Caffeine Effects on Bladder + Bowel – Pilates Fitness Article

Caffeine Effects on Bladder + Bowel 15 Jul Caffeine Effects on Bladder + Bowel Posted at 15:55h in Uncategorised by Annette Beauchamp The Good, The Bad, and The (aaaah) So Yummy   This is my lovely Mum enjoying her coffee. I talk to people about the effects of caffeine on the bladder and bowel –some effects are helpful, some are not.   I am asked about other effects of caffeine. I have completed a search of the pubmed/medline, and read major…

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4 Key Strategies for Preventing and Treating Osteoarthritis (OA) – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

4 Key Strategies for Preventing and Treating Osteoarthritis (OA) Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis that affects an estimated 12.1% of the U.S. population (nearly 21 million Americans age 25 and older).  OA is one of 171 different types of arthritis.  The chance of developing osteoarthritis increases with age.  Most people over age 60 experience OA to some degree. Arthritis is a commonly used term that can have multiple meanings depending on the person.  In general, arthritis means inflammation…

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Virtuagym vs. Exercise.com’s All-in-One Fitness Business Software – Workout Fitness Article

Manage and Grow Your Fitness Business Better with Exercise.com. Learn more below. Virtuagym vs Exercise.com. Choose Exercise.com’s All-in-One Fitness Business Management Software. Review our head-to-head Virtuagym software comparison and see for yourself. Get a custom web and smartphone app designed for your brand with additional customization available throughout your custom-built software. Grow your business, turn leads into clients, and increase revenue.  With so many software management options available for fitness professionals and personal trainers to choose from, it’s important to…

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Osteoporosis Vs. Osteopenia | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD – Pilates Fitness Article

Osteoporosis Vs. Osteopenia | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD Osteopenia is a condition where your bones are weaker than normal healthy bones. It is the medical term used to describe low bone density. When someone has low bone density they are at a higher risk of breaking their bones than people with normal bone density. Osteoporosis Australia predicts around 6.3 million Australians are affected by Osteopenia. Osteopenia is the precursor to Osteoporosis. Osteoporosis has lower bone…

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Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD Proximal hamstring tendinopathy (PHT) frequently occurs in runners who have increased their training load, particularly when this involves an increase in hill running and undertaking prolonged speed work. What are the symptoms of PHT? Deep pain over the sitting bone in the buttock Occasional referral of pain down the back of the leg Pain is worse in the morning upon waking and improves as the day progresses…

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Move Forward 5k/10k Race 2019, Featuring a New Course! – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Move Forward 5k/10k Race 2019, Featuring a New Course!  Are you a runner, walker, or just love dogs (and/or beer)? The Regis University School of Physical Therapy is hosting its 17th iteration of the Move Forward 5k/10k and kids run at Regis University on September 21st, 2019. The race will take place on the Regis University Northwest Denver campus, and we are especially excited this year to unveil a new course that takes participants off campus and onto the beautiful…

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Breastfeeding and sleeping hormones – She Physio & Pilates – Pilates Fitness Article

Breastfeeding and sleeping hormones – She Physio & Pilates 23 Aug Breastfeeding and sleeping hormones Posted at 08:49h in Uncategorised by Annette Beauchamp Mums are aware of the changes in their breast milk across the day. Breast milk is produced in greater volumes in the morning, and looks thicker and creamier at the end of the day.   what is melatonin In adults, melatonin is produced by the pineal gland in the brain. Melatonin, tryptophan and other chemicals, increase from…

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Link between sporting knee injuries and total knee replacements – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Link between sporting knee injuries and total knee replacements Currently there is a well-established association between knee injuries and the development of knee osteoarthritis (1). Although knee osteoarthritis and knee replacements are not the same thing – the two are heavily linked. For more information, have a read of my previous “Knee Osteoarthritis” blog which you can find HERE>>>. From this concept, it can be argued that if you were to have a knee injury, or multiple knee injuries –…

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Designing a Quality Life to Help You Age Well – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Designing a Quality Life to Help You Age Well Share | Tweet | Share | print | email We all come from different backgrounds and have different health histories.  The key to living the life you want is accepting where your body is at right now.  Some of us have worked hard and exercised (maybe to an extreme) most of our lives.  Others have been too sedentary for too long and desire to get back to a pain-free and in…

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The True Pilates Sydney Community — True Pilates Sydney Studio – Pilates Fitness Article

The True Pilates Sydney Community — True Pilates Sydney Studio On top of the celebrations and demonstrations on the night, ‘we’ as the True Pilates Sydney Community also raised money for Charity to help the homeless by raffling off prizes donated by the studio and local businesses. We are so proud to be part of a community with a social conscience and regard in helping those who are less fortunate.With the night being such a success, it has renewed our sense and resolve…

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Nutrition for recovery of endurance activity – Running Fitness Article

During post exercise recovery, optimal nutritional intake is important to replenish endogenous substrate stores and to facilitate muscle-damage repair. (1) With muscle glycogen contributing more than 50% of total energy requirements during prolonged moderate to high-intensity exercise, post exercise carbohydrate (CHO) ingestion will determine how quickly muscle glycogen is restored and therefore how quickly the athlete recovers. For athletes backing up multiple training sessions on the same day or competitions on successive days, muscle glycogen stores need to be replenished…

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8 Great Reasons To Hire A Personal Trainer – Fitness Article

If you’re considering hiring a personal trainer but you’re unsure whether or not it is the right decision for you then don’t worry, you’re definitely in the right place. Although it may feel as though it is a big step to take, it is definitely a step in the right direction. Whether you want to acheive a goal or you’re training for an event, personal trainers are a great way to up your game when it comes to fitness. To…

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City2Surf Post Race Recovery Part 2: Active Cool Down, Cold Water Immersion, Massage? – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

City2Surf Post Race Recovery Part 2: Active Cool Down, Cold Water Immersion, Massage? In the previous blog on City2Surf post race recovery, we discussed the importance of preparing yourself as a form of prevention of DOMS, or Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness.  DOMS is a pain response when the muscle tissue is exposed to an exercise intensity that it is unaccustomed to. In the previous blog, I discussed the importance of preparing your body for the increased exercise load. In the…

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Recurrent Low back Pain | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD – Pilates Fitness Article

Recurrent Low back Pain | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD We’ve all heard the phrase “sitting is the new smoking”, a metaphor to highlight the health risks of sitting still for long periods. Although the health risks are not quite the same, sitting for long periods has been highlighted as a risk factor for re-injuring your back. A new ground breaking study, based on the Sydney population investigated how likely you are to get low back…

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The Physical Performance Show: Dr. Stephen Seiler – Sports Scientist – Polarised Training – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

The Physical Performance Show: Dr. Stephen Seiler – Sports Scientist – Polarised Training In episode 172 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Dr. Stephen Seiler – Sports Scientist – Polarised Training in this expert edition. Dr Stephen Seiler is an American Sports Scientist who now resides in Norway. Stephen has been the past Dean of Faculty of Health and Sports Sciences at the University of Agder in Norway, a former Research and Senior Consultant for…

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6 Strategies to Invest in Your Health for Success – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

6 Strategies to Invest in Your Health for Success | Share | Tweet | Share | print | email We are all familiar with investing for retirement or education as well as investing in a relationship, but what about the importance of investing in your health as a strategy for success? Investing in your health is a critical component to aging well. It can also be an excellent strategy for success in general. Maintaining a healthy focus on your body…

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Pilates Instruction – Foundation and Individuality — True Pilates Sydney Studio – Pilates Fitness Article

Pilates Instruction – Foundation and Individuality — True Pilates Sydney Studio It’s no cosmic revelation that every person in the universe is unique in Mind, Body and Spirit. Part of what makes us who we are is from what we see, hear and feel — its individual and personal. Therefore when we talk about Pilates instruction and teaching — all instructors/ teachers are their own person as they determine the focus and approach to a body.At the studio, as a team of teachers we…

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Being Active With Arthritis – goPhysio Blog – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Being Active With Arthritis – goPhysio Blog The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists are launching a new campaign, as part of their ‘Love Activity, Hate Exercise?’ initiative. This campaign, Being Active With A Long Term Condition, is focusing on how daunting it can be to start to become more active, especially if you haven’t done much exercise before and you are managing a health condition. The new campaign is aimed at helping people to become more active, despite having a long-term condition.…

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Should I Have Surgery For My Shoulder Impingement? – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Should I Have Surgery For My Shoulder Impingement? Arthroscopic shoulder decompression surgery (ASAD) is a surgery performed for patients with subacromial shoulder pain, or “shoulder impingement”, which accounts for up to 70% of all shoulder pain problems. The first ASAD was performed in 1972, and it is now one of the most common surgical procedures in orthopaedics. The rationale behind the procedure is that the pain is caused by excessive compression of the rotator cuff (shoulder muscles) and its bursa…

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The role of compression for recovery from endurance activity – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

The role of compression for recovery from endurance activity What happens to the muscle following exercise: Strenuous or unaccustomed exercise damages muscle cell structures and impairs muscle function (1). Significantly more damage occurs during eccentric muscle contractions. This is because fewer motor units are recruited and a smaller cross section of muscle is activated to handle the same load as in a concentric contraction. Damage to muscle fibers results in an inflammatory response causing a transfer of fluid to the…

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Exercise And Depression – How Physiotherapy Can Assist Management – Pilates Fitness Article

Exercise And Depression – How Physiotherapy Can Assist Management Depression is becoming more widely and acceptably spoken about, and while there is still lots we need to research to further understand the complexity of depression, there is an increasing understanding of the role exercise plays in its management. With over 100 studies conducted on the role of exercise in the management of depression there is an increasing awareness of the crossover of physiotherapy as an adjunct to managing the exercise…

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How To Do Tricep Dips – Workout Fitness Article

Tricep Dips are a great exercise to work your upper body.  Obviously we’re working on the triceps but your chest and front shoulders will feel it as well! How To Do Tricep Dips 1.Place your hands on the on the edge of the chair with fingers facing forward 2. Keep your feet in a Pilates V position with your toes on the pedal 3. Start with the arms straight, pedal closed at the top, and your butt hovering over your…

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Staying Fit in Hot Weather – Workout Fitness Article

Now that summer is here, how do you stay fit in hot weather?  As someone who much prefers to be outside doing aerobic exercise rather than indoors, I always have trouble adjusting to the increased temperature come June.  Follow these tips to keep your sweat at bay while still getting a great workout in. Stay hydrated and protect your skin!   High heat and humidity means that we get dehydrated much faster, so it’s important to make sure you are drinking…

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Get The Energy You Need With These Weekly Fitness Challenges – Fitness Article

This month, we’re issuing a challenge to take part in several exercises that are designed to boost one’s overall health. Our goal is to help people obtain the energy they need for the week, and we’re giving you the opportunity to help us achieve this mission by completing this challenge every Monday. Issue this challenge to anyone that comes to mind, whether it’s someone at the office, a friend you’re out with over the weekend, a neighbor down the street,…

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Pilates for Tight Hamstrings – Pilates In The Grove – Workout Fitness Article

“My hamstrings are so tight” is one of the most common complaints we hear from clients. It is estimated that Americans spend an average of 12 hours per day sitting. With the amount of time most people remain sedentary rising every year it is no wonder more and more people are suffering from stiff and achy leg muscles.  We have had great results with clients practicing Pilates for tight hamstrings. The Problem with Tight Hamstrings: The hamstring muscle group is…

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Workout Trainer: Performance Analysis Deep Dive – Workout Fitness Article

Have you been using Workout Trainer as your go-to sidekick for a fit and healthy lifestyle? Way to go! We want to make sure that our members are getting the most out of their trusted fitness companion, so use this quick read to find out how our latest features can help you stay on your toes for some serious performance gains. Download the new Workout Trainer app update on your Android and iOS devices and see how easy it is…

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5 RUNNING STRENGTH TRAINING MYTHS – Running Fitness Article

There are many known benefits of distance runners performing regular strength & conditioning exercise as part of their training cycle. These include reduced running related injury risk and improvements in performance. However despite a growing awareness of the value of strength and conditioning for distance runners, there remains several key myths that runners have regarding strength training. These myths often prevent runners from incorporating strength & conditioning work into their training routine. The key myths are outlined in the below…

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HAIR HEALTH & COLOUR MIRACLES! – Fitness Article

The training cycle is tough on the body, and with successive workouts-and-showers, nothing takes a much of a gruelling battering as the hair. As such, and in direct response to several curious, hair-conscious reader enquiries over the years of scribing fitnessontoast.com, this post is fully dedicated to hair health. I may be a highly qualified professional when it comes to training and the likes of sports massage, but I’m only an enthusiastic amateur on matters pertaining to the hair. As such,…

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What’s Your Missing Link? Part 2 – Rondeau Health and Wellness – Workout Fitness Article

Last week in Part 1 we started talking about the missing link in your health and wellness chain. What is stalling your progress? What is keeping you from reaching your goals even though you feel like you’re doing everything right? We looked into nutrition and fitness, the two major components that people tend to think about when making healthy changes. But what if you’re sure that your nutrition is on point and your fitness plan is top notch, but you’re…

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What’s Your Missing Link? Part 1 – Rondeau Health and Wellness – Workout Fitness Article

You feel like you’re doing everything right when it comes to your health. You’re eating the “right” foods, you go to the gym, and you sleep 8 hours per night. But something isn’t going right — you’re not losing the weight you want to, you’re exhausted all the time, you’re not making the fitness progress you envisioned, or maybe you just feel “off”. So what gives? The truth is, it is so hard to do everything right. If things aren’t…

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