Picking the Right Fitness Routine

When exercising feels like a chore, it is nearly impossible to stay motivated and stick to a routine, even if you logically know that it is good for you. Being physically active enhances your life in many ways. Achieving an ideal weight builds confidence and aids in mobility as well as reducing the risk of […]

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Ways to Stay Motivated for Winter Workouts

While wintry weather may make you want to stay in bed, you need to find the motivation to hit the gym and workout. Learn some tips to find that motivation now. Even people who aren’t exercise fanatics have heard it before – summer bodies are made in winter. Although that mantra certainly isn’t new, it […]

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More Reasons to Love Lifting

MORE REASONS TO LOVE LIFTING By Emma Hogan for Fit Planet If you haven’t made strength training part of your weekly workout regime what are you waiting for? Not only will it get you strong, lean and fit, new research now associates lifting weights with halving the risk of heart attacks and strokes. You get […]

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Seven Steps To Effective Training

SEVEN STEPS TO EFFECTIVE TRAINING By Emma Hogan for Fit Planet Want to get the best results from the time you spend working out? Keep these seven tips front of mind. Dr Jinger Gottschall is a university professor, studio owner, Les Mills instructor and former triathlete who has dedicated her career to academic fitness research. […]

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Three Secrets to Motivation

THREE SIMPLE SECRETS FOR FORMING YOUR FITNESS HABIT Sarah Shortt It’s that time of year: you’ve made the resolutions, booked the gym sessions and … life is getting in the way. Here’s the proven formula for beating those procrastination blues. When it comes to exercise there are two extremes: those who know they SHOULD be […]

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How to Make and Keep Your New Year’s Resolution in 2018

1. Make a resolution that’s both doable and meaningful to YOU. Use the acronym SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. It helps to create an “event” or date, such as a much-needed annual doctor’s appointment, a vacation (think swimsuits), a race (like our upcoming indoor triathlon), your baby’s first birthday, etc. 2. After you set […]

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