Best Cardio Exercises

@ 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. My physiotherapist loves to tell me that running is the most natural form of exercise. Well not for me! Or at least, not anymore. … 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

5 Habits Holding You Back From Your Weight Loss Goals

A curvy young woman in sports gear, sitting on a yoga mat with a drink bottle and some free weights. Achieving weight loss goals can mean ditching some bad habits.

If you’re really committed to losing weight you will see results. However, you need to commit to lifestyle changes. If not, the journey is long, meandering and probably pointless. Achieving your weight loss goals mean taking a long, hard (and honest!) look at some of your bad habits. 1. Excuses, excuses. Ditch ‘em! It can … Read more

7 Food Myths Debunked

A hotdog roll stuffed with sausage and salad - an example of a food myth debunked

Nutritionist Stephanie McElhany was so fed up with some of the sub-optimal information about healthy food she wrote an opinion piece. Common food myths exposed We hope you enjoy the read as much as we did: Low calorie diets Low calorie diet foods are the best option for those trying to lose weight. It’s been … 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

The ABCs of Supplements

Spoons with various supplements in spoons

Do we need supplements? Are they necessary for our modern lifestyles? The most common response from experts is no, they are not required: a nutrient-dense diet should provide all essential nutrients. However, the reality is that getting all of those important nutrients every single day can be a challenge and this is where supplements come … Read more