A sitting or standing desk: what’s best?

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It’s no secret that we spend more time sitting down today than we did a fair few decades ago. And an obvious contributing factor is our desk-based work culture.

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Eating and Activity Guidelines

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This document provides evidence-based health advice on healthy eating and being physically active. It is written for health practitioners and others who provide advice on nutrition and physical activity for...

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Kids and sports: how much is too much?

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On the one hand, half of our kids aged 5–14 years favour a more sedentary lifestyle, watching 2 or more hours of TV a day. And only 10% of secondary school students are meeting the current recommendations of 60 minutes of physical activity daily, according to the Youth’12 survey.

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Dormant Bottom Syndrome: do you have a lazy bum?

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When you have a lazy bottom, your glutes don’t work as efficiently as they should, causing the muscles and joints around the area to compensate and absorb any shock.

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Exercise during and after pregnancy

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Our clients often ask us if they should exercise during pregnancy. And, in most case, we encourage it. But your overall health, base level of fitness and individual pregnancy must be considered. 

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The Fountain of Youth

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The Fountain of Youth lies in Exercise! Last weekend, I attended the NZ Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine scientific meeting.

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Alzheimer's Prevention

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I attended an event hosted by the Neurological Foundation last month aimed at educating the public on Alzheimer’s prevention.

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On your marks, get set, go!!!


It’s great to see so many of our patients training for the many upcoming running events around Christchurch and New Zealand this year.

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