Activities Conditioning Energy Exercise Exercises fitness Injury Massage Muscle Overuse Pain Performance physio Physiotherapy Prevention Rehab Rehabilitation Relaxed Relief Rest Shoulders Sport Sports Massage Strength Stress Stress-free Swimming Training 9th November 2018

Swimming Injuries

Swimming is great!  As we mentioned last week, a brilliant form of calorie busting cardio for when it is too cold and wet to want to do much outdoors.  This excellent, whole body workout is good for shoulder mobility, core strength and lung function whilst being completely non weight bearing.  It is the non-impact aspect […]

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Activities Benefits Boost Cardio Exercise Exercises fitness health Lifestyle Massage Muscle Performance physio Physiotherapy Rehab Rehabilitation running Seasons Sport Sports Massage Strength Stress-free sweat Xmas 2nd November 2018

Keeping Fit This Winter

  With a rapid drop in temperature, and traveling to and from work in the dark, its harder than ever to get up and out for a run or hit the gym.   So, what kind of training can you do throughout winter? From indoor workouts, boxing and gym session, to outdoor session that will […]

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5 Minute In House Warm Up

What is the importance of warming up before going out for a run? With this cold spell of weather on its way, we thought it would be a good idea to share with you why it is so important to warm up before you head out for a run, and give you some ideas of […]

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Activation Activities Benefits Correct Energy Exercise Exercises fitness Flexibility Glutes Instability Mobility Muscle Performance Pilates Relaxation Relaxed Sport 19th October 2018

Stretch Strength Stability = Pilates

Looking to improve your posture, increase your functional strength or reduce your pain?  Then Pilates could be for you! Since its original development in the early 1900’s where Pilates was used to rehabilitate injured servicemen, it is now an internationally used exercise concept benefiting everyone from world-class ballerinas through to everyday members of the public. […]

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Activities Aerobic Fitness Awareness Benefits Boost Cardio Confidence Depression Energy Exercise Exercises fitness health Lifestyle Mental Health Muscle Performance Rehab Rehabilitation Relaxation Relaxed Relief Rest Self-confidence Sport Strength Stress 12th October 2018

How can physical exercise help with mental health…?

On the 10th of October it was Mental Health day, where millions of people across the world came together to show appreciation for mental health. But also, to let suffers of mental health know that we are here for them.   Following on from this I thought it would be helpful to share another way to […]

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Activities 5th October 2018

Do You Know What A Bruise Is?

A bruise forms when the soft tissue of the body gets bumped/hit. When this happens small veins and capillaries under the skin sometimes break. This leads to the discolouration of the skin. As the blood cells, deep beneath the skin collects near the surface of the skin, it results in a black and blue mark. […]

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Activities Acute pain Cardio Chronic pain Correct Exercise Exercises Flexibility Injury Lumbar Spine Massage Overload Overuse Pain Performance physio Physiotherapy Posture Pressure Prevention running Spine Sport Sports Massage Standing Strength Thoracic Spine Uncategorised 28th September 2018

What is Spinal Disc Pathology?

Let’s start off with a bit of human anatomy before we get into discussing spinal disc pathology.     The Spine The spine, also known as the vertebral column or spinal column, is a column of 26 bones in an adult body — 24 separate vertebrae interspaced with cartilage, and then additionally the sacrum and […]

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Activities Aerobic Fitness Benefits Cardio Correct Energy Exercise Exercises Feet fitness Flexibility Glutes Hamstring Hill Sprints Hydration Injury Instability Knee Marathon Massage Muscle Overload Overuse Pain Performance physio Physiotherapy Prevention Proprioception Rehab Rehabilitation Relaxation Relaxed Relief Rest running Seasons Shin Splints Shoes Sport Sports Massage sweat Training 21st September 2018

Bristol Half Marathon Ready?!

Are you all prepared for the Bristol Half Marathon this weekend? Hopefully you’ve got all of your training miles in and you’re in tip top condition. I thought in this week’s blog I could give you a few Warm up and Cool down ideas.   A thorough warm up and cool down is a key […]

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Benefits Confidence Energy hypnotherapy Lifestyle Pressure Prevention Relaxed Relief Rest Sleep Stress Stress-free Tension 14th September 2018

Using Hypnotherapy To Relax When You’re A Driven Person

Being a person who thrives on being productive is a good thing—you’re constantly on the move, breaking ground and achieving your goals. However, productivity can also be a reason for you to have a constant source of pressure. Your drive to be productive can result in having increased stress and anxiety. It could push you […]

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Activities Benefits Exercise Exercises fitness health Muscle Sport Strength Weight training Yoga 7th September 2018

How Often Should You Work Out?

How often should you work out? – Its a question that a lot of people are talking about!   Firstly, let’s consider some of the health benefits of exercise…   – 30 minutes of interval training per week (broken into 3 workouts) – Reduces risk of type of diabetes – 150 minutes of moderate exercise […]

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Aerobic Fitness Cardio Exercise Hill Sprints Injury Neuromuscular Fitness Specific Endurance Training Uncategorised 31st August 2018

The Benefits of Hill Sprints

You’re an avid distance runner, but board of getting those miles in?! – Sound familiar? Have you ever thought about Hill Sprints or does the idea terrify you? Let me give you a quick run-down of how Hill Sprints can be advantageous towards your distance running.     First of all, including one or two […]

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Activities Benefits Boost Cardio Energy Exercise Exercises fitness health Hydration Injury Lifestyle Massage Muscle Overload Overuse Pain Performance Rehab Rehabilitation Relaxation Relaxed Relief Rest Sport Sports Massage Stress-free sweat 17th August 2018

Why Rest Days Are Just As Important As The Active Times

Rest Days Resting is just as important as working out! It is an equal part of the process required to build strength, endurance, and muscle.   Your body needs these days, especially during intense training. Rest allow’s your muscles to recover in order to avoid injury, to avoid overworking yourself, to avoid burnout.   It […]

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Activities Acute pain Benefits Chronic pain Energy Exercise Exercises Fear-Avoidance Injury Lifestyle Massage Pain Performance Physiotherapy Pilates Posture Prevention Rehab Rehabilitation running Self-confidence Social Support Sport Sports Massage Stress 10th August 2018

Do You Avoid Certain Activities When Your Injured?

When your injured do you find that you avoid certain activities because it may cause you pain? A psychological issue associated with an injury or pain is catastrophising. Catastrophising is when a person views a situation worse than it actually is. Within the sporting environment it is best displayed through the Fear-Avoidance Model.   Fear- […]

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Activation Activities Benefits Conditioning Exercise Exercises fitness Glutes Growth Hamstring Injury Instability Lifting Maximus Medius Minimus Mobility Muscle Performance Physiotherapy Prevention Rehab Rehabilitation Single Leg Sport Sports Massage Strength sweat Uncategorised 3rd August 2018

Why Perform Single Leg Exercises?

Do you ever go into your gym and wonder why people are performing single leg exercises? There are plenty of unknown benefits from single leg exercises – Lets have a look!   What is a Single Leg Exercise? A single-leg exercise is simply any lower-body movement that you do with the support and power of […]

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