Fitness Tips

Is Cardio Good For Fat Loss?

How cardiovascular exercise helps you lose weight In simple terms, cardio exercises increase metabolism and burn calories, hence helps with weight loss. But beyond the weight loss benefits, by doing regular cardiovascular exercise, you will improve both the health of your heart and lungs. There are many cardiovascular exercises that you can include in your… Read more

Does Resistance Training Help With Weight Loss?

How resistance training helps you lose weight Resistance training is all about using a counter force to exert against your body movements. This may come in form of weights, elastic bands or even your own body weight. The main idea of resistance training is building and toning muscle strength though most people confuse this with… Read more

Coach Roger’s 2018km’s in 2018

It’s Christmas week of 2017 and a New Year dawns. I start to think, what challenge can I present myself this year? It’s been a lean couple of years for me with running, so why not a running goal! But what? A marathon? Probably not. Half marathon? Yeah, but I’d probably do that anyway, along… Read more

The benefits to training at an EFM

My name is Sam and I am the Coach at EFM Health Clubs Torrens Park. Recently I was asked what I think the benefits are to training at an EFM, compared to a regular gym. I broke it into three parts- the benefits of personalised training, the importance of variation, and the EFM club culture, which is… Read more

11 Best Anti-inflammatory Foods: What Foods Are Anti Inflammatory?

  Inflammation causes dozens of health problems ranging from the frustrating-but-not-fatal things like acne and psoriasis to serious diseases like cancer and heart disease. In fact, almost every serious disease is caused directly or indirectly by inflammation. The good news is that we can avoid most of this inflammation simply by modifying your diet to include… Read more

5 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism During The Day

  A fast metabolism means the body gets to torch more calories. The more you burn, the faster it is to drop the unwanted pounds. The speed of your metabolism is affected by your genes and gender, but you have plenty of control over your metabolic rate. Here are five effective ways to speed up… Read more

7 Ways To Prevent Ageing Naturally

  There are many natural ways to fight against ageing, so you don’t really need to invest in expensive creams or spa therapies. From drinking more water to exercising regularly, take a look at the simple things you can do to give yourself a youthful boost, naturally. Hydration, hydration, hydration It is especially important to… Read more

5 Ways To Prevent Back Pain!

  Article provided by the team at SPORTSMED·SA With approximately 8 in 10 people affected, almost everybody has suffered from back pain at some point in their lives. It may even be troubling you right now, or maybe you have just recovered. No matter what situation you are in, protecting your back is vital. Our… Read more

5 Handy Gym Tips For New Members

  Article provided by the team at SPORTSMED·SA As a new EFM member you are getting ready to work with your coach on your individual exercise plan and hit the gym to reach those personal health and fitness goals. Here are five tips to help you get started. Ask for help! Whenever you have a… Read more

5 Simple Exercises You Can Do At Work

  Article provided by the team at SPORTSMED·SA Whether it’s utilising your desk, chair or office space, there are a number of basic and inventive exercises you can perform at work. The following five exercises will help you to enjoy a healthier, less stressful and ultimately happier day at work. Best of all, they require… Read more