Exercise

8 reasons why you should Strength Train

Strength training

There’s more to strength training then meets the eye……. Most people have heard of strength or resistance training and know that it is good for them. We are often told to do resistance training as it helps increase muscular strength, but why is that a good thing? Listed below are benefits of strength training, some…

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EXERCISE IS MEDICINE

Exercise-is-medicine

Exercise is Medicine Now that we are well into the cooler months, exercise and being outdoors often drops off for many people. However, it is important to continue moderate-intensity exercise during the winter months to manage your health and fitness and boost your immune system. An ‘Exercise is Medicine’ approach will help you manage conditions…

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What is HIIT?

What is HiiT

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a type of training modality used in exercise to get maximum bang for your buck. HIIT is a type of workout using short bursts of exercise that get the heart rate elevated, followed by a short rest period, and then repeated multiple times to match the fitness level of…

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PREVENT NECK PAIN with EXERCISE

Is neck pain at work giving you grief? Increasing computerisation in the workplace has made it difficult for us to keep a strong back and neck. Could you benefit from strengthening exercises for your neck and shoulder muscles? Researchers from the University of Queensland reviewed the scientific evidence for workplace-based interventions for office workers with…

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HOW MUCH EXERCISE SHOULD YOU BE DOING?

How much exercise do you need

Physical Activity can be defined as any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that require energy expenditure. The definition of Exercise differs slightly from Physical activity as exercise is an activity that is carried out for a specific purpose and is generally planned. Some of the benefits of increased activity can be: Prevent unhealthy weight gain…

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