All posts by Mitchell Robinson

9 Low Back Pain Myths

Insert TestimonialInsert Symbol or Content Template"Hey everyone, look at my pain-free back!" - Arnold, probably. 9 Low Back Pain MythsNo fragile backs here...Myth 1: Your back is a fragile structure so you need to keep it straight and be really careful moving it This is wrong! Your back is stronger than you think. Most people will experience back pain during their lifetime. It can be disabling and worrying but it is very common and rarely dangerous. See, what you believe ab...

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Probiotics & Prebiotics – What’s the Difference?

Probiotics & Prebiotics: What's the Difference? I feel like we all have heard of and know about probiotics, but what exactly are prebiotics? Prebiotics and probiotics are the yin and yang of gastrointestinal health. One is living, one is not. One is found in dairy, the other in plant fibres. They are very different but work wonders when together. Have a look at our infographic to learn more about prebiotics. Still want more information? The video below lists a number of foods ...

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Sports Series Part 5: Muscle Tightness

Insert TestimonialInsert Symbol or Content Template Muscle Tightness ​One of the main concerns people come to us for is a complaint of a tight muscle/are of the body. In the sporting population, the complaint is usually around tight calves or glutes with running. So, what do you do to get rid of this problem? Most people’s first line of defence is to stretch. Intuitively that makes sense doesn’t it? The muscle feels tight, which means it’s probably too short, which means ...

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Sports Series Part 4: Overtraining

Insert TestimonialInsert Symbol or Content Template Overtraining It’s no secret that to perform well in competition you have to train hard! However, hard training sessions break you down, fatigue you, and make you weaker. It’s in the rest periods that you become stronger. Positive physiological adaptations occur in rest periods, not work periods. The hard training is the stimulus for adaptation. This adaptation occurs in response to taxing the cardiovascular and muscular systems...

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