At some point in our lives, we have all engaged in some form of stretching to reduce stiffness and pain or increase flexibility and range of movement. However, much of the current information regarding the benefits of stretching appear to be conflicting, with research both supporting and rejecting the suggested benefits....so who do you believe?
The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimate 70-90% of people will suffer from low back pain at some point in their life.
70-90%, now that is a lot of people!
It's been ten years since the concept of Core Principles was born. Its inception was driven partly by ignorance, partly by frustration but mostly out of a desire to add meaning to my life!!
Do you find yourself dreading the upcoming winter months, fully prepared to battle the annual cold, flu, sore throat and more..
This could be a sign that your body is in need of more ZINC!
Besides their colour, green and yellow bananas differ in several ways.
Yoga is a mind body practice that can meet the needs of all kinds of bodies, at all levels of fitness and health. It’s not just for bendy people! A yoga class is a great addition to any fitness program, encouraging strength as well as flexibility. It also helps practitioners to develop a quiet mind and a calm nervous system, which is so beneficial in our busy lives.
Research shows that consuming a protein snack within an hour of a resistance workout assists with muscle recovery.
While throwing a steak on the barbie is not always an option (nor a prefernce) post work out, what we need is an easily accessible, tasty and convinent snack, packed with quality protein...think protein balls!
The secret to a good protein ball recipe is its protein content. A well designed protein ball can be loaded with as much as 10 grams of protein per serve! A 100gm egg has 13gm!!
We recently interviewed two of our relatively new members to get the low down on what they’re up to here at Core Principles. It just happens that they’re a husband and wife duo but they don’t actually cross paths at the studio....
What’s causing your knee pain?
Well, I’m going to leave traumatic knee injuries aside for this piece, simply because you’d probably know what happened, and have a recovery plan in place (HOPEFULLY!!). But, let's talk about your garden variety knee pain!