“Hepatitis” is the medical term for inflammation of the liver. This comes in many types, and like a lot of illnesses can be categorised into acute (recent infection) or chronic hepatitis (prolonged inflammation).“Hepatitis” is the medical term for inflammation [...]
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You may have heard in the news lately that the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) released a statement regarding their position on exercise during cancer treatment. The enormity of the release of this statement is certainly not lost [...]
Training abs can get boring at times with many people falling into the rut of only doing crunches, bridges and side bridges. When you are only doing these exercises your core muscles (read more on core strength here) are [...]
The development of a strong core is important not just for a six pack physique! These core muscles play a major role in providing a stable base for our arm and leg movement and training these can help prevent [...]
Asthma is a chronic condition which causes obstruction of the airways. Asthma triggers vary with each person and will often include exercise, this is called Exercise-Induced Asthma (EIA). Asthma is a chronic condition which causes obstruction of the airways. [...]
We have all caught ourselves gazing enviously at a great set of arms and shoulders. They just give the body such beautiful shape and poise. Toned arms and strong shoulders are not only fabulous for short sleeves and tight [...]
Mat Pilates can be seen as a scary or boring activity mainly because not only do we have to get on the floor but somewhere towards the end we need to get up. Instead of using reformers and trapeze [...]
In Part 1 of this series, I talked about the disability threshold and the consequences when this is crossed for older people who want to remain living independently. I also discussed how the disability threshold is not rigid, and [...]
Why is my Physio telling me I need Pilates? A lot of clients ask us why we are taking them through Pilates exercises. There is strong evidence that supports the benefits of stretching, exercise AND Pilates. Stretching and exercise [...]
Tennis Elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a very common condition that produces pain on the outside of the elbow. It is in fact an injury to the muscles and tendon that extend down to the wrist and fingers. [...]