• The importance of exercise in mid-life, the associated risks or concerns one should have, & what can we do to improve the ‘exercise experience’ in mid-life?

    Exercise is important at all stages of life, however greater emphasis on regular exercise during mid-life is critical to prevent the loss of function and ultimately independence later in life.  Mid-life exercise is important to reduce the effects of age-related changes within the body.  As we age, our bodies gradually lose strength, lean muscle mass and bone mass, in addition to an increase in fat mass.  This combination, unless intervened, will often accelerate during the mid to late life period.   One way we can combat and slow the effects of ageing is through exercise.    Read more

  • Water cycling in rehabilitation

    What are the main benefits?

    Water cycling is performed in a pool using a specifically designed hydro spin bike, reducing the strain on bones, joints and muscles compared to the load demanded on the body during land based exercise.   This reduction in load and strain on the body allows individuals who may not be able to complete land based exercise, an alternative pathway to complete exercise in a safer, less demanding environment. Read more