Wake up energised every day

Sleep yourself fit – Plenty of good-quality sleep is vital for letting your mind and muscles recover. Here’s how to get it Hit the switch If your ur bedroom is a shrine to hi-tech gadgets, it might be time to unplug to unwind. The high-frequency electromagnetic fields generated by artificial currents may disturb your brain’s […]

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The Spirit of Hatha-Yoga

Anyone-believer or nonbeliever-can practice Hatha-yoga successfully, for it is not a religion, and it neither demands nor presupposes adherence to any specific philosophy, church, or faith. It may be looked upon as a psychosomatic discipline-no more-unique of its kind, unparalleled in its beneficial effects. Since it is essentially a combination of techniques, it is, by […]

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The science of building a solid six-pack

You’re working out and eating right – so why don’t you have a six-pack? Here are the mechanics behind getting hard abs, explained by trainer James Hardy, founder of Live Fit What is six-pack? The anatomical name for the six-pack is the rectus abdominus, a paired muscle that runs vertically on each side of the […]

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Run Without Injury – Running Revolution

There’s no doubt about it: Americans love to run. In fact, about 36 million people patter the U.S. pavement each year and according to the nonprofit running industry organization Running U.S.A., in 2010 – for the first time ever – more women than men completed half-marathons. The reasons for running’s popularity are many-from the euphoric […]

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3 Ways to Like Your Body Better

Trim the fat (talk) and feel good about how you look. A 2011 Psychology of Women Quarterly study found that a staggering 93 percent of women engage in fat talk (speaking negatively about the size and shape of their bodies) – one-third of them on a regular basis. Why do we beat ourselves up? Body […]

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Grow while you sleep

Consume pre-bed protein for rapid muscle growth… The problem You’re working hard in the gym, getting enough rest and eating high-protein meals – but you’re not seeing the gains you want. Is it time to double your sessions and start eating nothing but raw venison? The solution There’s a easier way. While you sleep, your […]

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Supersets Improve Your Muscles Ability To Work Harder With Less Rest

Doing multiple moves without pausing for rest will pack on muscle and bum fat, says Shaun Stafford, a personal trainer and World Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation European champion. What is a superset? A superset Is simply two exercises performed back to back without resting. There are many different superset workouts, but the most common approach […]

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What Causes Muscle Ache After A Workout And How Can You Minimise It?

What causes muscle ache after a workout and how can you minimise it? Trainer Gavin Walsh explains. Is it normal to have muscle pain in the days after a workout? Absolutely. and It’s a good thing – although you’re probably cursing every time you try to stand up, walk down stairs or put your packet […]

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Top Foods To Help You Lose Weight

When you think of losing weight, your first thought is naturally about the foods you will have to eliminate from your diet. But, how often do you think about the foods you need to add? Probably not very often. While some diet and weight loss programs talk about eating less, others emphasize adding foods to […]

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How To Choose Your Diet Plan

Failing to plan is planning to fail. – Alan Lakein OK – now you are ready to choose the diet plan for you to lose weight and keep it off. There are many different reasons that you might have decided to diet right now.  You may be preparing for a big event. You may have […]

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