Quick & Easy Exercise Tips To Fit Around Your Busy Lifestyle

Quick & Easy Exercise Tips To Fit Around Your Busy Lifestyle

Life can be quite hectic at times no matter what age you are. Whether you’re looking after the kids or getting an assignment done, these unavoidable tasks can often get in the way of what really matters – your health. Exercising, and ultimately keeping fit, is something we all should do, but finding the time can be tricky. Fortunately though there are ways and means to fit in exercises around your busy lifestyle, you just need the right equipment and know-how. To point you in the right direction, in this post you’ll find some quick and easy ways you can exercise that won’t interfere with … [Read more...]

The Top Sports For Keeping Fit You Might Not Have Considered Before

The Top Sports For Keeping Fit You Might Not Have Considered Before

Hello Everyone. This is a guest post by Rob. ----- It’s no secret that playing sports regularly is great for getting active and keeping fit. However, as popular as sports like rugby, football and tennis are here in the UK, they’re not to everybody’s liking. There are a number of other sports available though that are great fun to get involved in and can be just as good for your health. What follows are a few examples that you might want to consider: Rowing When it comes to improving your cardio and more significantly your upper body strength, rowing is a fantastic option. Of course … [Read more...]

5 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do From Home (Build Muscle & Burn Fat)

5 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do From Home (Build Muscle & Burn Fat)

The people who are not able to consistently workout seem to have one of the following two excuses (sometimes both of course). They do not have enough time due to a busy schedule, and they simply do not have enough energy. Without going into a lengthy rant on time management and prioritization of your health – we want to offer a quick solution to both of these issues. It is crazy to think that people complain they don’t have enough energy because now days some of the top supplement companies make incredibly effective pre-workout supplements that will drastically increase your energy, … [Read more...]

5 Ways That DNA Testing Will Improve Your Training

5 Ways That DNA Testing Will Improve Your Training

Hey Everyone. This is a guest post from myInnerGo who have very kindly offered Free Fitness Tips readers a 10% discount on any of their tests. Click Here and use the code FITNESSTIPS when ordering to get a 10% discount on the test of your choice. ----- Everyone into training and sport is looking for a way to improve their performance. Whether they're beginners or advanced athletes, people often wonder if they are training correctly or if they are truly maximising their time in the gym, on the field, the track, the park at home, or wherever they decide to train. The following is … [Read more...]

Top Tips To Consider While Buying A Treadclimber

Top Tips To Consider While Buying A Treadclimber

A bowflex treadclimber is a machine which combines three different cardiovascular machines - the treadmill, the stairclimber and the elliptical machine. This workout machine not only provides a combination of workouts but also a combination of benefits of these workouts. A treadclimber incorporates a treadmill by giving a forward motion, incorporates a stairclimber by giving a step-on-step motion and incorporates an elliptical when these two different types of motions are done together. If you are interested in buying a treadclimber to add to your home gym or gym, then you must consider … [Read more...]

6 Daily Stretches To Relieve Your Severe Back Pain

6 Daily Stretches To Relieve Your Severe Back Pain

Hello Everyone. This is a guest post by Vincents Solicitors. ----- If you have sustained a personal injury, rehabilitation and getting back to your daily activities is no doubt your first priority. There are some simple stretches that you can perform at home every day, if the pain isn’t too great, that can make a big difference to your well-being. There’s nothing worse than back pain, so taking 10-15 minutes out of your day to stretch can make a huge difference in terms of reducing your pain levels. Your support lawyer should be able to help you along the road to recovery, … [Read more...]

How Exercise Improves Mental Health

How Exercise Improves Mental Health

It is the most famous quote from the movie Legally Blonde (which is making the rounds again now that it is available on Netflix): “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands. They just don’t.” It’s what most people think about when they think about the whole “working out is good for your mental health” advice bit. Endorphins: The Cheerleaders in Your Brain While it would be easy to chalk the simpleness of the quote up to Hollywood trying to push a plot point, there is real science there. Exercise really does give you endorphins … [Read more...]

Trouble Sleeping? Try These Simple Tips For Better Sleep

Trouble Sleeping? Try These Simple Tips For Better Sleep

Hello Everyone. This is a guest post by Chris. ----- Sleep is something that we all are supposed to get at least eight hours of every night. It’s been medically proven that a lack of sleep can cause all sorts of problems from fatigue to weight gain. However, lots of us have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep after we go to bed. Here are some tips to help you to have better sleep: 1. Keep Your Bedroom Cool: The temperature in your bedroom can make the difference between a good sleep and no sleep. If it’s too hot, you will burn up and sweat and if it’s too cold, you will … [Read more...]

5 Simple Steps For Getting Better Abs

5 Simple Steps for Getting Better Abs

Hello Everyone. This is a guest post by Rob. ----- Getting better abs isn’t as hard as many people think. It does involve hard work and dedication but by following a few simple steps, you can see amazing results in just a few weeks. Good abs aren’t just to flaunt, they are an essential asset when it comes to any sport or type of fitness. A strong core will help you with other exercises and can thus help boost muscle growth or weight loss when training in the gym. Developing those dream abs requires work and a whole lot of planning. It's all about commitment and dedication, built … [Read more...]

Bug Bites, BBQs & Burns – How To Survive The British Summer

Bug Bites, BBQs & Burns – How To Survive The British Summer

Everyone enjoys the summer, especially us Brits – after a long, icy winter and a temperamental spring, summer is a welcome reprieve from defrosting the car and wearing five layers to stave off the effects of hypothermia... but summer can have its own unique pitfalls. Here’s how to stay safe, healthy and happy this summer! 1. Fend Off The Swarms As soon as you’ve ventured outside wearing a t-shirt and shorts, a terrible buzzing sound heralds the arrival of bees, wasps, and other insects whose apparent sole purpose is stinging you, biting you or otherwise ruining your day. But there’s no need … [Read more...]