Category Archives : Health Tips

How to Keep Your Joints Healthy

Most people think about healthy movement as the act of exercising. However, movement translates to improved brain function and thinking, stronger relationships and ultimately living your life’s purpose. It’s no secret: Human life has become structured in a way that makes it very easy to avoid movement. We sit in cars on the way to […]


Our lives are busier than ever. Trying to balance work, relationships and commitments, all while trying to get enough sleep, eat right and stay active can be challenging. We know it can be especially hard to find time to exercise, but whether you’ve had an active lifestyle for many years or just wanting to kick […]


If you are one of the 50% of Australians that sit at an office desk from 9am – 5pm (or some variation of that) then you are probably guilty of sitting in that same position for most of the day, often unaware of the potential effects of poor posture on your spine. Between sitting at […]

Benefits of Stretching, Inside and Outside the Gym

Stretching is definitely one of those things that’s easily overlooked when it comes to working out (or ever). Maybe it’s because it only takes a few minutes so you easily brush it off. Or maybe it’s because you don’t “see” the results of stretching that you don’t take it seriously enough. Knowing the benefits of […]

How good is your pillow??

Is your pillow supporting you while you sleep? How do you know if it’s a good one or not? Here’s a little tip from Dr John and Dr Craig when it comes to pillow quality: Fold your pillow in half, then let go. If the pillow springs back, it’s in good shape. If it just […]

Winter Sports Injuries

Australia is a sports-loving nation, winter is a time when many of our most popular sports for both spectators & players are ‘in action’. Australian’s just can’t seem to get enough of AFL, Rugby League & Union plus the recent surge in netball, of course there are many other popular sports that most Aussie’s play […]

Four benefits you didn’t know you get when you workout

#1 It makes your skin look better: Revving up your blood flow through aerobic exercises helps deliver oxygen and nutrients to your skin improving the health and look of your skin almost instantly!   #2 Helps with recovery from major illnesses: In a recent study done of more than 300 clinic trails, researchers found that […]

Forward Fold Stretch

Forward Fold Stretch Start by standing with your feet shoulder-width apart and slowly bend forward from the waist. Keep your legs as straight as possible and don’t bounce. Don’t worry if you can’t reach the floor; you can even reach for a chair cushion to start if that’s what your flexibility allows. Hold the stretch […]

Acute Low Back Pain

The lower back is the area of the spine between the bottom of the ribs and the pelvis. There are five movable lumbar vertebrae with discs in between them. They are supported by strong surrounding muscles and ligaments with spinal nerves existing between each of the vertebrae. The pelvis articulates with the spine and provides […]

Exercise & Heart Health

There are many great reasons to exercise! Whether you’re changing your physical appearance, wanting to feel stronger or just simply feel healthier the bonus is, all these reasons will also help improve your cardiovascular health! Exercise, while promoting weight loss, helps to reduce blood pressure. It can also reduce the “bad” kind of cholesterol while increasing the […...