Red lentil, pumpkin and tomato soup

It is now winter and people are starting to try to warm up using foods. While some may go to comfort foods that include fried foods or baked goods we are opting for the healthy option of soup. Soup is a fantastic way of warming up on a cold day while still getting a healthy serve of vegetables. Below is a great example of a healthy soup with a good combination of vegetables, fibre and […]

Client of the month – Liz and Cliff

Liz and Cliff have been exercising in our classes for almost two years. At our Christmas party last year Liz was talking to our Exercise Physiologist Marc about her continuing lower back pain that was not improving with the class exercises. After further discussions on the importance of tailoring the exercise and technique for individuals with specific injuries Liz booked in for an assessment with Marc early this year. Since then Liz and Cliff have […]

Clinic Update – New Staff Members

Since the start of 2019 we have had some new team members join the Active One family and we are excited to introduce them to you. Abbie Calgliarini Abbie is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates instructor who recently joined the team at Active One. She graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours in 2016. Abbie is passionate about helping people achieve their physical goals and improve their overall health and wellbeing. […]

Healthy Fritters Recipe

Sweet corn and capsicum fritters with avocado smash Serves: 4 Time to make: 30 mins 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 250g frozen sweet corn, thawed 1 small red capsicum, diced 30g pumpkin seeds 125g chickpea flour 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 eggs, lightly beaten Avocado smash 1 large ripe avocado 150g frozen broad beans, thawed juice of 1/2 lime, plus lime wedges, to serve 1/2 bunch mint, leaves picked […]

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 […]

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