Strength Training for Over 60s

Strength Training for Over 60s

It is known that aging causes a gradual decline in strength and daily independence. But, we also know that resistance training improves strength at any age1. It is recommended that people over the age of 60 participate in regular, ongoing strengthening exercise to...
My Health Record – the concerns and facts

My Health Record – the concerns and facts

As of February 2019 you will have a My Health Record unless you previously opted out. There have been a lot of concerns about the security and information included in this record so we wanted to clarify a few things. What is it? My Health Record is an online summary...
Falls and How to Prevent Them

Falls and How to Prevent Them

As we age, our risk of falling increases and the associated consequences become more serious. It can be a little scary to read about, but the trick is to prevent falls, and if you have fallen, work to prevent another. The Stats While there are no specific Australian...
The Art of the Warm-up

The Art of the Warm-up

With pre-season well and truly upon us for many of the winter sports, we wanted to talk about the art of an effective warmup. Many sporting injuries unfortunately happen at the beginning of the session because of an inadequate warm-up. There has been a gradual shift...