Patellofemoral Pain in Runners

Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is pain associated around or behind the kneecap; it is the one of the most prevalent running injuries, with 9 - 15% of the active population reporting PFP at one time or another. This pain in runners is debilitating, often varied in how it presents, and the true source of pain is … Continue reading Patellofemoral Pain in Runners

Running Analysis & Technology

We’re always keen to provide runners with the best opportunity to understand more about running and specifically how runners run. We love using technology and combined with assessment this works well for helping runners to get over injury and improve performance. As a team of techno geeks, imagine our delight when we got our hands … Continue reading Running Analysis & Technology

Marathon Tips – Roger Kerry

Going the distance Marathon season has begun and this weekend it’s the iconic London Marathon. Well done to everyone who is competing on getting this far, and the very best of luck – particularly if you’re planning to attempt it dressed in a hot, heavy and generally unsuitable fancy dress costume! Leading expert Roger Kerry, of … Continue reading Marathon Tips – Roger Kerry

Part 2: Beginners Outdoor Training

Hello, welcome back, so how did you get on with your first taste of outdoor training? The time has come to move things along and challenge the system a little more. So I'm going to outline the next level with a new set of exercises. Each one will be slightly more advanced than the previous … Continue reading Part 2: Beginners Outdoor Training

Part 1: Beginners Outdoor Training

Now you've made the decision to head outdoors to train, it's time to get some structure into your session. As a regular gym goer you'll probably have your own routine and level you feel comfortable with, certainly an idea of what stage you're at in terms of what you deem hard or easy. So lets … Continue reading Part 1: Beginners Outdoor Training

7 Minute Work Out

I recently read an interesting article titled "7 minutes to get fit" with the catch line "Do twice a week. Job done". Instantly I was intrigued, fit in two 7min sessions, this ought to be good, or too good to be true. So I began to read. Studies have found you don't need to spend … Continue reading 7 Minute Work Out

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 Avoid HARM for acute injuries (TOP TIPS)

Exercise Calculator & Exercise Types

Courtesy of 24 hour fitness check out this amazing 'Exercise Calculator'. By answering these simple questions you can choose the best type of exercise for your needs...simple! Good exercise hunting everyone, and take care. Thanks for viewing. Tom

NFL Injuries 2013/14

Hello everyone, thought id share this infographic from Wall Street Journal. It shows all the injuries sustainted fornm one season during NFL.   Not surprisingly the knees have taken a heavy load of the injuries, and those ankles are at high risk of injury. Looks like a slight correlations between reduced injuries and increased protective … Continue reading NFL Injuries 2013/14

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 Outdoor Training Time