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The Exercise Drug: Irisin

Written by: Matthew McQueen (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) What is Irisin? Irisin is a myokine (hormone), cleaved from the membrane protein FND5C via muscle contraction, first discovered in 2012. This hormone

Functional Movement Patterns in Strength Training

Written by: Holly Eckert (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) Have you heard your Exercise Physiologist talk about functional movement and patterns in regards to strength training? Wondering what that is all about?

Physical Conditioning for Junior Athletes

Written by: Matthew McQueen (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) The journey from being a junior athlete through to the elite levels of competition takes many hours of dedication and practice.  Malcolm Gladwell

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and Exercise Physiology

Written by: Holly Eckert (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) Disability in Australia Disability is part of human diversity. There are around 4.4 million Australians who have a disability. That’s about

Top 5 Reasons Athletes Should Train in The Gym (And Not Just for Their Sport!)

Written by: Conor Matthews (Exercise Scientist) The link between physical preparation within the gym environment and a positive impact on sporting performance is now well understood. The foundations of this relationship