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Wednesday, 18 January 2017 03:05

5:2 Intermittent Fasting

The fast diet is based on the theory that animals, including humans evolved in environments where food was often scarce developing adaptations that enabled them to function at a high…
Thursday, 22 December 2016 01:44

2016/7 Christmas & New Year Group Times

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year From AEP Health Group!   The changes to our supervised group sessions for the festive season are outlined for each clinic below: Woodville St…
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 05:28

Lungs In Action Now At Noarlunga

The Lungs in Action community program is now running at our Noarlunga clinic on Tuesdays. Lungs in Action also operates at our Woodville and Ridgehaven clinics and can be accessed…
Exercises to help improve balance, manage fatigue and renew confidence in exercising   Why and how does exercise help? Regular physical activity and exercise can play a role in helping…
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 03:30

2016 Young Veterans Support Walk

This year's support walk isn't far away! Be sure to register in time to receive a t-shirt. Note that we have changed to time to 10.30am this year to allow…
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 05:49

Exercise & Cancer

Exercise Is Medicine Australia always provides Exercise Physiologists with great fact sheets to give their clients. This article has been adapted from an Exercise Is Medicine fact sheet about cancer.…
Given this week is National Diabetes Week, it is a timely occasion to remind all diabetics about the importance of movement (structured and/or incidental) to ensure optimal glycaemic control. Two…
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 07:06

Dyslipidaemia Summary

Jordan, our recent work experience student compiled this informative summary about dyslipidaemia and exercise.   Dyslipidaemia is the elevation of plasma cholesterol, triglycerides (TGs), or a low high-density lipoprotein (HDL)…
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 06:56

High Blood Pressure Summary

Jordan, our recent work experience student compiled this informative summary about high blood pressure and exercise.   Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a major public health problem and a leading…
Monday, 20 June 2016 02:31

Protein Supplementation

Protein supplementation - is it really necessary? By Lauren Jones (APD/AN/Accredited Sports Dietitian)   Protein is definitely the most talked about nutrient when it comes to exercise and strength and…
Weight loss surgery for most considering it and even for some health professionals seems like a ‘last resort’ option in the weight loss spectrum. Even Diabetes Australia in this article,…
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 04:46

Alzheimer's Disease & Exercise

Exercise Is Medicine Australia always provides Exercise Physiologists with great fact sheets to give their clients. This article has been adapted from an Exercise Is Medicine fact sheet about Alzheimer’s…
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 04:06

Osteoporosis & Exercise

Exercise Is Medicine Australia always provides Exercise Physiologists with great fact sheets to give their clients. This article has been adapted from an Exercise Is Medicine fact sheet about osteoporosis.…
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 05:06

The truth behind the "blood sugar diet"

The truth behind Michael Mosleys’ “the blood sugar diet” by Lauren Jones (APD, AN)   Michael Mosley was recently interviewed on SBS about his new blood sugar diet for the…
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 06:15

Cancer & Exercise

Exercise Is Medicine Australia always provides Exercise Physiologists with great fact sheets to give their clients. This article has been adapted from an Exercise Is Medicine fact sheet about cancer.…
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 04:59

Physiotherapy Now At Our St Marys Clinic

AEP are proud to welcome experienced Physiotherapist Jarryd O'Donnell who will begin working at our St Marys clinic in April 2016. Speak to a staff member or call AEP on…
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 06:02

Why We Need To Stop Fat Shaming

The assumption that having a larger body type also means being unhealthy is very misguided. In fact it is this misjudgment that often fuels the vicious cycle of yoyo dieting.…
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 04:38

Multiple Sclerosis - The Power Of Keeping Cool

Tips and techniques to keep cool while exercising during the warmer months Firstly, why do you want to keep cool? With an increase in body temperature even by as little…
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 05:34

Optimising Nutrition To Increase Muscle Mass

Bulking up can be an important performance or aesthetic goal in the development of an athlete. Commonly, athletes will desire muscle mass and strength gains; with few wanting an increase…
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 05:28

Fluids In Sport & Exercise

Why is fluid important during exercise? Water has many important roles in the body and is required to maintain blood volume and regulate body temperature. During exercise the body cools…
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 05:21

Eating & Drinking During Exercise

Do I need to eat or drink during exercise? How much you need to eat or drink during exercise depends on many factors including the intensity and duration of the…
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 05:07

Eating & Drinking Before Exercise

Why worry about pre-exercise nutrition? So, you have set yourself a goal… A charity fun run? Perhaps your first full Ironman race? Or maybe you’re aiming improve your training stamina…
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 03:25

Tips To Stay Healthy This Festive Season

With the festive season fast approaching, our staff have put together some of their finest tips to stay healthy until the New Year! “Routine, routine, routine!!!” Formulate a routine that…
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 05:22

How To Avoid "Christmas Kilo Creep"

With the festive party season in full swing and holidays just around the corner, the nation’s peak nutrition body is urging Australians to avoid the kilo creep by making wise…
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 03:44

All Wrapped Up For Christmas

With gift shopping top of mind three weeks out from Christmas, the country’s peak nutrition body is urging Australians to consider ‘healthy’ gifts for family and friends.   Dietitians Association…
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 00:11

What Is Orthorexia?

The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) has noticed recent media stories of an emerging disordered eating pattern, termed “orthorexia”. Orthorexia is increasingly being used to describe strict and inflexible eating…
Monday, 16 November 2015 23:59

Meat & Cancer

A group within the World Health Organisation, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), has released its evaluation on red and processed meats and cancer, leading to widespread media…
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 05:52

Is The Nordic Diet The Healthiest Way To Eat?

The ‘Nordic Diet’ has recently hit the media, with suggestions it could be the weight loss answer we’ve all been looking for. Rich in plant foods, the Nordic Diet features…
The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) understands that Australians eat from a range of foods from the entire food supply. DAA cannot ignore entire sections of the food supply, such…
In moderation, alcohol can be part of a healthy diet and lifestyle, but drinking too much can be harmful. Excessive alcohol intake may contribute to weight gain, and increasing evidence…
ESSA, the peak registration and membership body for Exercise Physiologists in Australia recently commissioned Deloitte Access Economics to estimate the benefits of employing accredited exercise physiologists to manage three particular…
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 05:11

Sports Injuries

The one thing that every athlete dreads hearing from their sports doctor or physio when they have an injury is “you need to rest”. However this generally does not mean…
Thursday, 20 August 2015 04:40

What is an EP?

What is an Exercise Physiologist? Have you ever been referred to see an Exercise Phyisologist and found yourself asking the question "What is that?" or "What do they do?". Quite…
Thursday, 20 August 2015 04:44

Support Young Veterans Walk

AEP are proud to be the major sponsor for this years Support Young Veterans Walk. All proceeds go to supporting Trojans Trek. Click here for a downloadable PDF. If you are unsure…
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 01:19

How Fibre Can Improve Your Cholesterol

Our next Dietitian seminar will explore how fibre can improve your cholesterol levels.
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 01:01

Feedback From Barossa Running Festival

When Sara from AEP Health Group suggested I take up running to help me achieve my fitness goal my thoughts were I could never be a runner. And I could…
Monday, 13 July 2015 06:04

City To Bay Training

This is Adam, one of our friendly EPs. His passion is fitness. His second passion is helping those who never thought they could run, become runners. He is team leader…
Are you prepared for they City To Bay? This years fun-run will be held on Sunday 20th September 2015. All donations will go to the Women's & Children's Hospital Foundation.…
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 06:17

Challenging Our Thinking About Exercise

Last night I watched with interest as Dr Michael Moseley presented a TV show named “The Truth About Exercise” on SBS. It was a repeat documentary that originally aired a…
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 06:06

Return To Work SA Article

A recent artilce by Return To Work SA highlighted the benefits of Exercise Physiology Services to rehabilitate an injured worker. Their case study focused on a paramedic who was experiencing lower back…
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 06:36

New Australian Food Pyramid

It’s been a couple of weeks now since Nutrition Australia has released the new Australian Food Pyramid and there’s plenty of hype. Comments ranging from health professionals to the general…
Friday, 29 May 2015 06:02

Free Weight Loss Seminar

  Have you, or do you know someone who’s tried all the latest weight loss "fads" and still cant lose the weight and keep it off? Come and hear about our…
I often say motivation is the greatest barrier to exercise – we can adjust exercises for almost any physical condition, but lack of motivation can still override this.   So,…
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 04:05

Diabetes Management

Good management of diabetes is crucial to prevent long-term complications such as: Cardiovascular disease: Heart – 2-3 times more likely to experience a cardiac event then non-diabetics. Retinopathy Eyes –…
Monday, 13 April 2015 06:54

Importance Of Self-Managed Weight Loss

Are you sick and tired of weight loss programs not delivering long-term improvements in your health? Adelaide Exercise Physiology and Dietitian Services pride themselves on delivering quality, self-managed weight loss…
Monday, 13 April 2015 06:41

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Do you have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome? Are you struggling to lose weight? Having trouble conceiving? Adelaide Exercise Physiology and Dietitian Services can help you learn more about your condition and…
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 04:27

Dietitian Promotion St Marys

Do you struggle with your health or weight during the winter months? AEP want to help you stay healthy and on track over winter and are running a promotion to…
Friday, 13 March 2015 05:41

Weight Loss Program

  Evidence Based Weight Loss Program - Adelaide AEP Health Group (formerly Adelaide Exercise Physiology) specialise in weight loss advice for overweight and obese people in Adelaide, South Australia. Their…
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 04:19

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Phase 3 Cardiac Rehabilitation Have you or someone you love had a recent heart attack? Exercise after having your "heart fail' can be an incredibly scary thought, however, exercise is…
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 03:58

Gastric Banding

Large Increase In Gastric Banding Rates According to an Adelaide Advertiser report, gastric banding rates in SA have quadrupled in a decade. Flinders University are performing research about the types of…
Thursday, 05 March 2015 07:26

IBS Seminar

IBS Seminar March/April 2015 AEP's Dietitian Service is running an irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) seminar to assist people with managing symptoms and identifying triggers.   If you have IBS or know someone…
Thursday, 05 March 2015 07:04

VO2 Max Testing

Athlete VO2 Max Testing   AEP Health Group (formerly Adelaide Exercise Physiology) specialise in VO2 max testing for recreational to elite athletes in Adelaide, South Australia. The VO2 max test can…