Physiotherapy News

How to feel full without gaining weight over winter

The Friendlies Physiotherapy Service dietitian Alessandra Winfield has some great advice on how to stay healthy and avoid those extra winter kilos. As the weather gets cooler, we tend to eat more food. Psychologically, when winter arrives and we feel a bit cold, we tend to choose foods that are warming and comforting.  So we ditch the salads and eat more hot foods that most likely contain a higher calorie level. With days that are shorter, we also tend toMore
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Tips to keep up the exercise in winter

Keeping healthy and active all year round is important to maintain your overall health, mood and general wellbeing. Physiotherapist Matt Churchill has some tips for exercising and keeping fit during the colder months. We all know it can be difficult to get moving now the weather is getting cooler, however it is important to keep active to maintain your fitness, health and boost your immune system. Below are some tips for exercising in winter. Warm up and stretches: Winter bringsMore

Use Less Is More adage to keep health on track

Struggling to stay on track with your health goals? Or need a simple way to keep you motivated? Friendlies Physiotherapy Service dietitian Alessandra Winfield has some great tips to do just that. Unhealthy habits are simply habits and can be re-trained and broken with determination and intention. It’s a time to look at things differently and resolve to do things differently. Why should we do this? According to health statistics, Australians are just not up to scratch when it comesMore

Friendly Life issue 36 – Read Online!

Read about: Friendlies Medical Suites Opens Doors Dietitian & Occupational Therapist at Friendlies Physiotheraphy Service Friendlies Volunteers recognised Red Feb for Heart Research Australia Click here to read issue 36 of Friendly life