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Incidental exercise- the key to helping keep off those Kilo’s

[mk_page_section padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]These days, many of us spend long hours at a desk, on the couch or basically not moving all that much- living sedentary lifestyles. Moving our bodies around the house or the office expends energy: not a lot, but enough to make a difference by the end of the day, especially

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sport physio

Working with Tennis Australia

[mk_page_section layout_structure=”full” attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”0.3″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” sidebar=”sidebar-1″ min_height=”100″ full_width=”false” full_height=”false” intro_effect=”false” padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”false” last_page=”false”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Each December the country’s best tennis players assemble at Melbourne Park for the December Showdown. In 16 days, more than 1500 matches are played to find out who

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nutrition

Setting Nutrition Goals

[mk_page_section layout_structure=”full” attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”0.3″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” sidebar=”sidebar-1″ min_height=”100″ full_width=”false” full_height=”false” intro_effect=”false” padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”false” last_page=”false”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Ah, the festive season! A time when red, green, silver and white decorations fill the streets, when Christmas trees and light decorations go up, when the hustle and

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Benefits of a Running Coach

[mk_page_section padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]After an extended rest from running (9 months) following a constantly niggling Achilles tendon injury, I decided to slowly start back again in June this year to test it out. I had spent 6 months doing a strength training program and felt much stronger and more stable around hips/pelvis, which had

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physiotherapy sport

Why do I sweat when I exercise?

[mk_page_section layout_structure=”full” attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”0.3″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” sidebar=”sidebar-1″ min_height=”100″ full_width=”false” full_height=”false” intro_effect=”false” padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”false” last_page=”false”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″] Is the key to getting fitter and stronger really ‘blood, sweat and tears’? Not sure about blood and tears, but sweating is key to managing body temperature whilst

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musculoskeletal physio

Gluteals- what are they??

[mk_page_section layout_structure=”full” attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”0.3″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” sidebar=”sidebar-1″ min_height=”100″ full_width=”false” full_height=”false” intro_effect=”false” padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”false” last_page=”false”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″] Your gluteals…what are they?! They are your buttock muscles….you may know this much, but did you know that they are a group of muscles that each have

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foot physio

Planter Fasciitis

[mk_page_section layout_structure=”full” attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”0.3″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” sidebar=”sidebar-1″ min_height=”100″ full_width=”false” full_height=”false” intro_effect=”false” padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”false” last_page=”false”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″] What is plantar fascia? Plantar fascia is a band of collagenous connective tissue found in the foot. It is attached to the bone located at the heel

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swim physio

Freestyle training tips for beginners

[mk_page_section layout_structure=”full” attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”0.3″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” sidebar=”sidebar-1″ min_height=”100″ full_width=”false” full_height=”false” intro_effect=”false” padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”false” last_page=”false”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″] David Rifkin is a qualified swim coach who has also competed at international level. He has kindly provided some training tips in freestyle technique for beginners. With

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Women’s and Men’s Health

[mk_page_section layout_structure=”full” attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”0.3″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” sidebar=”sidebar-1″ min_height=”100″ full_width=”false” full_height=”false” intro_effect=”false” padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”false” last_page=”false”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Many women come see a physio due to issues with urgency, frequency or incontinence, often embarrassed about issues ‘downstairs’. What many women don’t realise though, is how common

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Running in the Melbourne Marathon Festival? Training tips for the next 10 weeks

[mk_page_section layout_structure=”full” attachment=”scroll” bg_position=”left top” bg_repeat=”repeat” bg_stretch=”false” enable_3d=”false” speed_factor=”0.3″ bg_video=”no” video_mask=”false” video_opacity=”0.6″ top_shadow=”false” section_layout=”full” sidebar=”sidebar-1″ min_height=”100″ full_width=”false” full_height=”false” intro_effect=”false” padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ first_page=”false” last_page=”false”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]The Melbourne Marathon Festival is now ten weeks away! The PMPP team is in the midst of its training and looking strong!  The next ten weeks of running

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