due to necessity and passion for wellness, it quickly picked itself up to reinvent…

How to Strengthen Weak Knees

Besides the storybook fantasies of being ‘weak in the knees’ for someone, there’s not too much good that can come of weak knees in our everyday life. Weak knees can cause: Arthritis General pain around the knee joint Iliotibial Band Syndrome Infection of the knee joint Issues with your hip flexors Lack of mobility Strains and sprains Torn cartilage or ligaments Your knee is the largest joint in the body, and it is used often in daily life, walking, running, climbing, and jumping. Because of its frequent use, it can…

Home Workout Regimen to Keep Yourself Fit and Healthy While Quarantined

According to statistics from the Department of Health of Australia, COVID-19 positive cases throughout the country reached 5,133 as of 3pm on April 2, 2020. Currently, Australia does not have widespread community transmission of COVID-19 as most of confirmed cases are acquired overseas. The country is managing the spread of the virus by mainly minimizing further spread of infection, thus the call for home quarantine and even closing of interstate borders. Take Control of Your Health The world is facing a crucial time as the confirmed cases of coronavirus continue…

You Can Achieve Fitness Without Breaking The Bank

Fitness is the new trend today. If being healthy meant being cool, then why not? It’s a win-win situation. However, there is one common misconception that surrounds fitness – it’s expensive. Most people believe that in order to become healthy, you have to splurge on food and gym equipment (or at least a gym membership). Let this piece show you that this is not true. Here are 7 budget-friendly tips to achieve your fitness goal while not breaking the bank. 1. Meal Prep for the Week One of the things…

What To Do When You Experience Overheating During Exercise

Overheating happens to a lot of people but this does not mean it’s normal. Overheating occurs when your body cannot stay cool when you work out. Learn more about overheating during exercises and how you can prevent experiencing this. Why Does Your Body Overheat? One of the primary reasons why your body overheats is because of the weather. Naturally, your body can control your own temperature so that it stays at an acceptable level even when you’re working out. Sweating helps you cool down because it releases heat and it…