What You Should Eat Before and After HIIT

Posted by: Rhona Reid On April 11, 2022 2:11 pm

HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) is a fast, rewarding way to get fit. What you eat, and when you eat it, makes a difference to your training – and to your results. Find out what you should eat before and after your next HIIT to max out your workout!


What You Should Eat Before and After HIIT


Eat Right (Most of the Time)

First, you can’t eat a diet of junk food and low-nutrition foods every day, then eat clean foods for a few hours before your next HIIT and get the best results!

For this to work, you need to eat nutritiously as standard. That doesn’t mean treats are off-limits, it just means that you need to make sure you’re fueling your body in the right …

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Simple Exercises for Slimmer Thighs

Posted by: Rhona Reid On August 11, 2021 12:07 pm

Hands up if you’d like slimmer thighs! Maybe you’re happy with how your thighs look, so how about making them stronger?

Whether you’re striving to squeeze into smaller shorts this summer or the Olympics is making you crave some dialed-up muscle tone, we’ve got you. These mini workouts won’t build bulk, but they WILL give you the slender, svelte legs that you want.

Work these simple exercises into your daily routine and the thigh’s the limit!


Simple Exercises for Slimmer Thighs


1. The Side Lunge

Stand sideways at the foot of your mat.

Align your feet and hips and keep your arms by your sides

Step out the right leg to the right side, as wide as comfortably possible, keeping your hips …

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10 Ways To Drink More Water This Year – INFOGRAPHIC [Updated]

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 6, 2021 11:57 am

Do you forget to drink water a lot?

We get it. If you don’t carry a bottle with you or you don’t pay attention to when you’re actually thirsty even before you feel it, it might be hard to remember to take a sip until your body starts begging for hydration.

The fact is: we all need to drink more water. More water equals a better, happier you!

You can make this a daily goal with these 10 easy ways to get more H2O.

RELATED: 8 Types Of Water To Drink 

In this article:

  1. Make It Part Of Your Routine
  2. Add Slices Of Fruit Or Veggies To A Pitcher Of Water
  3. Drink A Glass Of Water Before Each
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6 Quick Ways to Increase Athletic Performance Now

Posted by: Rhona Reid On August 21, 2020 12:00 pm

There are tried and tested, sports professional-approved ways to increase and improve your athletic performance FAST. Want to find out more?

6 Quick Ways to Increase Athletic Performance Now


1. Complex Carbs

Garbage in, garbage out (GIGO) is a phrase coined for computer data input. In other words, the quality of the output depends entirely on the quality of the input. However, GIGO has been picked up by sports-pros and keen athletes to explain why good nutrition is key to awesome performance.

Make sure that a good part of your overall diet includes slow-release, complex carbs, such as: 

  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Whole grains
  • Nuts
  • Beans


2. Measure Your Performance and Progress

By using one of the many hi-tech methods available for measuring each step of your athletic …

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10 Top Fitness Hacks

Posted by: Rhona Reid On July 1, 2020 3:18 pm

Want to get fit fast? There’s a hack for that! Actually, there are 10 of them…check out our list!

Top 10 Fitness Hacks

1. Get Some Cool Gear

Really? Yes! It makes a difference to your workout, to wear gear that fits well and looks good. Would you go to the office wearing PJs? Wearing the right clothes for whatever activity you’re engaged with makes you feel good. Sure, you could do power yoga in an old tee shirt and saggy leggings, but exactly how good will that make you feel?

2. Take a Slice of Exercise

No time to get to the gym? Exercise in short, sharp bursts throughout the day. During the adverts on TV: 10 burpees, 10 sit-ups and 10 star …

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HIIT Treadmill Workouts for Beginners [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by: Rhona Reid On January 9, 2020 9:02 am

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is an awesome way to get fit. You combine high-energy bursts of exercise with less intense periods of recovery.

Keep reading to learn all about HIIT below!


What Are Some Benefits of HIIT?

If running is your thing, HIIT has several benefits compared with moderately intense training:

  • Improves aerobic and anaerobic capabilities
  • Increases your maximum oxygen intake
  • Better strength training for muscles
  • More energy needed for muscle recovery which burns more calories
  • Good for cardiovascular health

If you think this sounds a little intense, don’t panic!

What are Some HIIT Treadmill Workouts for Beginners?


HIIT is ideal for beginners and people looking to get super-fast fitness payback.

Try this gentle and effective treadmill routine:

  • Jog at
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Born to Run? How a Water Ionizer Helps You to Hit the Ground Running!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On April 19, 2019 7:05 pm

Taking up running is something that many people consider at some point.  And running is becoming ever more accessible, with inclusive programs like Couch to 5k and any number of alternative training apps.

Here’s what we’ll cover below:

  1. What Are Some of the Benefits of Running?
  2. What Are Some Running Tips for Beginners?
  3. Walk Before You Run
  4. Where to Find Water Ionizer Bargains
A water ionizer can help you to hit the ground running!

What Are Some of the Benefits of Running?

Running is a pretty awesome form of exercise for several reasons:

  • It gets you places. You can literally run somewhere instead of relying on transport.
  • You can just get on with it. Only got an hour to spare?
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11 Hacks To Stay Hydrated

Posted by: Rhona Reid On March 28, 2019 2:00 pm

Stay hydrated without even realizing you’re drinking more water than usual with these simple hydration hacks!

RELATED: How To Drink More Water | 11 Ways To Stay Hydrated

11 Simple Ways to Stay Hydrated Throughout the Day

1. Bring Your Own Personal Water Bottle with You

Do you keep forgetting to drink your water? Then, one easy way how to stay hydrated is to carry around a bottle of water with you wherever you go.

It’ll serve as a frequent reminder to take a swig of refreshing water every few hours. Not only will it help you stick to your goal, but it can also shave off a few dollars from your daily expenses.

Try to calculate how much you …

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9 Health Tips And Hacks To Live By

Posted by: Rhona Reid On March 8, 2019 3:00 pm

We all want an improved lifestyle, so what health tips can we follow to achieve this on our own?

RELATED: Boost Your Immune System By Drinking Water

Health Tips and Lifestyle Hacks You Should Know

1. Complete Your 8 Glasses of Water a Day

Drinking eight glasses of water is not easy-peasy for some. If you feel you’re barely drinking enough water a day, here’s a surefire way to be reminded to consume and meet your daily quota.

Get a 1-liter water bottle and draw a line at every 250ml. Consume one 250ml of water every hour beginning in the morning.

By noon, you will have already consumed four 250ml of water. Refill the bottle and continue drinking at hourly …

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9 Reasons Why Processed Meat Is Bad For Your Health

Posted by: Rhona Reid On March 4, 2019 3:00 pm

What is processed meat and how badly does it affect your overall health?

9 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Processed Meat

Processed Meat Definition: It’s any type of meat that went through preservation methods such as curing, smoking, and salting. This includes meat that contains loads of preservatives and chemicals.

Processed Meat List

Bacon | Reasons Why Processed Meat Is Bad For Your Health
Processed bacon

What is considered processed meat? Before discussing the bad effects of processed meat, it’s best to know what items fall under this category.

That way, you’ll know what food choices you need to avoid. In fact, you might see a few of your all-time favorites on this list.

  • Bacon
  • Beef jerky
  • Canned meat
  • Cured ham
  • Hotdogs
  • Pepperoni
  • Salami
  • Sausages
  • Smoked meat

1. Puts You at

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