The Future of Fitness and Physiotherapy
The SOLID INFINITY SYSTEM A real problem we all face today is how to make the most of our space at home and work to exercise and stay fit and healthy. The SOLID INFINITY SYSTEM will not only give you your space back it will allow you, your family, colleagues or clients to create and customise […]
SITTING IS KILLING US
Sedentary behaviour and a lack of whole-body movement are independent predictors of increased mortality and increased incidence of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer, regardless of level of physical exercise, according to an article published online Feb. 4 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Elin Ekblom-Bak, of the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, and […]
International Women’s Day
Women have come a long way in this world, and rightfully so that progress is honoured every year on March 8. What is International Women’s Day, you ask? You may have noticed the date coming up on your calendar. Obviously, we don’t need a designated holiday to celebrate the ongoing strength and courage of women, because […]
HOW CAN WORKPLACES ASSIST TO CREATE HEALTHY STAFF?
Companies need to focus on increasing physical activity levels in the workplace by reducing sitting time to realise the significant benefits in individuals. This doesn’t mean you have to work up a sweat, it’s simply a matter of light-intensity activity for 2 minutes every hour. Here are some simple examples to implement exercise into your work […]
THE DANGERS OF SITTING STILL AT WORK
Are you aware that the cost of absenteeism in Australia is estimated at $7 billion each year, yet research shows that workplace health programs resulted in a 25% decrease in sick leave absenteeism, 41% decrease in workers compensation costs, 24% decrease in disability management costs and $5.81 of savings for every $1 invested in employee well-being? The […]
Christmas Toys for Big Boys
Despite the silly season’s lure to rest and relax, the stress of holiday shopping together with your New Year’s resolution can take a serious toll. Christmas is a time to disconnect from your work, catch up with family, sleep in, watch the season’s most anticipated movies, (over)eat good food and, spend time in the sun and the great […]
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Violence against women is a global pandemic. Whether at home, on the streets or during war, violence against women takes place in public and private places. Did you Know? One in three women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence, mostly by an intimate […]
Thanksgiving November 26th
With sun filled Christmas celebrations fast approaching here in Oz, we thought we’d look into a Winter Thanksgiving Day, and find out what it’s all about. Thanksgiving Day is celebrated through the United States and Canada and was originally a holiday to give thanks to God for the harvest. It is special day to celebrate with […]
It’s Tough Mudder Time!
Tough Mudder is a team-oriented 10-12 mile (18-20 km) obstacle course designed to test physical strength and mental grit. Tough Mudder is not a timed race but a team challenge that allows participants to experience exhilarating, yet safe, world-class obstacles they won’t find anywhere else. “Tough Mudder’s not just a fitness challenge, it’s about camaraderie, […]
BEAUVEMBER – Introducing Beau – SOLID RACKS Mascot
If you’ve visited SOLID RACKS in Brookvale, chances are you’ve met Beau, a 14 year old male White West Highland Terrier who was diagnosed with lymphoma 5 months ago. Upon a visit to Allambie Veterinary Clinic for his arthritis, Dr Faon Mudie detected two enlarged lymph nodes and upon further diagnosis it was confirmed that Beau had […]