Trampolining engages and targets the thighs, quads, calves, and buttocks. The jumping action ‘switches on’ the leg muscles including the feet and ankles. It also provides a safer alternative to traditional leg workouts as there’s less stress on the knee and hip joints. Leg muscles engaged by trampolining Jumping on a trampoline is a full-body workout. But it’s particularly good for the legs. They are the driving force behind performing the jump and landing. Because your legs are being ..
Yoga comes with many hidden benefits apart from the spiritual and stretching aspects. It is a great way to improve your weightlifting program. Weightlifting can be tough on the body as you rip muscles in order to develop them more. The lifting itself can cause problems with tightness in the hamstrings and the back. Shoulders can become too tight which can pull on other muscles within the body. In a way, it’s a complex practice that should be well supported by the likes of a yoga practice. Y..
Postnatal Pilates exercises are the best way to help your mind and body recover from all the stress during pregnancy. Some of these stressful conditions include abdominal separation, weak pelvic floor muscles, poor posture, and swelling. Not to mention a few psychological effects of weight gain like low self-confidence. So, while these things are normal for mums to experience during and after pregnancy, giving less priority to healing and recovery can lead to other kinds of healt..
Pregnancy affects joints, muscles, and hormone levels in ways some women don’t understand. But with the help of a pregnancy physiotherapist, you’ll be able to cope with these changes and experience the joys of motherhood effortlessly. For example, you’re probably not giving much thought to your lower back pain because you can just spend the day in your bed, right? But little did you know that your body is currently undergoing a lot of changes that can affect your mood and muscles..
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Source: Flickr[/caption] If you celebrated New Year's Eve with an engagement ring on your finger, then it's very likely that you'll be having a 2018 wedding. So because it's January, we're always on-trend and you want to ensure your special day is oh-so 'now' with the latest hairstyles and makeup looks, here are some great fashion trends that will be making waves in 2018 that you can use for your wedding. 1. No makeup No, we're not advocating..
Is it time to say goodbye to that tattoo you got on a drunken night ten years ago? You're not the only one - tattoo removal jumped 440% between 2004 and 2014. As we change over time, our relationships with our tattoos change, too. Before going in for a removal, here are ten things to keep in mind. 1. Don't bet on total removal While technological advancements have made tattoo removal more effective and less painful, there's no guarantee that the ink will disappear completely. So, don't cou..
By the time you're 30, you're likely to have a few sunspots. The fairer your skin and the more time you spend at the beach, the more spots you'll probably have - and the more noticeable they'll be. So, should you consider cosmetic treatments? [caption id="attachment_708" align="aligncenter" width="850"] Source: Flickr[/caption] First up, visit your doctor Sunspots, which are caused by years of sun exposure, appear as tiny areas of uneven skin tone. They can be darker or lighter than your no..
At first you might think short wedding hairstyles are limited or challenging. But you don't need to grow your hair out or add hair extensions to have the perfect bridal hair. Like any wedding hairstyles, short or long, it comes down to finding inspiration (hopefully in this post!), consulting with your bridal hairstylist, and of course, personal preference. Short hairstyles are much more common since vintage trends have come into the spotlight, and they suit the casual outdoor Australi..
Minus a fair share of red carpet disasters, celebrities, for the most part, provide us with a seemingly unending portfolio to refer to when it comes to hair and beauty. Whether it's taking in a photo to your local hairstylist of that enviable long, glossy bob your favourite star nailed or turning to magazines for what's hot in the world of make-up, celebrities are the benchmark for what is aesthetically pleasing, current and on-trend. That's why we are adding to your ever-growing wedding h..