Jumping rope isnít just for kids- it can also be a great addition to your fitness routine, helping you to build balance, speed, agility and coordination while you lose weight. Jumping rope, even just for ten minutes, gives you an intense cardio workout. It burns calories quickly and, if you do it regularly, it can have a huge impact on your fitness levels. Many top athletes use skipping as a part of their regular fitness regime. Boxers in particular use it to increase their stamina and strength. So grab a rope and get fit the fun way!
Craving a burger but donít
want to break your diet? Give these healthy lentil burgers a try! Full of
fibre, folate and protein, these low-fat vegan burgers are filling and
delicious- and you wonít miss the meat at all. Each patty has less than
130 calories and 1.5 grams of fat, so thereís no guilt. Serve on a whole-wheat
bun with your favourite salad toppings or grilled vegetables and enjoy!
Coffee in itself isnít so bad for your weight loss goals- in fact, a small caffeine hit in the morning can actually help get your metabolism started and make your body burn more fat. But when you add all the sugars, syrups, powders and whipped creams that gourmet coffee franchises like Gloria Jeans and Starbucks offer, you might be packing in far more calories than you realise. In fact, one study suggested that consuming one of these gourmet coffees each day could result in gaining up to 10kg a year. Hereís why you should be cautious with your coffeeÖ
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