The best exercises to prevent falls

The best exercises to prevent falls

Falls are serious business Falls can be a foreshadow of declining strength and health. While anyone is susceptible to experiencing an occasional trip or slip, people above 60 years of age are statistically at a greater risk of falling. And falls are even more...
Get your glutes in gear!

Get your glutes in gear!

The gluteal muscles are an important part of the body and critical to keep strong for optimal function and movement. They are the buttock muscles and the main muscle group involved in extending your hip. Strong gluteal muscles help your balance and are one of the...
How to reduce the risk of falls

How to reduce the risk of falls

Falls are a major health problem for many older Australians. Approximately 30% of adults more than 65 years of age will experience at least one fall per year. While many falls go undocumented because there is no apparent trauma, others result in a fractured hip,...
Balance – the sixth sense

Balance – the sixth sense

Balance is the even distribution of your body weight, enabling you to remain upright and steady. Often, we don’t appreciate our balance until it deteriorates. Maintaining good balance helps you to move more easily and is important for many common activities such as...