• Scientists have devised a short but extreme exercise program guaranteed to whip you into shape in less time. But if you’’re not so fit, get the medical all-clear first.   High intensity interval training (HIIT) is all the rage in the fitne...

  • Did you know that those who sit for prolonged periods are 54% more likely to die from a heart attack?   If you sit for hours at a desk why not break up you day with this mini workout and take action now to help prevent becoming this statistic. F...

  • Are you wanting to start exercising and leading a healthier lifestyle? We give you the ‘rundown’ on what activities might suit you.   Why should I move? The human body was designed to be on the move. Amongst ongoing debate about back to basics d...

  • As recent studies have shown us, exercise can become boring and leave you feeling unmotivated if you don’t find new ways to keep it interesting.   Fortunately, spring is here and with it is a fresh opportunity to mix up your routine, learn...

  • Studies indicate that 60-70% of individuals are likely to experience non-specific low back pain at some point during their lives.   Unfortunately, low back pain symptoms often present after many years of sustained damage and stress to the lumbar...

  • Bowel cancer is the second most common diagnosed cancer in Australia for both men and women. In 2015 it is estimated that over 17,000 of us will be diagnosed with bowel cancer resulting in 4,120 deaths.   The upside is that despite its prevalenc...

  • As we age exercise remains vital for our health and wellbeing. Studies show exercise can improve our life expectancy and reduce the risk of us developing various age related health issues. With just a little dose of exercise each day, we can live lon...

  • Feeling anxious? Movement is medicine. In a world of deadlines, distractions and information overload, it’s nice to know that feelings of anxiety can be soothed using 5 simple steps.   Did you know that one in every six young Australians is expe...

  • Posture is happening while we are sitting, meditating, sleeping, and stretching. When we are active, exercising, working, playing posture is important in all movements. It is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year, continuous, dynamic and a...

  • Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) has been referred to as a fertilizer for your brain. Find out how exercise can help you to get more of it.   Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) has been referred to as a fertilizer for your brain. I...

  • One of the hardest parts of getting fitter and stronger is actually making exercise a habit. Habits take time and determination. Each one of us is all guilty of making up a hundred excuses as to why we can’t move get off the couch. Too tired? T

  • Research shows that extra kilos mean a shorter life for men. It’s time to start turning back the clock and here are some tips!   1. First measure your waist. It should be no bigger than half your height, according to research by City University

  • “If you don’t use it, you lose it”. It’s true for a number of things and mobility is definitely one of them.   I’ve heard too many people tell me what they used to be able to do i.e touch their toes, squat to depth, decent lunges and all the res

  • Want to start an exercise program but don’t know where to begin?   Sometimes the word exercise can be daunting. If you are convinced you need to move more, but are not sure where to start, here are our top tips to getting you on the right track.

  • Motherhood is tough. In fact, it’s one of the toughest roles you will ever have to play in your life and it all becomes very evident you will spend most of your waking (and sleeping) hours with the new addition to your life.   The first thing th

  • Distance doesn’t need to be a burden to your health.   With approximately one third of the population living in regional and remote areas, the limited access to gyms, pools, sporting facilities and health services is a prominent issue for

  • Of course there can be lots of reasons to explain certain conditions that affect your intimate time. But how many of us are aware of the key role exercise can play in improving your love life?   Usually what happens behind closed doors and when

  • It shouldn’t cost a fortune to get fit.   Sometimes life can through you a curve-ball and you find yourself without a lot of spare cash floating around. Perhaps you are in between jobs or fresh out of school and looking to get into the wor

  • Feeling anxious? Movement is medicine. In a world of deadlines, distractions and information overload, it’s nice to know that feelings of anxiety can be soothed using 5 simple steps.   Did you know that one in every six young Australians is expe

  • So you try and complete some kind of exercise everyday – fantastic! You enjoy nothing more than to get the blood pumping and the sweat flowing, but do you know what signs to look out for when things go wrong?   We spoke to an accredited ex

  • Reconnecting over physical activity is a great excuse to catch-up with those you may have lost touch with and ask that all important question – R U OK?   The national suicide prevention campaign R U OK? Day is a reminder for all Australians to m

  • Fueling an active child (or children) can be an ongoing challenge for parents. Even your afternoon welcome can often feel more like a police raid – rummaging the cupboards and fridge for anything they can get their little hands on. So how do yo

  • Let’s face it – we all have that one friends that can be stubborn and refuses to exercise for one reason of another.   These are the people who think that a lack of exercise won’t affect them and use every excuse in the book, so it’s up to you t

  • The risks and dangers of concussion are slowly becoming mainstream information in the public eye. It is important for anyone involved in sport to be aware of the risk, signs and symptoms, and management of an individual with concussion.   Thankf

  • When it comes to managing pain, whether it be acute or chronic, there is no one single quick fix. A holistic approach to pain management may be the key to helping you move better, sleep sounder, reduce discomfort and get your life back on track. &nbs

  • Recent doping investigations in Australian sport is an opportunity for athletes and exercise & sports science professions of all levels to make themselves familiar with the anti-doping code, and the dangers that come with violating the rules. &nb

  • Do you know what changes your body goes through physically and mentally when you exercise? We asked Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Alex Lawrence, to go through the changes you can expect in your body reacts to increasing your physical activity lev

  • Did you know that those who sit for prolonged periods are 54% more likely to die from a heart attack?   If you sit for hours at a desk why not break up you day with this mini workout and take action now to help prevent becoming this statistic. F

  • As our training volume and intensity increases our need for adequate recovery becomes more and more important.   Our body is a wonderful thing, capable of kicking so much ass, but at times it can also let us down. As our training volume and inte

  • Ah body image, that feeling we all face when we roll out of bed, a bit disheveled, feeling a bit flabbier, more tired, haggered and greying than usual.   That perception of our own physical appearance that then motivates or haunts our behavior f