As an exercise therapist I raise awareness. I cannot count the number of clients that I treat who need to be educated on correct sleeping positions and how their sleeping position in turn affects poor biomechanics and causes pain throughout their given day.
Muscle weighs more than fat. This is a myth I have heard clients say for 20 years.
Jeff Laurence, Catalyst PHD - Personal, Health & Development Coach, discusses how to be a mentor for your personal training clients
So 2016 is looming and you may be thinking about changes you want to make, whether it be to lose weight, exercise more or take up a new hobby. The list can be endless. BUT New Years resolutions are attempts to change habits.
The strength continuum refers to the four (4) core pillars of strength, and how absolute strength, strength speed, speed strength and absolute speed, interrelate to build each other.
Very little has changed in bodybuilding training principles since my time as Mr Australia. Besides the development of resistance training equipment and supplementation, the fundamentals are built on the FITT principle including Frequency, Intensity, Time, and Type of training. Within this includes the rest between sets, cadence of repetitions performed, training split, volume of training load, and order of exercises performed.
This article could easily be named Mindful movement and injury prevention. When prescribing or selecting an exercise to perform you must ask yourself the all important question, “Why?”
Achieving a balanced life in a world that can sometimes feel like too much to handle might seem like an impossible task. This is especially difficult in our modern world where we have to find a balance between the demands of work, study and home.
ABCs Catalyst television program featured Fit in 6 minutes a week on 29th September 2015. It investigated High Intensity Training (HIT) and its effects on improving fitness levels and weightloss.
One of the best things about being a Sports Chiropractor is the network of health professionals that you meet and collaborate with on a daily basis.