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The Side Bridge Row – Anti-Rotation Core Strength!

2020-01-29T19:44:29+00:00

This exercise is an incredible, simple exercise to progress your core stability. The band is providing a force that one must constantly resist (the forward pull of the band). This teaches the core to stabilize [...]

The Side Bridge Row – Anti-Rotation Core Strength!2020-01-29T19:44:29+00:00

Why Functional Movement (FM)?

2019-11-17T09:38:00+00:00

Functional movement training doesn’t just strengthen one muscle group at a time. Instead, this kind of training works several muscle groups at once. As a result, you build strength holistically, forcing your body to function as [...]

Why Functional Movement (FM)?2019-11-17T09:38:00+00:00

Lower back pain and Deadlifting

2019-09-07T16:44:07+00:00

Prepare well and fix your technique Most healthy people can deadlift. There are so many ways to vary the movement that it has wide accessibility compared to many other weighted exercises. This means, that despite [...]

Lower back pain and Deadlifting2019-09-07T16:44:07+00:00

Glute function and running

2019-04-21T11:18:34+00:00

I’m sure you can agree that we have all had some form of tightness or niggle after doing exercise especially running post a time of inactivity – whether it be after a long week at [...]

Glute function and running2019-04-21T11:18:34+00:00

What Is “The Core” And Why Is It So Important?

2019-04-21T11:18:34+00:00

“Tighten your core”, “brace your core”, “turn on your core” – these are variations of what I hear in Pilates classes, gym classes and from personal trainers. But what the hell is the core – [...]

What Is “The Core” And Why Is It So Important?2019-04-21T11:18:34+00:00

3 Things You Can Do Right Now For Your Low Back Pain

2017-10-03T22:54:47+00:00

Low back pain – most likely you will get some pain in your low back in your lifetime – in fact 70-90% is the stat in Australia! And if you have had low back pain [...]

3 Things You Can Do Right Now For Your Low Back Pain2017-10-03T22:54:47+00:00

Can you over stretch? Mmmmm…..Yes!

2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

“You should stretch more” – what I would say to anyone with any semblance of lack of mobility! I sprouted this for years without hesitation – until the patient’s I have advised would start coming [...]

Can you over stretch? Mmmmm…..Yes!2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Stiff And Sore Mid Back? Try This!

2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

A stiff and sore mid back (or thoracic spine) is one of the most common presenting complaints we get at the Sports & Spinal Group. Whilst obviously being uncomfortable at the this area, a stiff [...]

Stiff And Sore Mid Back? Try This!2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Tight Hip Flexors? Maybe You Should Take A Deep Breath!!!!

2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Hip flexors – those muscles that cross the front of our hips – are often tight, uncomfortable and painful. In practice, this is seen if someone sits down for a long period of time, like [...]

Tight Hip Flexors? Maybe You Should Take A Deep Breath!!!!2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Shoulder pain?…….Do this!

2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Shoulder pain is very common in clinical practice, whether it be pain in the from of the joint, pain on top of the joint or pain at the back of the joint – our shoulders [...]

Shoulder pain?…….Do this!2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Should You Stretch Your Hamstrings?………Maybe!

2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Every summer, I see sporting teams everywhere running around ovals or in the gym – preparing for the season ahead. Without fail, I see the “classic” team stretch – the old leg on the fence [...]

Should You Stretch Your Hamstrings?………Maybe!2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

3 Ways To Improve Your Hip Mobility

2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Ahh the hips – a ball and socket joint made for movement but due to a lot of us sitting for long periods of time throughout the day – think computer work, in the car, [...]

3 Ways To Improve Your Hip Mobility2019-04-21T11:18:35+00:00

Foam Rolling – What Does It Actually Do?

2017-04-24T02:59:42+00:00

In the fitness and health industry, foam rolling has become as popular as yoga pants, kale smoothies and motivational quotes on Instagram. But what does it actually do and do we actually need to do [...]

Foam Rolling – What Does It Actually Do?2017-04-24T02:59:42+00:00

Prevention Really Is Best When It Comes To Injury Management

2017-04-09T23:56:57+00:00

The first step of injury management is doing all you can to prevent an injury in the first place. Osteopaths are not solely focused on the assessment and treatment of injuries – they are also [...]

Prevention Really Is Best When It Comes To Injury Management2017-04-09T23:56:57+00:00

5 Reasons To Perform Strength Based Training

2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00

Improve your hearth health, balance, bone density, hormonal regulation and feel better. A powerful group of benefits can come from one single intervention, strength training. Bone and muscle mass begins to decline slowly after puberty [...]

5 Reasons To Perform Strength Based Training2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00

Why Upper Body Strength Is Important In Cycling And Triathlon

2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00

When we think about muscles we need to work on for riding a bike, the last thing we tend to consider are those through our upper body such as through the shoulders, thoracic spine and [...]

Why Upper Body Strength Is Important In Cycling And Triathlon2019-04-21T11:18:37+00:00