September 6, 2018

Melbourne Marathon Nutrition- Fuelling and Recovery

Planning on running at the Melbourne Marathon? Please read on for some tips on running nutrition. With over 30,000 runners last year the Melbourne Marathon invites all participants from elite marathon runners to your everyday Joe. It includes a 3km & 5.7km walk, 10km run, as...

July 5, 2018

Why people with Diabetes should have their feet assessed

July 8th-14th is National Diabetes Week, and this years focus is "It's About Time".  The aim is to raise awareness about the early detection and early treatment options for all types of Diabetes. Did you know your feet are at risk due to nerve damage or...

alter g anti-gravity treadmill
June 21, 2018

Alter G Anti-Gravity treadmill is here

What is the Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmill? The Alter-G is an anti-gravity treadmill that is a revolutionary rehabilitation tool. It allows users to run, walk or exercise at a percentage of their body weight. It minimises impact and stress on the joints. Allows faster recovery, earlier return to exercise...

June 21, 2018

Lentil Soup- Winter Warmer

Ingredients: 1 medium brown or red onion 2 carrots 3 sticks celery 2 zucchini 2-3 garlic cloves 2 rashers of bacon, fat trimmed 1 chorizo sausage 1 tin lentils 1 tin beans (I used mixed beans, but you could use any type!) 1 tin tomatoes OR jar of tomato passata 2 cups of vegetable stock –...

May 25, 2018

Are you Ski Fit?

Have you started doing ski exercises to get you fit for the upcoming season? With winter fast approaching and snow already falling in the alpine regions, it is time to get prepared and ready to hit the slopes.  Skiing is a sport that is quite...

May 15, 2018

Why choose Physio?

Are you are injured or in pain? Who should you see when there are many health professionals to choose from in Glen Iris?  One of the leading health professions who deal with injury and pain every day are physiotherapists.   Why choose Physio: -Physiotherapists are highly qualified health...

March 29, 2018

Autumn recipe: Zoodles with Meatballs

Enjoy this awesome recipe for the autumn months. Ingredients: -500g lean beef or pork mince -1 small brown onion -¼ cup basil leaves, chopped -1 tbsp. olive oil -1 bottle passata sauce -3 medium zucchini, spiralised -¼ cup grated or shaved parmesan cheese -Rocket, cherry tomatoes to serve Directions: In a large bowl combine mince, onion...

Rowers in eight-oar rowing boats on the tranquil lake
February 13, 2018

Are you Row Fit?

Rowing is a largely endurance sport that requires many areas of fitness including leg strength and power, flexibility, balance, timing and coordination. An efficient stroke relies on flexibility through the hamstrings, hips and lower back as well as quadriceps and gluteal muscles along with good...

school shoes
January 22, 2018

Back-to-School Shoes

Buying school shoes is one of the biggest challenges of the new year! For starters, kids are so fussy and seem to ‘need’ the latest trend to match their mates, but they are also growing at a fast rate! Knowing that they could ruin their...

December 18, 2017

Summer footwear tips from our Podiatrist

Keep cool this summer with the latest trends in quality summer sandals and footwear   Who would have thought that Birkenstock re-entered the fashion sandal scene a only a few years ago after being perceived as somewhat ugly!? Well Birkenstocks are here to stay this summer season...