Health and Wellbeing
It’s never been more important to look out for your health and wellbeing, and that of your friends, family and neighbours. We've compiled some resources to help.
Get walking and discover Perth
Now is a great time to slow down and explore Perth on foot (observing social distancing rules of course)! There are plenty of walking tours to choose from depending on what takes your fancy, whether that is street art, heritage or Aboriginal culture. Have a read of our full wrap up and lace up those walking shoes!
One of the featured walks is Activate Perth's Activated Art Walk from the city to Optus Stadium. Check it out in action in the video below.
4 Stretches to improve posture
Getting a stiff and tight neck or back after working in your home or work office? Starting to notice you’re stooping a bit in photos? We can help!
Years of sitting in a bad position for hours on end can start to take its toll on your neck and back position. Like a tree growing in prevailing winds, if you don’t do something about it your posture will get stuck out of kilter.
In this 2 min video, Pilates Physiotherapist Louise Murtagh (from Bodysmart Perth CBD) runs through 4 simple stretches that can be done to help improve your posture. Each stretch can be done with minimal equipment at home or in the office.
Bodysmart is a leading supplier of Physiotherapy and exercise services in Perth CBD. As well as in studio sessions they offer a comprehensive suite of exercise sessions remotely through video conferencing technology.
5 Tips for Setting up your Workstation
Getting neck and backpain while WFH or in the office? A poorly set-up work area can often lead to neck, back and shoulder pain as well as headaches. These issues often develop slowly over time and may be hard to reverse once they are set in.
In this 2 min video, Physiotherapist and Ergonomic Consultant Luke Hollings (from Bodysmart Perth CBD) runs through 5 key tips that can help you improve the set-up of your home or office work area.
Bodysmart is a leading supplier of Ergonomic Consultancy services in Perth. Their consultants are able to do precise assessments remotely through video conferencing technology and in person.
Health and Wellbeing reads
- 16 Apr '20
Among many of the restrictions imposed to stop the spread of Coronavirus, you’ll know that gyms, fitness institutions and all group exercise activities were forced to close on March 23. Leaving us to get creative with how we stay fit.
- 06 May '20
The autumnal air is cool, the days are mostly sunny and gyms are closed; the streets are quieter and parking fees have been drastically reduced. All things considered it’s a great time to hit the pavement and get to know your city a little better.
- 03 Apr '20
The current coronavirus outbreak is a strange time for us all and for many, feelings of unease and uncertainty are arising that have never been there before.
- 09 Apr '20
One strange thing about the unfolding COVID-19 crisis has been the way social restrictions have had consequences on so many things and in ways we may not even consider. Things like the critical need for blood, plasma and platelets.
- 30 Mar '20
The rapidly spreading coronavirus is causing major disruption for Perth’s arts and culture scene and this will unfortunately only increase as isolation measures continue.