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Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Fascia release? This is h...

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What is Fascia? Fascia is a thin, web-like layer of connective tissue that lies under the skin and wraps around the muscles and organs, a bit like a Spiderman suit. Fascia essentially holds us together. In an ideal word your fascia should be smooth but due to stresses that can…
Thursday, 09 June 2016

How to do the perfect SQU...

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Squats are the BEST full body exercise, they target the main muscle groups of the hips, glutes, hamstrings, quads and sneakily strengthen the core! They help with coordination, balance and bone density, BUT if done incorrectly can target the knees, lower back and pelvis ... and not in a good…
Thursday, 26 November 2015

How To Get Abs...

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It's always around this time of year in Sydney when you start to hear the question of 'how to get abs' ready for summer rearing it's ugly head at local gyms, coffee shops and social gatherings. Coming into summer there is always one thing on people's minds and that is…
Friday, 17 July 2015

Is Connect Therapy what y...

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Every day I see patients that have previously seen other therapists and had poor results, and this is why: - The therapist makes little or no attempt to improve the way the patient’s body moves. They spend the whole session on the treatment table receiving passive treatments like ultrasound, interferential,…
Friday, 17 July 2015

The importance of startin...

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Many people may think: why do I need to spend an hour of my time to go and see a physio simply for a consultation? Can’t he/she just fix my problem in half hour or so? And if I want to start doing Pilates, why do I need an initial…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015

How can our lifestyle aff...

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Winter is almost here and with it, some crazy cold weather! At BPS we like to be prepared for change and so have prepared a quick list of reminders to ensure your immune system stays in tip top shape with winter and you keep moving at your Biological, Psychological and…
Monday, 09 March 2015

It's not about tryin...

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Have you ever had that little fight in your head between your brain telling you to get up and train, but your body just won’t cooperate? There is a lot of evidence regarding how best to organise your loading and rest days when you’re training, but what if it's more…
Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Sit Less – Move More!...

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During the last few years, the Australian Government have noticed an increase in obesity within the Australian Nation, and an increase in medical bills from obesity related diseases such as heart disease, congestive heart failure, stroke and other deadly diseases. For these reasons the Department of Health have developed different…
Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Fitness Expo...

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Our nutritionist Shannon spent all weekend at the Australian Fitness and Health Expo gaining knowledge from nutrition, fitness and health speakers from around Australia. Top health experts were on hand to answer questions and reveal their own training and nutrition programs. Shannon was slowly overloaded with samples and information flyers,…
Friday, 22 March 2013

Please Explain My Pain...

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In the past few decades, a scientific revolution has occurred in the understanding of the experience of pain. It's an exciting area full of new theories, hypothesis, studies and slowly emerging facts. However, behind all the excitement there still remains some confusion. This weeks blog aims to uncover some of…
Monday, 19 November 2012

What is Total Health?...

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Many people have been asking me of late 'what is total health all about?', they all seem to believe it to be a philosophical ideology, or an 'alternative' therapy. I guess some of this is true, but total health exists in our western scientific medical system too, if we choose…
Monday, 30 November -0001

What is the best Mattress...

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As a Physiotherapist I commonly get asked by my clients "what type of mattress should I buy?" and to be honest, apart from a few basic rules, it depends on many variable factors. Finding the right mattress is generally only part of the issue when it comes to getting a…