Squats – my favourite exercise.

Squats are one of the most functional exercises we could ever perform, this is why they are my favourite exercise to prescribe. They help strengthen some of our most important muscles like our quadriceps, gluteals, hamstrings and calves. We need these muscles to be strong to complete normal activities like walking, going up stairs, bending to pick things up or getting out of a chair. If you do not have the strength to squat you […]

Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic disease that affects one or many joints of the body and can include damage to the joint cartilage, inflammation of surrounding tissue and degeneration. It is the most common form of chronic arthritis and is characterised by pain in the joint, stiffness and swelling. Any joint can suffer with OA but the most common joints affected are the hand, knees and hips. Although OA is more common in the older […]

Client of the month – Russell Anderson

Congratulations to Russell Anderson, one of our most loved clients, for completing 30 exercise classes in 35 days to close out 2018. A great effort! For such an amazing effort over the past couple of months we have decided to celebrate Russell’s achievements by making him our client of the month. “Russ” started at Active One in 2016, with a need to address his poorly controlled type 2 diabetes. He suffered a heart attack during […]

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