Standing Desks – are they worth the hype?

Have you heard that “sitting is the new smoking”? While this might sound a bit dramatic, increased time spent sitting does actually increase your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression and a number of other nasty conditions. As

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Are gym classes safe?

Whether we do it or not, we know that regular exercise makes us happier and healthier people. Gyms and fitness centres have been reaping the benefits of our increased focus on health and wellbeing. It makes sense because forming a

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Which is the best exercise to slim down my inner thighs?

Now I know that I have probably roped you into reading this with an eye catching title but this is a question (or a variation of one) that I am asked so frequently. So I thought – what a great

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4 Life Lessons I’ve learned as a Working Mum

Some of you will know that I started GLOW Physio with a 4 month old breastfeeding bub and a 2 year old… Maybe it was hormone-driven motivation, or maybe just sleep-deprived craziness, but I figured there was no time like

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3 tips for a better breastfeeding position

I know a lot of money can be spent on really fancy feeding chairs by new mums or mums to be. You’re going to spend a lot of time in it, it might as well be a good one, right?

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Should you be able to touch your toes?

Touching your toes is often seen as some sort of reflection of how athletic / fit / sporty you are. I’ve noticed people are either very proud when they can touch their toes, or they seem a little embarrassed when they

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My 3 favourite things about being a mobile physio

I have now been working as a mobile physio for almost a year and a half. This has come after 10 years of working in private practice in the setting that most of you are familiar. It was all I

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How long does it take to strengthen my muscles?

When I am helping someone to recover from an injury or to improve their strength, I am often asked “how long will it take for my strength to improve”? The answer to this question depends largely on why (and whether)

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3 reasons you didn’t like Pilates (and why you should give it another go!)

Word is well and truly out that Pilates is good for us. It offers so many benefits, from improved strength & flexibility to enhanced coordination, body awareness and posture. So why isn’t everyone doing it? Well sometimes just knowing something is good

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When can I run after having a baby?

When I was pregnant with my first, I used to get insanely jealous whenever I would see someone running. It’s not that I was a big runner before pregnancy, but for some reason watching someone do something that I couldn’t turned

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