2022 Christmas gift guide

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Stuck for gift ideas for the active person in your life? Our team have got you covered this Christmas!

How to (safely) improve your fitness this summer

Thinking of stepping up your exercise plans as the warmer weather dawns upon us?
Our Physiotherapist, Evan Ramos shares his top tips to help you stay healthy, motivated and determined as you start to ramp up your exercise over the summer months.

Peanut Butter Rocky Road

With Christmas just around the corner, why not whip up this delicious Peanut Butter Rocky Road as a gift for your family or friends – or as a special festive treat for yourself!

BBQ Chicken Skewers with Pear and Cabbage Slaw

Keep things fresh this festive season with Amanda’s BBQ Chicken Skewers with Pear and Cabbage Slaw. Perfect for those warm nights or when you just need a break from Christmas feasting!

Easter Recipe: Wholemeal Hot Cross Buns

hot cross buns

The Easter long weekend is a great time to relax and enjoy time with friends and family. As always, we’re spoilt with endless amounts of delicious Easter treats! For some people this may bring up feelings of anxiety about having to ‘control’ what they eat. So instead of feeling guilty about possibly eating more chocolate than usual, let’s give ourselves permission to embrace the celebrations and remember that it’s completely normal to enjoy different types and amounts of food at different stages of the year!

Keeping the bugs away from your training

In recent years, there has been considerable controversy in Australia regarding surgery for degenerative tears of the medial meniscus. Critics cite epidemiological studies to support their view that such surgery is of no benefit and in many cases probably harmful (Buchbinder,R and Harris,I, Editorial, Medical Journal of Australia;197:364-5, 2012). And yet, knee surgeons continue to perform large numbers of partial meniscectomies in active people over the age of 40, adamant that in most cases patients are much better off than if the surgery had not been carried out.