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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 […]

The Wim Hof Method: Reclaim Better Health & Happiness With a Few Deep Breaths and the Cold (Pt. 1)

The Wim Hof Method: Reclaim Better Health & Happiness With a Few Deep Breaths 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 […]

Hamstring Injury: Treat Your Back to Fix the Problem

Hamstring Injury: Treat Your Back to Fix the Problem

The hamstring injury is far too common. Despite the time and effort we devote to its prevention and treatment it’s still so frequent. In the Australian Football League (AFL) alone, new hamstring injury rates have barely shifted for the best part of six years. This […]

Why Stomach Sleeping Isn’t Bad for Your Neck

Why Stomach Sleeping Isn’t Bad for Your Neck

Do you avoid stomach sleeping to protect your neck? It’s understandable if you do because it makes perfect sense. Lying on your stomach with your neck twisted to one side for too long can eventually make it sore. It seems a no-brainer. So this may sound strange […]

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 […]

Knee Tendonitis: Have We Missed This? ft. Jaeger O’Meara

Knee Tendonitis: Have We Missed This? ft. Jaeger O’Meara

This is an article I’ve brought across and re-purposed from my days at Peninsula Physiotherapy. I still feel like this is very important and needs a reboot in 2019. Back in 2017, Jaeger O’Meara’s knee tendonitis and subsequent ruptured patella tendon was one of THE […]

Strava Report: Our Running & Cycling Habits in 2018

Strava Report: Our Running & Cycling Habits in 2018

If you went running or cycling in 2018 there’s a good chance you’re one of the 36 million people who used Strava – one of the best fitness tracking (and stalking) applications available. A few months ago Strava released their annual “Year In Sport” report detailing the exercise […]

Inside Fitness: 10 Musculoskeletal Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False

Inside Fitness: 10 Musculoskeletal Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False

Good news, I’m fortunate enough to have an article published by Inside Fitness, Canada’s number one fitness magazine!   The article entitled 10 Musculoskeletal Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False suggests a list of popular ideas that we should challenge. Ideas, that on the surface make […]

Tennis Elbow: Conquer the Symptoms by Treating Your Neck

Tennis Elbow: Conquer the Symptoms by Treating Your Neck

If you’ve had Tennis Elbow before you’ll understand how frustrating it can be. It’s stubborn, persistent and often compounded by a lack of obvious triggers. But did you know that it may be more than just isolated elbow pain? That there’s an important piece of […]