Tag: prolonged sitting

How to prevent neck pain when using a computer

Written by: Emily Gill (Osteopath) Osteopathy on Canterbury and Complimentary Therapies Computers and technology are currently ruling the roost in our lives. Children are using them at school, more people are

Why sitting time is dangerous to your health: and changes you can make!

Written by: Isabella Peters- Third year Exercise and Sport Science student at Deakin University. Sitting time! Known to be one of our societies silent killers. We are constantly sitting in our car driving to

How does a sedentary lifestyle impact the benefit of exercise?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines physical activity as any bodily movement produced by the muscular system that requires the expenditure of energy.  It has been well document within scientific literature

Weekly Health and Fitness Roundup: 23rd – 29th July, 2012

The London 2012 Olympic Games are well underway!  Many Aussie athletes have already started their Olympic campaigns, and our first gold medal has been won on day 1 of competition!  Are you enjoying the coverage?

Sitting Is Killing You: The Health Risks Of Sedentary Behaviour

It is well-established that regular exercise and a nutritious diet are critical to living healthy, living long, and living strong.  But did you know that excessive sedentary behaviour puts you at greater risk

Reduce Your Low Back Pain When Sitting At A Desk

One of the main focuses of our training and our exercise programs at Inspire Fitness for Wellbeing is to prevent and correct poor posture and faulty biomechanics.  Poor posture is caused by a number of different