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Physical exercise and Osteoarthritis

Is it safe to exercise with Osteoarthritis? People tend to think that if you have osteoarthritis that you need to stop exercising, although research has shown the opposite. It states that you can and should exercise with osteoarthritis as exercising is considered to be the most effective non-drug treatment for reducing the pain and improving functional movement. There are 3 different types of exercise types which are important for people living with osteoarthr itis and they are; Range of motion (flexibility exercises) When you have OA ... Read more

Summer bodies are made in winter

3 Tips to shape your body to prevent winter kilos from getting the better part of you 1. Start today As human beings we are really good at making excuses, even more so where exercise is concerned. Most of the times our excuses are so good that we even convince ourselves. But let’s face it, invariably they’re all lies. So, don’t wait for the beginning of next month. Don’t even wait for Monday. Get off the couch and ditch the fast food today. ... Read more

Raw Bar for fuel

Snack bars can be handy when you are on the go and require a quick pick me up.This might be an issue for the health conscious as some energy bars are nothing more than candy in disguise.  Bars that contain corn syrup, sugars and trans fat (heated oils) can be detrimental to your weight loss plan and won’t make a positive contribution to your daily nutrition. Healthy snacks are vital to balance blood sugar and rev up your metabolism. If you are the type of person that sabotage ... Read more

Tuesday Choose Day

TUESDAY CHOOSE DAY   Most of us have certain exercises we just intensely dislike. Well this week we have great news for you: “There is more than one exercise to target each muscle group” and we will provide you with a few options for various areas of the body.   The special thing about “Chooseday” is that you have the option to choose your preferred exercise for each of the muscle groups.   We have provided 4 exercises per muscle group Step 1: Choose your favourite exercise from ... Read more

Monday Madness

MONDAY MADNESS Today our focus is on High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). This workout can be done at home with minimal equipment. For a Mad Monday Insane HIIT session, perform each of these exercises 2-3 times for 30-45sec. Allow yourself 30 sec rest between each exercise, and 1min rest between each round. Complete the movement as many times as you can. The faster you move the more intense it will be. But NEVER compromise technique in attempt to complete more reps... To make your Monday Madness ... Read more