22 January 2016 - Exercise and Nutrition Should Always Be Combined

Your body needs good quality fuel and proper maintenance in order to function effectively, with nutrition and exercise meeting these criteria. Good health is all about balance and consistency, and when it comes to nutrition and fitness, you really can't have one without the other. If you don't eat well, your workouts will not be effective, and if you don't exercise, your physical goals will struggle to manifest. Let's take a look at the synergistic relationship between exercise and nutrition so you can meet your fitness goals.


15 January 2016 - The Best Time to Exercise

Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle mass, or simply get more active, everyone wants to maximise their fitness potential. While activity levels and nutrition have the most to say when it comes to fitness, timing is also important. According to new research, people who work out in the morning are more likely to develop better fitness habits, with people who work out in the evening able to attain a higher level of fitness due to metabolic advantages.


08 January 2016 - Making Your Home Healthier

Everyone wants their home to be as safe and healthy as possible. While New Year’s resolutions are often based around renovations and backyard spruce-ups, sometimes it's important to take care of the space you've already got. According to Nicole Bijlsma, building biologist and founder of the Australian College of Environmental Studies, “In terms of health, we look at our diet - the food we ingest. Homes and buildings are not given the same attention, but they should be.” Let's take a look at five healthy home habits you can kick-start in 2016 - to ensure your home is always in tip-top shape.


28 December 2015 - Loneliness Is Bad For Your Health

Extreme loneliness is bad for your health, with chronic social isolation shown to increase the chances of disease and early death. Whether you're a teenager, a retiree, or somewhere in-between, people without healthy social connections are at greater risk of developing inflammation and obesity among other risk factors. Time and time again, studies have shown a connection between a healthy social life and increased physical and psychological health. 


18 December 2015 - Learning Martial Arts for Fitness

While people used to be happy with running, lifting weights, and doing aerobics on the living room floor, fitness enthusiasts are getting more demanding and adventurous all the time. Martial arts-inspired fitness trends have been taking the world by storm for years, with people also becoming more interested in martial arts proper. From Kung Fu and Aikido through to Budokon and MMA, martial arts provide people with a great opportunity to get fit, flexible, and just a little bit deadly - all at the same time. 


11 December 2015 - Common Workout Mistakes

When it comes to working out, everyone wants to see the best results in the shortest possible time. Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle mass, or simply improve your general fitness, tangible results are an important part of building momentum and maintaining motivation. If you're not getting the results you want, perhaps you're making the same simple mistakes as everyone else. Let's take a look at four of the most common workout mistakes so you can avoid wasting your precious time and energy. 


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