It′s an incredibly terrible fact to know that suicide is in the top ten causes for death among Australian men, and it′s a statistic that shows no sign of slowing.
It′s not always about training harder, or faster, or longer. The key is to train smarter. Here are three of the tools elite athletes use to perform at their absolute best.
It′s common knowledge most humans need between seven to nine hours of sleep to perform at peak levels, but just how important is that figure? Well, ...Readmore
1. First measure your waist.
It should be no bigger than half your height, according to research by City University London. If it′s within this healthy limit you should live to the average life expectancy. If not, for every extra few centimetres, you face losing months or even years of life.
2. Cut down on alcohol.
It is calorie-loaded and contributes to the development of “moobs” or man boobs, says fitness expert Matt Roberts. ...Readmore
These days, everything from yoghurts to cereal wears its protein content on the front of the package, like a badge of honour. With sugar outlawed, fat up in the air, and carbs only just making a comeback, it has become extremely easy to equate ‘protein′ with ‘wellness′.
Never mind the fact that often protein powders and celeb-endorsed protein balls are loaded with sugar. ..Readmore
Want to know what′s about to blow up in the world of wellness come 2019? Well, the American College of Sports Medicine has conducted its annual survey of health and fitness pros to find out. These are the people that saw HIIT becoming the next hottest workout and predicted that spin was well on the way out.
And next year? Wearables are still in serious demand with fitness trackers, smart watches and heart rate monitors topping the list of fitness trends..Readmore
Want better health and a better body? Start by following a healthy diet and add a fitness routine that includes cardio and strength training.
It's no secret that obesity is widespread: Nearly three out of every four men are either overweight or obese, and 50 percent of men don't engage in vigorous leisure-time physical activity for more than 10 minutes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Readmore
One of the common questions any fitness professional is asked is “What is the best way to burn the most fat?”.
There are a few ways to look at this question:
When you think of yoga and Pilates, or stretching in general, what sex do you associate with them?
We would guess that most would say female. Rightly or wrongly this is pretty accurate.
Exercise Right asked five Accredited Exercise Physiologists what exercise their male clients enjoy the most and each one of them said the same thing – strength or generally using weights.Readmore