• 23 JUL 16
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    The importance of hydration for youth

    The importance of hydration for youth

    The importance of hydration for good health and properly functioning body systems cannot be overstated. As the warmer months approach and outdoor activities increase, special attention needs to be given to proper hydration and to the prevention of heat illnesses for all, but especially for young athletes.   Because the body cannot store water, we

    • 04 JUL 16
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    All about exercise in pregnancy

    All about exercise in pregnancy

    People may tell you that pregnancy is a good time to put your feet up. If your pregnancy is uncomplicated it is actually much healthier for you and your baby to stay active during your pregnancy.   Now you’re pregnant, being active will boost your health – it’s good for your unborn baby, too. It

    • 04 JUL 16
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    Antenatal exercise classes

    Antenatal exercise classes

    Exercising in pregnancy is important for lots of great reasons. It also offers the chance to meet up and get to know other pregnant mums. It’s fun seeing everyone else’s bump and helps you to feel more normal (rather than the fat one in the office), and everyone is usually very friendly as you are

    • 24 JUN 16
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    5 Types of workout pains you should never ignore

    5 Types of workout pains you should never ignore

    Sharp pain   A sharp or stabbing pain during exercise (or any time, really) is a red flag that something is up. “Sharpness is not a normal physiological response. If you are experiencing sharp pain, it usually means there is something not functioning properly in that body system,” says Neuharth. “A few common causes of

    • 24 JUN 16
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    How much exercise is	enough?

    How much exercise is enough?

    Before you make a decision on how much exercise you need, you should have a good idea of your exercise goal or goals: Are you exercising for physical fitness, weight control, or as a way of keeping your stress levels low? For general health benefits, a routine of daily walking may be sufficient, says Susan

    • 16 JUN 16
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    What is sports physiotherapy?

    What is sports physiotherapy?

    Because of the vast body of knowledge available for physiotherapists in terms of treatment, diagnosis, and management, physios tend to specialise in specific fields. Investing their focus in one specialty means they develop an understanding of all the ins and outs of their chosen field, meaning the best possible care for you.   As the