Hello! It’s Me, Your Body here, Are you Listening?

Hey, it’s Your Body and Here’s what Happens to Me Each Day. Written by Sally McGrath Wake up, move you around, get you started for your day, talk, exercise, eat, walk, think, work, play, read, listen, run errands, make plans, deliver presentations, do projects, meet people, socialise with people, smile, laugh, cry, get stressed, get anxious, study, cook, clean, wash,…

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The Goldilock Method

Written by Louka Kurcer Many years ago, as a young Coach used to work at the local Crossfit gym, with the “no pain, no gain” mentality. Although I disagreed with many of their workout methods, I still learned valuable lessons about what not to do. Many of their workouts consisted of the popular “AMRAP” (As Many Rounds As Possible) where…

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Listening to your body, what it needs and doesn’t need

Written by Michael Dermansky Although it is easy to get wrapped up in the latest trend of what is “good” for you, what is going to cleanse you or contradictory scientific and medicine information, which often looks at one aspect of health in a large population rather than the  overall health of one individual, knowing what is important and what…

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Thrive 2021 with these Six Sustainable Steps for Wellness

Written by Sally McGrath | Health that Heals Dramatically shifting our everyday habits and behaviors during the last year has brought about multiple changes for many people around the globe.  Along with these changes we have become increasingly aware of our consumption and the sourcing of resources to support our health. Many of our priorities have changed as well, with…

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What’s new in the world of fitness?

Written by Michael Dermansky – Senior Physiotherapist – MD Health With the start of the year, always comes the latest fitness trends and the “new” best way to tone up for the next year, but what seems to be important and really making a real impact in fitness and strengthening is older, effective training techniques that still work today, but…

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No gym? No problem!

Written by Louka Kurcer With the recent events and restrictions caused by the global pandemic, many gyms have had to close their doors and it’s hard to tell when they’ll be allowed to operate back at full throttle. In the meantime, trainees are looking for a replacement to fill the void and loss of their “second home.” For many, nothing…

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How To Find Your Passion

Written by Sally Kellett, professional meditation teacher “You are so lucky you have found your passion, I still don’t know what mine is” This is one of the most common things people say to me as they see me passionately pursuing a life in practising and teaching mindfulness. The next line I then get asked is…. “How do I find…

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How to Move More in Everyday life

Written by Bill Adamson, Claire Richardson, Chris Reeves and Jason Stone Before the wheel, before we controlled fire, before we had opposable thumbs and certainly before any game of thrones addictions all early humans had was movement. They foraged, they hunted, the sat on the ground on hard surfaces, they ran from predators. They moved. Movement increases blood flow to…

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Can Children Play Too Much?

Written by Sarah Milano According to the World Health Organization (WHO), children from the ages of five to seventeen should engage in sixty minutes of physical activity every day. Not only should they be active, but according to the WHO’s guidelines in “Physical Activity and Young People,” these children should engage in “moderate” and “vigorous” activities[1].  Physical activities should actually…

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Living A Healthy Lifestyle

Written by Tommy Fisher Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be difficult, especially if you have grown in an environment of junk foods, crash diets, and no exercise. It can be both intimidating and discouraging, so much that you stop in the middle of it and go back to your old ways, or you do not even try in the first…

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Yoga and Psychology – Exploring the Koshas

Written by Casey Castro Kosha means “sheath” in Sanskrit. In yoga, the term is used to describe metaphorical layers within the human body. This meaning comes from the ancient Hindu texts called the Upanishads. When there is optimal health and well-being the layers are seamlessly blended and cannot be clearly defined. However, when these are out of balance we experience…

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Exploring the Misunderstood World of Mental Health

Written by Sally McGrath Never before has mental health been such an important and relevant subject and condition that requires support and attention. Once the hidden away, socially ignored, “crazy, so stay away mindset” and now the subject of mental health is well and truly open for discussion on social media platforms, homes, therapist practices, offices and video conferencing channels.…

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