Should You Exercise When Sick


FEELING A LITTLE MORE RUN DOWN THIS WEEK? Not sure if you should get to the gym to clear your head, or whether the head cold is really something more? Overall, it’s not necessarily bad to work out when you’re sick, but it can be in some circumstances. There are several factors that you need […]

Physiotherapy Versus Personal Training: The Facts


I am often asked to explain the difference between Physiotherapists and Personal Trainers, so I thought I’d try and clarify it here. Many Physiotherapists take on a presence in fitness training as an extension of their rehabilitation role. They advise clients on exercising with, and for the prevention of, certain types of injuries. They often […]

Back Pain in Pregnancy

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Back pain is common in pregnancy. Somewhere between a half and three quarters of pregnant women have it at some stage. However, there is plenty you can do to ease the discomfort and stop it turning into a long-term problem. Some women who had back pain before they became pregnant find it improves as their […]

What is Pilates Anyway?

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Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements. Pilates emphasises proper postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance. Pilates is named for its creator, Joseph Pilates, who developed the exercises in the 1920s. He strongly believed that mental and physical health were interrelated, something ingrained into […]

3 Keys to Perfect Posture from one of Australia’s Leading Physiotherapists

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Check out your posture – other’s do! It has often been said that a positive or powerful posture creates peak performance and as a health professional I definitely agree! If you work at an office or spend any amount of your workday sitting (even in the car), read on as the information I’m sharing here […]

Why Fitness Bootcamp Workouts are Harming Australian Women

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Well the new year is well and truly over. The excuse of holiday events is no longer in the way of starting the ‘brand new body’ that we continue to promise ourselves each year. What are the gyms telling us? Bootcamp! PROBLEM #1. IT’S THE COOL THING TO SMASH YOUR BODY TO THE POINT WHERE […]

Exercise, Nutrition and the Body

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In order for health to be achieved and maintained, we obviously must have a proper balance between rest and activity. If we rest too much and don’t balance our rest with the proper amount of physical activity, we will never achieve and maintain our true health potential! Exercise is essential in maintaining our body weight, […]