Exercise

Functional Training in Men’s Health

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Fish & Field biokineticist Jolandi Strydom directing male athlete in functional training exercise for men's health

Early statistics of the coronavirus showed that the death rate was higher amongst the male population than the females. There are many theories for why this may be, but a common trend seems to be that men tend to have a higher comorbidity rate than women. Comorbidities being conditions like high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, […]

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Tissue changes with aging and how exercise can help

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Group class at Fish and Field Biokineticists provides exercise to help prevent tissue changes and deterioration caused by aging

For many years it was thought that there was considerable deterioration in the various body tissues because of the aging process, however more recently, research is showing that the deterioration experienced is more due to disuse as opposed to the aging process itself. Here we outline some of the tissue changes that occur and how […]

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Group Classes promote health

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General Conditioning group classes offered by Fish and Field Biokineticists at San Sereno in Bryanston, Sandton

Beginning an exercise regime for the first time can often be daunting and overwhelming. Where do you begin? What exercises do you do? Are you doing the exercises correctly? Group classes provide a platform to learn and grow in your knowledge of exercise and allow you to work on your fitness or rehabilitative goals in […]

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Strength exercises to help improve your cycling

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strength exercises bridge pose by fish and field biokineticists in sandton johannesburg

Strength training to help improve your speed and prevent injuries. With the 94.7 cycling race just around the corner, we thought we would focus this month’s article on giving some advice on strength exercises to improve your cycling performance. Ideally, one should have been including strength training for at least the last 6 weeks. However, […]

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Shin Splints | Management & Release Exercises

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legs shin splints exercises by Fish and Field Biokineticists Bryanston

Understanding Shin Splints, prevention and treatments We have all heard of the term shin splints, and may have personally experienced it at some point. This could occur when either starting a new exercise program, or when increasing your exercise load significantly over a short period. An event leaving many people despondent and frustrated during this […]

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Understanding Back Pain

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Back Pain exercise and stretches land based by Fish and Field Biokineticists Bryanston Johannesburg

Understanding Back Pain and possible treatments Most people experience some form of back pain during the course of their lives. This can be caused by either trauma (injury), or by over- and miss use of muscles. Examples of these are falling and landing badly, car accidents or lifting objects the incorrect way. While malalignment in […]

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Improve your sitting posture

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Improve your sitting posture to relieve upper back and neck pain. Are you an office worker? Spending hours in front of a desk and computer? Do you experience upper back and neck pain and ever wondered why? Here is some insight as to why you experience that pain. And how you can improve your sitting […]

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How to Identify Inactive and Weak Glutes

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Weak glutes identify and correct inactive glute muscle with exercise and stretching runner city

This article will help you to identify inactive and weak glutes. The gluteus maximus is the larger and more superficial muscle that forms part of the gluteul muscles (along with the gluteul medius and gluteul minimus).  The gluteus maximus is the main extensor muscle of the hip and also helps to stabilize the hip joint […]