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Fascia,the spiderweb connecting your body
  • Posted by: Deanna
  • 2019-11-13

‘The Spiderweb Connecting Your Body.’

Content by: Deanna Niceski – Accredited Exercise Physiologist Have you heard of the word Fascia? Hopefully you have, if not, you can always teach an old dog new tricks (I believe so anyway). It’s an underrated system in our body that interconnects absolutely everything. “Fascia is the body’s connective tissue. It’s a head-to-toe, inside-to-out, all-encompassing,

Oxygen

“2 O’s make it right and help us stay alive.”

Content by: Deanna Niceski – Accredited Exercise Physiologist “Tell me how I’m supposed to breathe with no air?” It will take your breath away. Knowing all the links, structures and organisms it takes for us to do something as natural and instinctive as breathing. Trees, plants, our bodies physiology, diatoms and earth’s atmosphere, it’s all

Body composition

Slugs, snails and puppy dog tails? Or sugar, spice and all things nice? What are YOU made of?

Content by: Jaymee Dudley You know you’ve got bones; you know you’ve got muscle and you know you’ve got fat. But have you ever wondered how much of each you have? Body composition is a way of describing what your body is made up of. By analysing your body composition, you can accurately detect changes

Reliable fitness testing in schools

Wellness Testing in Schools – 2020

Content by:  Graham Dudley – CEO The Australian summer is nearly upon us as we wind down term 4 in schools across the nation.  Calling all PE and sports teachers to begin the planning for terms 1 and 2 2020 and fitness assessment of the students for wellbeing and performance. #TeamGWTAus are now taking bookings

Wellness Tracking Event

Wellness Camps – Kick Start Summer

Content by: Cameron Boehm – General Manager Welcome to the next generation of fitness classes. Introducing “GWT Wellness Camps”. With a clear vision of creating exceptional wellbeing and positive habitual change Wellness Camps seek to create an atmosphere that enhances growth and transformation, challenges movement literacy, is fun, vibrant and enjoyable to everyone and anyone.

The best exercises for osteoporosis

‘I’ve got a BONE to pick with you; The best exercises for osteoporosis’

Content by: Deanna Niceski – Accredited Exercise Physiologist Can you hear that? The signs and symptoms your skeletal system of 206 bones shows when its losing minerals more rapidly than they are being replenished? Trick question; you shouldn’t as osteoporosis is known as the ‘silent disease’. Fused together from cartilage in our younger years, our

Health and nutrition

‘Calories: Who’s Counting?’

Content by: Cameron Boehm We hear so much in the media about calories. How many calories are in this chocolate bar? How many calories do I burn doing a push up? But what really is a calorie? Calories are a way of keeping track of our body’s energy budget. A healthy balance is when we

Overcoming pain

“Ten tactics to overcoming and managing your mountain of Pain” – Part 2

Content by: Deanna Niceski – Accredited Exercise Physiologist Movement is medicine and pain is no exception to it. It’s the one thing that builds our physical resilience, creates a robust and strong architecture, builds self-efficacy, benefits our tissues and helps us take control over pain. However, when we are in pain for so long and

Partnership Casey Tech School

Partnership with Casey Tech School

Content by: Graham Dudley – CEO Casey Tech School is a shared learning facility that delivers high-tech, leading edge courses to students from over 20 secondary schools in the Casey region.  Casey Tech School aims to deliver innovative and real-world education programs in partnership with local industries, helping to prepare students for the jobs of

Myths, misunderstandings and unnecessary fears about Pain! – Part 1

Content by: Deanna Niceski – Accredited Exercise Physiologist With pain comes resistance, from our mind and our bodies, because pain is uncomfortable, it hurts and frankly it absolutely sucks (I’m sure we can all agree). It’s personal, complex and relates into our social, psychological and biological aspects of health. What is your relationship with pain?