Entries by sguthrie

Health Show Episode #15 – How to have a Healthy Christmas

In our Christmas themed Health Show we offer some tips on how to survive and thrive over the Christmas season. Practical and easy advice, while not coming across as the killjoy by those around you!! And download our Healthy Christmas Gift Guide below. Weight gain? Some studies claim it’s a mere 1lb while others say […]

Helping clients with Physio and Systematic Kinesiology

Helping clients with Physio and Systematic Kinesiology As a physiotherapist for the past 11 years, I encounter clients on a daily basis who have had an acute injury, e.g. ligament, muscle and joint injuries. When there is a mechanism of injury, a specific movement or event that caused the damage, it usually is easy enough […]

Cross Crawl: Increase your Mind Power

Cross Crawl: Increase your Mind Power Cross Crawl is one of the first techniques learnt on a Kinesiology course, and it is so very powerful. Did you know.. that the cross-crawl technique is one of the easiest ways to activate your brain development and nervous system. It gives the proper motor and sensory stimuli it needs […]

Halloween made healthier with Pumpkins

Halloween is one of our favourite holidays we love the scary movies and Halloween decorations. Halloween is also the a big sugar high season with bags and nags of sweets on offer in every supermarket. And while it’s pretty hard to avoid sweet treats, having altogether, it is possible to make better choices and not […]

Health Show Episode #13– Steps to Take to Help Your Thyroid

Health Show Episode #13– Steps to Take to help your Thyroid Thyroid disorders are on the rise, and is a serious problem that’s causing so many health complications. Because millions of people around the world are suffering, we decided to highlight this topic and was the theme of this month’s Health Show. But since we […]

Living with Fibromyalgia: Kinesiology can Help

  Living with Fibromyalgia -Kinesiology can help Also called fibromyalgia syndrome, is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body. It comes from three Latin words: ‘fibro’ meaning fibrous tissues, such as tendons (tissue that connects muscles to bones) and ligaments (tissue that connects bones to bones) ‘my’ meaning muscles ‘algia’ meaning pain […]

Get your kids off milk now !

The milk industry has been working hard for decades to convince us that it’s absolutely essential for everyone to drink milk. Milk supporters – and the milk industry – tend to focus their marketing on bone health and the prevention of osteoporosis to sell their cupfuls. And while intuition may tell you that the consumption […]

Is a low-fat diet causing you to gain weight ?

Good versus Bad – Why we all need it in our diet We know that diet plays a big role in the health of the body, but an essential nutrient that has been demonized for the past 50 years or so is fat. Low-fat foods have been recommended to be healthy, yet long term chronic […]

Health Show Episode #12 – Helping anxious children

Helping Anxious children and teenagers at School If you are a parent, aunt, uncle, teacher or carer of kids, this month’s Health Show is a must watch. Going back to school can be stressful at the best of times. But with anxiety, and learning difficulties on the rise (up to a third of students), it […]