My first meeting back in October 2018 was with Michael Freeman. Having been given the news that due to my chronic arthritic pain I could no longer continue at my gym of choice where I really enjoyed my Zumba classes, I was quite upset. I really couldn’t see how this back room in Yuille street with a few bits of gear was ever going to measure up to the gym I used to enjoy. Frankly, […]
Is Back Pain Being Mis-managed with Ineffective and Potentially Harmful Treatments? This is the accusation directed at the medical fraternity and made by a team of international health experts. In three papers published in the esteemed Lancet medical journal, the Australian and international authors assert that there is an over-reliance on scans, surgeries and opioid prescriptions to treat a problem that could be more effectively addressed through self-management and less-invasive physical and psychological therapies. […]
It was a beautiful day for a picnic but a little warm to run a marathon. That didn’t stop our EPs Marc, Mary and Trent joining the largest ever number of marathon entrants to run the Melbourne Marathon. Mary had inspired her sister to run her first marathon and planned to pace her throughout the run, Marc was running his first with the unfortunate situation of an injury hampering his preparation and Trent had […]
Certainly, with A-fib, an ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure!
It’s the interesting word that rolls off our tongues whenever we mention health, exercise, diets, and fat-burning. But how does the metabolism factor into fitness?