The wisdom and wellness of walking

Walking is most certainly the foundation stone for all exercise programmes. It anchors every single fitness regime and is a wonderful form of activity to strengthen and rejuvenate the whole body. Whenever I wear my favourite t-shirt, with the tagline “I walk to... More >

Yoga for reducing stress

For many of us, stress has become a normal part of our everyday life. We struggle and suffer our way through our day’s, burdened by financial pressures, relationship difficulties and overwhelming workloads, not to mention the stress caused by poor nutrition and overuse... More >

The importance of Sleep

Has the situation in 2020 disturbed your usual sleeping cycle? It isn't surprising that work, financial and social concerns will affect our quality of sleep. When we are operating on a reduced amount of sleep, we can often feel moody, upset and exhausted.... More >

Returning to exercise after lockdown

Hi from Excel Physio and Wellness! In these uncertain times, things change quickly. While we are only gradually moving back to into the workplace, we've noticed that our clients, patients and friends are rapidly heading back to the gym. Most of us have gained... More >

Plantar Fasciitis

What is it? Plantar fasciitis is a condition where there is inflammation of the plantar fascia. Plantar fascia is a piece of strong, thick tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot connecting the heel bone to the toes, creating the arch... More >

Cardio and Core

We trust you are becoming stronger, leaner and more flexible performing your upper and lower body exercises at home. This week, we're focusing on our core and our cardio fitness. The 'core' is the term we use to describe the muscular complex around... More >