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3 Common Walking Myths, Busted

When it comes to exercise, walking doesn’t always get the respect it deserves — and it’s time that changed. Before buying into the idea that walking isn’t a worthwhile workout, learn the truth behind these three common walking myths. Myth #1 - 10,000 steps is the Holy...

4 Reasons You’re Hungry All the Time

It can be easy to view hunger as a bad thing — and while it’s certainly an inconvenient feeling — it’s as innate as the need to yawn or go to the bathroom. In fact, hunger is a crucial biological signal. The autonomic nervous (ANS) system consists of the sympathetic...

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is a common running injury of the lateral knee, and accounts for approximately 12% of all injuries in runners. ITBS pain is normally experienced on the outer side of the leg and just above the knee joint. What is the Iliotibial band...

The Benefits of Stretching Inside & Outside the Gym

The Benefits of Stretching Inside & Outside the Gym Stretching is definitely one of those things that’s easily overlooked when it comes to working out (or ever). Maybe it’s because it only takes a few minutes so you easily brush it off. Or maybe it’s because you...

Attention All New Mums!

How is it May already? Well, May allows us to celebrate those very special people in our lives - our Mums. Being a parent can be very challenging at the best of times. And especially if you’re a new mum. It doesn’t matter whether it’s your first, second, or fifth...

Our Three Favourite All-Body Exercises

It can be difficult to know which exercise is the right exercise for a particular body part, so why not choose exercises that work lots of muscles at once? We’ve chosen three of our favourite all-body exercises and will break them down for you here: Walking and...

Cycling Injuries & Physiotherapy

Cycling injuries are an unfortunate part of most rider’s relationship with the bike. Some people are more prone to injury than others, but most cyclists will find themselves off the bike at some point. Most common issues experienced by cyclists can be treated and...

How massage effects your mood

An apple a day keeps the doctor away… We’ve all heard this phrase. Well how good would it be if getting a regular massage was also good for your health? Look no further and read on! We have some insight into how massage can have a positive effect on your mood, and...

What pain relief is right for you?

Pain has been a huge topic for discussion for a long time now. Nearly everyone feels it (I say ‘nearly’ because there is actually a very small minority of people with a special condition that does not allow them to feel pain), and it varies in character and severity...

Why is Your Body Like a Chain

The concept that the human body is like a chain has been around for a long time. The body is a complex network of systems that all work together to allow us to move and do the things we like to do. When referring to movement, most people straight away think of...