As a society we spend way too much time sitting down and with the COVID 19 restrictions this year, it is only getting worse. Research over the past 20 years has been telling us that sitting is the new smoking – obesity has taken over smoking as the leading cause of premature death and ill-health in Australia. Guess what of the main risk factors for obesity is? Yep – A sedentary lifestyle – that means we’re not moving enough. Whilst a lot of the current situation is beyond our control and we do find ourselves sitting more, there is still plenty we can do to ensure we are remaining as active as possible.
Prolonged postures especially at computers or our home make shift work stations, can make our middle and upper back stiff and sore. Let’s learn about this area as well as what we can do practically to prevent or alleviate middle and upper back issues.
Clinical Rehab are small group exercise classes where every participant has an individualised program. These high focus classes involve the use of specialised pilates equipment including reformers, trapeze tables, and multi chair.
Back to Basics is a floor based exercise class. It is great for re-establishing the fundamentals for strengthening and toning especially your core. It helps to reconnect with breathing, body positioning and movement patterning.
Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder in the world. It causes pain and dysfunction to many joints of the body. What can you do to feel and move better? Let physio Liz explain.
Incontinence is more common than many health issues we regularly seek professional assistance for. However it is not normal. Most importantly in the vast majority of cases it is treatable without surgery.
Runners are a funny lot. They freak out if they can’t run. Yet 50% of runners will have an injury in any given year! What can Vital Core do to help?