Why Proprioception?

What is proprioception and why should I train it? We’ve all heard of the floating term proprioception, but what does it actually mean? Proprioception this, proprioception that, we could talk all about it and it would still mean nothing. Continue reading to get a better understanding of what it is! Here are two definitions of […]

Which Cardio machine is right for you?

Which Cardio machine is right for you?   It’s important to navigate the needs of the individual before identifying which cardio machine can reap the most positive results for you. What are your goals? What are you trying to slowly achieve? What pre-existing mechanical injuries do you have? What are you naturally inclined to and […]

Mechanisms of Injury (ACL)

If you’re a visual learner, here are pictures of the 3 forms of dynamic stance: (1) Knee-in & Toe-out: Knee valgus and foot abduction position (2) Knee-out & Toe-in: Knee varus and foot adduction position (3) Hyperextension: Hyper-extended knee position The mainstay formula to tearing an ACL is slight flexion up to 15 degrees with […]

Metabolic Equivalent of Task

Great infographic on metabolic equivalent of task (METS). This is a great way to define how much we’re working when we need to exert exercise; i.e “How hard a person works to do the activity”.       Some examples of moderate intensity activity (3 – 6 METS) include: brisk walking, dancing, gardening, domestic chores, […]

Parking Suggestion for Back to Active

Parking and Driving: You can park anywhere along Eden Park Drive, parking is pay parking at $3.5/hour from 7am to 7pm.  Public Transport: You can either take a train or bus if you want to visit us through public transportation. Our closest train station is the Macquarie Park station on Waterloo Road; 5 minutes walking from […]

Mallet Finger

Mallet Finger Mallet finger is a very uncommon injury, often coined as baseball finger to describe the unexpected striking of a baseball onto the tip of the finger; forcing it to bend further than it is intended to go. This injury is not exclusive to baseball but may occur in other high velocity ball sports […]

The bare minimum

The bare minimum. “Imagine, bicep curling one 25kg dumbbell ( 95 – 100% 1 rep max) once, once a day and in 10 weeks still come out with gains! That’s insane!” How to increase our 1 rep max during lockdown     While we’re in lockdown, we know that our hard-earned hypertrophy is wasting away. […]