Exercise for High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure can often a sign that your heart is struggling to pump blood through its arteries (that is why it is pushing harder to compensate). This extra exertion however is not a good thing and over time, can lead to ongoing issues and an overall increase in the risk of a heart attack… Read more

Best Exercise Options for Improving Cardiovascular Fitness

Cardiovascular fitness is one of the major health benefits that comes with regular exercise. It is also the outcome that is most noticeable in our daily lives, whether it is climbing a flight of stairs or going on a hike with friends, being “fitter” allows you to enjoy life more. In this article, we’ll provide… Read more

7 Ways to Keep Weight Off (Updated 2022 Guide)

Losing weight is difficult, so if you’ve managed to shed a few kilos, it’s completely understandable to want to do anything you possibly can to keep that weight off for good. Luckily for you, this article will step you through seven proven ways to keep weight off! How To Keep Weight Off 1. Don’t drastically… Read more

Exercise For Seniors

The Best Exercise Options for Seniors

Exercising is now more important than ever! Without it quality of life can drop dramatically; this is expressed by the old saying: “health is wealth”. So, to make sure that you stay fit and able well into old age, here are 4 tips to help make the process easier. Exercise For Seniors 1. Start small… Read more

How To Start An Exercise Program for Beginners

We’ve all been there, we have a goal to either lose fat, gain muscle or improve our athletic performance, except no clue where to start, what to do or how to do it. Those are some of the points this article will help cover for you without wandering aimlessly in the overwhelming sphere of fitness…. Read more

exercise for knee pain

How To Exercise With Knee Pain

Knee pain is one of the biggest problems that people have when it comes to barriers to exercise. It is one of the most deflating feelings to have pain when you are trying to work out. Hope is not lost though, as there are many ways that you can overcome this challenge and reap the… Read more

How To Lose Weight From Your Legs (7 Actionable Tips)

It is common knowledge these days that you can’t spot reduce fat (lose weight in a certain area of your body). However there are certain ways you can tip the odds in your favour for the weight to be lost on your legs: 1) Do exercises that target the legs: Doing exercises that focus on… Read more

Gym Routine Keeps Viv On The Ball

Age is no barrier – just ask EFM Member, Viv Hood. Viv is 94 years young and has been an EFM member for 30 years, crediting his EFM membership with maintaining his wellbeing after the death of his wife and during his battles with melanoma. Learn more about Viv’s journey as featured in Independent Lifestyle… Read more