How to Warm-Up, Cool-Down, and Stretch for Running

An extra five minutes. Because you're worth it.

How to Do Squats: Technique, Benefits, Variations

Complete guide that'll take you from the sofa to the squat rack.

Pilates for Beginners: How to Get Started

Your co-workers have been raving about it. Health guru's can't stop extolling its benefits. Celebrities swear by it. It's over 100-years old which, in...

Exercising while sick: When is it ok?

At a certain time of year the common cold is all but unavoidable. And though it might not be a serious medical condition, it...

12 Important Safety Tips for Female Runners

Although very rare, it is a sad but unavoidable truth that female runners must consider their safety when out clocking up their weekly mileage. We...

How to keep a fitness journal

Let's be honest. A lot of us wander into the gym and randomly select exercises and weights. Basically, whatever catches our eye, or whatever...

The Beginner’s Guide to Exercise

If you're just getting started on your fitness journey, you might be feeling overwhelmed by the wealth of information out there. But don't over-think...

Bike Safety Tips to Cycle Safely on the Road

Cycling combines a great workout with efficient, cheap and green transport. And if you live in the city, it might just be quicker than...

The Beginner’s Guide to the Gym

Use these handy tips to get the most from your gym and to avoid the most common gym mistakes. From what to wear to...

How to become a morning workout person

The are two kinds of people – the kind that jump out of bed at 5 a.m. rearing to go, ready to take on...

Beginner’s guide to cycling

Exercise doesn’t come much more convenient than cycling. An efficient method of transportation and a workout. What’s not to like? Whether you use it...

A Guide to the 4 Swimming Strokes

Swimming is an incredible form of exercise; its non-weight bearing so it’s easy on the joints, and a total body activity, strengthening all your...

How to Calculate Your Heart Rate Training Zones

Level up your workouts by calculating your heart rate zone.

The Basic Facts About Muscle & Exercise

Muscles are amazing; without muscles you would be nothing more than a pile of immobile tissue, bone and fluid. Muscles control movement but they...

Beginner Guide to Swimming Workouts

If you associate swimming with sunny vacations or something just for kids, you're missing out on a seriously good form of exercise. We're not...

How to Measure Exercise Intensity

Gauge how hard you're working out to get the most from your workouts and maximize your fitness gains. If you're going to exercise, you...

The Skinny on How to Lose Weight & Keep it Off!

Trying to lose weight can feel absolutely overwhelming. With so much information out there and so many conflicting ideas about weight loss, it can...

Yoga Poses for Beginners

The 7 main body movements of Yoga are flexion, extension, hyperextension, rotation, circumduction. abduction and adduction Yoga increases strength, flexibility and balance. However, the...

The Ultimate Strength Training Guide for Beginners

Strength training, weight training, resistance training – call it what you like but picking up heavy stuff is good for you! Often overshadowed by...

10 Week Running Plan to Run Harder – Advanced Beginners Running Program

Either you have just completed the beginner program (congratulations!) or you are not entirely new to running and need a higher level to get started. Run at moderately...

How to Start a Workout Routine When Very Overweight

Starting exercise is tough, but it can be even tougher if you are very overweight or obese. Working out when you are heavier can be...

How to Use the Elliptical Machine

The elliptical trainer has many advantages and targets a host of muscle groups in the upper and lower body. To really work these muscles...

How to Start Exercising

If you have been sedentary lately, had an exercise lapse or never exercised at all, it can be very tempting to jump feet-first into...

Healthy Diet Plan

So what constitutes a healthy diet? Super good question! A short answer is nigh on impossible. In fact very thick books have been written on...