Why is exercise important for kids?

Physical activity in children is important for a wide variety of reasons. It helps to reduce overweight and obesity increases strength in muscles and bones and can even improve concentration at school. Exercise is a vital component of any child’s… Continue Reading >

How to Nail The Healthy Mama Juggle

Trying to nail being a healthy mama and juggling everything life throws at you can be difficult. It’s easy to get caught up with looking after your family and keeping on top of everything at work that you forget to… Continue Reading >

How Exercise can Help with Mental Health

According to Beyond Blue, 1 in 7 Australians experience anxiety at any given time. Pair that with the fact that it is not uncommon for people to feel a bit lower in winter, with many Aussies reportedly being affected by seasonal affective disorder (or SAD disorder)… Continue Reading >

10 Ways Mums Can Get a Better Nights Sleep

The key to better sleep for all of us is to acknowledge initially that sometimes, if not every night, we can get woken up by the kids and that this will have a bearing on our sleep. We need to… Continue Reading >

Using Exercise to Stay Young

Every woman is looking for the secret to “eternal youth”, but many don’t realise that you have the secret without having to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars to make your body look good. It is exercise. To keep you… Continue Reading >

Type 1 Diabetes and Exercise

Type 1 diabetes  (T1D) is an autoimmune condition, which the immune system is activated to destroy the cells of the pancreas, which produce insulin. Type 1 diabetes the pancreas stops making insulin because the cells cannot make insulin because they… Continue Reading >

Exercise tips after a baby

  Once you become a parent you’ll probably find that you have a lot less time for yourself let alone exercise than you did before your child. But you have goals such as weight loss or getting back into fitness… Continue Reading >

WHAT IS EPILEPSY?

Epilepsy is a disorder of brain function that takes the form of recurring seizures.  Typically, epilepsy is diagnosed in children under 5 however epilepsy can occur at any stage across the lifespan. Seizures associated with epilepsy often occur when sudden,… Continue Reading >

Is it safe to exercise while I’m trying to fall pregnant?

Whether it’s a well-meaning Aunt warning us not to lift anything too heavy, or an online fitness guru barbell squatting with a giant pregnant belly, there is so much conflicting information available about whether exercise is safe to do whilst… Continue Reading >

Incontinence

  What is incontinence? Incontinence is a term that describes any accidental or involuntary loss of urine (urinary incontinence) from the bladder or bowel motions, faeces or wind from the bowel. Incontinence is a widespread condition that ranges in severity… Continue Reading >