Blogs

Member Story: Marianne’s Journey
Exercise, Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / September 21, 2020

Member Story: Marianne’s Journey

Marianne was diagnosed with Dystonia, a neurological movement disorder that causes the muscles in the body to contract or spasm...

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Water- vs. land-based exercise: how to choose the right type for you
Exercise
By Healthy Connections / September 21, 2020

Water- vs. land-based exercise: how to choose the right type for you

Water-based vs Land-based: How do I choose?​ Today’s blog will explore the advantages of aqua exercise, its key differences to...

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Getting the spring back in your step for Spring time
Exercise
By Healthy Connections / September 3, 2020

Getting the spring back in your step for Spring time

How to get the spring back in your step heading into the Spring season. Now is a great time to...

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Moving safely part two: how to protect your spine during heavy lifting
Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / August 18, 2020

Moving safely part two: how to protect your spine during heavy lifting

Lifting do's and dont's! Being mindful of how you are lifting a heavy load is the first step to safety....

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Moving safely part one: how to protect your spine under load
Exercise, Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / August 4, 2020

Moving safely part one: how to protect your spine under load

Have you experienced lower back pain after moving house, garden work, or cleaning the house? We often expose our low...

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‘Brr…it’s winter: how to maintain your motivation to exercise during the cool season
Exercise
By Healthy Connections / July 24, 2020

‘Brr…it’s winter: how to maintain your motivation to exercise during the cool season

It it can be more difficult to exercise during the cooler months, but it also very important to maintain our...

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Shoulder stability part two: What exercises should I do?
Exercise, Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / July 20, 2020

Shoulder stability part two: What exercises should I do?

Rehabilitation from several shoulder injuries involves improving mobility and strength of the rotator cuff group. In this blog I have...

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Shoulder stability part one: the role of the rotator cuff
Exercise, Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / July 13, 2020

Shoulder stability part one: the role of the rotator cuff

The shoulder joint is one of the most mobile in the body, but this can be at the expense of...

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The Core part two: What exercises should I do?
Exercise
By Healthy Connections / July 5, 2020

The Core part two: What exercises should I do?

Core activation and ab strengthening routine – it is a quick, no-equipment way of incorporating some activity into your day...

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The ‘Core’: an integral muscle complex for support, strength and stability
Exercise
By Healthy Connections / June 28, 2020

The ‘Core’: an integral muscle complex for support, strength and stability

The abdominal muscles play an integral part in supporting, strengthening and stabilising our trunk but can be overlooked when performing...

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