Tag: North Brisbane

24 Aug

Don’t Forget to Stretch

When it comes to exercising, people seem to be all about cardiovascular and resistance training but forget about lengthening and stretching muscles. And I’m not just talking about doing a few quad stretches after a run; I mean a whole workout dedicated to stretching and ultimately strengthening muscles and improving posture. Yoga and pilates are […]

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11 Jun

Junk Free June – By Fiona Johnston

  Junk Free June is an initiative that was created with the ideal of giving up an unhealthy habit and replacing it with a healthier one. The aim is to create healthier lifestyle choices to combat the impact that poor nutrition has on individual health and overall wellbeing. The World Health Organisation (WHO) Report on […]

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15 Apr

Keep your kids moving with backyard Minecraft…

  If your kids are anything like mine I bet they love computer games. And as much as I try to be diplomatic every time my six your old asks to play Minecraft on the ipad, I can’t help but think that too much computer time is going to cause physical problems for them as […]

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9 Feb

Tech-Neck: A real concern for children

  Tech-neck, the term and the health condition, is derived from the onset of cervical spine degeneration resulting from the repeated stress of frequent forward head flexion while looking down at the screens of mobile devices for long periods of time. While tech-neck is certainly a new medical term, the condition is impacting children from […]

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9 Feb

Babies in the womb are aware

  Long before they are born, babies are thinking, feeling and even acting. They can learn and remember. Renowned conductor, Boris Brott, found that as an adult he knew and recognised a piece of music sight unseen. You can imagine how surprised he was to discover that mother, a professional cellist, had practised that music […]

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10 Jul

Prenatal & Mum N Bub Yoga, by new Mama & Instructor Marilyn

  Having practiced yoga for over 6 years and delving into many different styles, I was excited when I fell pregnant last year to begin a whole new practice of prenatal yoga. I discovered by practicing prenatal yoga that I was able to connect with the power within and loved the feeling of sharing my […]

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2 Mar

Chiropractic for Greater Body Awareness, By Luke Broughton

  Body awareness is the ability to sense and respond to your environment appropriately. It is about knowing what your body requires (e.g. food and exercise), knowing where your body is in space (proprioception) and knowing how to best adapt to stresses. Lack of body awareness isn’t specifically a condition you would find in a […]

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4 Dec

How does sleep affect fertility?

  One simple but often overlooked way to boost your fertility is to get enough sleep. This may sound strange at first, but if you look at the chemistry of sleep you will see that chronic sleep deprivation can contribute to infertility. Weight gain and infertility are closely linked, especially in those with PCOS (polycystic […]

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15 Nov

Is the food your eating affecting your sleep?

  Adequate sleep & recuperation is one of the fundamental aspects of good health, and as many of us have suffered from the lack of it at some time or another, we all understand the obvious effects. According to studies, sleep is imperative for the function of our metabolism, and the loss of even one […]

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