Free Weights Or Machine Weights? What Works Best?

Free Weights Or Machine Weights? What Works Best?

Friday, December 14, 2018

People will often ask, whether injured or not, what should I be using? Should I be using machine weights or should I be using free weights? The answer, as you can probably guess, is that it depends…it’s not a one size fits all and it does come down do a few factors. The answer depends on your fitness goals, if you are training for a particular reason and your level of experience in a gym environment. Read more

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Community Review: Gourmet Outdoor Kitchen Night Market

Community Review: Gourmet Outdoor Kitchen Night Market

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Gourmet Outdoor Kitchen, a.k.a. Engadine Night Markets, is at Engadine Town Square on the first Friday of the month from 4pm until 9pm. The lovely organisers curate street food stalls and trucks to offer culturally diverse dinner and dessert options, and a little entertainment, as a nice excuse to get our local community together. Read more

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Six Tips On How To Stay Healthy During These Christmas Holidays

Six Tips On How To Stay Healthy During These Christmas Holidays

Friday, December 07, 2018

The Christmas season is full of magic, friendship, family and lots of love. But it’s also a time for slothful eating and very limited physical activity, well it is on my part anyway!  A year’s worth of consistent exercising and somewhat healthy diet can feel like it all comes undone during the festive period. Sound familiar? Read more

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The Causes Of Shoulder Instability

The Causes Of Shoulder Instability

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Shoulder instability, whether traumatic or not can be debilitating.  It causes a loss of shoulder strength and function as well as leading to significant pain. Before we delve into the ins and outs of shoulder instability, let’s first go through how a ‘normal’ shoulder functions. Read more

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Ankle Sprains | Why Do They Happen Again & Again?

Ankle Sprains | Why Do They Happen Again & Again?

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Ankle sprains are the most common sporting injury and, for that reason, are one of the most treated injuries in our clinic. We all know that person; the person in our rugby league, netball team or soccer team. That person that always seems to have some sort of ankle injury. It seems as though they roll their ankle 4 or 5 times every season. Why do ankle sprains happen again and again? The short answer is that they aren’t getting rehabbed properly! The longer answer is what we will go into now. Read more

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Children With Down Syndrome - Physical Complications & What You Can Do About Them?

Children With Down Syndrome - Physical Complications & What You Can Do About Them?

Monday, November 26, 2018

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Down Syndrome effects roughly 1 in 1200 Australians. It is a chromosomal condition characterized by an extra copy of the 21st chromosome. Diagnosis is made either prior to birth, or shortly after, by chromosomal testing. Read more

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Cortisone Injection | Tendon Pain

Cortisone Injection | Tendon Pain

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Everyone has heard of a corticosteroid, or cortisone injection. They’re so often recommended as a first line of treatment for shoulder and hip bursitis, tennis elbow, heel (plantar fascia) pain, and much more. It acts as a pain reliever for tendon problems, so people are heading to their GPs asking for more shots! The problem is, there is very strong evidence that: Read more

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3 Must Do Core Exercises For Pilates Beginners

3 Must Do Core Exercises For Pilates Beginners

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

What is Pilates? Read more

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Maximal strength training improves cycling performance

Maximal strength training improves cycling performance

Thursday, October 25, 2018

In endurance sports, like road cycling, aerobic endurance performance is related to VO2 max, lactate threshold, and work economy. Several studies now show that when combining endurance training with maximal strength training (ie high loads, few reps, focus on neural adaptations) athletes have improved work economy and efficiency. Read more

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So, I shouldn’t stretch before a workout?

So, I shouldn’t stretch before a workout?

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

We all know we’re supposed to stretch before a run, or gym session. Right? Wrong. Not all of us should. And it depends what you mean by “stretch”. Let’s have a look at when and what stretching should really be included in a workout. Read more

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