When it comes to cardio workouts, cycling is one of the best options. Cycling boosts your cardiovascular fitness without putting stress on your hips and knees the way that running and walking do. Whether you’re joining a spin class at a local gym or hopping onto a bike for some outdoor riding, cycling in the...
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Of all the excuses we use when it comes to finding a good reason to skip a workout, “I’m too tired” is probably the most common. Maybe that’s because it seems the most logical. Exercise requires energy, so of course we don’t want to work out when we’re feeling drained. But what we often forget is that...
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Greece is famous for its beaches and seas. What most of people don’t know is that almost 70% of the Greek mainland is full of mountains! This creates amazing waterfall in almost every single corner, not that big in size but definitely amazing! From the most famous to the biggest secret, you can find all...
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Αccording to the British Dietetic Association, the average Briton gains 2.7kg over the Christmas period. But is it possible to go through the festive season without joining this statistic? Yes. And you don’t have to live on brussel sprouts from now until the New Year. Time Your Binge Heed the words of scientists from the Department...
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Playing organised sports can offer a range of benefits to kids’ physical health and emotional development. However, some kids simply don’t enjoy sports — for any number of reasons — and may miss out on these benefits. While you can’t force your child to love playing sports, you can work together to create conditions that...
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The beauty of heart rate tracking is its honesty. Heart rate helps measure multiple systems simultaneously: the function of the pulmonary system (lungs), the cardiovascular system (heart, blood, arteries) and the ability of your muscles to consume oxygen (muscular function) – all important factors when it comes to optimising your fitness. Think you’re in good...
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Are you fan of the sea? Do you enjoy the way waves are crashing on huge arches? Some of them are very hard to reach, some others are just protected from the local authorities. All of them though are absolutely stunning and are the ultimate experience for each climber. Ian Miller, from the climbing team Unique...
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We all have one of these days that work took us longer than expected. As a result there is no time for gym! If you plan your daily schedule including an 1:30 gym session, the lack of time is a huge matter sometimes. But as it looks, you still have around 45 minutes. I have...
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  When you head out on your bike in the morning, you energise yourself for the day. To experience these and other health benefits, resist hitting the snooze button and hit your bike instead. You’ll enjoy the sunrise and indulge in a little morning sweat therapy. The benefits of morning cycling There are so many ways...
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If you want to stay fit and take care of your body, you have to avoid certain foods, particularly if you’re on your way to the gym. While some foods may be healthy—and even ideal for losing weight—they won’t necessarily do your workout any favors. Fried and fatty foods Before you hit the gym, avoid greasy fried...
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