Client of the Month – John Tonzing

JOHN TONZING John has been with Active Once since 2017, he first met our Exercise Physiologists when he was attending Cardiac Rehab at Peninsula Health. During stage 3 lockdown John took advantage of our smaller exercise groups and attended twice/week with fellow members.  He found this a great way to maintain his strength and fitness as he knew he wouldn’t have been able to do it at home by himself.  During stage 4 John has […]

Frozen Yoghurt Layer Fruit Cake

Frozen Yoghurt Layer Fruit Cake Serves: 12 Time to make: 15 mins plus freezing Ingredients 250 g strawberries 16 tablespoons natural yoghurt 250 g bananas 250 g raspberries 250 g blackberries seasonal berries Instructions: Line a loaf tin with clingfilm. In a blender or food processor, blitz the strawberries with 4 tablespoons of yoghurt. Pour the fruit mixture into the tin and place in the freezer for at least 15 minutes. Meanwhile, rinse out the […]

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation    What is it? Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and it occurs when the electrical impulses of the top two chambers of the heart (the atria) become distorted. This causes these chambers to quiver (or fibrillate) instead of beating regularly. When the atria fail to beat regularly, it allows for the blood to pool and potentially form a clot. If this clot then travels to the brain this […]

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. […]

Uncle Bill’s Vegetarian Minestrone Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon  extra virgin olive oil 3⁄4cup chopped onion 3 cups  water 2 cups diced zucchini 1 cup diced carrot, peeled 1 cup canned cannellini beansor 1 cup you may use other white beans 3⁄4cup diced celery 1 teaspoon  dried basil or 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil 1⁄4teaspoon  dried oregano 1⁄4teaspoon  salt 1⁄8teaspoon  fresh coarse ground black pepper 28 fluid ounces  canned plum tomatoes, dice and include liquid 2 garlic cloves, minced 1⁄4cup uncooked ditalini or 1⁄4cup  elbow macaroni Directions Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add chopped onion and sauté for 4 minutes […]

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