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The Truths and Myths of Sports Recovery

7 Oct, 2022
Recovery after training and competition allows athletes to return to their normal physiological and psychological state as rapidly as possible. Various techniques are employed by athletes so that performance in their next competition or training session will not be unduly…
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Injury Management and Chinese Medicine

1 Sep, 2022
Often when we get an acute injury, we are told to ice the area. RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation) is the well known first-line intervention for acute injuries. This has been the prevailing advice for many years, but this…
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RECIPE: Postpartum Chicken Soup

17 Jun, 2022
We recommend this to all new mothers to help replenish blood, energy and kidney reserves after childbirth. It’s also a great meal to drop around to new mothers to help nourish them and to support those first few weeks of…
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RECIPE: Nourishing Bone Broth

10 Jun, 2022
Bone broth has been around for centuries and for good reason – It’s full of nutrients, amino acids, and minerals. You can drink it straight or save it for making stews or casseroles, simmering grains, or using it in any…

What Your Body Is Telling You It Wants This Winter

22 May, 2022
Our bodies require certain things from us during the cooler months. According to Chinese medicine, winter is a time of full ‘Yin’, meaning more quiet, inward activities are required. It’s also Kidney time, which means that by abiding by what…
Do-It-Yourself Winter Health Tips

Do-It-Yourself Winter Health Tips

13 May, 2022
Winter is approaching and it’s a time our bodies are adapting to changes in environment. With this, there’s a tendency to hibernate indoors and develop a greater appetite for more comforting and richer foods. Here are some tips to help…
Spicy Coconut Chicken Soup

IMMUNE BOOSTING RECIPE: Spicy Coconut Chicken Soup

1 May, 2022
  This is one of our all time favourite winter warming soups! It is packed with immune building herbs and spices such as ginger, turmeric, chilli and garlic. Once you’ve made up the spice paste it is a quick process,…
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Your Immune Boosting Meal Plan

1 May, 2022
This time of year, when the weather gets a little colder outside it’s a good idea to make a conscious effort to up your intake of fresh fruit and vegetables that help nourish your immune system and give your body…
Are You Sick of Catching Colds & Flu’s?

Are You Sick of Catching Colds & Flu’s?

17 Apr, 2022
Colds and flu’s can strike at any time, not just the dreaded winter season. Some people are more susceptible to catching them, and here’s to understanding why: Why Do We Get Colds & Flu’s? If you regularly catch colds and…