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June 2011

Comedians Roy and H.G would have us believe that when it comes to sports viewing “Too much sport is never enough”. However for participants it may be a different story. At Sydney Rd Physiotherapy the sports related injuries we see fall into two broad categories – acute and overuse. Acute is where a specific incident [...]

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Busting Food Myths with Nicole Senior Nicole Senior Fact: Thin people can still carry fat around their organs and this is places them at increased risk of chronic disease. There’s now a new name for this thin AND fat state: ‘metabolically obese.’ How many times have you thought or heard, ‘he/she is thin so they [...]

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“If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes” -Andrew Carnegie I often use goals within a Kinesiology session to assess how close a client is to fulfilling their potential. Through muscle testing I get a clear indicator of whether or not their energy [...]

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CHEERS…OR NOT!

by Michael

Alcohol is a form of refined sugar and is therefore not recommended Alcohol and detoxification Alcohol is an active toxin The body has a careful orchestrated system to create balance in the body and alcohol (along with other guilty culprits) can disrupt this system causing gut and liver inflammation or dis-repair.  The healthy intestine of [...]

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On Sunday night we went for an indoor rock climb at Brookvale. There were people from training, partners came along and friends as well. We had a great time and even got up some of the really difficult overhang climbs. Check out the photos Mick Indoor Rock Climb 2011 is a post from: Group Fitness [...]

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In our modern unhealthy lifestyle it is easy to see why obesity and Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise. People affected with Diabetes Type 2 have elevated insulin levels but the body becomes resistant to its actions (i.e. Insulin Resistance). After time the massive quantities of insulin produced by the body as an attempt [...]

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Hibernate

by Michael

When it’s cold we want to be warm so warm drinks, soups, fires, bodies become our friend.  It is tempting to comfort eat and normal (plus sometimes healthy) to put on a couple of kgs. The bears did it so why can’t we?!   However the temptation is to drink milky drinks, more coffee, eat more [...]

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Actually spinal discs bulge, herniate, degenerate and tear, but they don’t “slip.” Discs serve as the “shock absorbers” of your spine as well allowing movement. Separating each vertebra, they create the necessary spacing for nerves to exit from the spinal cord to service the organs, muscles and tissues of your body. The disc is made [...]

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The Joy of Soy

by Michael

Soybeans have been a principle source of protein in eastern Asia for at least 2,000 years.  Many Asians eat some form of soy every day.  In the West, tofu, soy sauce, and, to a lesser degree, miso and tempeh are the best known soy products from Asia. Surprisingly, it was Benjamin Franklin who bought tofu [...]

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Have you ever lost your keys, misplaced your glasses or mislaid the TV remote? I’ll bet you tried to think back to the last time you had your keys, wore your glasses or used the remote, didn’t you? Knowing where to look is the fastest way to find something. The same thing is true of [...]

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