Are You A Weekend Warrior?

Are You A Weekend Warrior?

The World Health Organisation recommends that adults aged 18–64 do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity or do at least 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity throughout the week.1 However with more and more people becoming...
School Lunches Unpacked

School Lunches Unpacked

One thing we have noticed when chatting to parents about the start of the new school year is that even though everyone is so ready for the kids to go back to school, there is almost always a mention of the chore of making school lunches. The 2 biggest issues are...
4 Reasons You’re Hungry All The Time

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. To understand this, a refresher of the autonomic nervous system...
Blood Flow Restriction Training

Blood Flow Restriction Training

One of the newest trends that has been circulating the Physiotherapy, rehabilitation and performance worlds is Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training.  This novel resistance training method allows the participant to achieve muscle size and strength improvements...
How To Avoid A Running Injury

How To Avoid A Running Injury

Increasing running mileage in preparation for a race or goal unfortunately does increase injury risk.  So, what can you do to avoid becoming one of those unfortunate people who suffer an injury from running? Exploration of the research literature shows that the...
Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is a common running injury of the lateral knee, comprising approximately twelve percent of all injuries in runners. ITBS pain is normally experienced on the outer side and just above the knee joint. What is the Iliotibial band (ITB)?...