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27 JunSleep – Are you getting enough?

  So, we all know that sleep is important to our health and well-being– in fact it is 3rd in the list of the 4 pillars of good health next to nutrition and exercise.  Statistics currently indicate that four out of 10 Australians regularly have insufficient sleep impacting greatly on…

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19 Jun4 Reasons you should include Fibre in your diet

June is bowel cancer awareness month! Which makes it a fabulous time to touch on fibre and the many ways this incredible nutrient is so important to your health. There are 3 different types of fibre to include in your diet (soluble, insoluble and resistant). Below is a run-down on…

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06 JunThe Gym is not the Problem! It is our Friend!

The 4 keys to reducing unnecessary fatigue and soreness in the gym · Graded intensity · Rest days · Slow and controlled movements · Consistency Graded intensity simply means start out easy and very gradually increase over a period of time. This will either be with the weight that you…

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30 MayRemedial Massage therapy during the cool Winter Months

With the winter days creeping in, now is the perfect time to enjoy the many benefits of a warming winter massage and not just because it feels good. Remedial Massage therapy during the cool winter months will help keep you feeling well and nurtured giving your immune system a timely…

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23 MayTAKE YOUR WORKOUT OUTDOORS TO AGE BETTER

Australians are living longer than ever before. By 2056 it’s estimated that one in four Australians will be over 65 years old. Many will still be in the workforce or starting to transition from full-time work to having more leisure time available. Either way, staying active and strong enhances participation…

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13 MaySedentary behaviour – What it is and why should we do less of it?

Sedentary behaviour is the time you spend sitting or lying down (apart from sleeping). This can be at work, at home, during travel, and for leisure. The Australian guidelines recommend minimising the time spent being sedentary every day to, and breaking up long periods of sitting for as long as…

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Healthy Eating

04 AprBeating Busy Day Syndrome

It’s a common story that I hear time after time again; despite the best of intentions to eat healthier, life has just gotten in the way. Run out of time, don’t know what to cook, don’t have the right ingredients, too stressed or tired after work – these are all…

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Reflection - Pause

21 MarJust Pause. When did our lives get so busy?

Every time we speak to people the first thing, we say is how busy we feel. Have our lives become so much more complex and fuller that we don’t have time to recharge? When we are permanently on “Groundhog Day” and we don’t have moments in our day or week…

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Diaphragmatic breathing

14 MarDiaphragmatic breathing – A Massage from the Inside

You may have heard of the benefits of diaphragmatic breathing referred to in the clinic from time to time. This is breathing at its best and incredibly helpful tool for you to ensure you get the most out of your remedial massage treatment among other things. Learning diaphragmatic breathing is…

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