Treat Yourself…….Try A Sports Massage

Sports massage should play an important part in the life of any sportsman or woman whether they are injured or not. Massage has a number of benefits both physical, physiological and psychological. Physical effects of massage…………….Pumping (the stroking movements in massage suck fluid through blood vessels and lymph vessels). Increased tissue permeability (deep massage causes the pores […]

Why Is A Healthy Breakfast So Important…….

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. Not only does it give you energy to start a new day, but breakfast is linked to many health benefits, including weight control and improved performance. Studies show that eating a healthy breakfast (as opposed to the kind containing fats and carbohydrates) can help give you: A more nutritionally complete diet, higher […]

Do You Find Press Ups Easy?? Try This Variation…….

We all know press ups are a great compound movement, working press ups in different angles and at different levels can also work all those stabiliser muscles but we will come to that another day. For now lets concentrate on taking that press up to the next level and really start to concentrate on the […]

Prisoner Squats………Try Them!!

Why not add some bodyweight prisoner squats to your leg routine…….remember: Core tight, Knees DO NOT come over your toes, weight in your heels, head and chest up. Grit and bare it!!

Work Your Core A Stage Further!!

This is a great core exercise to work your obliques (sides of your core), normally a hard area to work but using this functional exercise in a transverse plane we can really work it hard without putting any stress through our lower back. Remember: Core tight the whole time, looking up and forward (not at […]

When To Start Postnatal Exercises

Gentle exercise (such as walking) can generally be started as soon as comfortable after giving birth. Start when you feel up to it. Some women will feel able to start exercising early. Six weeks after giving birth, most of the changes that occur during pregnancy will have returned to normal. If you had a caesarean birth, […]