Exercising With Osteoporosis – 5 Key exercise Recommendations

Exercising With Osteoporosis – 5 Key exercise Recommendations

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Exercise and bone health go hand in hand. Staying active and exercising properly is vital for the health of our bones. Like muscles, bone is living tissue that responds to exercise and can become stronger. Therefore, people who exercise regularly have higher bone density than those who do not. Read more

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The 411 on our pilates classes

The 411 on our pilates classes

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Have you heard about the wonders of pilates – stretch and core classes that we offer at our Physio Inq South Penrith clinic? Are you thinking of taking up this form of exercise or just wondering what all the fuss is about? Read ahead as we offer some of the common questions when it comes to starting pilates. At Physio Inq South Penrith we offer matt based pilates – core and stretch classes.  Read more

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19th hole driving range Penrith - a great place to work on your game!

19th hole driving range Penrith - a great place to work on your game!

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

As many of my patients and you readers would know by now, I love my golf, and if I’m not in the clinic, I can probably be found on a golf course somewhere, and if not, I might just be at a driving range working on my game. Just last week I ducked into Penrith’s newest, revamped, driving range; The 19th hole. Read more

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You have tight hamstrings: Or do you?

You have tight hamstrings: Or do you?

Thursday, July 11, 2019

At least on a weekly basis, and probably even more often, I will hear from a patient: “I have really tight hamstring” or “I’ve been told I have really tight hamstrings”. The main reason for this statement is that the patient cannot reach their toes. Often this hamstring tightness is what is blamed fir many injuries they have developed or may develop including low back pain, achilles tendon pain, ankle sprains and of course feeling tight and sore in the legs. Read more

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Active Recovery – Why is it important?

Active Recovery – Why is it important?

Friday, June 14, 2019

One thing, that as physiotherapists, we often notice, is that adequate and good quality recovery is neglected. So you work hard in the gym, swimming pool, athletics track, football field or whatever it might be. What should you do on the other days? What should you do to recover from your training or competing loads and continue to make progress? The time between these training and competing loads, known as recovery, has a big impact on your future performance in the gym or on the field. How well you recover can either boost your efforts and "fill your fuel tank tank" or undo them and lead to chronic pain, persistent soreness, a loss of fitness/power, sleep disruption, hormone disruption and lower immunity. Read more

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Understanding the strength attributes required in golf and learning how to develop them

Understanding the strength attributes required in golf and learning how to develop them

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

In order to improve performance in any sport it is imperative to understand the physical demands and hence apply the correct physical stimulus to enhance and support the athlete. In this blog post we will be discussing the reasons golf performance and golf training has changed, the research developments surrounding the golf game. We will also go through the strength attributes that are required in golf and how to train them and finally how to apply all of this information yourself. I hope you enjoy! Read more

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How does physical activity affect academic performance?

How does physical activity affect academic performance?

Thursday, May 09, 2019

We all want the best for our kids. We all hear that regular physical activity is an important part of being healthy. Yet we know that physical activity declines with age. Time and time again I hear that high school kids stop their regular sports to focus on getting good grades. But did you know physical activity actually improves academic performance? Read more

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10 Simple Exercises You Can Do To Kick-Start Your Fitness Journey

10 Simple Exercises You Can Do To Kick-Start Your Fitness Journey

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Many people would want to become more physically active and start working out on a regular basis, but sometimes they might feel intimidated by professional fitness instructors, athletes or other fitness enthusiasts at the gym. They might think that if they haven't lifted a dumbbell in the last 25-30 years, what's the point of doing it now? This is a bad mindset that can prevent you from becoming the person you want to be! Everyone started from 0 at some point in his life, including bodybuilding celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sagi Kalev, so it is normal to feel a little anxious until you learn the ropes. Read more

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Stretching | Should I Stretch Before A Workout ?

Stretching | Should I Stretch Before A Workout ?

Monday, December 10, 2018

We all know we’re supposed to stretch before a run, or gym session. Right? Wrong. Not all of us should. And it depends what you mean by “stretch”. Let’s have a look at when and what stretching should really be included in a workout. Read more

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