Correcting Posture For The Modern World

Long hours spent sitting in front of a computer combined with the escalating use of small mobile devices has seen a rapid degradation of ‘good posture’ in today’s world. Our own Dr Shane Buntman was featured on Channel 9 news last year talking about the rise of these sorts of complaints. And it appears that even the fashion world is taking notice, with this article also appearing on the Vogue website late last year.

Is Perfect Posture the New Six-Pack? 3 Ways to Straighten Up

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Running cadence is your best insurance policy

Have you counted your running cadence lately?

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With the triathlon season just around the corner, now is the time to start getting ready for race day. If you were lucky enough to avoid the winter blues then you’re probably feeling pretty confident that this summer will be your best yet. However, if you suffered through the cold winter, then now is the time to start paying attention. Remember that it’s not too late to get your form back in time for the new season.

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Weight Training for Endurance Athletes

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David Kinsella from Revolution Personal Training discusses why endurance athletes should be incorporating weights into their training regime.

Endurance athletes have typically shied away from performing heavy resistance training exercises or weight training. This is often due to time restraints associated with their high volume training schedules, or to the belief that there are no associated performance benefits from this type of training.

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Gluten Free Banana Pancakes Recipe

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These Banana Pancakes are Gluten Free, taste great and are great for you. Plus, they provide a really good way to get kids eating bananas. The best part is that we have added our Organic Reishi Mushroom Powder which (among other things) helps boost your immune system. Paired up with the natural potassium in the bananas, this recipe provides your body with an awesome amount of nutrients to aid homeostasis.

As is always the way with pancakes, the first hotcake to come out of the pan will probably be a bit misshapen. Just scoff it, and carry on with the rest – YOTAM OTTOLENGHI

Recipe via The Grove
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Are Mobility and Stability Holding Back Your Performance?

 

This article has been written about the sport of triathlon, however, is applicable to all physical activities whether it be gym, cross fit, tennis etc.

We all want to become fitter, stronger and faster athletes right? It’s these goals that continuously drag us out bed at 5am, drive us to complete 10+ hours of training weekly, and withhold us from a night out because we don’t want to miss that all important Saturday morning session. We make sacrifices to be the best athlete we can be and will generally do anything to improve performance…. purchase a $2k disc wheel, latest Garmin, ride an extra 2hrs on a Saturday morning, swim an extra 400m to make a clean 4km, or purchase the latest running shoes to save 50g of weight and so on… sound familiar?

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A Healthier Life for All: Interview with Triathlete Dan Kelly

Every day at Melbourne Osteopathy Sports Injury Centre we genuinely relate what we are doing to creating a ‘a healthier life for all’. This phrase is a large part of the vision that everyone at our Centre has agreed to work towards achieving each and every day. The phrase ‘a healthier life for all’ is our promise to our community. It is the drive behind our core values:

  1. Customer Service Excellence
  2. Clinical Excellence
  3. Leadership

Without a vision, we risk a journey without any real purpose or direction, as famously quoted by Helen Keller:

‘The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.’

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