5 Tips to Return to the Gym Post Lockdown 21/07/2020

Finally the gym doors are open from 25th July in the UK! I’m sure this will bring a huge feeling of relief & satisfaction for those who have missed their gym routine, and those who want to start join & getting the benefits of exercise after lockdown. It’s really easy to make mistakes especially when you’re desperate to make up…

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5 Exercises for Neck/Back pain at your desk 06/07/2020

Lockdown has presented us with a load of new changes, challenges and discoveries with our physical and mental health, positive or negative. And for many, like myself, we have had to change the way we work to accommodate lockdown restrictions.   For me personally, I’ve had to hold Online Consultations instead of face to face appointments, attend online webinars and CPD,…

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Window of Opportunity – Lockdown Lunges 01/04/2020

Here are the 1st videos for the lower body in the ‘Window of Opportunity’ blog, focussing on Lunges! I think lunges are a great lower body exercise with so many variations. I recorded 16 variations in the 3 videos, and yes my legs were sore afterwards! I’ve kept the theme for the ‘Window of Opportunity’ blog, which is to use…

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“It is just a niggle, I’ll rest it & it will go away”… This study says otherwise! 21/02/2019

You must have experienced that niggle in your back, ache in your shoulder, or a slight twist of a knee or an ankle and thought, ‘No it’s fine, I can move it, it will be OK. I’ll just rest it for a while and it will just go away’. Then you forget it for a few days. Then out of…

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Marathon Training Plans – Are you missing these pieces to the puzzle? 27/11/2018

Who got the exciting news that they have a ballot place for a Marathon in Spring 2019! I’ve see so many social media posts either celebrating the rare ballot place, sharing their fundraising or the disappointment of missing out…again!   As we start to approach the end of the year, many runners start to prepare their training plans for Spring…

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Weeks 3 & 4: Going from one end of the spectrum to the other…Lazy to successful! 14/09/2017

Week 3 started on Bank Holiday Monday (26th August) and I don’t particularly like Bank Holidays when I’m busy at the clinic. Everything is squashed into less days and I feel a fair amount of pressure to get things done and manage everythiing. This week I had more pressure as I ‘m getting my fitness back and needed to keep…

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Stretching the muscle at the front of the shin: Tibialis Anterior 17/05/2017

Shin pain, there’s nothing like it! It can be very debilitating for a running or cycling endurance athlete. Or those who are aiming to improve their fitness for/or in pre season training for Rugby, Football, Hockey etc, where you run a lot on hard ground. It can be a strong and intense pain while training, which sometimes doesn’t go away with…

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