Adult Drinks without the calories!

When I say adult drinks I am of course talking about alcohol. Unfortunately for those of us that like a tipple to relax, alcohol is pretty high in calories – it has 7 calories in each gram. So when you drink a lot you are increasing the number of calories you’re taking in, this will…

How long distance running helps your mind as well as your body

If what they say is true that the best way to achieve a healthy mind is to achieve a healthy body then there is no better way of doing this than through cardiovascular exercise. Because both the heart and the brain are muscles the more we use them the stronger they become. One of the…

What is CrossFit exactly?

Crossfit is absolutely everywhere these days! It seems that if my mates are posting pictures on Facebook, everytime I go out I see someone wearing a crossfit t-shirt and now we can even watch the crossfit games live on ESPN! The world has gone crossfit mad, it’s not just a fad because crossfit has been…

What is HIIT exactly?

HIIT is all the rage in the fitness world at the moment. A recent study by a top American college found that it is holding steady in the list of top fitness trends in 2017. So what is this training? Why is there so much hype surrounding HIIT? HIIT, also known as high-intensity interval training,…

5 healthy brekkie options

Even though we know it is not good for us we all love a good fried breakfast. Unfortunately they are high in fat, high in cholesterol and with some baked beans thrown in, also high in sugar. As the saying goes, you are what you eat, so if you do not want your heart and…

The best marathon sneakers for girls

We have gone through some extensive research to bring you the best running shoes for women in 2017. Gone are the days where women’s running shoes are a smaller version of the men’s. Now they have a different shape and different cushion to them. Here are the best of 2017: New Balance Fresh Foam Zante…

10 minute workout you can do when you wake up

When you wake up in the morning one of the best things you can do is get a sweat on. That’s the advice of many personal trainers and doctors. The good news is that you don’t need to work out for a long time – we’ve got a great 10 minute cardio work out you…

5 Ways Fitness Improves Your Life

No matter what your age it is essential that you maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle – especially if you want to live well into your hard earned retirement. Your body is a machine that needs to be kept well oiled and this is not just your cardiovascular system which keeps the blood flowing around…