Fitness back on track

With Christmas and the New Year behind us, now is a great time to re-evaluate your fitness goals. Friendlies Physiotherapy Service head physiotherapist Matt Churchill has shared his tips to getting your health and fitness on track for the year. Post-Christmas weight and lethargy is changed best with exercise that burns calories and uses large muscle groups. It is recommended to start slowly and build up intensity and repetitions, so the risk of injury is less. Below are some exercisesMore

Plan for the Healthiest New Year yet

Have you gone through the Christmas Season with perpetual eating, drinking and being merry only to find yourself a few kilos heavier than you’d like to be? Often the trend is to make New Year’s resolutions about being fitter and healthier than the year gone by. We all know that these resolutions are usually short-lived and become the joke at every New Year’s Eve gathering. I think the reasons these resolutions are short-lived is because they are : a) notMore

Make Plans to Maintain Good Health over Christmas

By Alessandra Winfield, The Friendlies Physiotherapy Service dietician Studies have shown that many people gain between half a kilogram to three kilograms over the Christmas season. Many people will make New Year’s resolutions to lose the weight and some succeed. Others, however will carry that weight all year and the cycle continues into subsequent Christmas seasons. I am not going to say “watch what you eat” on Christmas day, because to me it is a special occasion and we should enjoy it.More

Friendly Life issue 35 – Read Online!

Read about: The Friendlies Wellness Clinics The Friendlies Home Health Range: Bathroom The Friendlies Home Health Range: Bedroom The Friendlies Mobility Range Click here to read issue 35 of Friendly life