with Physio Kym Siddons...
for Exercise, Ergonomics and Posture advice + practical self-care strategies to help you feel and function your best at your desk- and beyond!
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Sprinkling mini movement breaks throughout your day is KEY to feeling and functioning your best at your desk, and beyond. But finding the MOTIVATION to MOVE can be difficult... Until you find your Motivating factor! The REASON that gets you going! In Episode #5 of 'Be Fit 2 Sit' Podcast Physio Kym Siddons discusses many different reasons that might motivate you to move so you start living your best life! They include Boosting your energy levels reducing stiffness and soreness improving posture and flexibility increasing your metabolic rate towards losing weight reducing tension and stress Take a listen and be inspired to work out YOUR most...
Frustrated with your kids' use of devices, screens and gaming during the holidays? Technology- phones, tablets, computer games, TV, consoles and everything in between- can be so much fun and something kids look forward spending more time on during the holidays... But when is enough enough? When does the balance tip from fun to frustration, even tempers and tantrums for kids and their parents? And at what point do health risks become a concern? In Episode #4 of the Be Fit 2 Sit Podcast, physio Kym Siddons chats candidly, with 'no judgement' about the challenges of increased technology use during the holidays, by kids and...
Ever been told to ‘Sit up Straight’? We may have even told others, especially our kids hunched over their desks or slouching on the couch to ‘Sit up Straight!’. In Episode number 3 of the ‘Be Fit 2 Sit’ Podcast, I share the most recent posture advice… and it doesn’t really promote the notion of ‘sitting up straight’. There are good reasons why this is the case, which I dive deeper into during this episode. Most importantly, I help you understand what you should do to facilitate a healthy, confident and strain-free posture- and tell others to do- instead! When I ask people about their...
Welcome to Episode #2 of the Be Fit 2 Sit podcast! I’m your host, Physio Kym Siddons and in this episode I talk about some of the Health Risks of sitting a lot and how we can avoid them. Globally, we are gradually spending more time sitting- statistics suggest up to 12 hours a day for many of us, and rising! This amount of sitting rose again during periods of isolation and restriction during the Covid-19 pandemic, so that we became even more ‘sedentary’. Many of us even saw the result of this, as our levels of ’incidental exercise’ significantly decreased and we noticed...
Welcome to the 'Be Fit 2 Sit' Podcast! I'm your host, Physiotherapist Kym Siddons and I hope to equip and encourage you as we talk about healthy exercise, ergonomics, posture and practical self-care strategies to help you feel and function your best at your desk- and beyond! If you're a student, parent or teacher; a worker or a leader who spends a fair bit of time at your desk, or using screens, then this podcast is for you! In this first episode, I share the heart behind the 'Be Fit 2 Sit' podcast and why I want to start a converstation to help...
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About Physio Kym Siddons
Physio Kym Siddons
Kym is a Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist + Occupational Health Physio with 25years experience, having worked with elite athletes and teams such as the Australian Women’s Cricket Team. She’s also an accomplished Speaker, an Author, a wife and mother of three kids.
Kym uses her expertise to help leaders, workers and students ditch the strain, pain and drain often involved with sitting… by equipping them to feel & function their best and achieve success- at their desk and beyond!
Through ‘Be Fit 2 Sit’ workshops in Schools and Workplaces, plus her online programs, Kym equips and encourages her clients with quick and easy strategies they can sprinkle throughout their everyday to develop healthy work and study habits and improve their ‘Physical Resilience’. These include targeted stretches and exercises that ease muscle tension and switch on ‘anti-slouching muscles’, plus practical posture tips, desk setup advice (good ergonomics) and time-saving hacks to boost health and productivity.
Kym’s mission is to inspire others, particularly our next generation, to feel confident & capable, so they can function their best, reach their potential and live fulfilling lives.