6 ways to easily incorporate fitness into your daily routine
Many of us strive to live the healthiest, fittest lifestyles possible, not just to look our best, but for overall longevity and happiness. So how do we go about incorporating small bouts of fitness into our waking hours without detracting from our busy schedules?… Read The Rest
How To Stay Fit This Winter
As we are now well and truly in the midst of winter, snoozing your alarm in favour of a sweat session or choosing the couch and comfort food over bracing the cold to get fruit and veg on your plate is much more appealing.… Read The Rest
3 Running Apps To Make Your Run Better (and more entertaining!)
Running is a fantastic way to lift mood, build stamina, and not to mention burn out a few calories! This can all easily be tracked on a treadmill, but in the real world this is not so much the case.… Read The Rest
3 great places for outdoor yoga in Melbourne
Yoga is excellent for your health no matter where you do it, but, sometimes, the best way to really engage the mind, body and spirit through some asanas is by taking taking your practice outdoors.… Read The Rest
What personal trainer skills can you learn from Harry Potter characters?
One of the most important steps for being a good personal trainer is to build your communication skills so you can connect with your clients on an emotional level.
Chances are, you will be seeing these people in situations that can make anyone feel nervous or anxious – showing you the areas of their bodies they would like to improve on, being honest about cheating on a diet or feeling like giving up if an exercise routine is proving too hard.… Read The Rest
3 gadgets to help track your health and fitness progress
These days, technology has developed to such a high standard that a range of gadgets are on the market to help you track your health and fitness goals. These don't just record your progress, though; they also provide detailed and analytical reports on how your body is performing, inform you about heart rates and count how many calories you burned during your workout.… Read The Rest
The importance of music during massage
Over the course of human history, the study of music and its effects on easing stress and anxiety has been a recurring theme. While massage therapy courses equip professionals with the skills, training and techniques to ease tension through massages, playing relaxing and soothing music during the treatment can significantly enhance results.
Acknowledgement of musical healing is growing
Medical professional and registered nurse Jeanine Young-Mason wrote an article titled Music Therapy: A Healing Art, published in the May 2002 edition of the Clinical Nurse Specialist journal.… Read The Rest
3 ways to keep your heart healthy for Heart Week
This week from May 3 – 9 is Australian Heart Week, hosted by the National Heart Foundation (NHF). To celebrate, students of health and fitness courses can use these three tips to keep their hearts healthy.… Read The Rest
You are what you eat (before you shop)
A new study by Cornell Food and Brand Lab has found that eating a healthy snack directly before going grocery shopping resulted in shoppers buying healthier foods and produce. The study, to be published in the forthcoming issue of the Psychology & Marketing journal, built on the already proven fact that shopping on an empty stomach leads to making unhealthy food choices.… Read The Rest