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21/07/2020
The History Of Pilates

Joseph Hubertus Pilates was born on December 9, 1883, in Mönchengladbach (near Düsseldorf), Germany. His father, a native of Greece, […]

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24/03/2020
Function & Form Complies with COVID-19 Guidelines

Learn about how Function & Form - North Sydney Physiotherapy is complying with COVID-19 guidelines.

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11/03/2020
Clinical Pilates vs. Regular Pilates

Clinical Pilates is a valuable resource in successfully treating injuries and conditions of the low back pain, and rehabilitation particularly […]

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03/01/2020
Abdominal Wheel Training

The Abdominal Wheel is a lot only an abdominal exercise, but requires a large number of muscle groups to achieve […]

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29/10/2019
Power Band Training

Powerbands are incorporated into rehabilitation and fitness programs at Function and Form. Bands provide all the benefits of resistance (strength, […]

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29/10/2019
Adjustable Pulley Machine Training

This machine offers a multitude of exercise options. The pulleys are moved with one or both arms or legs, either […]

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29/10/2019
Treadmill & Spin Bike Training

At Function & Form the treadmill and spin bike are employed to assess walking, running and cycling biomechanics and fitness. […]

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29/10/2019
Back Extension Bench Training

This simple piece of equipment is fabulous at targeting important postural muscles. The action of either rolling up or extending […]

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29/10/2019
Smith Machine Training

Smith machines would have to be one of the most diverse pieces of gym equipment. The Smith Machine is able […]

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28/10/2019
Ankle Weight Training

Ankle weights can be used for light training, injury rehabilitation, core training or just to add variety. Strapping on ankle […]

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28/10/2019
Slider Training

Using sliders in a workout is  one of the most effective ways to engage a lot of muscles at once. […]

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28/10/2019
Kettle Bell Training

A kettlebell's center of mass is extended beyond the hand which makes them different from dumbbells. This structure facilitates ballistic […]

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28/10/2019
Swiss Ball Training

The Swiss Ball is a great all round training and recovery tool allowing improvements in balance and both overall muscle […]

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28/10/2019
Plyometrics Box Training

Plyometric Training may also be referred to as shock training. This form of training often requires a jump, hop, bound […]

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28/10/2019
Medicine Ball Training

The medicine ball is an all-round fitness accessory initially used by physiotherapists to re-train people after injury. Balls range in weight from 1 […]

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28/10/2019
Foam Roller Training

Foam rollers are a super-versatile piece of equipment that may be incorporated into training sessions to add a degree of […]

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25/10/2019
TRX Training

The TRX is specialized form of suspension training and takes it’s name from total resistance exercise. This versatile and simple apparatus uses the […]

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25/10/2019
Bosu Training

The term Bosu initially came from an acronym "Bionic Oscillatory Stabilization Unit, or "BOth Sides Utilized.” The BOSU is most commonly is […]

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06/01/2015
How to avoid holiday weight gain

How to avoid the Holiday Blow Out This week I started back at work and my well rested PT clients […]

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01/10/2014
Food Recording Methods for Weight Loss

Over the years of working with personal training clients and their nutrition there is never a one size fits all […]

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27/09/2014
Why food planning is important.

If your body was your bank account balance would you learn to manage it better? Simplifying Weight Loss How you […]

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15/08/2012
Nutritional and the Older Adult

Nutritional Needs of the Older Adult Body composition changes as people get older. One of the noteworthy alterations is the […]

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02/05/2012
The Swiss Pike Exercise

How to Execute the Movement Intermediate Core Stability Training using the Fitball. Start in plank position, with the ball under […]

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17/04/2012
Are You An Emotional Eater?

Table of Contents Complete this Quick Quiz to find the real reason you're not loosing weightThe Emotional Eating QuizChances are […]

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08/01/2012
How to perform Static Stretching

Stretching Beyond the Call of Duty It is a long held belief that static stretching (stretches held at the point […]

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08/01/2012
Dynamic Stretching Program

The Warm Up! A simple dynamic stretching program for before exercise.

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08/01/2012
Glut Training Exercises

What are gluteals? Buttocks are not just for sitting on! Without attention these muscles quickly waste away leaving flat, droopy […]

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08/01/2012
Intermediate Swissball Core Exercises

The Core Muscles The core muscles of the Transversus Abdominus (deepest abdominal muscle layer) and Multifidis (deep muscles in the […]

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14/09/2011
How much water is Optimal?

How to stay Hydrated. Since 1991 there have been 10 reported deaths as a result of Exercise Induced Hypernatremia Encephalopathy […]

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14/09/2011
Running Technique Analysis

Table of Contents Running Technique: The Rationale and the Initial AnalysisThe ArgumentWhere to startAnalyzing your run: Running Technique: The Rationale […]

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