About to go skiing?? Many of you are about to go skiing soon. Even if you are a great skier, it is really important to have laid some fitness foundations and have prepared your body to enable it to cope with the power and endurance that is required. As we get older, it becomes more […]
High intensity workouts are increasing the load on younger people’s hips, knees and backs and prematurely damaging them according to senior orthopaedic consultant Gorav Datta. As a surgeon he has seen a fourfold increase in injuries in people under 30 that are doing more explosive exercise such as High intensity training (HIIT). He feels that […]
Read this paper here. It concluded that: Zumba® fitness could be considered an effective type of physical activity able to improve aerobic capacity. Limited evidence described positive effects on muscular strength and flexibility. So a great one to try. Good multidirectional, upright cardiovascular exercise. Fun too! If you are concerned about an injury, come and […]
Nice read on how we train in different environments and if they have useful carry over. Have a read here.
At Back to Back we treat more than a few golfers and their injuries. An injury common to the golfer may be one of many…. But often a golfer presents with pain in their elbow, shoulder, their back, hip or knee. It could be their neck or other area. Identifying with their pain can be the […]
Suffering with a headache is unnecessary… “Headache has been underestimated, under-recognised and under-treated throughout the world” WHO Headache disorders are among the most common disorder of the nervous system. Nearly 50% of us have suffered from a headache in the last year and nearly 10% of those have reported migraine. Up to 4% of the […]