Lifestyle

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Obesity & Weight Loss: The struggles & how to overcome them

Since the government linked obesity with COVID-19 risk factors, weight-loss seems to be the topic on everyone’s minds. With conflicting information available at the touch of a button, S&C Coach Andy Reay wants to set the record straight.

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Checking in with Ourselves & Others

The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is kindness. Due to the current environment, Physiotherapist Cameron Siandri explians why it is more important than ever to check in with others, but to also show yourself kindness.

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Back Pain; Acute and Chronic

In this article, we’re going to look at two different scenarios between acute (short term) back pain and persistent / chronic (long term) back pain, and how the nervous system can influence the outcome.

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Sleep Is A Legal Performance Enhancing Drug

If sleep was a tablet, all doctors would prescribe it…” See why Physiotherapist, Clare Silvester advises sleep as part of her rehabilitation programmes.

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Behavioural Change towards Exercise

We have all heard of the benefits of exercise (fat loss, improved mental health, reduced co-morbidities, improved wellbeing) but while some may find it easy, why is it usually challenging to make meaningful and lasting change towards exercises goals?

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The Hydration Debate — How Much Water Do You Really Need?

Nutritionist Marc Bubbs explores whether there is a danger to drinking too much water and if it is better for you to drink when you’re thirsty, rather than aiming for a daily quota.

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The Mind-Body Connection; Exercise, Pain and Mental Health

We all know the benefits that physical activity can have on our bodies, but what effects does it have on our mental health?

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Why Prehab (Preventive Rehabilitation) is Important

A Prehab programme is a series of exercises designed around you. These exercises help to avoid injury and pain, whether you are an Olympian, a weekend warrior, or preparing for surgery.