heart health

My GP tells me I need to see an Exercise Physiologist, but what do they actually do?

2019-08-01T11:47:39+10:00

My GP tells me I need to see an Exercise Physiologist, but what do they do? Exercise Physiologists or Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEPs) are university trained health professionals who have undertaken extensive training to treat medical conditions and pain, with clinical exercise. Exercise Physiologists also work with those [...]

My GP tells me I need to see an Exercise Physiologist, but what do they actually do?2019-08-01T11:47:39+10:00

9 Critical Steps for Preventing Heart Disease

2019-05-02T08:41:36+10:00

9 Critical Steps for Preventing Heart Disease The heart is the pump at the centre of your circulatory system, which includes a massive, branched network of blood vessels to deliver blood to every inch of your body. Blood carries the oxygen, glucose and other important nutrients that all [...]

9 Critical Steps for Preventing Heart Disease2019-05-02T08:41:36+10:00

In need of a little motivation to move?

2018-12-28T22:11:27+10:00

In need of a little motivation to move? Every time you lace up those sneakers to exercise you: Increase endorphin production and improve mood - effectively treating and/or decreasing the risk of anxiety and depression Improve glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity - effectively treating and/or decreasing the risk of diabetes, obesity [...]

In need of a little motivation to move?2018-12-28T22:11:27+10:00

Exercise Guidelines: Resistance

2018-12-04T14:53:33+10:00

How much exercise is enough? What is resistance exercise? Resistance exercise is any exercise that uses external resistance to improve muscular fitness. This includes using traditional free weights (dumbbells, kettlebells or barbells), weight machines, body weight, elastic tubing, medicine balls or household items like milk jugs or cans. By [...]

Exercise Guidelines: Resistance2018-12-04T14:53:33+10:00