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 The Science Behind Weight Loss and Exercise
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 Maintaining Your New Year Resolution. Where’s Your Motivation Gone?
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 Doing the Bare Minimum: How much exercise should I be doing?
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 5 Minute Easy Exercises to Help with Lower Back Pain
Working at a desk can be a real pain in the back, which is why here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we have some simple and easy desk stretches, that you can do while at work. We understand that sitting at work can have a negative impact on our health. Not only does it impact … Read more Desk Stretches with Back to Basics Chiropractic
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 Musculoskeletal Health- Keep an eye on the body as it ages
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 Managing Sore Muscles: Step into Spring with Magnesium
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 Warm Up This Winter with a Remedial Massage
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 Walking Right This Autumn
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 Strength Training- It’s Important