Gardening Series_3 Shoulders and Neck

Hi all, It is very easy to injure the neck and shoulders when engaging in a lot of heavy clipping and trimming of shrubs and plants in the garden. When your arms become tired with clipping and brush cutting at shoulder height or above, often the muscles around the neck become overused. This also applies…

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Gardening Series 2_Caring for Your Knees

Hi all, This is week 2 of our 5-week series on gardening, its impact on the body and how you can help make gardening a more enjoyable experience for yourself. Gardening can involve a lot of bending. Last week we talked about changing up your position so you are not constantly loading up one part…

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Gardening Series_1 Watch Your Back!

Hi all, Gardening is a great activity, but it can play havoc with the body at times. Sometimes the back, shoulders and neck can suffer, particularly as you battle the weeds that have taken hold over the summer. Over the next five weeks I will be looking at gardening, its impact on the body, and…

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A Fit and Healthy New Year

Welcome to the January edition of Move Better for Life. In this edition, we share some tips for going back to school or to work. https://mailchi.mp/b9da61039f44/move-better-for-life-january-2019

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Back Pain

Hello Everybody Back pain is very common and something that most people will experience in their lifetime. It can be very inconvenient! Mostly, it will go away after a while – usually by three months – but occasionally it continues to return time and again. The reasons are varied, but what we do know now…

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