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Julie Richardson
· October 4, 2017
I thoroughly enjoy exercising for both its physical and mental benefits and ‘gym junkie’ springs to mind with most of my friends. However I developed early onset osteoarthritis in my 50’s and assumed ...I would have to cease most physical activities. My G.P., whose motto is “use it or lose it” encouraged me to see an Exercise Physiologist.

I have now trained with Ben at EPnet for the last two years. Ben specialises and tailors exercises to an individual’s capabilities and needs and carefully plans a client’s potential for improvement.

Ben offers guidance in a holistic approach to wellbeing through exercise and nutrition. He is professional, respectful, kind, patient and well learned in his field, while making exercise fun and inspirational.

Before I met Ben I could not walk 50m without immense pain- seriously! Recently on holidays I hiked a 5km round trip which included scaling a granite monolith. For myself this was a massive and enjoyable achievement. My progress is steady and improving, while building and sustaining strength so that I am more than prepared for whatever life throws at me in my future.

I highly recommend Ben @ EPnet without any hesitation. Ben is passionate and committed to helping people improve their wellbeing in life.
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Katherine Patfield Cramp
· October 4, 2017
I started training with Ben on a recommendation from an orthopaedic surgeon to try and improve a shoulder injury following a car accident, in a last ditch effort to avoid going under the knife. I had... previously tried several other treatments including Physio and steroid injections over the course of about a year. I received the all clear from the surgeon after working with Ben over several months and thankfully no longer need the surgery. I have continued working with Ben to continue to improve my general health and wellbeing. Ben always delivers challenging but rewarding sessions, and takes the time to explain the "why" behind his programs and activities. See More
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A recent article I write for the Intouch magazine. Some interesting facts about Australia's health.

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Men's Health Week is a good time for a spring clean of your routine and lifestyle. Be sure to keep time with your mates as a priority for your health.

Studies have found that hanging out with mates is more likely to lower a man's stress levels than a night out with his partner or family.

For more info on #MensHealthWeek, head to www.menshealthweek.org.au

To kick off Men's Health Week we look at why, with many Australian men struggling to cope with the pressures of work and family, hanging out with the blokes in your life that you're close with, is more precious than ever
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Beetroot juice anyone?
An awesome article on the science behind Leicester City's recent Premier League victory.

Science behind the 'impossible' triumph? Kudos to all the #LCFC staff!

Beetroot shots, ice chambers and egg roulette have all played a part in Leicester's unexpected march to the title.
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Exercise Right Week May 23- 29.
#Movement #Education #Training

Check out our awesome member, Brian's featured story for Exercise Right Week!
Do you need help to exercise right? Why not chat to our in-house exercise physiologist, Ben Larner from EP net - Exercise Physiology. Check out Brian's full story here: http://exerciseright.com.au/brians-story/

Brian first presented to my clinic in September via a referral from a health club I work through. Brian rejoined the gym for the third time with a view to lose weight, improve fitness and improve his confidence. Brian’s initial results were a shock to him. The initail results indicated a body weight...
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Fancy a plank anyone? 8 hours to be precise! He broke the existing record of 5 hours held by an American. He doesnt even look fatigued!

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A policeman just planked for 8 hours and broke the Guinness World Record.

A fantastic report by Catalyst on how exercise can benefit cancer patients ad survivors.
As cancer will affect almost 1 in 3 people in their lifetime, exercise is one of the best treatments available.

How targeted exercise can help fight cancer. By the time you hit midlife, odds are you or someone close to you will be touched by cancer. Cancer remains a po...
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Exercise Right Week 23rd May - 29th May 2016.
Are "you" exercising right?
#Movement #Education

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A really good report on the challenges post biggest loser that several contestants faced. Not only coming up against their old habits and lifestyle, but facing changes in their metabolism, and not for the better.

Contestants lost hundreds of pounds during Season 8, but gained them back. A study of their struggles helps explain why so many people fail to keep off the weight they lose.
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A very detailed article on exercise and pregnancy covering everything from pre conception and exercise to after the birth and when to get started again.

Exercise in women planning pregnancy and those who are pregnant - IOC Consensus Statement #MustRead

An interesting read. The studies and data leads to outcomes that active people have less onset of age related brain diseases. All positive for exercise, not so much for age.

We all know that exercise can help keen the body healthy, and let’s face it, most of us keep active to control our waistlines. Yet, what about the brain?

We all know that movement can help keep the body healthy, but what about the brain? When it comes to exercise most experts agree: it's a no-brainer.
exerciseright.com.au

An interesting study has been completed by Cornell University on happiness.
Travel, outdoor experiences, learning a new skill are key factors relating to individual happiness.
Material things are nice but do not compete with these experience based activities.

What are you doing outside today?

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Recent psychological research from Cornell University in New York has confirmed that the key to #happiness is through experiences, such as travel and outdoor ac...tivities, rather than things.

What will you do to invest in your happiness this weekend?

#HappyFriday #GetMoving #Experience #ExerciseRight

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Some interesting facts about the Big Mac. Who is hungry?
Pop quiz: What do they call a Quarter Pounder in France?
#Movement #Education

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What an incredible achievement! 59th Ironman coming up for Lew Hollander. No limits!
#upforabikeride? #movement

As he approaches his 85th birthday, Lew Hollander is gearing up for his 59th Ironman competition. He shares the secrets of his longevity with Theo Merz
telegraph.co.uk

Some interesting facts about many people's favorite, Diet Coke.
#education #nothingbeatswater

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