• How Fit are Formula 1 Drivers?

    There’s something about Formula One that appeals to the petrol head in us. If you’ve ever been to a grand prix, you’ll have been deafened by incredible roar of the engines while simultaneously captivated by the speed at which they maneuver. You may not get the chance this weekend, unless you live in Australia, but … Read more

    5 Ways to Improve your Rehab & Fitness at Home

    So you’ve made the life-changing decision to get fit, but the thought of going to a gym with the smell of sweat and sound of clanging steel fill you with dread. Or it could be you’re recovering from an injury and need a helping hand make the process smoother. Whatever your need, PhysioRoom has some … Read more

    PhysioRoom’s Top 5 Fitness Items for the New Year | PhysioRoom.com

    Ah the January fitness rush. Gyms across the nation become packed from wall to wall with patrons trying to shed the post-Christmas jiggles. Every step on the treadmill, every pump of the iron is mentally ticking off each chocolate, crisp and sweet they consumed over the holidays. For those in that position, and for those … Read more

    6 Reasons to Use a Fitness Tracker | PhysioRoom.com Blog

    You know, it wasn’t so long ago that fitness trackers were limited to your mum walking in to the living room with a pedometer clipped to her waist saying “Look! It counts your steps! What will they think of next?!” These days fitness trackers have more functions than a swiss army knife, usually including a … Read more

    Introduction to Kinesiology Tape | PhysioRoom.com Blog

    What is Kinesiology Tape? Kinesiology tape was developed by Japanese chiropractor and acupuncturist Dr. Kenzo Kase in 1979. Motivated by the fact that standard taping and strapping methods often seemed to hinder rather than help the healing process, Kase wanted to improve circulation within an injured muscle by creating a tape which mimicked the effects … Read more

    Next Gen ATP Finals | PhysioRoom.com Blog

    It’s the newfangled Next Gen ATP Finals this week, and if you’re a raging sexist who uses words like “phwoar”, then you’ll have certainly enjoyed the finals draw. But fear not tennis fans, as once the dust settles on that almighty PR gaff, the players take centre stage. And it’s the next generation of tennis … Read more

    Introduction to Kettlebells | PhysioRoom.com

    Aptly named due to its similarity in appearance to some sort of old-school cast iron kettle, the kettlebell is a workout tool that can trace its roots all the way back to 18th century Russia and the circus strongmen that used them. Fast forward a few hundred years and you will have definitely happened across … Read more

    Suspension Training Explained | PhysioRoom Blog

    If you’ve ever stopped during your workout at your local fitness centre of choice and taken a glance around the wider world of the gym floor, you may start to notice just how many contraptions, accessories and tools people employ to achieve their goals. Be it kettlebells, balance trainers or foam rollers, there’s always something … Read more

    The Benefits of Using Swiss Balls

    Welcome to the PhysioRoom blog! Today we’re going to gaze lovingly at some balls. No, we’re not watching a video of that marathon runner crossing the line the other week baring all to see, for these balls are swiss! They’re also made of synthetic materials and can have multiple benefits when incorporated in to a … Read more

    Wobble Boards and Cushions Explained

    Today’s PhysioRoom Blog is going to take a look at wobble cushions and boards. What they are, what they do, and how they can help with injury rehabilitation and even with kids with ADHD Now of course, both wobble boards and cushions both have several benefits, many falling at  cross section between the two. But … Read more