Transcend Health: Duncan’s Story

“You must find it really satisfying helping people”. Clients of Transcend Health say this to me all the time. Typically, I would answer in my cheerful way “oh, you know, most days”. Honestly, 85% of the time, I love it, but, this hasn’t always been the case. After a few years practicing, most physio’s start […]

How Technology is Changing the Way We Exercise

Today technology is an inevitable part of our lives. It plays an important role in everything (well almost) we do or experience every day. From the time we get out of our beds to turning back in after a long hard day, it follows us everywhere; workplaces, meetings, restaurants, cinema, shopping malls, social hangouts and […]

Exercising During Pregnancy

There are numerous health benefits for women who exercise during pregnancy, including better weight control and improved mood and maintenance of fitness levels. Exercise also helps relieve stress, so you can feel good about doing something for yourself and the baby! During your pregnancy, you will need to make a few changes to your normal […]

Active Ideas for Kids July School HolidaysActive Ideas for Kids July School Holidays

We’ve compiled a list of ideas to keep your kids and family active these July School Holidays. There are activities suitable for all ages, see for yourself: Charlestown Square Roller Skating Rink Saturday 6th – Sunday 21st July 2019 from 10am PRICE $5 Charlestown Square is celebrating its 40th birthday with a 70’s Roller-Skating Rink. […]

Exercising When You’re Sickexercising when you're sick

Many people wonder whether exercising while being sick will help or hinder their recovery. The answer will depend on many things, including just how sick you are. Mild to moderate exercise is usually okay if you have a mild cold and no fever. Exercise may be beneficial in temporarily relieving nasal congestion. With cold weather […]

Painful Injury Prevention and TreatmentPainful Injury Prevention and Treatment

Remember back when you were little and you listened to all of Grandma’s old sayings. I bet she mentioned that old gem that prevention is better than cure. I would have to agree with her. The best way to deal with a painful injury is to take preventative measures so you don’t have to have […]

Autumn Workouts in NewcastleAutumn Workouts in Newcastle

The end of Summer is a sad time for many people but the cool, crisp air of Autumn can be a great motivator to breathe new life into your workouts. Beginning work on your own exercise program now can carry you through the cooler months and avoid the Winter weight blow out. Start out slowly […]

Healthy Body, Happy Mind: 7 Apps to Help Manage Your Mental HealthHealthy Body, Happy Mind: 7 Apps to Help Manage Your Mental Health

Finding the balance of physical and mental health When it comes to health and taking care of yourself, a holistic approach is always best. Health is a balance of physical and mental health, meaning neither should be neglected. Exercise provides a mood boost, thanks to the release of endorphins, which can give someone a more […]

Sweat Together, Stay Together: Active Date IdeasSweat Together, Stay Together: Active Date Ideas

Sometimes it’s easy to fall into the habit of forming dates around food or a movie/Netflix binge. While you might enjoy these dates, it’s important (particularly when we leave summer towards the cooler months) that it doesn’t become the go-to date idea.  While eating delicious food or treating yourself to Gold Class at the cinema […]

Top Tips for Managing Chronic PainTop Tips for Managing Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is one of the most crippling problems affecting overall health. It is also a major contributor to depression and anxiety. It can be quite difficult at work to explain to your boss that you can’t sit down all day because you have a constant pain in your lower back and its bad for […]