Improve Strength, Pain, and Mobility with Physiotherapy

Introduction Physiotherapy involves the use of movement to restore skeletal and muscular function, correct impairments, ease pain, and maintain a better quality of life. For example, adults aged 18-60 with back pain and sciatica showed less disability and decreased back pain after one month of physiotherapy compared to a group of adults who just attended back care… Read More

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Improving Back Strength and Mobility

Back pain is a common ailment that most people will experience at one time or another. In fact, following a survey, it was estimated that more than 65 million Americans stated they had experienced back pain. However, there are ways to minimise discomfort and even alleviate back pain altogether. By strengthening your muscles and increasing… Read More

How to Avoid Shoulder Pain During a Press-up

How to Avoid Shoulder Pain During a Press-up (aka Push-up for our American friends). One of the best things about boot camp fitness workouts is the fact that they often require very little equipment. Whether you are in a class with a dozen other people or have put together your own makeshift boot camp workout… Read More

What is the RAMP Method (as used in Exercise & Fitness)?

Warming-up (or movement preparation) before a training session is crucial in aiding participants to get the best results from their session. A RAMP warm-up, developed by Dr. Ian Jeffreys, can be very useful (for both trainers and participants) in making sure that the body is well prepared and ready for the coming exercise. RAMP stands for:… Read More