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Research: Resistance Training to Failure Leads to Less Muscle Hypertrophy Than Sub-Maximal Training

Research: Resistance Training to Failure Leads to Less Muscle Hypertrophy Than Sub-Maximal Training

Training to failure is a common characteristic of many strength-training programs. So much so that we often see it as essential to optimize muscle growth and strengthening. And although we think of training to failure as “training hard” there’s mounting evidence to suggest we may […]

Why You Should No Longer Ice an Injury (and What to Do Instead of RICE)

Why You Should No Longer Ice an Injury (and What to Do Instead of RICE)

Hands up if you try to do the right thing and ice an injury? Even if you don’t it’s widely known you probably should. After all, decades of Sport’s Medicine have consistently told us this. Icing an injury has been so popular for so long […]

Research: Find Better Health and Wellbeing With a Small Dose of Nature

Research: Find Better Health and Wellbeing With a Small Dose of Nature

Do you want to improve your sense of good health and wellbeing? Well the results of a recent study suggest it may be as simple as spending more time outside in natural environments. However the western world can make this difficult. Our lives are more […]

Research: Tattoos Effect Your Ability to Sweat and It’s Composition

Research: Tattoos Effect Your Ability to Sweat and It’s Composition

Tattoos and body art are now big business. The tattoo industry alone is pushing $2 billion in yearly income, which has almost doubled over the last 10 years. Interestingly, tattoo removal makes up one-third of that figure – and steadily increasing each year. 14.5% of […]

11 Physical Signs the Modern World Is Taking Its Toll (And How to Fight Back)

11 Physical Signs the Modern World Is Taking Its Toll (And How to Fight Back)

The modern world looks a little different to the one we inherited 20-30 years ago. And the demands on the human body have shifted. The rise of technology and a sedentary lifestyle presents a unique set of musculoskeletal challenges for us to overcome. A battle […]

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Save Your Knees By Freeing Up Your Ankles (ft. AFL Star Nic Naitanui)

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Save Your Knees By Freeing Up Your Ankles (ft. AFL Star Nic Naitanui)

If you’ve ever suffered an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury, you’ll appreciate just how devastating they can be. The long rehab, mental challenges and high risk of re-occurrence, can be a daunting proposition for many to face. But it potentially doesn’t have to be this […]

Fibromyalgia: A Powerful Perspective To Simplify a Complicated Condition

Fibromyalgia: A Powerful Perspective To Simplify a Complicated Condition

Before we discuss Fibromyalgia, I want to start things off with a quick disclaimer. The information in this article draws from my clinical experience as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist). It’s what I’ve come to understand actively trying to solve the Fibromyalgia puzzle for my patients. […]

The Best Way to Stretch: Make Unparalleled Change with a Power Band

The Best Way to Stretch: Make Unparalleled Change with a Power Band

Hopefully you have some awareness of the power band. It’s a game-changer. Not to be confused with the controversial power band bracelets, the power band (or jump stretch band) is legitimately one of the most important recent additions to the mobility landscape. Not only has this little […]

Achilles Tendonitis: Learn Why It’s Not Just an Achilles Tendon Injury

Achilles Tendonitis: Learn Why It’s Not Just an Achilles Tendon Injury

If you’re reading this there’s a strong chance you, or someone you know has Achilles tendonitis. And as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist) I completely understand how frustrating it can be. This type of Achilles pain can be hard to shake quickly and can genuinely persist […]

How to Get Better at Fortnite: 12 Unique Tips For a Competitive Edge

How to Get Better at Fortnite: 12 Unique Tips For a Competitive Edge

How amazing was the Fortnite World Cup!? Better still, how cool does Fortnite Season X look! Well, if you’re one of the 200 million currently playing Epic Games’ brilliantly addictive online shoot-em-up, you might find yourself in a bit of a paradox. To get to […]