back injury prevention

Back Injury Prevention: How To Prevent Injuries In Both Upper & Lower Back!

When it comes to injury and back injury prevention, there are quite a few misconceptions that we are going to clear up. Now we all know resistance based training is the most beneficial for strengthening our bones and preventing diseases like Osteoporosis, but many of us fear to lift heavy weight. I’m not saying pick…

Weightlifting and Light Headed

Injury Prevention Guide: 7 Tips You Wish You’d Know

Injury Prevention Guide Warmups Load management Active recovery Balanced training regime Mobility & Stability Technique Build Strength / Fatigue Resistance Warm-ups Warm Ups are called warm-ups for a reason! They are designed to prepare your body for exercise, and like all things, the better prepared you are, the better result you will get. Warm-ups are…

Pillars of Brain Health

6 Pillars Of Brain Health That You Need To Know About!

When it comes to keeping the mind intact as we age, there are 6 key areas that need to be addressed. Keep yourself on top of these 6 areas and you are well on your way to maintaining a sharp mind as you age: Exercise Social Interaction Sleep Stimulation Intermittent Fasting Meditation (Stress Reduction) Pillar…

Human Emotions You Didn’t Know You Had!

After speaking to Sean Webb of Mind Hacking Happiness on the podcast, I realized there are a lot of human emotions we are never quite able to explain. Sometimes, we know we feel a certain way, but it’s impossible to explain why, or even find the words. We just FEEL it. Well did you know…

Brain ageing

How Does Exercise Reverse The Signs Of Ageing In The Brain?

DID YOU KNOW? The average brain shrinks by about 5% every decade after the age of 40. The good news is though, there are things you can do to counteract this. The brain is like any other muscle, it needs to be worked and trained to increase its strength and size. If it is not…

Alzheimer's-in-Aged

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Alzheimer’s And Exercise.

Whilst there are numerous reasons why one should exercise; did you know that it has more than physical benefits like the ability to change the way our brain works! So we have talked previously about the concept of Neuroplasticity (If this is new to you check out Mind Hacking Happiness with Sean Webb) so we know…

Things To Know About Fatigue Resistance

So we all know what fatigue is right? But have you ever thought about how to make yourself RESISTANT to fatigue or what is Fatigue Resistance? Truth is you probably haven’t because it’s no easy feat. First, let’s revisit the concept of fatigue. Fatigue, fatigue limit, endurance limit, fatigue strength. There are many different names…

resistance bands for strength training

Our Top 4 Resistance Band Exercises for a Better Butt!

Resistance bands are a great tool for correcting movement patterns. They work by challenging your muscles to move in different directions against the resistance to stabilize the body and create the “correct” movement pattern for each exercise. Now if you have been performing an exercise such as squats incorrectly for a long time (rounded back,…

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a type of alternative medicine that emphasizes manual readjustments, myofascial release and other physical manipulation of muscle tissue and bones. Osteopaths take a holistic consideration of your medical history to systematically identify causes for pain. Osteopathy is a manual therapy and involves techniques such as: Stretching Joint mobilisation Massage Exercise prescription Manipulation to…

Understanding the brain, thoughts and how we FEEL

As we all know, life is full of highs and lows, sometimes very high highs, and sometimes very low lows. Understanding the connection between our brain, thoughts and how we feel is important for managing these changes in life.Often it’s the low lows that hit us the worst and we get too upset about why…