Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2020

  As we wrap up prostate cancer awareness month, a.k.a. September, I’ve been reflecting on the changes to our group classes this year. At the beginning of the year, our classes ran as normal, complete with cycling sprints, boxing circuits, resistance exercises and balance circuits. These were all accompanied by a healthy dose of chatting
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How we are dealing with COVID-19

We have the option of a telehealth/video consultations available. We are considered an essential service, so our studio is open and we are available for appointments. As a number of our clients are immune compromised we already use hygiene and infection control measures. However, COVID-19 has taken us to the next level. All our staff
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National Diabetes Week

National Diabetes Week  Next week (12th – 18th of July) is National Diabetes Week, so we want to take this opportunity to highlight some of the excellent scientific research that has been done over the past decade or two looking into the benefits of exercise for individuals with type two diabetes mellitus.  Type two diabetes is
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Empowerment through Support – Keeping Active

A video resource looking a the benefit of exercise in Pancreatic cancer. Keeping Active With Pancreatic Cancer This was filmed this back in October, and Dale is finally ready to share footage of her in action! Enjoy this educational video on staying active with pancreatic cancer.Thanks to Western & Central Melbourne Intergrated Cancer Service, the
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WINNING PRACTICE OF THE YEAR 2019

The national accrediting body; Exercise and Sports Science Australia awarded us with Exercise Physiology Practice of the Year in 2019 in recognition of  our extensive leadership, advocacy and passion for empowering people with a cancer diagnosis to engage in safe and effective exercise. The first thing I get asked when proudly delivering the news that
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NO GST FOR AEP!

Calling on the Health Minister & Treasurer for the Removal of GST Melbourne, Australia 18 February 2020: A LEADING Australian cancer exercise specialist is calling on the Treasurer and Health Ministers to remove the GST from specialised exercise services for oncology patients, warning many are being forced to abandon exercise programs – despite overwhelming evidence these
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CANCER AND YOUR BALANCE.

Good balance, whether you are standing still, walking your dog or climbing a mountain, depends upon having a strong, flexible, and agile body. However, when you are dealing with cancer and treatment, your balance can be negatively affected in a number of ways. The good news is that exercise can counteract these negative effects and
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