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Exercise & Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes widespread musculoskeletal pain and tenderness. Other common symptoms include muscle stiffness, fatigue, cognitive difficulties and emotional distress. Symptoms of Fibromyalgia will vary for every individual.  Fibromyalgia affects between 2 and 10% of Australians, most commonly young to middle aged women.  No one knows what causes Fibrom...


I Kieser to Keep My Spasms at Bay

Client Name: Greg HardistyCentre: MalvernPrimary Instructor: Oliver Stedman  After years of back pain and spasms, Greg decided to give Kieser a try. Six years later, he is still training and has completed some of the most iconic walks in the world. Here is his story: “They say you don’t remember pain. Child birth pain for example, not that I will ever know what that f...

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Food Fit Over 40 – The Importance of Nutrition as We Age

Written by Olivia Officer, Accredited Practising Dietitian at Quality Health Matters

TOPICS: Nutrition

Machine of the Month - E1

Keep Your Shoulders Strong with the E1 The E1, or neck press, isolates and strengthens the deltoid muscle of the shoulder, the triceps muscle of the arm and the serratus anterior muscles on the side of the ribcage. The E1 exercise is similar to the E3, however the E1 does not utilise the pectoral muscles, thus further isolating the muscles around the shoulder. The E1 is a great e...

TOPICS: Machines

Cycling and Strength Training

If you are passionate about cycling, chances are that at some point you have encountered neck, shoulder or back pain. When we cycle, the pedalling motion and posture put an uneven load on our muscles. The muscles that are used the most while cycling are the neck, shoulder, back, arms and chest muscles in the upper body and the quadriceps of the thigh, gastrocnemius, and gluteus maximums mus...


Strength training and metabolic activity

Metabolism refers to the constant change occurring within our bodies. The food that we consume on a daily basis reaches our intestines where it is broken down into its several components that are carried to various target organs where they are transformed, re-processed or absorbed. Metabolism is a permanent flow of energy and results in the creation of new cells. Each cell contains 1,000-2,000...

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