Exercise

What should I get my family for Christmas?

Christmas gift ideas! Sick of giving chocolates and socks for Christmas. Why not spoil your loved ones with a gift they need!! At Back to Basics Chiropractic we sell massage vouchers. Choose from Remedial massage, deep tissue, pregnancy, or Swedish massage. These vouchers can be used either at our Bexley or Kogarah clinic. Also, we … Read more

The importance of warming up before sport or exercise – Injury Prevention  

Warming up before a game is often overlooked. However, warming up super beneficial as it increases flexibility and athletic performance and reduces your chance of injury. What is the purpose of warming up? The purpose of warming up is to prevent injury by increasing the body’s core and muscle temperature. Warm muscles turn stiff and … Read more

How core exercises can improve lower back pain?

How can core exercises be beneficial in lower back pain? A chiropractor answers your questions!  There are many causes of lower back pain including overuse, muscle strain, and/or injuries to the muscles, ligaments, and discs that support the spine. If you suffer from lower back pain, you may have heard that core exercises can bring … Read more

Some Great Benefits of Pilates

If you’re wondering what the benefits of Pilates are and are looking for a good reason to start; you’re in luck, because there are many. Pilates is a form of exercise similar to yoga, involving a series of movements which concentrates on core strength, posture, balance and flexibility. It uses a form of 500 exercises … Read more

A List of Workout Routines to Follow at Home

If you’ve had to temporarily say goodbye to your regular workout routines with your personal trainer or your sports teams, staying fit and maintaining a regular exercise routine may have become a lot harder. It’s important to keep your body moving and regulated, especially when stuck indoors most of the day, which is why we … Read more

The Science Behind Weight Loss and Exercise

Weight loss and gain is a balancing act between energy consumed by the body and energy expenditure. Exercise is the most variable factor in human energy expenditure in that this is what we have control over most. While we are exercising we are expending energy, however what is less known is that following a bout … Read more

Maintaining Your New Year Resolution. Where’s Your Motivation Gone?

Maintaining Your New Year resolution… Eep! At the start of the year we feel motivated to create a list of New Year resolutions with a kick starting “new year, new me” attitude. From cutting out our favourite sugary treats to joining a gym, we’ve all made promises to ourselves we just didn’t have enough motivation … Read more

Doing the Bare Minimum: How much exercise should I be doing?

As we spring into the warmer months when we’re starting to un-rug from under a warm blanket, doing exercise and keeping in shape may be starting to itch at the back of our mind. And let’s be honest, even though it’s getting warmer it’s still only a small group of us who really enjoy going … Read more

5 Minute Easy Exercises to Help with Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can be a fickle thing that can impact our everyday movements. This is why it’s important to do a few easy exercises to help lower back pain which will strengthen and further help alleviate and prevent back pain. These stretches and exercises can also increase blood flow into the lower back area, … Read more

Musculoskeletal Health- Keep an eye on the body as it ages

Australians on average are living into their eighties these days. Whilst this is amazing it is also very important that we take the time to look after our health and body. Here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we have a range of patients from infants to the elderly. We believe in the importance of musculoskeletal health … Read more

Managing Sore Muscles: Step into Spring with Magnesium

With spring just around the corner, you may be inclined to go outside to soak up the sun and breathe in the fresh air. This may mean increasing your level of activity and getting into an exercise routine, which may cause you to experience sore muscles caused by muscular tension and cramping. These symptoms, along with … Read more

Warm Up This Winter with a Remedial Massage

As the icy weather of winter starts to settle in, lazing around and staying indoors with a cup of coffee becomes a creature comfort. Whilst others prefer increasing levels of activity through exercise due to it’s ability to help blood flow during the colder months. With dropping temperatures, the body becomes stiff and may cause … Read more

Walking Right This Autumn

Walking is highly beneficial to the body. It assists with strengthening muscles, cardio and can even help with improving posture. Here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we see a lot of patients affected due to poor posture. Daily tasks such as office jobs and the habit of being in front of a computer or on … Read more

Strength Training- It’s Important

Strength training is a crucial part of exercise. By incorporating strength training and cardio you are improving your bodies muscle endurance and capability. This training style assists your body in gaining tone and fitness. This helps to body prepare for mechanical strains and stress that routine tasks can place on the body. Strength training uses resistance to … Read more

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