The Importance of Balance Exercises 

  Balance is a skill that is often taken for granted and we tend not to focus on it until it becomes diminished or impaired. Although, this is one component that we should all incorporate into our exercise programs. Balance exercises are great for increasing stability and proprioception, essential elements in aiding the recovery from injury or managing a chronic condition. Most importantly, balance…

Do You Have a Healthy Pelvic Floor?

There are three questions that you should ask yourself when exercising that often get over looked or just written off as a part of life. It is becoming a lot more common for us to ignore the signs from our body, and not discuss bodily functions that need to be addressed. The 3 important questions…

Unseasonal Winter Quashes Excuse?

  One of the more common ‘justifications’ for people not exercising sufficiently during winter is that the cold and daylight hours in Toowoomba make it difficult to form a strong habit. Whilst the weather and associated colds and flus do impact the level of consistency that exercisers can achieve during the colder months, the mild…

Why We Need To Rest.  

  If you have ever participated in a resistance exercise program or regime, you have probably heard about the “rest day”. But what is its significance?    ACSM guidelines for apparently healthy adults recommend that we should be participating in resistance exercises 2-3 times a week, with at least 48hrs between each session. Resistance training is appropriate when…

Are You at Risk of Falls?

With age, there is an increased chance of several things disrupting your general health and wellbeing. However, one of the most common occurrences for those over the age of 65 is having a fall. A fall is defined as unexpected events in which the participant comes to rest on the ground, floor or lower level.…

National Diabetes Week

This week marks National Diabetes Week (9-15 July). National Diabetes Week is about helping promote public awareness for all types of diabetes. There are three types of diabetes: Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes. Type 2 diabetes makes up the majority of all cases and is the one that we are able to influence…

Creating Movement Solutions

Here at Vision, we work with a wide variety of people with a plethora of difficult capabilities and health considerations. Some require significant support and some only a little bit of guidance but the one key component that dictates all of what we do with everyone we see is that our movement solutions are matched…

Exercising at a Young Age  

  In today’s society children are become more sedentary in their lifestyle as they become more involved with technology. However, during early stages of life, our muscles, bones and joint structures are still developing. Bad habits at an early stage in life may lead to health complications later in life. This is why it is so important to promote healthy…

Sleep Management

Inadequate sleep is estimated to affect 33-45 % of Australian Adults as reported in the sleep foundations 2016 health survey. Sleep is an important physical, mental and regenerative activity. However, there are many things that can cause issues with having a good night sleep: such as trouble getting to sleep, waking in the middle of…