Optimal Health for the Whole Family

As spring approaches and the sun comes up earlier, it’s a good time to consider a healthy approach to living for the family. What we eat, how much we exercise, how we sleep, how much relaxation time we get and generally how we conduct are lives on a daily basis are key to maintaining optimal health for the whole family. With so much discussion online and in the media surrounding the idea of health and wellbeing it’s natural to feel overwhelmed by the amount of information available and what you can do for your loved ones. Here are some tips that you can start doing today to help you achieve optimal health for the whole family. Start with the basics of a happy body and happy mind – good posture is at the core of wellbeing, as foundations and a sound structure are to a building. Our physios understand that good posture and core stability is one of the most fundamental attributes of lifelong health. To achieve effective movement we rely heavily on the major muscle groups. Together with our core, they are responsible for maintaining correct posture and alignment through a range of demanding activities. Simple exercises such as bridges, lunges, wall squats and calf raises can be done to keep these muscles well-conditioned. Focus on maintaining good core body strength to carry you throughout your life.  ...

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