July Newsletter – National Diabetes Week 8 -14th July

Did you know that exercise not only reduces your risk of diabetes by up to 60% but also plays a vital role in the management of the condition? Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus – T1DM In T1DM the body is unable… Continue Reading →

June Newsletter – Asthma

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways associated with airway narrowing and obstruction. It is commonly provoked by triggers including allergens (e.g. pollen, dust, animal fur), pollution (e.g. car fumes, fumes from industrial waste), exercise or stress. During… Continue Reading →

May Newsletter – Winter Motivation

Winter is finally upon us. The days are colder and daylight hours are getting shorter. It is also the time of year where exercise tends to take a back seat to more inviting options such as a warm fire place… Continue Reading →

April Newsletter – Exercise & Cancer

The Role of Exercise in Cancer Treatment Cancer is a term that describes a disease in which abnormal cells multiply in an uncontrolled manner. There are many forms of cancer though the most common types include prostate cancer, bowel cancer… Continue Reading →

March Newsletter – Diabetes & Exercise

Did you know that exercise can not only reduce your risk of diabetes by up to 60% but also plays a vital role in the management of the condition? Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a permanent health condition that… Continue Reading →

February Newsletter – Private Health Insurance Reforms

Pilates Rebates You may remember the government announcement late last year regarding a reform package for the Private Health Insurance sector. Commencing April 2019, private health insurance will no longer cover natural therapies, including aromatherapy, Bowen therapy, Buteyko, Feldenkrais, herbalism,… Continue Reading →

January Newsletter – Pregnancy & Exercise

Pregnancy is a time of many physical and emotional changes for women. Perhaps you are wondering whether or not you should be exercising during this time. Fortunately, there is a lot of research indicating that physical activity is not only… Continue Reading →

December Newsletter – Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a condition characterised by episodes of sudden and severe vertigo when one’s head is moved around. Common triggers include rolling over in bed, getting out of bed, and lifting the head to look up…. Continue Reading →

November Newsletter – Exercise for Heart Health

EXERCISE FOR THE HEART It can be daunting trying to understand what you should and shouldn’t do if you have some form of heart disease. Exercise often falls in this category with conflicting advice given on what is safe and… Continue Reading →

October Newsletter – Exercise for Bone Health

Bone forming cells decline after the age of 35 years. Low bone mass is of concern as it can increase the likelihood of bone fractures. Low bone mass is diagnosed with a DEXA scan and is categorised into two categories:… Continue Reading →

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