Deborah Hunter Trekking Blog 1

Many of us will admit to spending hours of sitting for long periods of time, whether it be at your computer or travelling to and from work. This can often leave you feeling lethargic and unmotivated to exercise. So, it is important to get away from the screen (and those chairs!) from time to time;…

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Ankles 2

Last week we discussed why rehabilitation is so important to recovering fully from an ankle sprain. To recap, the first 1-2 weeks of an ankle sprain need REST, taping, retraining of a normal walking pattern, and simple movement and balance exercises. This week we will focus on how to progress your rehabilitation beyond these first…

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Ankles Part 1

With winter sports well under way, people need to keep up their stretching, take care while they play, and remain vigilant about any soreness that occurs during their games. One of the most common injuries we see in the clinic are injuries to the ankle. Netballers, basketballers, and sports that involve a lot of jumping…

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Aerobic fitness as we age: 2 of 2

By Shae Flynn, EP As we all know, it’s important to keep our heart and lungs healthy… but why? Cardiorespiratory fitness, in a nutshell, is the body’s ability to deliver oxygen to every cell in the body via the circulatory (blood) system and remove toxins and waste products. This delivery of oxygen is important for…

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Aerobic fitness: Part 1

Our last two blogs focused on how to overcome ageing muscles. This week we’re discussing why it’s important to keep our heart and lungs healthy too. It’s important to maintain strong heart and lungs as you get older in order to keep your mobility and independence so you can do the things you love. An…

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Week 2_ Strength as we are

As we know, its important to keep our heart and lungs healthy…But why? Cardiorespiratory fitness in a nut shell is the body’s ability to delivery oxygen to every cell in the body via the circulatory (blood) system and remove toxins and waste products. This delivery of oxygen is important in every system in the body…

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