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…

Restarting an Exercise Program after a Break

  Recreating habits is often a struggle for many of us particularly the healthy habits we worked hard for before holidays. As the mornings grow colder and darker and the holiday sleep-ins leach into the working week it is important to remember what you successfully achieved before you had a break. The fact that once…

Back to the Basics: Why Should we Exercise?

The thought of exercise can be daunting for some and for others they simply just don’t have the time. However, according to the American College of Sports Medicine it is recommended that we should be participating in regular exercise 3-5 times a week for at least 30 minutes. In recent years, staying active and exercise…

High-Intensity Interval Training

When we think of improving cardiovascular fitness, most of us think about endurance running i.e. running for a long period of time at a consent speed. But for some, this can be challenging and prove to be not so beneficial, as sustaining a consent speed may not be achievable over a long period. So what…

Conquering Cancer  

  In the past month we have had some truly inspiring results from participants in our Conquer Cancer exercise program. The graded exercise program provides an opportunity for those undergoing or those have been through cancer treatment to regain their physical and mental health. As we know cancer and its treatments have significant effects on…