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Avoid HARM for acute injuries (TOP TIPS)

Avoid HARM for acute injuries (TOP TIPS)

Avoid HARM for acute injuries After injuring yourself it can be difficult to know what to do. Do you use, ice or heat? Rest or movement? Elevation or massage? The asnwers to these questions are found in the type of injury that you have sustained. Acute Injuries An acute injury is an injury with a … Continue reading

Outdoor Training Time

Outdoor Training Time

In this series of blogs we are going to take a look into the world of training outdoors with Chris Watson, an expert in outdoor personal training and conditioning. Enjoy this weeks blog: Now that summer is finally upon us and the weather seems to be picking up (hopefully) it’s time to leave the treadmill … Continue reading

Neuromuscular Control – What does it mean???

Neuromuscular Control – What does it mean???

Neuromuscular Control – What Does it mean? Neuromuscular control is certainly a complex procedure undertaken by the body but this has been made easier to understand by Vern Gambetta, a top performance coach from the U.S. Great reading and this will certainly improve that understanding of movement. Movement is quite simple and from that wonderful … Continue reading

Top Tips for Eccentric Training & Tendinopathy

Top Tips for Eccentric Training & Tendinopathy

Eccentric Training for Tendinopathy Injuries: Eccentric training is a form of training in which the muscle is worked as it lengthens. In contrast, concentric training involves a muscle working as it shortens. A good example of these can be observed within a bicep curl – as the elbow bends the biceps work concentrically and the … Continue reading

10,000 Steps

10,000 Steps

10,000 STEPS A DAY: “10,000 steps a day keeps the doctor away” How many steps do you walk each day? Maybe you have heard the guidelines about walking 10,000 steps per day. How far is 10,000 steps anyway? The average person’s stride length is approximately 2.5 feet long. That means it takes just over 2,000 … Continue reading