Monthly Archives: August 2012

Stretching Exercises

Stretching exercises are an important part of your workout routine, as they help to increase your overall flexibility giving you a greater range of motion, and reducing the chances of picking up an injury.  A well thought out set of … Continue reading

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Best Breakfast for Health

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It fuels our body after rest, and it’s the best time to stock up on vital vitamins and minerals to protect our health and help us to stay fit and well. … Continue reading

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Toddler Squat

WHAT IT IS The toddler squat (sometimes called the third world squat) isn’t really an exercise or a stretch, however in recent years, it has become both.  In parts of the world, the squat is a common sitting position, and … Continue reading

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5 tips to lose 5lbs in 5 weeks

We blogged a couple of days ago about how many calories you need to use to burn 1 lb of fat, and that got us thinking about small changes we could make in our existing lifestyles to  lose 5lb in … Continue reading

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Calculating Your VO2 Max

While BMI Calculators are an indicator of your health, the most accurate measure of your fitness is your VO2 Max.  Calculating your VO2 Max is essentially tells you how efficiently your body is able to convert energy from food into … Continue reading

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Low Fat Lemon Chicken Pasta Recipe

A lot of low fat pasta meals are pretty insipid affairs – bland tomato sauce and a few flakes of tuna, but here’s something that’s a real treat:  a low fat lemon chicken pasta recipe that manages to have a … Continue reading

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How many calories do I need to use to lose 1lb of fat

We’ve recently added some calculators to the Vytalz website that help you work out how many calories you burn running, and how many calories you burn swimming, but one question we get asked quite a lot is: How many calories … Continue reading

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The Letchworth Centre for Health

Personal well being is about far more that the amount of weight you can lift, or how fast you can run a mile, it’s about the sense of balance that you can achieve, and how comfortable you are within yourself. … Continue reading

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Press Ups

Press ups are the staple of any fitness plan, and a great way to build strength and definition in your upper body.  Good form is important in maximising impact and there are numerous different press up variations that you can … Continue reading

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Calculating Your BMI

Your BMI, or Body Mass Index shows the relationship between your weight and height, and is a tool that medical professionals use in measuring your health.  For any given height, there is a range of ideal weights that correlates with … Continue reading

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