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…

Activating the Glutes!

You may have seen in some of our exercise of the week posts or from videos we have shared on social media or you may even be a client who has performed this exercise, that we place a band around the knees while performing exercises. We use this in such exercises as squats, deadlifts, landing…

Vitamin D and Pelvic Floor Health

Vitamin D is quite often prescribed along with other supplements to aid bone health. But is there another reason we should be getting more Vitamin D? Below is a link to a fantastic article by Dr Susie Gronski, that not only explains pelvic floor anatomy and function, but also why simply increasing your Vitamin D…

Kids Heart Pilates

Starting in early July, Vision Exercise Physiology will be offering a new program called Kids Heart Pilates. This program was developed by Exercise Physiologist and Pilates instructor, Liz Ernst. Vision Exercise Physiology has linked up with Kids Heart Pilates to run this program for the benefit of Toowoomba children. Kids Heart Pilates addresses the Queensland…