Mobility… What is it and Why is it Important?

Mobility… What is it and Why is it Important?

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog about mobility. It is something I have been focusing my own exercise efforts on recently, after a strange year that has involved me sitting and not doing a lot physically, after recovering from a bone break, to then just a few scant months later, to be flung into a worldwide lockdown which restricted

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Why Stretch?

Why Stretch?

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, Why Stretch? Thank you for stopping by and taking time to read it. This week I discuss stretching, its pros and cons, the thoughts about it by the fitness and sports massage communities, and whether you should be doing it or not. You have probably heard from some influential people around you, and

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Strong Glutes and Why They Are Important

Strong Glutes and Why They Are Important

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog. It has been about strong glutes in the last few weeks in clinic, those, and necks, and I suspect it has been because we have all spent a hell of a lot more time sitting down and looking down. Anatomy first, your glutes are made up of three large muscles: Gluteus Maximus Gluteus

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Active Rest and its Importance in Recovery

Active Rest and its Importance in Recovery

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, it is all about Active Rest and its Importance in Recovery. I touched on this subject briefly in a Facebook post a week ago and it has stayed with me enough to write about it some more. Yes, Active Rest is an oxymoron… however it is one of the only true ones around,

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Injury Free Hiking and Walking

Injury Free Hiking and Walking

Hello and welcome to this week’s blog, all about Injury Free Hiking and Walking. A lot of people dismiss these activities as actually being a sport, and traditionally they are not. However, walking is vital to good health and is a fantastic place to start for many people new to exercise, for those returning to exercise or recuperating from an

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Trampolining: Staying Injury Free

Trampolining: Staying Injury Free

Welcome to the first in my Sporting Showcase blogs – Trampolining: Staying Injury Free. I am looking at a sport in a little more detail with regards to the common injuries and issues experienced there and what to do about the most common ones experienced. Two such issues that are frequent amongst trampoline athletes, as well as cheerleaders, gymnasts, and

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Lower Back Discomfort

Lower Back Discomfort

I have made a few posts this week over on my Facebook page about lower backs and how to help them yourself with lower back discomfort. Whilst sports massage isn’t an option during lockdown and as such I’ve had a lot of people ask me about how to help their lower back. While it used to be known as lumbago,

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Running in the Rain

Running in the Rain

Hello! This weeks blog – Running in the Rain. Has the wet weather dampened your spirits suddenly? A lot of people I know, and don’t know, let the rain get in the way of getting out there. So, not getting their exercise done and dusted. The picture above is from yesterday. After a week of glorious sun-bathing sunshine to sudden

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