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Introduction: Welcome to The Functional Movement Club, where we strive to empower individuals to reach their full potential in all aspects of life. In this blog article, we delve into the fascinating world of understanding VO2 max and its importance in enhancing activities of daily living. Drawing inspiration from the ground-breaking book "Outlive" by Dr Peter Attia and the expertise of Dr Andy

How much does a chiropractor cost and other questions you should be asking. How much does a chiropractor cost? This is a question we get asked all the time. Yes it’s it’s important to know the cost but, cost isn’t the only question you should be asking to make sure you get he results you are after and not left disappointed with your

What causes a sore Achilles tendon? Achilles tendinopathy is a sore Achilles tendon. It’s an overuse injury of your Achilles tendon, the tendon which attaches your calf muscles to your heel. It’s a pretty common condition in runners and any sports that involve a lot of sprinting or running, but also affects people outside of those sports as well. The other demographic of

An Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) is a health practitioner who has spent at least four years at university. ESSA (Exercise and Sports Science Australia) is their governing body. AEP’s specialises in helping you via exercise. Whether you have short, medium or long term health conditions (for example, diabetes, osteoarthritis or stroke), an AEP can help. We also help those with a disability

Did you know that WHO (World Health Organisation) has updated its physical activity recommendations to include 2 days per week of strength training for longevity? That’s on top of 2.5 to 5 hours of moderate levels of physical activity per week. But, what is strength training? And why does it matter? Strength training is anything that elevates your heart rate, increases your core

YOUR BODY IS YOURS. THE OPTIONS ARE LIMITLESS. Nothing sucks more than having a sore back, going through the rehab process only for it to pop back up when you go back to using it. Your frustrated and looking for back pain relief. It’s not something you want in the back of your head every time you are doing what you love. “I

Why Is Ankle Mobility So Important? Your ankle is a major source of sensory information that your brain uses to plan and produce movement. In a study of elite athletes, they found that all athletes had an increased sensory awareness compared to non-athletes. Throwing athletes were more aware of the hand and upper body. Running and kicking athletes were more aware of their lower

Surf Pain-Free For Longer. As a surfer myself I know how frustrating it can be to have an injury keeping you out of the water. So, I thought I’d fill you guys in on the kind of injuries surfers can typically experience and share a few tips and exercises to improve your technique and prevent surfing injuries.  Why You Get Sore Surfing. There are two

Arthritis Is A Naturally Occurring Phenomenon. Arthritis is a naturally occurring phenomenon. When your muscles are no longer strong enough to support the joints, your body starts laying down extra bony growth, This extra bony growth is what we refer to as arthritis. To stop arthritis from occurring you simply have to first move well then move often. PSST . . . Heres a

Why A Functional Movement Pyramid? When it comes to functional movement (and everything in life really) If you don’t have a system in place you’re really just guessing. The major components of any movement or exercises are flexibility, mobility, strength/Symmetry, adequate work to recovery ratios, and finally the skill capacity. To be able to execute a movement or workout you need all of