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4 Oct 2018

Top Training Tips to Beat Injury

Training Tips To Help You Beat Injury and Hit Your Goals Whatever your sport and whatever level you are training at or aiming for, a good grasp of the principles of training can save you a lot of missed training due to injury and maximise your improvement. Anything can happen in life so there is no way to completely eliminate injury risk when we are training but with a proper understanding of how the body responds to work we can reduce the risk of causing ourselves problems by over or ... Read more...
15 Feb 2018

Goal Setting

The process of setting goals is incredibly important for any big task like recovery from injury or targeting a specific athletic performance. It is especially true if it is difficult to see a clear path that leads to your desired outcome. This handy infographic will give you 5 top tips to get the best from the process and if you find it interesting there is a more in depth article waiting for you below. Please share to help as many people as possible improve their goal setting. Click the ... Read more...
1 Feb 2018

Goal Setting for Pain and Injury Recovery

Having a goal or set of goals is a really useful tool for recovery from injury or pain. It allows you to focus on the specific changes and things you need to do to get where you want to be and minimises the distractions that can be a cause of not achieving your aim. With this article I want to highlight a few helpful issues with goal setting to make sure you get the best from the process and help you as much as possible. 1. Have a goal that is individual to you Make your goal or goals ... Read more...
1 Feb 2018

Goal Setting For Athletic Performance

Goal Setting For Athletic Performance Having a goal or set of goals is a really useful tool for improving performance in any sphere of life. It allows you to focus on the specific changes and things you need to do to get where you want to be and minimises the distractions that can be a cause of not achieving your aim. I want to highlight a few helpful issues with goal setting to make sure you get the best from the process and help you as much as possible. 1. Have a goal that is individual ... Read more...
3 Nov 2017

Your Guide to Tendon Injuries

Your Guide to Tendon Injuries Achilles tendon in the heel, Rotator Cuff in the shoulder, Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow, Patella tendon in the knee or Hamstring tendon in the back of the hip. There are lots of tendons in the body, all different sizes and structures but all with broadly the same role – to transmit the force from your muscles to your bones to allow you to move. They are incredibly strong and some of the larger ones like the Achilles can comfortably handle many multiples ... Read more...
31 Oct 2017

Exercise Plan for Runners

A little bit of strength training goes a long way for runners to prepare the body for the demands of your sport. This Free exercise plan will cover the main areas I see in clinic, together with good training planning to help prevent injury. These exercises can be done with weight in the gym or at home, or just as body weight exercises with no extra resistance. Get your program here Read more...
27 Oct 2017

Top Tips for New or Improving Runners

If you have just started running or are thinking about giving it a go, this is a handy guide to help you avoid injury as you get started on your new training program. Running is great exercise and really enjoyable but it is quite different to other forms of exercise and so your body will probably need some time to adapt if you haven't been reccently doing a lot of high impact activity. Here are our Top Tips: Start slow - If you are brand new to running or have had more than 6 months ... Read more...