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

Saddle Issues for Female Cyclist by Bianca Broadbent

As I am a female bike fitter, we tend to get a lot of female cyclists come in for a bike fit, with their primary complaint being saddle comfort (with numbness and soreness being the top issues within this). It is unfortunately normal for cyclists to think that saddle discomfort is something that needs to be tolerated, but this is … Continue reading Saddle Issues for Female Cyclist by Bianca Broadbent

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

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 Neuromuscular Control – What does it mean???

Kiniesiology Taping Course

KINESIOlOGY TAPING COURSE This exciting one day clinical Physiotherapy course will enable participants to: Develop their understanding of the role of Kinesiology taping Develop expertise in the application of Kinesiology Tape for common clinical conditions Become proficient at applying Kinesiology  tape effectively to a variety of regions   Venue: Birmingham City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, … Continue reading Kiniesiology Taping Course

Runners Need Gleuts of Steel

So many peolpe are training and runing over the winter, and thats a great away to get fit or die trying. But to help keep those unwanted injuries at bay,  try these exercises. These exercises help prevent leg injury’s in so many sports and activities, not to mention keeping your posterior nice and perky. So here they … Continue reading Runners Need Gleuts of Steel