Benefits of Active Ageing

As we grow older we become more susceptible to chronic conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, dementia and cancers. Thankfully, we know that living an active lifestyle throughout ageing can help to greatly reduce the risk of these conditions occurring and impacting our quality of life in our later years. There are many...

Common Misconceptions - Rotator Cuff

The rotator cuff is one muscle:

Does weight training stunt growth?

This question is quite common among parents, and adolescents. Plain and simply the answer is no, research supports weight training throughout adolescent age groups. During puberty/adolescence there is a widely held belief that weights training can stunt one’s growth by damaging their growth plates. Due to this it is commonly suggested that...