What is Functional Fitness?

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What is Functional fitness?

As an avid weightlifter and a Chiropractor who believes heavily in the benefits of lifting weights, I want to discuss this very current topic of Functional Fitness. I will do my best to not name any names when I discuss certain types of training to avoid upsetting anyone.

For many years now this topic of functional training and functional fitness has been doing the rounds and gaining popularity. Sometimes these workouts are time based ... Read More

Risk vs Reward: Is that workout worth it?

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Risk vs Reward: Is that workout worth it?

Almost every athlete or weekend warrior I know has a niggling injury. Maybe it’s a stiff lower back, a knee that gets stiff at the movies, or a tweaked shoulder that needs deep heat to get through a gym session. They’re usually not crippling, debilitating, or otherwise serious injuries, but they are injuries that limit quality of life and performance. And all those people barring the professional athletes got their injuries fr... Read More

How do I stop myself from getting a sports injury?

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As a Chiropractor I know that when the winter sports seasons kick off, life in clinic will become even busier as all those athletes that don’t play summer sport decide to hit the sports field again. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the extra business, however I would love to be able to help these athletes prevent some of these injuries to allow them to enjoy their chosen sports and have less time on the sidelines.

So what can we do... Read More

Why I chose to be a Chiropractor.

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I often get asked this question so I thought what better way to start my blog than to give my response.

I was one of the less fortunate of sports people in that I had many injuries that plagued my playing and competing days. I was always given Physiotherapy treatment as part of my contract with sports teams so naturally I saw the benefits of Physio treatments. However it was when I injured my lower back that... Read More

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