Back pain is very common among almost everyone, at one point in someone’s life they’re likely to experience some form of back pain. It’s so easy to come across because your back does so much for you. It carries a lot of the load as you lift and carry. When you bend and walk, your back is doing its thing; it’s almost always working so y ..
Stretching can sometimes be something we forget about even though it’s very important. Stretching is what we impulsively do when our muscles are sore and ache. We wake up our muscles in the morning by stretching our arms and legs so it must be beneficial if we do it first thing. These are some of the reasons stretching is important ..
Your knees carry a lot of your body and sometimes we can overuse them or injure them. When that happens you can either stop working out all together or find something that works for you. If you haven’t found something yet, here are some great exercises you can do if you struggle with knee pain. 1.Partial Squats: Stand roughly ..
You know that feeling when you’ve been at your desk all day and your neck aches, your glutes burn and you could really go a serious shiatsu massage? We’ve talked a lot around here about how exercise can help strengthen muscles and improve function in your everyday life. But what about being able to reverse the effects of prolonged ..
Massage can be a great addition to your training to improve recovery time between exercises, enhance flexibility and help your overall health and wellbeing. Not everyone can make it to a massage therapist on a regular schedule, but you can still get lots of the benefits through incorporating foam rolling or by using a therapeutic massa ..
Your workout doesn’t stop when you get off the treadmill or do your last rep. To maximise your results after each training session, you need to put some effort into your post-workout routine. It can help you improve your range of motion, reduce muscle soreness and boost your recovery so it’s definitely worth it. Co ..
We all know that sitting for long periods of time can affect our health. In fact, no matter if you regularly exercise outside of work, it doesn't offset the damage done from all those hours on your backside. Here are some exercises which help get the body moving, stretching and working itself so it reduces the risk of cardiovascul ..
When we finally get the motivation (and time) to jump on the treadmill, we might fill up the water bottle and do a quick warm. But the steps you take after your workout are just as important! So before bolting for the shower, add these four essential activities to your routine, to maximise the benefits of exercising. 1. Cool Down C ..
One key aspect of exercise is balance. Why? Because like all other physical abilities, it diminishes with age unless we consciously exercise it. Is that a bad thing? Only if you fall down and break your hip or wrist. Here's a simple balance exercise you can do daily. It takes just a couple of minutes and will produce quick improvement. Stand ..