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Will’s Sneaky Environmental Audit

Environmental Audit at Viva

Hey, Will from the Admin team here. For the past few months, I’ve been undertaking a sneaky little project behind the scenes here at Viva…

So, whilst I’m sitting at […]

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    Improve Your Running Technique and Times (Advice from a physio)

Improve Your Running Technique and Times (Advice from a physio)

Running doesn’t come easy to everyone. Finding and maintaining motivation to tread those pavements can be tough. We all want to see our times improve and ultimately this is the biggest motivator of all.

So I’ve prepared a […]

Movement Studio: A Letter To Our Clients

 
To all our clients,

I hope you are as excited about The Movement Studio as what I am.

This concept is 18 months in the making and will provide an even greater platform for you to Relieve, Restore and Perform and […]

Patellofemoral Joint Pain – What you need to know

The first thing you should know is it isn’t just for runners.

It is a generic term used for people that have knee pain, more commonly seen in runners. Typically it is diagnosed as patellofemoral joint pain (PFJP).

The patellofemoral joint […]

Common Hiking Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Although the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping we are most definitely experiencing an Indian summer. With that in mind, there has never been a better time to take advantage of the beautiful conditions and explore […]

Pregnancy Exercise and Pilates

 Adjust your workout to suit your pregnancy

Pregnancy and the initial months following the birth is an exciting time for women. However, there are a number of changes that occur in the body that can lead to women developing lower […]

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    The Dangers of Sitting All Day and How to Protect Your Health

The Dangers of Sitting All Day and How to Protect Your Health

We are at a crisis point in our society and individually. Our lifestyles have changed so much in the past 50 years that our bodies are not able to keep up with our economic evolution.

We need to think […]

Ski Injury Prevention for desk workers – Part 1

Our Physio Caitlin Reid and friends hiking the Toilet Bowl face up The Remarkables, NZ in 2016

How your gear can prevent ski injuries

Snow is falling across the country so this month we’re focused on the ski season. […]

Learn More About the Calf Muscle and How to Prevent Injury

Calf injuries are one of the most prevalent muscle injuries in athletes involved in running-based sports, secondary only to hamstring injuries. 

We see calf injuries as a result of sports involving a lot of high-speed running like AFL, soccer and […]

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    What is the Gluteus Medius and Why is it so Important for my Running?

What is the Gluteus Medius and Why is it so Important for my Running?

Injuries are common amongst runners, particularly as athletes increase speeds, distances or vary training programs.

The Gluteus Medius is one of the most important, yet often forgotten muscles in preventing and rehabilitating running injuries both […]