Andries Lodder biokineticist in Fourways
Bio4Me biokineticist practice in Fourways
Bio4Me best biokineticist in Fourways

Author Archive

Diabetes Mellitus

Posted on September 28th, 2017 by Andries Lodder


 By Jennifer SteeleDiabetes Mellitus is a chronic lifelong condition that affects the bodies ability to use and produce insulin, thus affecting its ability to use and process the sugars we eat. There are 3 types of diabetes, Type 1, Type 2,  and Gestational Diabetes. Even though there are these different types all of them have […]

Tweet


The Power is in the Plate

Posted on September 4th, 2017 by Andries Lodder


There’s been a craze in the fitness world in the last decade- Power Plate. This is exercise equipment in the form of a vibrating platform. There is a vibrating base which may vibrate upwards and downwards, close to 1 to 2 millimetres, 25 to 50 times per second.Although Power Plate is already being used by […]

Tweet


Exercising during pregnancy

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by Andries Lodder


By Jennifer SteelePregnancy is a very unique time in any women’s life and during this time a woman experiences many changes. Physiological, anatomical and, emotional changes all present themselves and most of the time normal behaviours and routines end up changing. However, even with all these changes occurring, it is important to remember that habits […]

Tweet


The Benefits of Strength Training for Children and Adolescence

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by Andries Lodder


By Jennifer SteeleIn today’s society like many adults, kids and teenagers are becoming more and more inactive. The urge to sit and watch hours of television, play computer or tv games, sit on their phones or tablets is becoming increasingly high and so more and more kids are starting to experience the same problems associated […]

Tweet


Exercising with Correct Form

Posted on July 31st, 2017 by Andries Lodder


By Jennifer SteeleYou exercise regularly and are keeping fit and healthy, and yet you are still getting injured. So often this is the case, not only with elite athletes but also with individuals who are just exercising because they enjoy it. Most of the time the reason behind all these injuries are incorrect form.Performing an […]

Tweet


Achilles Tendinopathy

Posted on July 26th, 2017 by Andries Lodder


By Jennifer SteeleThe Achilles tendon attaches the calf muscles to the heel bone and is responsible for raising the heel off the floor, or calf raising. The tendon is used both in our everyday lives when walking, running, or climbing stairs, as well as during most of sports and exercise activities.We have all heard of […]

Tweet


Everything you need to know about Lower Back Pain

Posted on July 3rd, 2017 by Andries Lodder


 Lower back pain is experienced by almost everybody at some point in their lives. The pain in the lower half of the back or lumbar region can be intense and is one of the top reasons for missed work amoung adults. As bad as all this sounds there is some good news- more often than […]

Tweet


KNEE INJURY

Posted on June 21st, 2017 by Andries Lodder


Your MenisciThe knee is a common site of injury as it is located at the end of two long lever arms, the tibia and femur. The knee compromises of ligaments and muscles on which it is dependent on for its strength and stability.Among the most common knee disorders encountered by orthopedic surgeons are meniscal lesions. […]

Tweet


sitemap