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…

The Truth about Supplements: Do You Need Them or Not?

Open your cupboard, medicine cabinet, or even table drawer and you will most likely find a bottle or two of vitamin and mineral supplements. In Australia alone, the vitamin and supplement market is a multi-billion dollar industry with an average annual growth of 6%. Manufacturers of supplements are continuously innovating especially in the design of newer delivery formats and in fortifying ordinary food items and other products with these supplements. But the real question remains: do you really need these supplements or not? A Look at Supplements: The Role of…

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Getting Enough Sleep

Getting enough shut-eye really does help you health-wise. It improves various different areas of your life and even prevents your body’s immune system from worsening. The average amount of sleep which is recommended by professionals is around the 8-hour mark each night. This is because the average human sleeps in 4-hour cycles, so two of them is just enough for your body to regain the energy it requires to start another day. In this article, we will take a look at 6 surprising health benefits of getting enough sleep. Fights…

Fitness Tips for the Elderly

Staying fit should be a lifetime goal, not just a short-lived experience. Embracing fitness principles should be top priority especially when you’re in the advanced years already. The lack of exercise during old age can lead to loss of muscle mass, decreased bone strength, reduced cardiovascular function, and poor balance. It is said that about 1 out of 10 Australians over 50 years old are not physically active. Obviously, this is not an ideal picture we want to maintain. Don’t let old age stop you from engaging in an active…

5 Weight Loss Mistakes Dieters Do

The quest to having a lean physique is never easy and never smooth-flowing. Routines get disrupted because of reasons like busy schedules, health complications, motivational concerns, and shift in preferences. Oftentimes, Australian dieters lose heart because the results are not immediately felt. Whether you are currently enrolled in a keto diet or are on the verge of embarking on a vegan diet, here are 5 diet mistakes you should be aware of: Forgetting to be Physically Active Because most diet programs advertise themselves as highly effective, dieters are lured into…

The Best and Worst Low Carb Foods: What to Eat and What to Avoid

Food labels, especially on the products you buy, can be misleading. For example, not everything that is called low-carb is actually good for you. There are also low-carb foods to eat and those that you should try to avoid as much as possible. This will allow you to lose weight and stay healthy at the same time, without stopping yourself from eating delicious food.   Low-Carb Foods To Eat  Meat  Any kind of meat, from poultry, beef, pork, and even game, is at the top of the list. You do not…