The expression “no pain no gain” first became popular in the 1980s among the body building community as meaning that exercise that “burns” or causes pain is the only type that brings results. This statement has been proven to be not entirely true. While some discomfort is expected with resistance training, pain can sometimes be [...]Continue Reading →
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Nintendo Wii: real exercise or fad? Who would have thought that a video game manufacturer would actually come up with a fitness “game” that can be used by the whole family? Well, it has happened. Nintendo, the leader in this field, has revolutionised the way we think about, and use, video games by creating Nintendo [...]Continue Reading →
Selecting your next pillow We spend a lot of time sleeping, so it’s natural to pay close attention to our mattress. Naturally, our head, neck, and spine health depend on it. However, don’t overlook the innocent looking pillow! Many of us assume that any type of head support works, but the reality is that the [...]Continue Reading →
Back pain – physiotherapy or chiropractor? Back pain is a very common problem. 8 out of 10 people will have some form of back pain during their lives. For some it is acute problem brought on by an injury, but for some it is a chronic long-term condition that never seems to go away. Both [...]Continue Reading →