CNY Fitness

As Chinese New Year rapidly approaches, most of us are of course excited and eagerly anticipating another festive period where delicious food and drink are aplenty.

However,  there’s also an ever increasing number of us who are concerned about allowing all that hard running, gym work, or healthy eating to go down the drain over an indulgent week of feasting! 

Winter Workout

Long cold winters are generally not just a gloomy time, but also quite “exercise-inhibiting”. When the sun takes as long to rise as it does so quickly sets, the last thing many people want to do this time of year is head out for a run in sub-zero temperatures or head to the gym, when staying at home in a warm and snuggly bed is the other option.

Oh My Aching Back – Or Is It My Hip?

Back problems can masquerade as hip problems and vice versa. “There is a lot of overlap,” says US orthopedic physician Frank Lorch, M.D. Most pain from hip and back problems is not dangerous and is usually due to ordinary wear and tear on the body. However, when you don’t know what is causing the pain,

New Year, Real Expectations!

As this year departs, and a new one touches down yet again, your social network feeds must be absolutely swamped with all sorts of generally cheesy ‘New Year, New Me’ captions and sound bites. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with a bit of optimism and renewed sense of positivity at all.

Yet, people often have unrealistic expectations.

The Fundamentals Behind Ergonomics

By Amanda Roberts, CEAS, ATC. Imagine your job requires you to work at a standing workstation that comes up to just below the belt. To successfully complete your work, you are required to bend over at the waist and look down at your workstation. Would you enjoy working like this?

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