Category Archives: Fitness

Exercise: your most natural medicine

Health and Fitness professionals have always looked at prescribed exercise as a form of regenerative healing to the mind and body, in much the same way as primary healthcare has prescribed medicine to heal their patients. Physically and physiologically exercise … Continue reading

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Gluteus Maximus: Our most powerful power generator

Ok let’s stand! Clench your fists tightly and then do the same with your backside. Come on! Really squeeze them tightly! Hold this for 15 seconds. Now that’s what I call a Glut turn on:) Some of you may feel … Continue reading

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Tight Hamstrings: The Bane of All Athletes

Hamstrings are speed generators. They are part of what I refer to as the “Big 5” power muscles. The Hamstring group helps the Gluteus Maximus extend the hip and increase stride length. Most hamstring injuries are not at the distal … Continue reading

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It’s Running Season! Get ready

The 20th Anniversary Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon will take place on 17 January, 2016. If you are one of the 70,000 lucky participants of any of the races, whether the full Marathon, Half Marathon or 10k race, you have … Continue reading

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Psoas: our primary posture muscle

If you could look deeply into the abdominal core from the front of your body, the final layer of muscle attaching into the anterior portion of your lower back or lumbar spine is the Psoas major, part of the hip … Continue reading

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The importance of Mobility Training

For all the newcomers heading into fitness and wellness programs, it is a daunting task to know what is right for your body type and personality. Do you want to be active in a team sport or do you simply … Continue reading

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The power of staying active

Are you sitting comfortably? You shouldn’t. Right now, the lack of physical activity in our western society is the #1 public health care problem that we, humans, face. It is even being said that inactivities like sitting are much worse for … Continue reading

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Going skiing this Christmas? Your knees are the most at risk.

Skiing is a sport which requires a huge amount of flexibility to allow you to turn freely and stay on top of those skis. Skiing and snowboarding both use a wide range of movements that are sporadic, sudden, and potentially … Continue reading

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Exercising during pregnancy

As a woman and one that is also planning to have a family, I can tell you that a regular exercise routine throughout your pregnancy will help you stay healthy and feel your best. You probably know that already. Certain … Continue reading

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Going skiing? Watch these knees

Can’t wait to fly down the slopes?? Warm up creaking knees before you go. Skiing is a sport which requires a huge amount of flexibility to allow you to turn freely and stay on top of those skis. Skiing and … Continue reading

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