Our Latest Adventures

A simple guide to Exercise with Diabetes

A Diabetes diagnosis can be scary. There is lot’s to do and learn about your condition. There is a lot of great research to show that Type 2 Diabetes can be managed with lifestyle – diet and exercise – and best practice includes the triad of exercise, diet and medication. Our exercise physiologist Jacci he…

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The Healthy Change Challenge

Healthy Change Challenge (HCC) is a fun, empowering and community engaging holistic health program for people with a disability and/or mental illness. The Challengers (participants) learn to conduct their own exercise, shopping, cooking and mindfulness/meditation sessions in collaborative teams with little to no intervention from staff. The Challengers also take it one step further and…

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Meet Yvonne

Yvonne came to us at Transcend Health with significant pain. Originally referred by her Bowen therapist for physiotherapy, Yvonne worked with Caity and Jacci to achieve some amazing results. We were incredibly impressed with Yvonne’s dedication and diligence in completing the home exercises we prescribed. She was rewarded with a pain-free spring in her step!  …

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7 things you need to know before you start running  

  With the running season coming upon us, runners nationwide are lacing up and hitting the pavement. Amongst the excitement of stepping up to the start line of the event that they’ve trained for, there could be feelings of anxiety, self-doubt and trepidation of what will be faced out on the course.   Dear fellow…

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Why getting enough sleep is a big deal

How well do you sleep? Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the keys to good health. The more we learn about sleep, the more we realise it may be important in maintaining a healthy weight. Research has shown an association between sleep and obesity, with a lack of sleep having a reported 15-50%…

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Meet our Member – Stephen Towell

Stephen is one of our many DVA clients that we feel privileged to work with. Stephen first came to us with neck and shoulder issues from his time in the Defence Force. After being diagnosed with Lymphoma in 2010 and spending the next few years on and off in (his own words) “chemo hell”, he…

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Accredited Exercise Physiology vs Personal Training – What’s the Difference?

In Newcastle, Personal Training and fitness are booming.  However, there is another option when looking for an exercise professional in Newcastle – Accredited exercise physiologists. It’s a common question we hear – what’s the difference between Exercise Physiology and Personal Training? Most people know what a personal trainer is and what they do. They help…

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Meet Our Member – Sue

  Meet Our Member – Sue Zeltins Question 1:  What made you choose Transcend Health?   I was seeing a Physio for a weak, and painful lower back, and shoulder. I was finding the exercises boring, slow, and uninspiring so I lost motivation. Duncan’s classes came up as a fun, active alternative, and the rest…

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Meet our Member – Dan Daley

Meet Our Member – Dan Daley       Meet Dan! He’s a face you are sure to see at Transcend Health, and around Newy! Dan loves to surf, run, slack line, skate, handstand, and hike. In fact we can’t think of a type of activity Dan doesn’t like!!   Super active, enthusiastic, good-natured, and…

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Meet our Member – Ange

Meet our Member – Angharad Carter     What brought you to Transcend Health, and what do you like about it? I’ve been interested in functional movement for a while, with an idea that increasing mobility and strength in a full range of movement will improve my chronic musculoskeletal pain. I heard about Transcend Health…

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