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New Year Resolutions or SMART goals?

Happy New Year! January is here again, the stress of the holidays is over (hopefully!), and it’s a time to begin looking forward to what we want to achieve over the next 12 months. Many of us make promises to ourselves that this year will be different form the last;...

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Breathe in, breathe out, repeat…

We all breathe all day, every day, automatically and often without being conscious of it. But how often do you actively think about your breath and deliberately use it to help your fitness performance or to reduce stress? Many of us only use a mere third of our lung...

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The Importance of Sleep

We’ve all heard that a good night’s sleep is important, but not many of us are aware of how integral sleep is to our overall wellbeing. Sleep specialists – or polysomnographers – suggest that we get between 7 to 8 hours of shut-eye a night and they suggest that that going to bed around 10pm is the most effective time to hit the pillow.

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Holiday Travel Tips

As the holidays approach, many of us will be spending long hours travelling to spend time with family and friends.  In addition to racking up those air miles and frequent flyer rewards, we also often accumulate aches and pains from sitting in cramped airplane seats...

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Tips for a healthy lower back

Do you suffer from lower back pain, or simply want to protect your lower back from injury? Simple exercises that target core stability and keep the lower back moving safely can significantly reduce lower back pain levels and help protect against future injury. Motion...

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Blue spaces, water, and wellbeing

Have you ever looked out at the ocean and breathed a sigh of relief? Or taken a gentle swim in a lake and felt contented? Maybe even taken a shower and felt the stress and tension of the day melt away? None of that is in your imagination; it’s science, and it’s all...

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Stability training for the knees

  We often take our knees for granted, but the truth is they’re quite the essential piece of equipment. Their primary role is to stabilize the body while we’re in motion and our overall mobility can be impacted due to chronic conditions, such as arthritis or a...

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