Blogs

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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Seven stretches to add to your cool-down routine
Exercise, Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / June 22, 2020

Seven stretches to add to your cool-down routine

Seven stretches to perform of a morning to reduce soreness and enhance mobility or add them to your cool-down routine....

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Returning to the gym – how to make the most of your 45 minutes
Exercise
By Healthy Connections / June 11, 2020

Returning to the gym – how to make the most of your 45 minutes

Our clinic has resumed services with precautionary measures in place. One of these is limiting sessions to 45 minutes, which...

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Low impact versus high impact exercise – part two
Exercise, Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / June 5, 2020

Low impact versus high impact exercise – part two

In general, medium-to-high impact activities are recommended for individuals with lowered bone mineral density (including osteoporosis) whilst low impact activities...

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Low impact vs high impact exercise – part one
Exercise, Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / June 2, 2020

Low impact vs high impact exercise – part one

While walking has many benefits, it has not been shown to be significantly effective in delaying further losses in bone...

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Improving your posture – part two
Exercise, Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / May 22, 2020

Improving your posture – part two

In this blog Sophie will elaborate on the concepts explored last week and provide you with some specific postural exercises....

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Improving your posture – part one
Exercise, Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / May 18, 2020

Improving your posture – part one

When we are in one position, the optimal posture is one in which muscles are in equilibrium or balanced. Read...

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Home cardio: how to get your heart rate up without leaving your home
Exercise
By Healthy Connections / May 8, 2020

Home cardio: how to get your heart rate up without leaving your home

In this blog we are discussing the benefits of aerobic exercise, as well as recommended frequency and intensity levels. There's...

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Physical distancing, not social distancing: how to stay connected with your exercise peers
Exercise, Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / May 4, 2020

Physical distancing, not social distancing: how to stay connected with your exercise peers

How can we stay socially connected with friends whilst getting us moving in the comfort of our respective homes?

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Sit less, move more – part two
Exercise, Health & Wellness
By Healthy Connections / April 27, 2020

Sit less, move more – part two

Reducing the amount of time sitting is beneficial for our health, but what is the best way to combat this...

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