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Hannah’s top Running Facts and Tips

Undergo a running screening with a qualified Physiotherapist-this includes strength and range of movement testing to identify factors that could lead to an injury or less-effective running technique if not addressed Have your technique analysed by video analysis by a suitably qualified health practitioner-to determine any technique changes that could improve load on tissues and […]

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Top 3 tips for starting a running program

1.  Train in the best running shoes for your individual foot It can be overwhelming to determine which shoe best suits your needs, so we would suggest having them fitted at a specialist running shoe store Running shoes should be updated after approximately 600km See a Podiatrist if you would like specific advice on the […]

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OVERNIGHT COCONUT OATS – recipe of the month #balancediet

Serves 1 Ingredients 2 tablespoons oats 1 tablespoon desiccated coconut 2 tablespoons buckwheat 1 tablespoon macadamia nuts 1⁄2 cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons coconut yoghurt Fresh berries/fruit Directions Combine the oats, coconut, buckwheat and macadamias in a small jar. Pour over the milk and leave to soak overnight in the fridge. In the morning top […]

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Don’t let your health go on smoko…

This August there is a focus on Tradies Health by the Australian Physiotherapy Association. Tradies rely heavily on their bodies to complete their work. Unfortunately they’re over represented in workplace injury statistics. Whilst they make up 30% of the Australian workforce, they represent 3/5 serious workplace injuries (Work Safe Australia, 2014). The most common work-related injuries a...

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Recipe of the month: Chicken, cavolo nero & brussels sprouts salad

Serves 4 (Prep and cooking time 1 hour) INGREDIENTS 400g chicken breast fillets 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 2 teaspoons nigella seeds 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon garam masala ½ teaspoon ground white pepper 1 teaspoon sea salt 500g Brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved 300g cavolo nero (Tuscan cabbage), trimmed, leaves […]

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Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis or degeneration of the cartilage is something that, unfortunately, most of us will have to deal with as we get older. In todays post we will have a closer look at the knee joint and what we can do in order to decrease the pain. The main functions of cartilage in the knee […]

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Recipe of the month Magical Green Falafels #balancediet

Ingredients 1 cup dry garbanzo beans 1 cup split broad beans/fava beans (or replace with more chickpeas) 2 tsp baking soda 1/2 stalk celery, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1/3 cup red bell pepper, chopped 2/3 cup fresh parsley 2/3 cup fresh mint 1/2 cup fresh dill 1 tsp salt 2 tsp ground cumin 3/4 […]

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Happy gut, happy child

The human gut plays host to more microbes than any other part of the body, with an estimated ten million bacterial cells- and these are just the ones we know about so far. While it is commonly known that these bacteria help maintain our health by improving our digestion and absorption of food and by […]

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