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Both Sides Of The Coin

"My knee hurts when I run. I haven't directly injured it, it's just agony when I run and I feel like I don't have confidence in it.".. Read more

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Case Study: Notalgia Paresthetica

A previous client asked me to have a chat with his Mother In Law as she was suffering from Notalgia Paresthetica, a constant itching of the back, ribs and hips. She has been under a dermatologist but creams and lotions only dull the sensation. She said it was not painful but just incredibly frustrating... Read more

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Keeping That Big Toe Safe

It always fascinates me how smart the body is. The body does not like to feel vulnerable... Read more

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Room To Breathe

A rugby player came to see me after he started to experience a sudden shortness of breath whilst playing. He is in good shape and it didn't seem to be a fitness issue, so we decided to assess the diaphragm... Read more

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All Aboard The Health Train...

If we want to lose weight, gain weight, perform to our best in our sport or just live a healthy life; we need to put health as a priority and there are a few little tricks we can deploy to help.... Read more

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Time for a January Clear Up

Happy New Year everyone... Read more

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Insulin... Friend or Foe?

Good morning! Part 3 of this weeks fat loss newsletter is all about insulin... Read more

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My Theory Of Relativity And The Biggest Problem In Fitness

I saw a Facebook post today from a friend in the boxing community. He had achieved 2 efforts at the abdominal plank, each lasting 90 seconds. You might know the exercise, if you don't, you perform the plank lying on your front, propped up on your elbows and feet. The challenge is to keep the core muscles engaged, stop the pelvis dropping to the floor - keeping the head, shoulders, pelvis, knees and ankles in line... Read more

It's not what you do it's the way that you do it......

When we lift weights the response from the body is determined by the way in which the lift is performed. This is extremely important to understand because there a variety of different adaptations to resistance training... Read more

Difference between a fast twitch and a slow twitch...

So we need to understand the different kinds of muscle fibres and how we can manipulate them... Read more