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The affordable exercise equipment for your at-home gym to buy online from Bunnings

The affordable exercise equipment for your at-home gym to buy online from Bunnings

Set up your home gym, with exercise equipment so you can continue to get your sweat on. Bunnings, of all places, has an affordable range… Here’s our top picks.  Lounge rooms around the country are being transformed into at-home fitness centres, thanks to the recent forced closures of gyms, studios...

Ultimate list of at-home Australian online workouts to stream while in coronavirus self isolation

Ultimate list of at-home Australian online workouts to stream while in coronavirus self isolation

As of Monday 23 March, gyms nationwide were forced to close in order to help control the spread of coronavirus. However, many pivoted quickly; offering online versions of their custom classes. Here is a rolling list of the virtual gyms and fitness studios that you can help support in your...

Everyday objects you can use to create your own home gym

Everyday objects you can use to create your own home gym

Gyms have closed down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here, fitness expert Sam Wood reveals which everyday objects you can use for a fat-burning workout.  For regular gym-goers, not being able to stick to your usual training routine or have access to equipment might seem like a complete...

Lean Bean Online: Stretch and destress

Lean Bean Online: Stretch and destress

A quick 5 minutes stretch to help you relax and destress. Source link … Read More

Down Dog, Alo Moves, Glo, Yogaholics

Down Dog, Alo Moves, Glo, Yogaholics

Find some inner-calm from the comfort of your lounge room with 6 of the most popular places on the internet to practise yoga.  Sure, the gyms have closed. But there are a slew of great online workouts around – from free livestreams to app-based cardio challenges. Plus, there’s always the...

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13 Amazing Benefits of Weighted Blankets

13 Amazing Benefits of Weighted Blankets

Weighted blankets have gained popularity in recent years due to the host of physical and mental health benefits they provide....

8 Home Remedies for Hidradenitis Suppurativa, Causes & Symptoms

8 Home Remedies for Hidradenitis Suppurativa, Causes & Symptoms

Despite being misdiagnosed and often underreported, hidradenitis suppurativa is prevalent in 1%-4% of the worldwide population. Because it is a chronic condition, the chances of recurrence are quite high....

14 Best Home Remedies for Keratosis Pilaris (Bumps on the Skin)

14 Best Home Remedies for Keratosis Pilaris (Bumps on the Skin)

You have random bumps on the skin of your arms and alternative parts of your body over the past few months. You initially...

Benefits of Epsom Salt Bath for Weight Loss

Benefits of Epsom Salt Bath for Weight Loss

Tired of empty promises from weight loss diet plans and 15-minute belly fat burner machines? Not all diet plans are effective and...

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The affordable exercise equipment for your at-home gym to buy online from Bunnings

The affordable exercise equipment for your at-home gym to buy online from Bunnings

Set up your home gym, with exercise equipment so you can continue to get your sweat on. Bunnings, of all places, has an affordable range… Here’s our top picks.  Lounge rooms around the country are being transformed into at-home fitness centres, thanks to the recent forced closures of gyms, studios and most recently, outdoor Bootcamps. You may have already downloaded some of these excellent free at-home workouts, and tried a bunch of new online exercise programmes too, but there are some workouts you simply can’t do without the right gear. Like what you see? Sign up to our bodyandsoul.com.au newsletter for more stories like this. Whilst some gyms, like Double Bay’s Shelter and Paddington’s FLOW Athletic in NSW, are loaning their bulkier equipment to members so they can join in live-streamed Spin classes from home, it’s a tad trickier for the rest of us. Enter stage left, an unlikely hero:... Read More
13 Amazing Benefits of Weighted Blankets

13 Amazing Benefits of Weighted Blankets

Weighted blankets have gained popularity in recent years due to the host of physical and mental health benefits they provide. This type of blanket also called a gravity blanket or magic blanket has been used as part of occupational therapy for years during sensory integration therapy. We’ve outlined some of the main benefits of weighted blankets here. It’s hard to get a night of restful sleep if we’re feeling anxious or stressed. We toss and turn, our minds race, and when the morning comes, we feel tense and depleted rather than restored. Some people may take a sleeping pill to help fall asleep — but if you’re looking for a more natural and less chemical solution, weighted blankets offer some pretty astounding benefits. What is a Weighted Blanket? A weighted blanket is a heavy blanket filled with some type of weighted material, such as plastic pellets or polypropylene plastic beads.... Read More
Ultimate list of at-home Australian online workouts to stream while in coronavirus self isolation

Ultimate list of at-home Australian online workouts to stream while in coronavirus self isolation

As of Monday 23 March, gyms nationwide were forced to close in order to help control the spread of coronavirus. However, many pivoted quickly; offering online versions of their custom classes. Here is a rolling list of the virtual gyms and fitness studios that you can help support in your local area. Going to the gym is officially cancelled, thanks to the stricter lockdown measures introduced by the Australian government to fight the spread of COVID-19. That’s right, social distancing has morphed into physical distancing. But never fear, the internet is (always) here. With the sudden closures, fitness providers around Australia have found creative ways to pivot their businesses so that they can continue to operate via online classes and live streams. At body+soul, we want to support all of the small businesses who have been hit hard by these social distancing measures. Hopefully by shining a light on the... Read More
Everyday objects you can use to create your own home gym

Everyday objects you can use to create your own home gym

Gyms have closed down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here, fitness expert Sam Wood reveals which everyday objects you can use for a fat-burning workout.  For regular gym-goers, not being able to stick to your usual training routine or have access to equipment might seem like a complete and utter nightmare. Whilst I can completely understand that there’s no real substitute for a fully functional gym, there are plenty of every day household objects that can be used to create an effective workout. You just have to get creative. 1. Wine Bottles Social distancing might make you want to crack open a bottle of red more than usual but put the bottles to better use as a substitute for hand weights and prepare to curl that pinot! Just be careful not to drop them.. or drink mid set. 2. Soup cans/tinned beans Canned foods are the perfect substitute... Read More