This machine is great for maintaining strong, toned legs by strengthening the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, iliopsoas, tensor fasciae latae, and adductors.
The Leg Extension / Leg Curl machine will have you strengthening your quadriceps on the front of your thighs and the hamstrings on the back of your thighs.
This machine will help strengthen and tone your upper arms by working your biceps and triceps which make up the front and back of the arm.
This machine engages your whole core to help strengthen it for mobility, posture, and balance while working your abdominals and erector spinae.
By strength training, you may add a few kilos to your weight in the short term, but over time, those kilos of muscle will contribute to a leaner, healthier you.
This machine will strengthen your rhomboids (upper back) which helps you maintain good posture as you age.
Having strong legs can help you perform everyday activities without causing stress on the rest of the body.
The Dip Shrug will strengthen your trapezius, deltoids, and latissimus dorsi keeping your upper body strong and helping with great posture.
We all knowing stretching is good for us – but when get pressed for time, the focus on flexibility falls by the wayside. If you’re looking to fit stretching into your health and fitness routine, we have some practical suggestions for you to take action!
A lack of physical activity throughout the day, such as sitting down all day at work, could be impeding your progress towards your health and fitness goals. If you need help finding more creative ways to add movement to your day, then read on!
Strength training isn't just about getting toned muscles and looking fantastic. Strength training powers up your metabolism, it boosts your energy and helps you get a good night's sleep. Read more about the potential benefits of strength training!
Making the decision to live a healthy lifestyle is the first step in realising a healthier and happier you. One way to help ensure your success is to earn the support and assistance of your spouse or partner.
Strength is important, whether you’re 35, 55, or 85. We know that unless we engage in regular physical activity, we can become frail and be at a higher risk of injury. Without the strength and fitness we gain through exercise, we cannot enjoy our highest quality of life.
Make no bones about it, strengthening your human hardware is as important as putting more power in your muscle. Exercise is essential to keeping your bones strong throughout your life, and the Curves Circuit provides a perfect venue for building bone and muscle and pushing back osteoporosis.
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.
Forget flying solo when it comes to regular physical activity. Working out with friends makes the whole experience more enjoyable and more effective.
Many people, and even some doctors believe that if you have osteoarthritis, exercise will exacerbate your condition and your discomfort, but the truth is that physical activity helps relieve pain and slows the progression of this malady.
Here are 9 reasons why having strong arms, legs and core is so important, even for everyday activities, and why you might want to try one of our Curves speciality Body Basic Circuits to provide an extra boost to these areas.
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.
You may think you know everything about Curves. It’s a 30 minute circuit for women right? Yes – you are right...but it’s so much more than you think!
Balance plays a key role in performance, injury-prevention, and the pleasure you get from your favourite activities.
Take a few precautions to make sure you're not exposing yourself to germs especially while working out.
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.
The key to making your exercise program work for you is consistency. Choose a program, schedule it and stick to it!
If you're not seeing results or seem to get bored of your routine too quickly, it's time to take stock of your current regimen and make some changes.
Women over age 50 can get the most out of their exercise regimen by understanding their strengths and weaknesses.
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.
Set yourself up to reach your goals! Make an appointment with yourself, and honour it like any other appointment.