Category: Cardio

HIIT Training: what it is & why you should be doing it!

What is HIIT training? HIIT training is the new fitness craze: all the benefits of long-term aerobic exercise in a shorter time span! It stands for high-intensity interval training. Whilst it takes a shorter time – and you won’t need to schedule in long aerobic sessions – you will need to put in the effort…
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February 23, 2018 0

Exciting New Class – Traditional Boxing!

Traditional boxing is back at Funlife! There’s no denying it, boxing training not only works all parts of the body but also all aspects of fitness such as; Cardiovascular fitness, Muscular endurance, Muscular strength, Stamina, Co-ordination, and power. Perfect for those looking to lose weight, a football player wanting to increase stamina or a fitness…
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May 17, 2016 1
Funlife Timetable - Fitness Classes in Ingle Farm

Why runners should strength train

Runners aren’t exactly famous for racing to the weight room. But not only will lifting actually help improve your lean body mass (so you have less fat weighing you down), it’ll also do three more important things:   1. Knock Seconds Off Your Time Research shows that a plyometrics (explosive resistance) program can boost your…
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March 1, 2016 0

7 easy ways to boost your metabolism

Do not skip meals You must eat every 3 to 4 hours. Eating regularly helps boost your metabolic rate as it has to work to digest, absorb and then use the nutrients from the food. Read: it burns fat. Or, the fancy term for this is “the thermic effect”. By eating the highest quality foods,…
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September 3, 2015 0

Winter work out tips

You may be working your butt off during exercise, but did you know what you do before you even start has a lot to do with your success during your workout? Eating the right foods, doing the right stretches and even getting the right playlist to get you pumped will ensure that you will get…
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August 18, 2015 1

Most Common Weight-Loss Mistakes

We’ve put together a list of underlying reasons behind not seeing the weight loss results that you are longing for. You’re Not Planning Ahead When hunger strikes and you’re not prepared, that’s when unhealthy decisions are made – planning ahead as much as possible can most definitely help. If you can, sit down and map…
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August 1, 2015 0

4 things you should do now for your summer body

We’re settling into one of the coldest winters yet,  the mornings have been freezing, as have the nights. It’s so easy to hit the snooze button on our alarms, to eat lots of warm comfort foods and let our training take a back seat to lazing on the lounge under a blanket. The problem with…
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July 20, 2015 0

All you need to know about High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure or otherwise known as Hypertension is a common disorder of the circulatory system, affecting around one in seven adult Australians and becoming more common with age. Older people may experience a change in their blood pressure pattern due to their arteries becoming more rigid (less elastic). The scary thing is, Hypertension usually…
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July 9, 2015 0

Beat the winter bulge

Most of us fall subject to the dreaded winter weight gain. Those pesky 3 to 5 kilograms seem to spring up on us and need to be shifted as soon as the warmer months roll around. Here at Funlife we’re here to help you you reach your fitness goals, no matter what the weather is…
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June 2, 2015 0

Arthritis Awareness Month

What is Arthritis Arthritis is often referred to as the pain, stiffness, damage or inflammation to joint cartilage – which is in turn the tissue that covers the ends of the bones, enabling them move against each other. This results in joint weakness, instability and deformities that can interfere with a person’s everyday life, making…
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May 7, 2015 0