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Exercise Physiology – What is it?

Exercise Physiologist

  What is an Exercise Physiologist? An exercise physiologist is a University qualified health professional who specialises in using exercise for therapeutic and medical reasons. They have a wide range of clientele they treat from the elderly to children, everyday people to high level athletes, and people with one or multiple conditions. The role of…

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Don’t spoil your Xmas with back pain!!

back pain

Give your back the gift of Exercise! Whether you’re making your house ready for Santa’s arrival or having the family around for a holiday cook up, most of us are likely to be busier than ever during the holiday period and we want you to enjoy the festive season without having to worry about niggly…

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Stop…and take a deep breath.

How to breath

  “We are connected to our phones… but not to our own bodies”. Our fast-paced lives mean we rarely stop and live ‘in the moment’. We’ve lost our innate ability to breathe our own gentle breath and connect with our mind and body. Our lack of proper breathing significantly erodes our health and wellbeing, often leaving…

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The SMART way to Exercise!

  It’s 6 weeks until summer, the start of a new year, till you turn fifty! You’re retiring, starting a new job, getting married or just had a baby! The above examples are all good reasons that may motivate you into starting an exercise program. But how you go about it is the difference between…

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Should you be concerned about your scan results?

Scan Results! Does this sound familiar…you’ve had a pretty bad back pain for some time, so you have been sent for an X-ray or MRI. The results show that you have: A disc bulge A disc protrusion Disc degeneration Spondylolisthesis Joint degeneration Any or all of these can sound quite threatening when coming from your…

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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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