Best Cardio Exercises (aerobic workouts you can do at home)

@ men in a gym with skipping ropes. Jumping rope is one of the best cardio exercises.

Cardiovascular workouts are all about getting your heart pumping and whilst going for a run may be one of the easiest ways to do this, that’s not the only option available. Exercises To Get Your Heart Pumping My physiotherapist loves to tell me that running is the most natural form of exercise. Well not for … Read more

Burning Calories – 40 Tips for Burning Calories in Daily Life (Part 2),

A young couple prepping a meal together. Healthy food for burning calories.

If you want to lose weight, knowing how many calories are going into your body is only half the battle. You also want to know how to shift them. And if you can master burning calories as part of your everyday routine, even better! Understanding Calories and how to torch them This is Part 2 … Read more

Burning Calories – 40 Tips for Burning Calories in Daily Life (Part 1)

A young woman in her kitchen, holding broccoli in one hand and a book in the other, worrying about burning calories.

You want to get in shape and lose a couple of kilos. You’ve started counting the calories going in at meal times, but how do you take them off over the course of the day? Torching Calories the easy way Don’t disappear! Burning calories may be easier than you think, as we explain below. This … Read more

14 Benefits of Cardio

Benefits of cardio shown by a spin class working out in a row.

We all know that cardio exercise is good for us, but do you understand why? What are the benefits of cardio and how often should you do it? Cardio exercise. Love it or hate it we all know that we should be doing it. But whether you are a keen runner or a chilled-out rower, … Read more

Who Loves Cardio?

A young woman outside in the countryside with a skipping rope. She is doing cardio exercise.

You’re probably in the minority if you answered in the affirmative! Cardio training doesn’t get a lotta love. And it’s easy to see why – it’s hard and it can hurt. And frankly, it’s often repetitive and monotonous which gives rise to legitimate claims that cardio is boring. However, to ignore cardiovascular training is to … Read more

Just Do Something!

2 women, jogging towards a bridge on a country setting. Just do something to get moving.

Greg, a NSW fitness trainer, laments the common excuses he hears and the worrying inactivity he sees… Do you consume fast foods like McDonalds, Hungry Jacks, KFC, and Pizza on a regular basis? You DO know that’s not healthy but find a reason why it’s ok this time? “The kids are tired”, “I’m tired after … Read more

Kickboxing burns calories and kicks butt

Young woman kickboxing with male coach

Kickboxing has a history of over a hundred years and it requires incredible cardiovascular endurance and lightning speed for survival. While the primary purpose of kickboxing is to train for hand-to-hand combat, over recent years, many gyms have started kickboxing classes to inculcate its spiritual and physical demands into their clients’ routines. A few cardio exercises will certainly … Read more

The ABCs of Buying the Best Rowing Machine (2021)

demonstration of the muscles at work on a rowing machine

Finding the best rowing machine to match your needs can be tough. That’s why we have written an in-depth guide on the subject. Learn more here. Are you looking for a way to stay home and get fit in these Covid times? How about a single workout machine that will engage every major muscle group? … Read more