sleep deprivation

sleep deprivation

Sleep deprivation – the results killer We need to remember that sleep deprivation was a form of torture in war time.  It is true we can not survive without it and we seem to be a nation of people who are suffering a range of sleep disorders.  From those who...

separation of abdominal muscles

Here is a story of a Hobart woman who had a separation of abdominal muscles following her pregnancy.  I have changed her name to protect her identity (lets call her Louise) but I felt her story was particularly worth telling as the separation of abdominal muscles was...
gymstick

gymstick

Aqua gymstick – why I use it I’ve been using aqua gymstick for more than 5 years in my pregnancy aqua, aqua bootcamp and deep water gymstick classes at Hobart Aquatic Centre.  The gymstick is diverse piece of equipment that has been designed for the pool...
cortisol testing

cortisol testing

Adrenocortex stress testing (cortisol testing) – my results and first impressions of this approach. I’ve just returned from my week away to Kaizen Institute of Health (Queensland) where I was immersed in study and observations on a personal training...
Low Carb Diet

Low Carb Diet

Low Carb Diet – fad or future #fadorfuture Why I attended – Recently I attended a 90 minute webinar on the low carb diet approach with the question being raised – are they a fad or the future.  I attended for a number of reasons.  Nutrition can get...