Chiropractor in Brisbane CBD

Dr Miki Humphrey is a qualified Chiropractor in Brisbane CBD. Miki established her Brisbane CBD Chiropractic Clinic with the aim of helping Brisbane City workers look after their bodies. Miki’s passion is helping people through chiropractic, exercise and healthy lifestyle. This approach to healing and health assists her patients to function at their best in a natural and holistic way. … Read More

CrossFit.. A Chiropractors Perspective

CrossFit is a popular exercise trend that seems to be here to stay. Because of its rapid rise in popularity and unique training methods it has attracted a lot of both good and bad publicity. Generally speaking the medical profession and musculoskeletal therapists tend to warn against CrossFit and there is good reason for that as there is a definite … Read More

Q and A with A Brisbane Personal Trainer Ritchie

Q: How long have you been a PT at Elizabeth Street Fitness First? A: I started here at Elizabeth street when the club opened just over 4 years ago now. Q: What is your training philosophy? A: My training philosophy would be “Train With Purpose” identify what exactly it is that you want to achieve from your body and train … Read More

How to get stronger glutes with Barefoot Training

Did you know that strengthening the small muscles of the feet can lead to a 200% increase in the speed of glute contraction? I did a very interesting course with the Evidence Based Fitness Academy at the start of the year and learnt some great tips for strengthening the feet to help increase glute and core activation. Increased contraction of … Read More

Review: TRX Training

About 3 years ago I discovered some TRX suspension straps in my gym. I had never used them before and wasn’t really sure how to incorporate them into my training. At the time I was really into CrossFit and weight lifting so I didn’t think that TRX training would be tough enough for me. Turns out I was wrong!!! The … Read More

High Intensity Interval Training vs Chronic Cardio

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is very popular right now and for good reason. HIIT training is a different way to structure cardio sessions. Rather than going for a long slow run/bike or swim these are shorter sessions with a combination of short, intense sprints followed by recovery periods. This type of training gets away from the traditional long, slow … Read More

Should I do Yoga or Pilates?

A common question I get asked from my chiropractic patients is if yoga or pilates is the right form of exercise for them. This is a really good question and I think that a lot of people don’t understand the differences between them. In general most people can benefit from both yoga and pilates but if you are wanting to … Read More

Are you an Active Couch Potato?

Do you go to the gym or put on your running shoes and head out for a jog most days of the week but still end up sitting all day at work? If this sounds like you then you might just fall into the category of an ‘Active Couch Potato’. An active couch potato dedicates time to exercise but is … Read More

Easy ways to prevent “Tech Neck”

‘Tech neck’ is a new term used to describe neck pain or injuries caused from looking at computer screens, smart phones or tablets for too long. With the structure of our days now involving so much time spent on screens this is becoming very common. Looking down at screens for too long puts pressure on the joints of the spine … Read More

Tips to Create Happy Shoulders

The shoulders, like all joints require optimal strength and positioning to function properly. Unfortunately lots of time spent in front of desks and computers does the shoulders no favours. It is very common to see people with very short tight pecs and internal rotators as well as over active upper trapezius fibres while the lower trapezius fibres are weak and … Read More