When you want to move, in a sport or daily live activity context, your muscles and central nervous system have to comply with at least the minimal force production requirements to make that happened. On the one hand, to [...]
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For decades strengthening or resistance training was associated with the fitness industry more than to medicine and general health. Perhaps the stereotypes of “the perfect body” from the professional athletes’ or bodybuilding’s world ended up putting a big part [...]
Sarcopenia is the loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength as a result of ageing. Other factors do contribute to the loss of muscle mass. They include: Living a sedentary lifestyle: Getting little or no physical activity on a regular basis puts people [...]
Zucchini, is a very versatile vegetable. It is a good source of fibre, manganese, vitamin A, vitamin C, magnesium, folate, potassium, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6 and more! These cheesy zucchini fritters are a great way to get [...]
Arthritis is an extremely common and invasive condition. There are over 100 different types of arthritis in the world: each causing pain and discomfort in their own way. ‘What exactly is Arthritis?’ A joint is the place where [...]
Winter has arrived. The temperature outside is dropping fast and our poor bodies find it hard to cope with these conditions. The winter weather can have some negative impacts on our body, but luckily, there are positive solutions to [...]
Why weight training is important for women. Australia's Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Guidelines recommend 2 or more days per week of total body resistance training that work the 11 major muscle groups alternating between the lower body (legs, [...]
Dear Mother of the Bride Your son or daughter’s special day is coming, and there’s a lot to organise and plan. Outfits, catering and venues... the stress of it all can add up. Inevitably as mothers we tend to [...]
There has been a recent release of an article referencing a study on how body fat affects brain volume. (Read more here Body Fat May Affect Your Brain Volume, Study Says). We have known for many years that being overweight [...]
Have you been enjoying your Mat Pilates class? There is a lot to remember and your Physiotherapist has suggested practicing your exercises at home. Kelsey has put together this video for you to follow along with at home. Phew, [...]