Are you unsure about working out in a new gym? For most people, heading to work out at a fitness center for the first time can be intimidating—and maybe even a little bit scary.
We all want a fit and trim figure, but to have a lean body—one weighted more toward muscle than fat—that’s something to celebrate! And the way to burn not just calories, but fat, is through a combination of healthy eating and strength training.
An important variable in any weight management equation is calorie burn. While what you eat significantly affects how many kilos you carry on your figure by controlling calories in, how you exercise makes a difference in calories out. Certainly cardiovascular activities, like walking, running, cycling, and swimming can burn quite a few calories, particularly when performed at high intensities, but strength training also offers significant benefit when it comes to cutting a fine and healthy figure.
You learned balance as a kid and you need to practice it as an adult to keep in tip-top shape, and the Curves Body Basic-Balance class* will help you do just that.
It’s the other half—your lower half—that’s the focus of the specialty Body Basic- Stronger Legs* class at Curves. Make this class a regular part of your workout routine and you'll love the look of your toned, shapely legs and, more importantly, their power. Here's why...
Want a strong heart? One that’s able to power you through a long, healthy, and happy life? Make a date—several dates—with Curves. Strength training has a remarkable ability to tackle four key risk factors for heart disease: obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and insulin resistance. And, when done in a circuit like Curves, you also get a heart-pumping, calorie-burning cardio workout. Check it out.
For years, research has shown an association between regular physical activity and healthy brain function; now a new 6-month clinical trial adds to the evidence.
Flexibility—and we’re talking the muscular kind here, although a go-with-the-flow attitude is also an asset--makes every activity you do a little easier and a little more successful.
Get your heart pumping and get moving with the new Body Basic Cardio Circuit! It has multiple levels of difficultly that everyone can can enjoy!
Getting frustrated with yourself when you feel like your results are slowing down? Track your progress and you can see how far you have come!
Why do you exercise? To lose weight? Protect your health? Tone your body from head to toe?* Maybe you want to build strength and stamina.
Here are some great ways to treat yourself that make working towards your fitness goals more gratifying and fun.
The few months left in this year can be a great time to kick start that fitness plan. Here are a few helpful tips to get you started!
The key to making your exercise program work for you is consistency. Choose a program, schedule it and stick to it!
First of all they’re the machines we use at Curves Australia, and we’re very proud of them. The machines are specialist equipment and helps set us apart from our competitors.
Exercising in general is the best way to help you lose weight, tone up, and feel happy with yourself.
Whether you have two left feet, no sense of rhythm or limited mobility due to an accident or old age, dancing can help you improve your overall health.
People who stay up late and sleep in consume more calories and have a higher body mass index than their early-to-bed, early-to-rise counterparts.