Injury Prevention

Spinal Flexion during strength training: Is It dangerous?

Written by;  Nick Angus (Exercise Science Student-  Deakin University) Many exercise physiologists, personal trainers and strength and conditioning  coaches teach the importance of maintaining a neutral

Diagnosing and Treating Anterior (Forward) Pelvic Tilt

Written by: Sebastian Mann  Bach. Exercise and Sport Science (current) What is Anterior Pelvic Tilt? Anterior Pelvic tilt (APT) is a postural condition where the orientation of the pelvis in respect to the femurs

Warning Signs for Low Back Pain

As an exercise physiologist, one of the most frequent sites of pain I encounter in my work with clients is low back pain. According to The Medical Journal of Australia, up to 80% of Australians will experience

The Listening Foot: Foundations For Movement

Your feet are the essential stabilising system for your body.  Similar to the foundations of a building, your feet provide the sensory foundations for most of your daily movements.  When your feet are rigid

Hip Flexor Tightness: What Is It and What Can We Do About It?

What is “tightness”? When clients tell us that they feel “tightness” in a certain part of their body, it tells us that they are experiencing restricted movement.  But what is the cause?  Restricted

The Dangers of Corticosteroid Injections

A common medical treatment for back pain, neck pain, and limb pain is to inject the affected area with an epidural of corticosteroid.  This is an anti-inflammatory medication directed through a syringe directly

Powerful Self-Massage Techniques: 1-Hour Workshop at Inspire Fitness

Your day-to-day habits – whether they consist of frantic movement, heavy lifting, or static standing and prolonged sitting – all have adverse effects on your posture. Poor posture developed through our modern