Muscle Matters!

Muscle Matters!

Muscle Matters!

Feeling frustrated and exhausted in dealing with muscle cramps, soreness, twitching or weakness in your limbs? Unfortunately, regardless of age, these discomforts can be frustrating and difficult to deal with, and the search for answers can seem futile. Over the years, there have been numerous on-going discussions in relation to good posture, the benefits of … [Read More]

Explaining the pain – Is it Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis

Explaining the pain – Is it Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis

Explaining the pain – Is it Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid Arthritis

If opening containers becomes more difficult because of painful hands, or if climbing stairs produces pain in the knees, “Arthritis” is often the first thing that comes to mind. The two different types of arthritis are Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). There are many similarities between OA and RA, including joint pain and inflammation. … [Read More]

Caring for Your Joints

Caring for Your Joints

Caring for Your Joints

If you suffer from joint pain at common areas such as the knees, ankles and shoulders, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, joint pain is such a widespread problem that it has been a persistent complaint we hear from old folks around us.  Joints are connections in between two bones and often so, the pain … [Read More]

What Over-Exertion Does To Your Body

What Over-Exertion Does To Your Body

What Over-Exertion Does To Your Body

The Lowdown: There is a fine line between pushing to the limit and over-exertion, and it is something many don’t realised until after their workout. Over-exertion may seem innocuous but if not careful, can be really harmful to you and your body. Understanding when you’re over-exerting yourself and learning methods to help you recover will … [Read More]

Your Guide To Muscle Recovery

Your Guide To Muscle Recovery

Your Guide To Muscle Recovery

The Lowdown: You’re a fitness freak and you want to challenge your body to do great things. But pushing your muscles hard and not letting it recover will not help you get better or stronger. Learning some strategies to help your muscles recover will improve your performance in the long run.   Do you always … [Read More]

Sports: How Far Is Too Far?

Sports: How Far Is Too Far?

Sports: How Far Is Too Far?

The Lowdown: You’re always one for a physical challenge. So you push yourself hard, sometimes perhaps too hard. But pushing yourself beyond your limits can cause lasting damage to your body. Knowing your limits is crucial to preserving your body. Giving it a break and good nutrition will let you enjoy your physical activity unhindered. … [Read More]