Most people are aware of the occupational health and safety concerns that underpin their working environment. To combat these, workplaces have implemented preventative and hazard minimisation strategies in their mindsets and work practices. Unfortunately, there are some factors that [...]
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Chronic injuries can have a debilitating effect on everyday life. When we are chronically injured, we are forced to adjust our lifestyle habits to accommodate this change. Many people live with chronic conditions and become used to this background [...]
We are delighted to invite you to join us on Saturday 6 May for an outdoor pilates session. All donations and money raised on the day will go to Cycle for Sam, a charity that raises money for brain [...]
Stamina, flexibility, bone density, and muscle strength – these are some of our key health concerns as we age. But our attitudes towards the ageing process are also changing. An active man or women over the age of 60 [...]
Running is still one of the most popular forms of exercise and, when undertaken with care, it is a highly rewarding way of keeping fit. The benefits of running can be achieved in a relatively short space of time. [...]
In the early 20 th century, a boxer named Joseph Pilates found a secondary use for his knowledge of anatomy and exercise physiology. He came up with an exercise program for those who had become unwell. Influenza or injury [...]
Sometimes the last thing we feel like doing is an exercise routine and this is particularly true when we have sustained an injury or been unwell. But carefully designed exercise programs are one of the key factors in rehabilitation [...]
A recent Deloitte study estimates a benefit to cost ratio 1:10.5 (for every AUD spent $10.50 back)
Prue Cormie puts forward a compelling case for considering exercise prescription.
There’s little doubt that best way to combat back pain is by strengthening the muscles in the core, back and shoulders. This includes the abdominal muscles, the pelvic floor, multifidous, internal and external obliques, the diaphragm and the erector [...]