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 […]

Exercise and Menopause

EXERCISE AND MENOPAUSE Menopause is the cessation of a woman’s menstrual cycle and typically occurs between 45 and 55 years of age. As women age, oestrogen and progesterone levels reduce and ovarian function begins to diminish, which affects the menstrual cycle. During menopause, women may suffer from a wide range of symptoms including disturbed sleep, hot flushes, headaches and mood swings. They are also more susceptible to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis (low bone density) is linked to […]

Client of the Month – Lyn Meagher

Client of the Month – Lyn Meagher Lyn joined Active One in 2011 after being referred by her GP for osteoporosis.  She has been attending 2-3 times per week and her OP has stabilised.  Lyn is enthusiastic in class and knows the importance of weight baring exercise for her bone health.  Lyn sets an enviable pace on the treadmill and she enjoys challenging herself with weights always trying to improve. This all has great impact on her […]

Exercise for Life

Exercise for Life How much would you pay for medication that would decrease your risk of heart disease by 50%, strokes by 30%, diabetes by 50%, Alzheimer’s disease by 50%, and decrease the risk of 13 different types of cancer? This medication also helps you lose weight, improves your fitness, improves your strength and the only side effect is that it makes you happier. I guess this is something you would be interested in and […]

Delicious one-pan chicken and lentils

One-pan chicken and lentils Serves: 4 Time to make: 40 mins 1 tablespoon olive oil 500g chicken breast fillets, cut into 2cm pieces 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 3 celery stalks, sliced 1 medium yellow capsicum, cut into 2cm pieces 400g can cherry tomatoes 400g can no-added-salt lentils, rinsed, drained 200g green beans, sliced 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley Instructions Step 1 – Heat half of the oil in a large […]

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