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The Difference Between Myotherapy And Physiotherapy

Even though there are many similarities, additionally, there are fundamental factors of difference between myotherapists and physiotherapists. While there is hardly any difference when it comes to the various tools and techniques they utilize to take care of numerous issues, just how they apply that equipment and methods can distinguish them considerably. This post consists of additional details about the differences between both of these remedies. Armed with these details, you will be in a position to make the best decision about the best myotherapist for your requirements. Myotherapy Like physiotherapists, myotherapists use numerous types of manual therapy to ease
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How to Make Your Workout Session an Enjoyable One

As well all know, exercising carries a number of health benefits. In fact, exercising everyday can help you live longer and has a positive impact on one’s physical and mental health. For example, studies show that people who exercise daily are at a low risk for cardiovascular diseases. On the other hand, daily exercise can help improve one’s mood at reduces risk for depression and anxiety, helping you to carry on with your daily chores with a positive mind. Therefore, if you are considering these health benefits and are hoping to start your work out plan soon, here are 4
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Tips for Organizing a Baby Shower

If you plan on organizing a baby shower for your friend or a close relative then here are few things you need to keep in mind: Keep a Checklist Unlike other surprise parties baby shower requires a lot of creativity. In order to make it interesting you will have to come up with unique games that will keep the guests entertained. You will also have to order food according to the theme for example you will have to colour code the cupcakes if it’s a boy you could go for blue cupcakes whereas if it’s a girl you could have
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Summer Body Warrior Challenge – wk1 cardio

This week is all about finding your groove and familiarising yourself with the main movements you’ll do during the next four weeks. Equipment stopwatch two cones or markers (water bottles will do) two mats or towels Find a local park or oval and measure out approximately 100 metres. Place a cone or marker at each end along with a mat or towel. The session requires you to surge – think 70 per cent of your maximum speed – from one end to the other. At one end, stop and do 10 push-ups. At the other, do 10 sit-ups. Continue to run
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Alkaline diet review

 The Alkaline diet promotes a healthy pH balance within the body. But does it help with weight loss? The lowdown The theory is that you need an optimal pH balance (balance between acid and base, also known as alkaline) in your body to help you lose weight and avoid certain diseases. Doing the Alkaline Diet is meant to help you create this balance. In reality, this means cutting out ‘acid-producing’ foods, including meat, dairy, sugar, alcohol and wheat. What’s it doing to your body? “I’ve not seen any data that [this diet] is useful,” says Dr Stephen Thornley, endocrinologist at
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What is Female Sexual Dysfunction?

A quarter of women are affected by FSD at some point in their lives. Find out the facts now! Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD) disorder covers four conditions: lack of sensitivity or ability to be aroused, called female sexual arousal disorder; inability to have an orgasm, known as female orgasmic disorder; and pain during sex (which may be due to vulvodynia, endometriosis, or cystitis). It afflicts up to a quarter of women at some point in their lives. The inability to climax can lead to a build-up of blood around the womb, heavy bleeding and even back pain. If you have
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Are you a picky eater?

Picky eating in children is common – after all, it can take years to develop a sophisticated palate. But it is increasingly acknowledged that many adults have difficulty with a variety of exotic and not-so-exotic foods – like vegetables. Susanna Nelson looks at how picky eaters can stay healthy We can all name foods we’re not too keen on – for most of us there is at least something that, for reason of taste, texture or smell, we just can’t abide, and these aversions often stem from childhood. But imagine if your list of dislikes was so long it became
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5 new squats to try today!

Take the squat challenge to the next level! Get more out of your squats with these five takes on the traditional move, provided by our PTs. 180 degree squat jumps Prepare to feel the burn. This is your standard squat jump but with a 180-degree twist. By adding a rotating jump you are challenging your legs to jump more explosively using more energy and more muscle power. How to: Engage your core to initiate this movement. Start with a normal bodyweight squat  remembering to keep your heels on the ground while bending at the hips, keeping your chest upright until your
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Why you should use a cleansing brush

 Washing your face is one thing, gently polishing it with a specially developed cleansing brush is completely another. According to dermal therapist James Vivian, “Cleansing brushes are generally designed to assist the cleansing process by removing more foreign accumulations from the skin while simultaneously stimulating the complexion to detoxify and bring oxygen and nutrients to the skin from the inside-out.” Pro purchase tips: Vivian offers a word of caution for those with a delicate décolletage : “For sensitive skins, I’d recommend the use of a cleansing brush that vibrates rather than oscillates, as this will produce less friction on the skin.”
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Single-leg pogo

This is a plyometric take on the single-leg deadlift. This move will tone your glutes, hamstrings, quads and calves as well as improve your balance and cardio endurance. How to: 1. Start by standing with your feet together. Engage your left leg by shifting your weight onto it. 2. Tighten through your core and bend forward to touch your left toe with your right hand, extending the right leg behind you so that your body resembles a T shape (not a broken umbrella). 3. Keeping your balance, bring yourself back towards the original standing position and continue to drive your
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