23 August 2016 - Counteracting the Negative Effects of Sitting
The negative health effects of too much sitting have been well documented, with our sedentary lifestyles known to increase the risk of heart disease, obesity, and back problems just to name a few. There is good news, however, with many of the health risks associated with sitting able to be eliminated with just an hour of physical activity each day. If you're one of the countless millions who seem to spend half your life behind a computer screen, a steering wheel, or a TV, it's important to find some time for exercise to ensure a healthy and happy future.
23 August 2016 - Becoming a Better Runner
With the Olympics now over, it's time to get off the couch,
lace up your runners, and start working out for the summer ahead. Regardless of
your current level of fitness, running is one of the easiest and most effective
ways to lose weight and improve your general health. While people are attracted
to running for its simple, almost Zen-like quality, there are lots of things
you can do to become a better runner and maximise your workout time.
12 August 2016 - How Physical Exercise Helps you Mentally
While the physical benefits of exercise are well known, the
mental and psychological benefits of working out can be just as powerful. Not
only does regular physical activity make your brain work better, it also makes
you feel better and reduces your chance of developing mental illness.
Consistency is key when it comes to physical exercise, with people likely to
experience additional benefits if they start exercising at a young age.
01 August 2016 - History of the Olympics
The Olympic Games is a spectacle like no other, with this
great event bringing the world together every four years in the pursuit of
excellence, friendship, and mutual respect. With all eyes set on Rio 2016, it's
easy to forget just how long the Olympics has been around. Let's take a look at
the history of the Olympic Games and discover some of the great moments which
have helped shape this amazing sporting and cultural institution.
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