Walking for great health

Walking for great health

Walking is an excellent form of exercise however , it is often overlooked. To reap all the health benefits, try walking for at least 30 minutes as briskly as you can on most days of the week. ‘Brisk’ means that you can still talk but not sing, and you may be puffing...
Why do our muscles ache after a workout?

Why do our muscles ache after a workout?

You have likely heard the saying “no pain no gain”. Well as it turns out there may a tiny bit of truth to the statement. It goes without saying though, that if you are hurting DURING your workouts, that’s a definite sign from your body asking you nicely, and...
Do we really need to be flexible?

Do we really need to be flexible?

There’s a saying, if you increase your flexibility you’ll improve your life! This got me asking, what good does being able to bend like a pretzel do for our bodies? Apparently flexibility has a lot to do with our overall health, and even though we know it...
Getting to your core!

Getting to your core!

“Core”/ pronounced kor, is a noun meaning central or most important part of something.We often hear the word “core” work or “core” strengthening, but do we really know what our “core” is, and why it’s so imperative...
What makes physiotherapy special?

What makes physiotherapy special?

Our bodies are amazing machines! With hundreds of different muscles and joints that make up our physical bodies, it’s not surprising that it occasionally cries out in pain or refuses to do what we are asking it to do. Physiotherapists work with people of all...