Exercising in the heat demands caution, but with awareness, it can still be enjoyable. Understanding how heat affects your body is crucial for effective modification of your routine. Acclimatising to rising temperatures is key, especially during the holiday season or trips to warmer locales. Gradual exposure and careful monitoring during supervised heat acclimatisation enhance exercise performance. Depending on factors like age and health, it may take up to two weeks for your body to fully adapt to warmer climates. Safety is paramount, and this information, while a general guide, is not a substitute for personalised medical advice. Always consult with healthcare professionals or fitness experts based on your unique health or fitness concerns.
The science of sleep is both interesting and complex. When we sleep we cycle through stages and at each stage the body has a function to perform that keeps us at an optimum level of health and wellbeing. Several of the Smart Watches and Fitbits now have Sleep Tracker Apps. These devices are equipped with […]
When you exercise, your body releases chemicals called endorphins. These endorphins interact with the receptors in your brain that reduce your perception of pain. Endorphins also trigger a positive feeling in the body. 1 Natural Endorphins It appears that exercise can improve our mood by actually altering our brain chemistry. Exercise has been found to change […]
Making progress sometimes means taking a rest day from your workout plan. It is an essential part of any exercise program. A rest day is a day in which a person takes a break from their regular workout routine. A rest day helps your body to recover both mentally and physically, giving your body a […]