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Why You Shouldn’t Ice an Injury (and What to Do Instead of RICE)

Why You Shouldn’t 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

Research: Tattoos Effect Your Ability to Sweat

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 […]

What is Fibromyalgia: A Powerful Perspective To Simplify a Complicated Condition

What is 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. […]

How to Get Better at Fortnite Chapter 2: 12 Unique Tips For a Competitive Edge (#11 is 500 IQ)

How to Get Better at Fortnite Chapter 2: 12 Unique Tips For a Competitive Edge (#11 is 500 IQ)

How amazing is everything Epic Games has delivered us in Fortnite Chapter 2?! If you survived the two-day Fortnite-free blackhole event you’re probably raring to get back on the grind. However, if you’re one of the 200 million+ currently enjoying this brilliantly addictive online shoot-em-up […]

Research: Pushups Capacity Linked With Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Research: Pushups Capacity Linked With Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Pushups have been a staple of exercise programs for as long as there’s been exercise programs. They’re a great bodyweight exercise for upper body strength and function which is fantastic considering how simple and cost effective they are to do. Interestingly, the number of pushups […]

Wim Hof Method: 15 Incredible Everyday Benefits You Need to Experience (Part 2)

Wim Hof Method: 15 Incredible Everyday Benefits You Need to Experience (Part 2)

Hopefully you have some awareness of Wim Hof and his methods. If not, check out part one of my two-part take on the Wim Hof Method. In short, Wim has developed a technique that utilizes deep breathing, cold exposure and mental focus to gain conscious […]

What is the Wim Hof Method? Learn How to Reclaim Better Health & Happiness With Deep Breathing and the Cold (Pt. 1)

What is the Wim Hof Method? Learn How to Reclaim Better Health & Happiness With Deep Breathing and the Cold (Pt. 1)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few years you may have started to hear about Wim Hof and his breathing technique. If you’ve been a patient of mine or follow my work online, you’ll at least have had some exposure. In my […]

Research: A Cold Shower May Lead to Fewer Sick Days

Research: A Cold Shower May Lead to Fewer Sick Days

A cold shower may not sound appealing to many – particularly during the colder months. But it’s something we should seriously consider due to the mounting health benefits. It’s something I’ve warmed to (yep, I went there) over the last few years. These perceived health […]

13 Health and Fitness Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False (#13 is Vital)

13 Health and Fitness Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False (#13 is Vital)

Are you aware of any current health and fitness myths? Interestingly, most body-related myths can be hard to pick unless you have some direct connection to them. All good myths are based in just enough reality that they could be true, particularly if you’re missing […]