Returning to Exercise When Restrictions Lift

Returning to Exercise When Restrictions Lift

Our bodies are amazing in that they adapt readily to what loads you expose them to. If you were to start lifting weights, within the first four weeks new neural and motor unit control adaptations would occur allowing you to recruit more muscle more efficiently and...
Why Did I Wake Up with My Neck Stuck?

Why Did I Wake Up with My Neck Stuck?

The technical term for waking up and being unable to move you neck is called “acute wry neck,” sometimes called torticollis. Normally when you sleep you move around a little which keeps the joints between the bones in your neck lubricated by synovial fluid. However,...
The Story with Stretching

The Story with Stretching

The main problem with stretching is that there are so many ways of doing it and in general we don’t stretch well. The tendency for most people is to stretch where there is pain or at least intense discomfort and then stay there as long as possible. Sometimes we pick...
Your Home Work Station

Your Home Work Station

If you are working from home it is important to set up a work station (desk) so that you are comfortable. It is so important to remember that just because you are working from home does not mean the usual ergonomic (Occupational Health and Safety) guidelines don’t...
Working From Home: The Problem with Laptops

Working From Home: The Problem with Laptops

Working at home brings a whole set of challenges for many of us-  with the kids in the background and all the household tasks asking for attention it’s all too easy to start using the laptop at the coffee table or on the lounge for your work. Whilst this may be...
Keep Moving In Isolation!

Keep Moving In Isolation!

As might be obvious to you, exercise is not just for our physical health. There are multiple benefits to exercise that are overlooked. Did you know that exercise has a profound impact on blood sugar and insulin levels? And can help you reduce the risk of certain...