Exercises

3 Exercises To Help You Do Pull Ups

Build Up Strength With These Exercises You may have dreaded gym class because of this one exercise. Kids often test each other’s physical prowess by challenging how many reps they can do of this military stand-by. And speaking of the military, yes this exercise has...

3 Best Ab Exercises Without Sit Ups

Still Doing Sit Ups? Time To Move On To These 3 Ab Exercises... Along with pushups, pull ups and dips, sit ups have been a favourite in just about every gym or home workout. But unlike the other 3 exercises which remain in the rotation of many workout programs, the...

3 Keys To An Effective Workout

The Importance Of Balanced Workouts There is no single or universal formula for having an effective workout. Your workout program will depend on your goals and objectives. Because people have different goals and objectives, the methodology of the workout and the...

Celebrity Fitness Favourite Workouts

Fab 5 Fitness Tips From The Most Fashionable Celebrities If you think looking good is easy for these 5 classic beauties from the silver screen, think again! It takes hard work, patience and determination to stay fit and healthy all these years. These 5 beautiful and...

5 Best Exercises For Surfing

Get Surf Fit With These 5 Exercises Surfing is one of the most popular beach activities. Australia is home to some of the best beaches in the world and not coincidentally, some of the best surfers in the world. Surfing is a thrilling and very challenging sport. For...

Why HIIT Burns Fat Faster Than Cardio

Want To Burn More Fat And Boost Your Metabolism? Over the last few years the great debate in the world of fitness was whether HIIT burns fat faster than cardio. HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training while cardio is more accurately referred to as steady...

6 Best Exercise Equipment For Your Home Gym

Start Your Home Gym With These Top Pieces Of Equipment As much as we would like to make it to our regular session at the gym, sometimes our schedule will just not allow it. Parents who hold a full-time job have to balance their time with family, run errands and...

Weight Training For A Triathlon

Build Strength And Prevent Injuries The Triathlon is arguably the most grueling test of fitness that you can subject your body to. A race alone could last 10 hours. Once you factor in the training time required to get ready for a Triathlon, then you have a sport that...

6 Proven Benefits Of Pilates

Is Pilates The Ultimate Form Of Exercise? Pilates is a form of exercise which uses intricate and precise movements to strengthen the human mind and body. The workout emphasises form over repetition; Pilates requires great concentration in order achieve and maintain...

What Is The FITT Principle?

Using The FITT Principle In Your Exercise Program If you want to maximise the benefits of your workouts, you should apply the principles of FITT to your exercise program. What is FITT? It is the acronym for: F – Frequency - for your body to respond to physical...

3 Exercises To A Great Chest

Build A Superhero Chest With These Top 3 Exercises Superheroes are usually drawn as having great chests. Think “The Avengers” own Chris “Thor” Hemsworth and Chris “Captain America” Evans. They are often listed among the best physiques in Hollywood and for sure their...

5 Best Bodyweight Exercises

Train Anywhere, Anytime With These 5 Bodyweight Exercises Over the last few years, bodyweight exercises have had resurgence. No longer just a school gym staple, bodyweight exercises have made it into the rotation of many mainstream fitness programs. Experts in fitness...

5 Best Exercises For Lower Back Pain

Avoid Future Lower Back Pain By Doing These Exercises Today... Lower back pain is one of the leading debilitating conditions suffered by Australians young and old. It has caused many people to miss work days and has made life difficult for those who are afflicted with...

How To Build Strength With Pause Rep Training

Shock Your Muscles To Break Through Plateaus If you’re not seeing progress in your strength training program, you should consider adding Pause Reps in your workouts. Pause Reps are a great way to build explosive power that will help you blast through training...

5 Tips For A Safer Bench Press

Perfect Bench Press Form For A Safe Lift The Bench Press remains one of the most popular exercises in the gym. You’ll be hard pressed (pardon the pun!) to find an available Bench Press station on Mondays. The reason why the Bench Press is so popular is that it builds...

5 Mistakes People Make With Plyometrics

Plyometric Training Mistakes To Avoid Plyometrics has become a mainstay in the training program of many exercisers who want to improve sports performance. But it is also one of the most misunderstood and abused concepts in training. Here are 5 mistakes people make...

How To Do Sprints For Strength Training

Can You Really Build Strength With Sprints? Sprints are an exercise that you can do to accelerate fat burning without losing muscle size or strength. If you want to improve your level of cardiovascular strength and overall conditioning, sprinting is the better option...

5 Key Functional Training Exercises

Function Better With These Exercises Functional training is geared toward helping you perform everyday tasks much easier. For many, basic functions such as standing up from a chair, moving furniture, carrying groceries, picking up things from the floor and even...

5 Exercises To Power Your Swimming

Get Stronger For Swimming If you want to improve your performance in swimming, you should incorporate weight training sessions in your program. A well-planned weight training program for swimmers will strengthen your muscles while increasing your levels of...

5 Squat Variations For Strong, Powerful Legs

Get Legs With These Squat Variations... The Squat is the most challenging exercise you can do for your legs. It allows a free range of motion and hits every muscle in your legs: thighs, hamstrings, glutes, adductors, abductors and calves. It also strengthens and...

5 Exercises To Power Your Swimming

Get Stronger For Swimming If you want to improve your performance in swimming, you should incorporate weight training sessions in your program. A well-planned weight training program for swimmers will strengthen your muscles while increasing your levels of...

Celebrity Fitness Favourite Workouts

Fab 5 Fitness Tips From The Most Fashionable Celebrities If you think looking good is easy for these 5 classic beauties from the silver screen, think again! It takes hard work, patience and determination to stay fit and healthy all these years. These 5 beautiful and...

How Much Should I Lift?

How To Choose The Right Weight Per Exercise Barbells, dumbbells, machines, resistance bands and kettlebells are all tools of the trade that allow you to achieve your health and fitness goals. But just like a blacksmith who uses the right amount of force and heat to...

How To Do Sprints For Strength Training

Can You Really Build Strength With Sprints? Sprints are an exercise that you can do to accelerate fat burning without losing muscle size or strength. If you want to improve your level of cardiovascular strength and overall conditioning, sprinting is the better option...

5 Mistakes People Make With Plyometrics

Plyometric Training Mistakes To Avoid Plyometrics has become a mainstay in the training program of many exercisers who want to improve sports performance. But it is also one of the most misunderstood and abused concepts in training. Here are 5 mistakes people make...

How To Build Strength With Pause Rep Training

Shock Your Muscles To Break Through Plateaus If you’re not seeing progress in your strength training program, you should consider adding Pause Reps in your workouts. Pause Reps are a great way to build explosive power that will help you blast through training...

Weight Training For A Triathlon

Build Strength And Prevent Injuries The Triathlon is arguably the most grueling test of fitness that you can subject your body to. A race alone could last 10 hours. Once you factor in the training time required to get ready for a Triathlon, then you have a sport that...

3 Exercises To Help You Do Pull Ups

Build Up Strength With These Exercises You may have dreaded gym class because of this one exercise. Kids often test each other’s physical prowess by challenging how many reps they can do of this military stand-by. And speaking of the military, yes this exercise has...

Burn Fat Fast With Sprint Training

Get Ripped With Sprints! Sprinters are among the most powerful athletes in the world. But it’s not just their incredible speed and explosiveness that captivates us. It’s also their physiques: tight, toned and hardly a gram of body fat. But you don’t have to be a world...