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Boost Blood Flow For A Better Brain

Boost Blood Flow For A Better Brain

The brain is one of the body’s most important organs. Although the skull is hard, the brain’s consistency is soft and custardy. It floats around in cerebral spinal fluid, which acts like the blood of the brain and nervous system. Although the brain is only about 2% of...

Stay in Shape With Weight Training

Stay in Shape With Weight Training

Movement is essential for human beings and we all need different levels of intensity and variety. If you are fit and healthy then harder workouts can be beneficial. If you are unwell and unfit, movement may involve just gentle stretching, mobility and a focus on...

Conditioning to Improve Performance

Conditioning to Improve Performance

Participation in something athletic is a great way of keeping active; whether it’s a round of golf with business colleagues, going to the gym to do weights or yoga, jogging along the waterfront, tennis, swimming or biking at the weekend. Most people think of their...

Avoiding the Ominous Dowager’s Hump

Avoiding the Ominous Dowager’s Hump

A dowager's hump is just one of the many conditions that can occur if we don’t have optimal alignment of our body. This can lead to an unsightly and painful condition. Many women are familiar with this hump and have concerns they will end up buckled over looking at...

The Secrets to Building Good Immunity

The Secrets to Building Good Immunity

As the cold weather nears it’s the perfect time to bump up immunity. Immune health is highly influenced by stress so look at where you can take the load off. Stress can be emotional, nutritional, physical, chemical and more. The body does not know the difference; it...

Stretching Scientifically – A Key To Muscle Balance

Stretching Scientifically – A Key To Muscle Balance

There’s nothing worse than tightness and restriction in particular areas of our bodies. This is especially with so many people working long hours at desks. Stretching can be an amazing tool to keep bodies feeling loose, free and connected. You will notice animals...

What is a Postural Assessment?

What is a Postural Assessment?

Good practitioners will always assess their clients before working with them. Why? “Because if we’re not assessing – we’re guessing.” With the New Year ahead of us I am sure that you are thinking about what you will do to keep fit and healthy through 2015. If you are...

Posture Correction

Posture Correction

In last month’s Ponsonby News my article “What is a Postural assessment” explained what a postural assessment is all about and who might need one. A postural assessment tells me exactly what I need to teach you to correct your posture. From the assessment a specific...

Fundamental Healthy Habits

Fundamental Healthy Habits

Just as it is wise to think long term about your financial or business health, it is just as wise to think long term about your physical health. With this in mind I encourage a longer-term approach to getting into shape rather than a six or eight-week burst that you...

Ergonomics And The Body

Ergonomics And The Body

We are not designed to sit for long hours in one place! Yet many people work in jobs requiring them to sit all day, usually in front of a computer. If this sounds like you, consider how much stress you are placing on your body. Unless you’re sitting in an...

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