• Why choose a Wellness Centre over a gym?

    30th October, 2016 | by Green Apple Wellness

    One of the most common things we hear is: “I’m not a ‘gym person’ so what’s that real difference about a wellness centre?” We’re glad you asked because the differences between a gym and a wellness centre are not just huge but vitally important to your health journey. If you’re tired of being forced to run on the treadmill… Read more »

  • Water Exercise for all Fitness Levels

    26th October, 2016 | by Green Apple Wellness

    The water classes at the Green Apple at Bald Hills can be done in conjunction with strength training or as a stand-alone activity. Exercises done in water can be both joyful and effective. Studies have shown that physical activity has many health benefits and that older adults should aim to be as physical as possible. One… Read more »

  • Exercise Physiology Benefits

    22nd October, 2016 | by Green Apple Wellness

    What is the difference between a physiotherapist and an exercise physiologist? The “Alex” mentioned in this story is an accredited exercise physiologist at the Green Apple Wellness Centre in Bald Hills. The story is told by member Bob Cameron, who writes… “Just a few words of encouragement from my experience at Green Apple over the… Read more »

  • Type 2 Diabetes Strength Training

    3rd September, 2016 | by Green Apple Wellness

    Members of the community interested in a program specifically designed for people with Type 2 Diabetes, and for pre-diabetes, are eligible to enrol in the classes at the Green Apple.  The Green Apple Wellness Centre in Bald Hills was given a small grant in 2011 to deliver the program which was designed by the internationally… Read more »

  • Choosing the Best Exercise Physiologist

    22nd July, 2016 | by Green Apple Wellness

    The human body has a great capability to cope with various challenges posed to it. It can be even made stronger by subjecting alone to a variety of sorts of training schedules. The topic of exercising physiology involves the deep awareness of the method in which the techniques of the body react to the physical… Read more »

  • Alternative Health and Exercise Options

    18th June, 2016 | by Green Apple Wellness

    Looking for some alternative health and exercise options? If you want to try them out you might:  Consult an accredited exercise physiologist. A good starting point for your wellness program is a consultation with an exercise physiologist. An exercise physiologist is an expert who has professional accreditation and specialise in prescribing programs suitable for people… Read more »

  • Age-proof Your Bones

    15th January, 2016 | by Green Apple Wellness

    New Research into building bone health challenges conventional beliefs! Osteoporosis, or brittle bone disease is a silent condition that frequently goes undetected until a bone is damaged.  In depth research have pointed out that although Western countries eat the most dairy products, the greatest rates of osteoporosis also occur in Western nations.  This poses a… Read more »