Best Stretches for Tight Hip Flexors

Best Stretches for Tight Hip Flexors

Friday, May 31, 2019

Does your hip feel tight or sore? Do you tilt your pelvis to compensate, so you have lower back pain? It could be tight hip flexors at the front or the back. This is becoming more and more common because, how many of us sit at work all day? Binge watch our favourite shows on the couch? Walk around in high heels? Even take up the increasingly popular long-distance running or cycling? Find out how to stretch those tight hip muscles. Read more

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The Rise of Women’s Sport in Australia

The Rise of Women’s Sport in Australia

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Women’s sport, in terms of professionalisation and commercialisation, has made great strides in the last few years around the world. According to Nielsen, golf and tennis started the trend and now soccer especially has seen women achieve new records in sports media with over 150 million people tuning in to watch the UEFA Women’s Euro in 2017. Read more

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Why is it important to make cross training part of your exercise routine?

Why is it important to make cross training part of your exercise routine?

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

In achieving a goal of ultimate strength, health and fitness, injury prevention, improved performance, and endurance, it is important to use every tool and trick at your disposal. Cross training encourages athletes to avoid injuries, gain strength and increase flexibility, all the while avoiding boredom and the dreaded mental breakdown Read more

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How Long Does it Take for Pars Defect to Heal?

How Long Does it Take for Pars Defect to Heal?

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

We all know that feeling of an aching lower back. How can you know if that pain is a simple soreness or the result of a stress fracture, or maybe even a pars defect? Read more

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How does physical activity affect academic performance?

How does physical activity affect academic performance?

Thursday, May 09, 2019

We all want the best for our kids. We all hear that regular physical activity is an important part of being healthy. Yet we know that physical activity declines with age. Time and time again I hear that high school kids stop their regular sports to focus on getting good grades. But did you know physical activity actually improves academic performance? Read more

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Review: Eating Low Carb High Fat Real Food

Review: Eating Low Carb High Fat Real Food

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Did you see our recent article about the top diet trends for 2019? I want to share my personal experience about my “diet” over the past 3 years: Low-carb, high fat, unprocessed real food, a.k.a. LCHF. Read more

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Why Are Sports Important for Children’s Development?

Why Are Sports Important for Children’s Development?

Thursday, April 11, 2019

It has become common knowledge that sports are very important for children’s health and physical development as they promote exercise, coordination, and lower the chances of childhood obesity. But recently, it has been shown that playing sports not only aids children physically, but adds to overall childhood development academically, mentally, and socially as well. Here is exactly how/why playing sports as a child is essential for development and dramatically increases the chance of success later in life! Read more

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Everything You Need to Know About the Top Diet Trends in 2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Top Diet Trends in 2019

Monday, April 08, 2019

Every year there seems to be a new fad diet, healthcare trend, or new and exciting way to lose weight. In the ever-changing world of health and wellness, one thing always stays the same… people’s obsession with dieting. Being healthcare professionals ourselves, my team and I have seen it all and although we are not dietitians, we interact with clients on a daily basis and the discussion of diet trends inevitably comes up. So, due to our desire to help, we’ve compiled a list of the top diet trends in 2019. Here’s everything you need to know to stay informed! Read more

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Can Osgood-Schlatter Disease Affect Adults?

Can Osgood-Schlatter Disease Affect Adults?

Friday, April 05, 2019

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a painful condition causing inflammation just below the knee. Common in adolescents during growth spurts, Osgood-Schlatter disease can affect adults if not properly assessed and treated. Read more

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Hamstring Strains In Sport. Why Do They Occur?

Hamstring Strains In Sport. Why Do They Occur?

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Hamstrings are essential in providing the movement and balance necessary to excel at almost any sport. Because of the diversity of functions they control, and mobility they provide, such as running, jumping and kicking, hamstring strains are some of the most common injuries occurrent in sports today. Read more

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