That incredibly awesome feeling you get from moving your body the way it’s meant to
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Yeah, we know what you’re imagining: huge muscly men flexing in front of mirrors, and really toned women in perfectly fitting gym attire doing elegant stretches on fancy equipment. We’re here to put your mind at ease.
We all lead busy lives and sometimes you just can’t make that gym class. Fear not! We’re here to offer a workout you can do absolutely anywhere.
Develop toned legs, gluteus, abs and shoulders using those 6 effective movements using barbell, kettlebells and dumbbells that will give your body and your confidence a boost!
Ah, the Winter months.. where the temptation to take a break from your exercise routine and take up a permanent position on the couch is upon us. But we must fight back!
Just two years after its inception, this cooky Swedish craze is taking over the world with Ploggers now roaming parks and streets in the US, Canada, the UK, France, Indonesia and Turkey.
Avoid a gym injury by strengthening the right muscles and focusing on your form. Try incorporating these preventative exercises into your next session.
You might be the type of person who hates routine, and thinks that this isn’t for you. But here’s the good news – it’s 100% for you. And we promise you won’t hate it.
We have to admit that the Winter Olympics this year have given us some great motivation. We're feeling inspired to not only get our ski boots on, but to train for the winter ahead and have our best ski season yet.
Pursuing a well-defined booty? We're counting reps instead of calories to help define your glutes.
Does muscle size equal strength? To some degree this is true – but when it comes to comparing bodybuilders and weightlifters… it’s a very different story.
Tennis players are incredibly fit, and basically experts in agility – so it’s clear tennis has some great benefits, aside from how much fun you can have.
If you’ve ever gone for a soft sand run, you’ll be familiar with the killer leg burn that comes with it. And there’s reason for it - it truly does work you harder.
Pilates in all its forms is a wonderful and holistic practice. It’s been around for the good part of a century, proving its effectiveness and it continues to be developed and refined.
Couple exercises are a fun way to get fit and socialise! So, grab a partner and get sweating together for increased motivation and consistency.
Dust off those bathing suits, summer is nearly upon us, and a sure-fire shortcut to an appealing beachside aesthetic is polishing those guns.
This brand new course has been carefully crafted by our dedicated yoga experts to bring you both the best and the most basic of all things yoga.
In the spirit of wedding season, we’ve put together some easy workout tips for brides to be.
With Father’s Day just around the corner it almost seems cruel to suggest it, but the ‘dad bod’ is on its way out.
Before you slope off to the snowy mountains for a week you might want to consider putting in a little ski specific training.
The fitness industry is big on High-Intensity Interval Training, and for good reason. It burns fat, fast.
The humble half hour jog around the park might not be as glamorous, but it can still help you reach your fitness goals.
When you first start pumping iron, not knowing what you are doing can really weigh heavy on the mind. But weight training is rippling with benefits. Try this workout to lighten the load.
Although it might seem like a drag, your menstrual cycle doesn’t need to hamper your fitness regime at all. In fact, planning around it gives you the perfect monthly training cycle, no matter what type of training you do.
If you don’t take a selfie while you’re at the gym, were you even there at all?
The concept of running seems fairly easy. Just throw on a pair of sneakers and place one foot in front of the other.
But, the truth is it’s not always that simple.
It’s important to learn how to swim in both still water, and beach water - they are different.
When it comes to your butt, your workout needs to include a variety of movements that hit your glutes from multiple angles.
Rotational training is becoming a really important part of modern health and fitness.
Leave your pool buddies in your wake with these tips from an Olympic gold medallist.
You may like your regular workout, but if you’ve been following the same patterns for too long, it might be time to shake things up.
We asked a handful of PTs what they are really thinking on the job, and their answers might surprise you.
Learn why you could be focusing on the wrong type of goal.
Let us show you how to warm-up properly - it's one of the most important things you need to do.
Hone your inner Spiderman with this increasingly popular total-body workout
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When someone cuts you off in traffic, or you’ve just stubbed your toe, ‘busy’ might not be the cuss word that comes straight to mind. Still, we’re putting it out there – ‘busy’ is a dirty word.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re a strict vegetarian or a steak-loving carnivore, the following food documentaries shed some light on food industry trends and controversies.
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