Exercise and Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Have you ever heard of the disease also known as Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)?

Recently, an increasing number of people are presenting with this illness. Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease is a disease that has been gaining prominence in the last few years. But what is it? and how does it affect the body?

Read more

Whether running, walking (or doing any form of exercise!), the benefits of stretching count both before and after your workout.

Stretching optimises your workout by increasing your flexibility and reducing muscle tension as well as increasing the circulation to your muscles and improving your balance and co-ordination. These benefits also lower your chance of injury. BUT…what type of stretching is most beneficial?

Read more

What is an Exercise Physiologist (EP)?

EPs are allied health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behavioural modification programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. EPs provide physical activity and behaviour change support for clients with conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, cancer, arthritis, musculoskeletal pain and many more.
EP’s are accredited and can therefore register with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) and Private Health Insurers (including HICAPs). EPs can also provide conditioning programs for people on WorkCover and other compensation schemes.

Read more