Archive for the Exercise Category

The Surf Culture & Its Injuries

The Surf Culture & Its Injuries By Blake Walmsley You may think of it as the ultimate leisure sport.   Do it by yourself, or with your mates; in the rain or sunshine; dusk or dawn.  On a packed Manly beach or at the your own secret spot […]

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Pilates- Matwork/Floor Classes, Reformer Pilates, Clinical Pilates What’s The Difference?

Pilates- Matwork/Floor Classes, Reformer Pilates, Clinical Pilates – What’s The Difference?   It is fairly common knowledge nowadays that Pilates is an exercise regime originally invented by Joseph Pilates back in the 1920’s and 30’s. He was originally a circus performer, boxer and self defence instructor and together […]

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Are you ready for the Snow? Pete’s top tips to ensure a good trip

Are you ready for the Snow? Pete’s top tips to ensure a good trip Skiing and snowboarding are physically demanding sports that require good levels of strength, endurance, agility, balance and flexibility. The right preparation, fitness and knowledge can help you get the most out of your […]

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Choosing The Best Surface To Run On

Choosing The Best Surface To Run On by Cameron Hobbs   Running in and around Sydney presents a unique opportunity to run on a number of surfaces, however one question always seems to be raised – which is the most ideal surface to train on? This short […]

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Prevention

Prevention Written by Maleeka Rayner   Prevention is a big part of physiotherapy. Believe it or not, most injuries can be minimised and/or prevented by some simple day to day things you can do to look after yourself. If you are either training for a particular goal, keeping active […]

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Tendons Keep Us Performing

Tendons Keep Us Performing Looking after our tendons – by Peter Caine   Our tendons are like springs that store and release the energy we produce in our muscles, turning it into the forces we can generate with our bodies. They are incredible, elastic and resilient structures […]

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The Dynamic Tennis Warm-Up

The Dynamic Tennis Warm-Up Presented by Cam Hobbs our Tennis Guru   As we all know, a warm-up and warm-down are essentials before beginning any training session. Tennis is no different! So, how do you use the 10 minutes before you play to adequately prepare yourself for […]

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Cross Fit & Chrissie Eves

Cross Fit & Chrissie Eves Our Chrissie has a passionate interest in Crossfit. We often see super fit looking crossfitters walking out of Chrissie’s treatment room. She aims to help her Crossfit clients understand the overall concepts of biomechanics, help them identify their injury and learn ways […]

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Weight training – Train movements, not muscles

Weight training – Train movements, not muscles   When it comes to weight training in the gym, it is common for people to break up there routine into the different muscles they are training that day – e.g. Back, chest, legs, shoulders and arms. The way the […]

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Re-defining the Warm-up

Re-defining the Warm-up Warming up prior to exercising or playing sport is commonly performed yet often poorly executed. Why do we warm up before physical activity? Without needing to delve into the specific physical changes that take place during a warm up, simply we perform a warm […]

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