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Recovery

Last week was Men's Health Week, and although they likely don't want to admit it, let’s face it - men are not as healthy as women. The stereotype of a hard-working, overachieving, providing male executive has some basis in reality; and it’s making men sicker...

There is something affecting men. It’s like kryptonite to Superman. It makes the toughest men weak. You can’t identify it like a broken bone. You can’t remove it like a tumour. It is probably the greatest health issue facing men. This weakness is to do...

Mens sana in corpore sano is a Latin phrase, usually translated as ‘a sound mind in a sound body’. When people think of exercise they often view it from the perspective of how it can change us physically. However the biggest benefit of exercise is how...

Many people use exercise to improve body shape, improve performance and decrease their pain. However, it is well known, and gaining further interest on the benefits to your mental health. Stress, anxiety and depression amongst other mental health issues are extremely complex, yet a simple...

Conventional wisdom has been to train harder, for longer in order to get the best results. However this is not the case and this approach not only leads to poor results but can have the completely opposite desired effect. By better understanding how stress impacts...

With many clients returning from their European summer vacations, they often struggle with more than just the post holiday blues. Studies have found that people often underestimate the impacts of flying with a 20% decrease in physical and mental performance. It can often take people 2-3...

From the physical to psychological, mindfulness is fast becoming the magical solution to all our health and performance problems. Studies have shown that mindfulness can reduce stress, increase focus and improve productivity in the workplace. But mindfulness doesn't have to be all happy clappy, sitting...

After a year of mixed results my football team and I recently qualified for the grand final, my first in almost a decade. After a tough training week the body and mind were feeling little a worse for wear. For centuries, water has been used as...

I had a very interesting conversation with my uncle the other day who said to me that if it wasn’t for smoking he would have died from work related stress many years ago. I agree with him to some degree. My uncle has been retired...