Awareness hypnotherapy Relaxation Relaxed Social Support Stress Stress-free Tension 13th April 2018

Dealing with Stress using Hypnotherapy

Research shows that about half a million people in the UK experience work-related stress that they believe is making them ill. Changes in our lives, such as the death of a loved one, a new relationship, a demanding job or job promotion, the birth of a child can also cause higher levels of stress which often affects […]

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Awareness Depression Exercise Exercises fitness health Injury Lifestyle Marathon Massage Muscle Performance physio Prevention Rehabilitation running Sports Massage Strength Stress Stress-free sweat Uncategorised 6th April 2018

Stress Awareness Month

So how can you relieve your stress?….   As you may well know, April is Stress Awareness month. Stress Awareness month has been held every April, since 1992! During this annual thirty day period, Healthcare Professionals and Health Promotion Experts across the country join forces to increase public awareness about both the causes and potential […]

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Activities Acute pain Benefits Chronic pain Correct Flexibility Injury Mobility Pain Performance Posture Rehabilitation Strength Thoracic Spine 29th March 2018

What is Thoracic Spine mobility and why is it important?

The Thoracic spine… The T spine refers to the upper and middle back. It joins the cervical spine and extends down about five inches past the bottom of the shoulder blades, where it connects with the lumbar spine. The T spine is made up of twelve vertebrae, T1 – T12. The T spine is built […]

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Activation Activities Cardio Energy Exercises fitness Lifting Muscle running Strength sweat Weight training 23rd March 2018

Cardio before or after lifting?

This is a question that I keep hearing around work and at the gym… therefore, I thought a little clarity was needed on the subject.     So, which should come first – Cardio or Weights?   Well, it all depends on what the goal of your training session is and what your long-term goals […]

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Activities Acute pain Ankle Benefits Correct Exercises fitness Fore Foot Injury Marathon Mid Foot Mobility Muscle Performance Rear Foot running Shoes Strength sweat 16th March 2018

Does your running technique expose you to running related injuries?

Have you singed up to one of the many Half Marathons or Marathons that are happening all over the UK this year?   Have you ever thought about your running technique exposing you to injury?!   Everybody runs in their own unique manner, with different foot ware and at a different speed – leading to […]

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Exercises fitness Foam roller Glutes Hamstring Injury Massage Muscle Performance Prevention Sports Massage Strength sweat Uncategorised 9th March 2018

Self-massage

There is such thing as self-massage believe it or not!   Self-massage can be done efficiently using a foam roller.   A foam roller is a tool that can be used before exercise to increase mobility and blood flow, and after exercise to help speed up recovery.     What happens when you foam roll? […]

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Activation Activities Acute pain Benefits Boost Depression Energy Exercises fitness Massage Mobility Muscle Pain Performance physio Rehabilitation Sports Massage Tension 2nd March 2018

Why choose a sports massage?

Why a Sports Massage? A sports massage is a type of massage that can help alleviate pain occurring in certain parts of your body. The pain may have been caused by too much physical activity or repetitive movements. Sports massages were originally developed to serve athletes as a way to prevent and relieve injuries, however, […]

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Activities Benefits Boost Energy Exercises fitness Marathon Overload Relaxed running sweat Tapering 23rd February 2018

Tapering for Optimal Race Performance

With BathAlf (as its best known) just around the corner we thought it would be beneficial to understand how to taper your fitness/energy leading up to an important race.   What is Tapering? Tapering refers to the reduction of exercise before a competition or race. Leading up to an important race, it can be challenging […]

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Acute pain Dry needling Exercises fitness Headache Lifestyle Massage Migraines Muscle Pain Pilates Posture Prevention Relaxed Tension 16th February 2018

Headaches related to tension in the neck…

Headaches There are two main types of headaches, tension headaches and migraines. Almost every other human has had a tension headache, and one in ten have had a migraine. As tension headaches occur regularly for a large portion of our population, I feel that some clarity and ways to release tension headaches is needed…   […]

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