The muscles of your lower back are responsible for movement, postural control and support. They work alongside your bones and ligaments to allow for functional movements and keep you upright throughout the day. When these lower back muscles are sustained in an awkward position, experience an unexpected movement or are overexerted they can tighten, whichContinue reading “#1 Guide For Personal Training For People With Back Injuries”
Exercise is fantastic to physically strengthen your muscles; lose weight and raise your energy levels. Mentally, exercise can relieve stress and help prevent postpartum depression. It is understandable as a new mother that you will have limited time to exercise. At any opportunity you get 5 minutes of exercise is better than no exercise! However,Continue reading “What Does Pre And Post Natal Exercise Involve?”
Due to the recent COVID crisis, pre pregnancy home exercises have never been more accessible or easier to find. Exercise has a whole range of health benefits, which is amplified pre pregnancy as the positive impacts will impact on your future child. Starting exercise now will make it easier for you to return to theseContinue reading “31 Exercises That You Can Do At Home before pregnancy.”
What is a metatarsal? Metatarsals are the bones of the foot. There are 5 metatarsals in each foot and these bones are located between the ankle and toes. What is a metatarsal stress fracture? A metatarsal stress fracture is a very thin crack within one or multiple metatarsal bones. This fracture will develop from anContinue reading “3 Simple Metatarsal Stress Fracture Rehabilitation Exercises”
Exercising when you have an injury can be hard to get right. Often you may find that your normal gym program is making your pain worse and that you may need to stop training all together to heal. We recommend first speaking to an Exercise Physiologist about your injury and your training goals before givingContinue reading “How to Find the Right Personal Trainer When you Have an Injury”
What does an Exercise Physiologist do? Exercise physiologists use exercise as therapy, in other words, prescribe exercise as ‘medicine’. An exercise physiologist is concerned with how exercise positively changes the human body to improve short and long-term health. They can help you understand how to exercise safely and effectively to improve your sports performance, rehabilitateContinue reading “5 Reasons why Athletes Should See a Sports Exercise Physiologist.”
Exercise is fantastic to physically strengthen your muscles; lose any weight you have gained and raise your energy levels. Mentally, exercise can relieve stress and help prevent postpartum depression. It is understandable as a new mother that you will have limited time to exercise. At any opportunity you get 5 minutes of exercise is better than no exercise! However, as your body has recently undergone major changes, returning to exercise can be difficult, especially as you do not want to injure yourself.
What is Osgood Schlatters Disease? Osgood Schatters Disease is a common cause of knee pain in adolescents. It is caused by inflammation of the patella tendon as it inserts onto the tibial tubercle, which is the boney prominence at the front of your shin bone. Osgood Schlatters Disease occurs during growth spurts, commonly around 13-14Continue reading “#1 Guide to Rehabilitation Exercises for Osgood Schlatters Disease.”
Cardiac health is extremely important in improving overall health and to either treat or minimise the impact of cardiac health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, recent heart attack, heart failure and arrhythmia. Following the diagnosis of any of these conditions, it is important to consult with an Exercise Physiologist to complete cardiac rehabilitation in aContinue reading “3 Exercises Excellent for Cardiac Rehabilitation”
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