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Research: Resistance Training Is an Effective Treatment for Depression

Research: Resistance Training Is an Effective Treatment for Depression

An Irish systematic review of current research has found resistance training may be a very helpful treatment for depression. And this may be important when we consider the impact depression has on the world today. Many of us have a broad appreciation of what depression […]

Why I’m At Odds With Evidence-Based Practice

Why I’m At Odds With Evidence-Based Practice

Over the last few years, I’ve been questioning what the term ‘evidence-based practice’ means to me personally and professionally as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist). I understand what it is and why it’s important, but I can’t help but feel we’re collectively losing a little perspective. […]

Why You Shouldn’t Ice an Injury (or RICE)

Why You Shouldn’t Ice an Injury (or 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 Fresh Perspective on a Very Real Condition

What is Fibromyalgia: A Fresh Perspective on a Very Real 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?! Yes, we had to endure the Fortnite-free blackhole event, a mysterious lack of meaningful updates, and Fortnite fashion shows, but if you’re reading this you’re probably still on the grind. However, if […]

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: 16 Incredible Everyday Benefits You Need to Experience (Part 2)

Wim Hof Method: 16 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? (Pt. 1)

What is the Wim Hof Method? (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 […]