One Of The Best Ways To Keep Fit Without Going To The Gym

Jogging

If you’re 50+ and want a fun way to keep active and healthy without having to face a gym, read on… Since it’s going to be ‘Spring time’ soon, something I hear a lot of people who visit my clinic talk about is wanting to be healthier – but one thing that holds them back…

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Does Shopping Count As Exercise?

Shopping

Got asked this question the other day on Facebook: “Nick, does shopping count as exercise? I hate the thought of going to the gym, so if I can find any way around that to keep active, then I will!” So I thought I’d answer it here: Now we’re into December and getting closer and closer…

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Tips To Keep Active, Healthy, And Feeling Great This Season

So, let’s talk about keeping you active, healthy and full of energy this autumn. With those long summer days almost behind us, it’s easy to let the cooler temperatures prevent you from spending time outside… so it’s easy to stop exercising completely, and spend more time indoors doing things like watching TV, and sitting for…

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Why Walking In Autumn Can Make You Feel Healthier & Happier

Let’s talk about Autumn. And the number one thing that most people stop doing when this time of year comes round – getting outdoors. While other states have summer to spend a lot of time outside, for us, it starts in Autumn.  It is the perfect time to enjoy the fresh air (in fact, it…

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Is 100% Recovery Ever Possible?

Ankle Pain

Nick here again and I’d like to talk to you about recovery… The more health conscious that we get as a nation, the more this question pops up in my clinic: “Will I return to 100% and be able to do everything that I used to be able to do, again?” The answer to this,…

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Shoulder Pain: 3 Things That Surprisingly DON’T Help Ease It

Shoulder Pain

Are you currently suffering with, or have suffered shoulder pain before?… It’s one of the greatest mysteries of being 50+: the sudden onset of shoulder pain and stiffness that often creeps up on people with no warning and no explanation. Sometimes it just happens. I’ve had a number of patients come to see me and…

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Shoulder Pain: Simple Exercises You Can Do From Your Desk to Maintain a Healthy Posture

Sometimes, it can surprise us how the smallest things in life can actually affect our health. Small things like wearing that heavy bag on the same shoulder everyday, or that terrible posture that began at work, but so desperately want to get rid of. That’s right… it all adds up. Today I’ll be going over…

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Neck Pain: Quick Tips To Keep A Stiff Neck From Creeping Up On You

TV Posture

Let’s talk about one of the most common things that people aged 40+ who come to see me experience…. The sudden onset of shoulder and neck tension. Many times it sneaks up on people without warning! There’s often no explanation as to why you might wake up with an annoying, nagging neck one day, that…

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Is It Safe to Exercise With A Bad Back?

Let’s talk about exercise and back pain… Last week one of my patients came to me with a question, and it’s one that we get asked often: “Is it OK to exercise when my back is hurting? I just got into a routine of going to the gym and working out 3 times a week,…

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The Importance Of Being Kind To Your Knees

Knee Care

As we get older, it seems like the goal of keeping our bodies active, mobile and pain free becomes more and more important. But with all of the effort that we put into maintaining this goal, there’s one part that is often overlooked and ignored for far too long. Our Knees… I have noticed that…

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