While there are clear advantages to being at home, it could also have a negative impact in unexpected ways, (other than possibly missing out on career advancement, socialisation, office politics and how it affects your identity or sense of self, which are reasons supporting the argument for returning to a group environment). Whether you are […]
Pilates is not just for women Did you know that the Pilates method of training was originally developed by a man? As in Joseph Pilates who, based on his experience as a boxer, soldier, bodybuilder, gymnast, and even as a martial artist, devised a system of exercise in the early 20th century to “bring the […]
Taking part in a long charity bike ride this summer? Worried about staying injury free? Read our top 10 tips for getting to your destination safely!
As we get older we tend to lose flexibility and from the age of 50 we can lose up to 2% strength a year unless we are actively working to combat this. Not only does a lack of exercise have consequences on our physical capabilities but as we all know – on things such as maintaining a healthy weight, preventing diabetes, preventing falls in older age, high blood pressure and heart disease.
The 3rd biggest sporting event in the world is upon us! 20 Nations representing the best Rugby union players on the planet, coming together to challenge for the title of the World Champions and lift the Webb Ellis Cup. It promises to be a thrilling spectacle showcasing the epitome of human performance – combining strength, […]
A running injury stops you enjoying your running and can get worse without treatment. I recently caught up with one of our keen running clients, Patrick, who came to the clinic complaining about a common running injury – chronic Achilles Tendinopathy. Read on to find out how our Physio, Dave Burnett, helped Patrick recover so […]
The month of November is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) awareness month so we though we would try and shed some light on this complicated and painful syndrome. Richard Game is one of our team of Physiotherapists and he undertook a Master’s degree in Pain Science in 2006. I did a Q & A session […]
And why cadence may be something to consider…… If you have ever wondered what the Cadence measurement on your Garmin running data actually means, you should hopefully find the following advice useful! Cadence (the total number of steps you make per minute) is dictated by your running style and can have a big impact on […]
If you have just woken up after completing the London Marathon yesterday, you may well be feeling stiff and sore! This week I asked our new massage therapist, Rachel Jarvis, to tell us how massage can help you recover from a marathon. Rachel recently jointed our massage team of three. She is a very keen […]