If you’re not a morning person; then the very title of this article probably made you groan out loud. Having to open up the gym every morning at 5am, Hennie and I sometimes also have trouble feeling energized and enthusiastic in the early morning hours of the day! That being said, we understand the importance of starting every day off on the right foot! There are numerous benefits to exercising in the morning! These include fewer distractions, improved appetite control and increased energy levels but an often overlooked benefit of morning workouts are the effects it has on stress and your brain! Here are our top 3 reasons to start your day with a workout:
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As Biokineticists, Hennie and I often get asked the question “what exactly is biokinetics?” or “what is it that you do?”. As biokineticists we focus primarily on final phase rehabilitation and prevention, working hand in hand with other health care providers in such as physiotherapists, physical therapists, chiropractors and orthopedic therapists. Here are 4 reasons why you should give biokinetics a go!
Lower back pain is extremely common and one of the most commonly treated orthopedic conditions in our biokinetics practice. This is generally because an individuals lower back supports the weight of their upper body and as such is exposed to a lot of stress — especially during everyday movements like lifting and twisting.
For many people sticking to your new years resolutions or starting on a new exercise plan can be a challenge; but what is the key to crushing it consistently?
How is it that some people manage to maintain a consistent and regular exercise routine, year round, despite also having to deal with all the challenges of day-to-day living?
There is a quote by Jim Ryun we love that says: “Motivation is what gets you started, habit is what keeps you you going.”
Whether you’re just starting out, or already crushing it, here are our top 5 tips to help make exercising a regular habit.
If you are anything like our Biokineticist Hennie, the thought of running makes you want to throw your hands up and surrender to the fitness police. He really hates it, and if you feel the same way, keep reading to find out what other workouts you can do to give you the same level of cardiovascular exercise, but without the long boring runs.
Everyone wants to be fit and healthy!
If you are struggling to stay motivated and the thought of going to the gym seems overwhelming; then here are our top 10 tips for fitness success!
Sticking to your fitness routine is often hard enough, but it gets even harder if you don’t have a program to follow. It’s not enough to just hop on the cardio machines for a few minutes and then throw in some ab exercises before hitting the showers.
Sure, you might be doing more than the average joe who stays at home, but failing to have a structured plan can make it hard to reach your goals, and more importantly to stay motivated to do so.
Here are our 4 reasons why following a structured exercise plan is essential.
Whether it be to lose 10kg, run a marathon, or bench press 100kg; goal setting is a crucial part in getting started and staying motivated throughout your fitness journey!
Here are our top 3 reasons why you should set yourself fitness goals for 2021!
Back pain is one of the most common ailments in working adults and studies have found that up to 80% of individuals experience some form of back ache or pain throughout their lives. Managing chronic lower back pain is not easy, as there are numerous different factors that can contribute to the onset and persistence of pain. What can however assist in the pain management process is a firm understanding of some of the most common causes which can contribute to back pain.