If you're keen to get fit but don't want to join a gym, your next best bet is your local pool. As this infographic from Bakyard Ocean illustrates, swimming is one of the most effective ways to burn off energy, lose weight and build muscle.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
I've tried a lot of diets in my life. Diets you might describe as "crash diets". Diets you might describe as "unhealthy". I've tried juice diets, ketogenic diets. I did the Soylent thing. I've gone dairy free, sugar free, carb free.
I've tried about every bullshit thing you can imagine and I've learned a few things along the way. And I have a rough idea why the diet you're about to try will probably fail miserably.
Australia is one of the fattest nations on Earth. While eating habits play a large role, your job can also have an adverse effect on your waistline -- especially if it involves long stints of inactivity. The Australian Bureau of Statistics has allegedly conducted a poll to uncover which industries have the most overweight workers. Here are the results.
Dear Lifehacker, A few years ago I lost 30kgs over the course of a year with diet and exercise and have managed to keep it off. The problem is that the weight loss has plateaued out and I find myself doing the same routine and getting no results. I want to shed another 10kg and maybe add some muscle, but nothing seems to work. Should I hire a personal trainer or is there some miracle solution I haven't thought of?
Hey Lifehacker, I am a 6'2" 20 year old male university student and it is fair to say that my diet is appalling. It basically consists of frozen food (chips, pies, sausage rolls), pasta, bread, two-minute noodles, chocolate and fast food. As a result I have developed somewhat of a gut and man boobs.
The makers of the fitness band Jawbone UP have released news customer data that reveales the habits of the UP community's biggest weight losers. If you're trying to tame your summer paunch, the following behaviours and activities might be worth pursuing -- whether you own a fitness band or not.
Last week, we matched biceps with The Expendables' Dolph Lundgren during some hand-to-hand combat training -- click here to see the video. During this mildly terrifying experience, we also asked Dolph to share his tips for maintaining a perfect life balance. Read on for his top five life hacks.
We've all heard those phrases that denote a certain blindness to the passage of time. "She looks as young as the day I met her" husbands say of their wives 50 years into married life, or "haven't they grown", people tell me of my children. How about "it wasn't even hot" said the frog, realising too late that he had sat unawares in the pot while the water slowly crept up to boiling point.
A new study has shown that travelling to work via public transport is healthier than using your car -- at least when it comes to your waistline. On average, people who drive to work tend to be around 3kg heavier than those whose commute is more active. In other words, that five-minute walk to the bus stop really does make a difference.