Tag Archives : Strength Training

Is resistance exercise important for everyone?

Do you know how often you should be doing strength training or resistance training?  Do you know what type of exercises you could do at home or in the gym?  Strength training is crucial for everyone of any age. Physiotherapist Jason Lee recently wrote an article for Yourlifechoices on the importance of strength training for […]

Strength training for runners

With the Olympics coming to a close, have you been inspired to don the runners?  Are you training for your first running event?  Are you doing any strength training for running?   Malvern East Physiotherapy sees a range of runners.  These runner range from the occasional shuffler around the block through to marathon and ultra-marathon runners.  Surprisingly, […]

Why should I do resistance training?

You may have noticed that resistance training has become increasingly popular in the last few decades.  A significant contributor to this rise in popularity is due to the effect of resistance training on bone density.  However, not only is resistance training fantastic for improving density, it has a multitude of other health and fitness benefits. […]