Exercises for Office Workers: What to Avoid if You Have Neck and Shoulder Pain

What to Avoid if You Have Neck and Shoulder Pain-blog

Exercises for Office Workers: What to Avoid if You Have Neck and Shoulder Pain Neck, shoulder and upper back pain is an extremely common complaint, especially from office workers who spend all day sitting in front of computer screens. If you try to keep fit and come into the gym, there are several exercises that can exacerbate problems in your … Read More

DO YOU HAVE A SORE BACK FROM TAKING ON TOO MUCH?

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DO YOU HAVE A SORE BACK FROM TAKING ON TOO MUCH? We can all relate to carrying as many bags as possible to save us making another trip. However, is the time you’re saving worth it? Lifting more than you are able to carry can cause immense strain on your body. Furthermore, with bad lifting technique, it can be even … Read More

HOW OFTEN DO YOU THINK ABOUT YOUR SPINE?

HOW OFTEN DO YOU THINK ABOUT YOUR SPINE-blog

HOW OFTEN DO YOU THINK ABOUT YOUR SPINE? Spinal health is generally only something we pay attention to when we have back pain. The spine is a very important part of your body and its health can have a big impact on how well the rest of your body’s functions perform. Spinal health issues, even subtle ones, can affect your … Read More

IS BINGE WATCHING GIVING YOU A BACKACHE? HERE ARE 4 TIPS FOR SPINE HEALTH

IS BINGE WATCHING GIVING YOU A BACKACHE? Here are 4 Tips For Spine Health   There is no denying that people are living increasingly sedentary lifestyles, spending hours each day sitting at desks or curled up on couches watching TV.  In fact, the average Australian spends 2 hours and 25 minutes a day watching television*. That’s a long time in … Read More

IS THE DAILY GRIND HURTING YOUR HEAD? HERE’S HOW TO PREVENT HEADACHES

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IS THE DAILY GRIND HURTING YOUR HEAD? HERE’S HOW TO PREVENT HEADACHES   Headaches are becoming increasingly common and many people are guilty of taking painkillers and ignoring the problem. Headaches can take different forms, including migraines and tension headaches, and these can greatly impact quality of life. What Causes Headaches? Headaches can be caused by various factors, including but … Read More

Four benefits of remedial massage

by Activate Personal Training April 16, 2018 Did you know that our first sensory system to develop is touch? In newborns skin-to-skin contact promotes greater sleep, regulates movements, brings calmness, and reduces stress throughout our growth and change in lifestyle. However, as we get older we push our bodies to the limit – excessive desk work, prolonged standing, lack of … Read More

Blueprint Health and Fitness

We are a PRIVATE PERSONAL TRAINING STUDIO located in Brisbane’s CBD on Elizabeth Street Blueprint Health and Fitness caters to ALL fitness types and levels. Whether you are looking to get back into fitness, lose weight, gain muscle or prepare for a specific event, we can help you get there. We offer a wide variety of services listed below, we … Read More

Wrist pain in office workers

Spending long hours typing at your computer and have sore wrists? Wrist pain is not an uncommon complaint in office workers who spend long periods of time typing. Wrist pain is often an annoying injury that can vary from a dull ache into the much more serious complaint of carpal tunnel syndrome. The reason why wrist pain is so common … Read More

How pilates can cause lower back pain

I have been seeing a few patients recently who have just started pilates and ended up with lower back pain from these classes. These people have started off with the great intention of getting a stronger core to PREVENT lower back pain not cause it! It can be quite a frustrating scenario. But there is a very logical reason why, … Read More

Tips for preventing lower back pain in runners

Running is a great way to stay fit and active. Anyone who has ever really got into running will tell you how addictive it can be. However, runners tend to be fairly prone to injuries. Running is a high impact activity and running long distances on hard concrete surfaces can cause up to 300 times your body weight to be … Read More