Category Archives: Exercise

PILATES: WHEN ARE YOU OVERDOING IT?

PILATES ARTICLE

PILATES:  WHEN ARE YOU OVERDOING IT? Look at this hilarious video to show what unsustainable “stabilisation” is (this may look like it has nothing to do with Pilates, but it has everything to do with applied Pilates):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJCLKenykco We often see people who have been doing Pilates, but not been getting the benefits, due to […]

Recovery Modalities for Endurance Athletes

Endurance Athletes

Recovery Modalities for Endurance Athletes Training and Recovery for Endurance Athletes Endurance training programs need careful planning to ensure that the benefits of strengthening and running are gained, while avoiding or minimising fatigue and injuries. A good training program needs to consider a few important components. Firstly, the strength and flexibility of the anatomical structures […]

Warm up to prevent injury

Neck injury

Warm up to prevent injury To include a warm up period in your training is crucial to prevent injury. The body performs better when warm. There is less risk of injury when well warmed up as there is increased blood flow, better proprioception and positive elasticity changes in the muscle and joint tissue. It is […]