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Prenatal Exercise

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Pregnant woman in water doing prenatal exercise at Fish & Field Biokineticsts

During pregnancy, it is to be expected that the body will undergo many physiological changes. Prenatal exercise can help your body adapt to these changes. Some of these include postural changes, lumbar lordosis resulting in lower back pain and a shift in the center of gravity resulting in gait changes. Women also experience increased levels […]

Rehabilitation

Components of Rehabilitation

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Strenght and Endurance training on machine assisted by biokineticist are important components of rehabilitation at Fish & Field Biokinetics

In our previous article we mentioned that prevention is better than the cure BUT what if you are sitting with the problem already?  What are the various components of rehabilitation? In general, the ‘process to recovery’ would start with the person seeing their general practitioner (GP), the GP would then refer to a specialist if […]

Exercise

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 […]

Exercise

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, […]

Exercise

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 […]

Health

Coronary Artery Disease | Everything you need to know

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coronary artery disease health risk article by fish and field biokineticists in bryanston johannesburg

Coronary artery disease Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) continues to be the leading cause of death and a major cause of morbidity and loss of quality of life. It is evident that the growing cause of death and disability in South Africa is CAD – accounting for 10% of total deaths.

Health

Cholesterol | Everything you need to know

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Cholesterol facts and treatments article by Fish & Field Biokineticists

Cholesterol and why you should know your levels. Cholesterol is essential for the formation of bile acid, which assists in the digestion of fat. Everybody needs to have some cholesterol to be healthy, however it is when you have too much cholesterol that problems start to occur. This is often termed as hypercholesterolemia. High blood […]

Health

Hypertension: Improve High Blood Pressure

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high blood pressure improves with good diet and exercise advises Fish & Field Biokineticists

Life Changes You Can Make to Improve Your High Blood Pressure Risk factors for high blood pressure (BP) can be broken down into 2 categories: modifiable and non-modifiable. Your non-modifiable risk factors (risk factors that you cannot change) include your gender, age, family history and race. Your modifiable risk factors include your weight, diet, physical […]